Archive for February, 2012
I was an American jazz pianist and composer considered one of the giants of American music. My unique improvisational style and numerous contributions to the standard jazz repertoire, including “Epistrophy”, “‘Round Midnight”, “Straight, No Chaser” and “Well, You Needn’t”. I am the second most recorded jazz composer after Duke Ellington. Who am I?
“The ComAbstracts database contains abstracts of articles and books published in the primary professional literature of the communication(s) field as well as bibliographic records. No other electronic resource provides more comprehensive or better focused coverage of the communication discipline’s first line scholarship. The database is unique in its comprehensive coverage of scholarly books in communication [...]
I became a NASA astronaut in August 1979, and flew the Challenger during the shuttle’s first night launch and landing. I am a veteran of four space flights, and was a mission specialist on STS-8, STS 61-A, STS-39, and STS-53. Who am I?
The Mansfield Library has a two month trial (through April 6th) of Book Citation Index a new resource within the Web of Science covering over 30,000 books in the Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences, and Sciences. Over 10,000 additional books are expected to be added each year. Books are indexed at the chapter level, resulting [...]
I was a leader of the American Civil Rights Movement, a minister, and a close associate of Martin Luther King, Jr. in the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Following King’s assassination, I took up the leadership of the SCLC Poor People’s Campaign and led the March on Washington, D.C. that had been planned for May 1968. [...]
The Spring Semester issue of Snmipnuntn, the library newsletter, is now online. Click here to access the latest issue, which is full of news and information about library services. In this issue you’ll find information about the library’s mobile website, our new teaching space, our upcoming research workshops and much more. You’ll also find our [...]
I am an American politician and a leader of the Civil Rights movement. I was the first African American elected to the Texas Senate after Reconstruction and the first southern black female elected to the United States House of Representatives. I received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, among numerous other honors. On my death I [...]
Eres will be undergoing maintenance from 1:30AM to 6:30AM on Thursday, 2/9/12. The Eres system may not be available during this time. We are sorry for any inconvenience.
The Library is offering a series of workshops this semester. Learn about library research and databases in a small group environment. Topics to be covered include Business resources, Copyright, Foundation Center resources, the Literature Review process, and Managing Research with RefWorks. All workshops are open to the entire UM community.
Aerie Big Sky and Aerie International, Big Sky High School’s nationally award winning literary arts magazines, have again been honored. Read details here.