Archive for August, 2007
This fall the library introduced a new tool that is called 360 Search (see www.lib.umt.edu/research/360search.htm ) This is software that enables the federated search or “metasearch’ capability that Jennie Burroughs wrote about earlier this month (see Federated Searching in Info Issues). The library’s goal in the implementation of this tool is to provide students and researchers [...]
Please check out the Fine Arts Weblog by clicking on the following link: http://content.lib.umt.edu/finearts/ This blog will cover news about the Mansfield Library’s Fine Arts collections (Art, Drama/Dance, Media Arts, and Music). You will find Fine Arts-related subject guides, assignment guides, lists of new acquisitions, links to online resources as well as to local and [...]
Need some help finding monologues? Here are some tips: 1. Read a play that interests you and locate a monologue from that play. This is probably the best way to locate monologues because it helps you to place the character’s words within the context of the entire play. If you need help locating plays, please [...]
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 [...]
Are you interested in keeping up with the latest in Business Marketing? Advertising Age has released a list of the “Power 150 Marketing Weblogs” here. This journal has ranked blogs according to the following criteria: Google PageRank (0 to 10): Google PageRank is a link-analysis algorithm that interprets web links and assigns a numerical weighting [...]
Archives and Special Collections at the Mansfield Library now has a set of artwork and music in an edition entitled Eighteen Portraits created by the American artist, Maurice Grosser (1903-1986), and American composer, Virgil Thomson (1896-1989).This set is a lithographed reproduction of the original charcoal drawings and musical portraits of Grosser and Thomson’s mutual friends. [...]
The Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library is proud to announce the availability of Leeson’s History of Montana 1739-1885. As you use this resource, we would be very interested to know what you think. Please contact us with examples of your interest, lesson plans you’ve created, or anything else related to Leeson’s History of Montana.