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There was a great article in today’s Missoulian about Sean Sullivan’s iPhone app for Questia, an online research library. The article pointed out that the app costs 99 cents to download and that Questia costs $9.99 for two weeks’ access or $99 for a year. However, what the article didn’t point out was that you, [...]
For anyone concerned with research privacy, there are steps you can take to ensure your safety. The library does not track search behavior, but like a commenter rightly points out, there are other entities involved like network administrators and search engines.
A group of Mansfield librarians were able to present the results of the usability study which was completed just this past spring. The poster presentation is available as a PDF document.
We’ve received questions recently regarding whether the library is tracking computer use by NETID. You can read the full statement on library user’s right to privacy on our policy page. The bottom line? The library does not keep track of any patron’s research activities.
We are pleased to announce that we now have RSS feeds available for our new library materials, broken down by subject area. You can add them to your feed reader by visiting this page or by clicking on the “New Materials RSS Feeds” link in the library catalog.
Issue of the Month: September 2007Federated Searching Jennie Burroughs, Assistant Professor Government Documents Librarian (firstname.lastname@example.org) In August, the Mansfield Library launched a new service: 360 Search. You can access this service if you click on the “Databases: Search by Subject” or “Databases: A-Z” links on the library home page. 360 Search is an example of [...]
The Mansfield Library is beta testing an instant messaging service this summer. You can ask us a question using your favorite IM client. The library’s username is “umtlib” on AOL Instant Messenger, Google Talk, Yahoo! Messenger, and MSN Messenger. Or, you can use the “Ask a librarian” box on the library’s homepage. The IM service [...]
Recently library patrons may have noticed difficulty accessing materials using their NetID. Please be aware that your password needs to be reset every 180 days, beginning the last time you updated your password. If you’re having trouble accessing services, please visit the UM Campus NetID Page for instructions on managing your password. Services affected by [...]
If you have always wondered where we keep the videos, whether you can play that movie for your class, if we have sound effects cds for your projects, or anything else involving media, we have created a new Guide to Media at the Mansfield Library to help answer these and other questions. If you have [...]
Make your life easier with wireless access. On-Campus and near campus locations are offered for convenience.