Archive for 'Web Resources' Category
The library released a new version of its website last week. This new website is part of ongoing efforts to increase access to library services and to standardize the look, feel, and function of University of Montana websites. The new website will be released in stages—the new look and feel was released last week; additional [...]
InciWeb: Incident Information System - Interagency current information about wildfires and other emergency incidents in Montana and other national forests. Sortable fields include: name of fire or incident; size; status; location; latest update. Contact information, maps, and recent articles about the incident are also provided. Northern Rockies Cordination Center - Interagency information about [...]
ICPSR’s summer internship program provides students with thorough grounding in the tools and best practices of data science and digital assets management. Interns gain experience with the major statistical analysis programs, and are involved in the work of preparing data for archiving and dissemination. They attend courses in the Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of [...]
Experience the perspectives of the “culture, history and literature, of the West” by local authors. Reflections West archives their weekly episodes that stream live on Montana Public Radio. Greg Pape, Kim Anderson and Robert Stubblefield air in September. Upcoming episodes include reflections from Sandra Alcosser, Alan Weltzien, Nancy Cook, Lowell Jaeger, Judy Blunt, Russell Rowland [...]
September 17, 1787, is the day the Constitution was signed by the nation’s founders, and that’s September 17th is celebrated as Constitution Day. It’s a good day to reread the Constitution, consider our history, and think about the nation’s core principles. Here are some resources to visit: Charters of Freedom The National Archives has produced [...]
The Mansfield Library is constantly looking for ways to improve the effectiveness of research in the least amount of time. With this goal in mind, the Mansfield Libraries will be installing a new search tool that will provide a simple and comprehensive search across our 40,000 e-journals, the library catalog, and digital collections. The product [...]
Trial access is now available through April 10 to the World Shakespeare Bibliography Online. This database is the most comprehensive record of Shakespeare-related scholarship and theatrical productions published or produced worldwide between 1960 and 2010. Try it and let us know what you think.
Did you know that a single subscription to an academic journal for one year can cost as much as a new car? This fun video from SPARC explains how that works exactly …
There is a tremendous amount of debate about health care reform in the news, and there is an interest in more information about the issues. Libraries generally try to present information in a non-partisan fashion in keeping with principles 6 and 7 of the American Library Association Code of Ethics. However, the debate has become [...]
The election protest in Iran “is one of the most important events in the last decade in the Islamic world,” according to Dr. Mehrdad Kia, UM’s Director of International Programs (Missoulian, 17 June 2009, A2). Connect to the most recent news about the Iranian protest at: Topix; Newsmap; or Wikipedia, 2009 Iranian Election Protest.