We are pleased to announce access to several new databases, including upgrades to current resources.
- Academic Search COMPLETE (Upgrade from Premier) - Provides access to indexing and abstracts for over 10,000 publications, and full-text access to over 5,000 journals. Covers many areas of academic study including: archaeology, area studies, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, electrical engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, food science & technology, general science, geography, geology, law, mathematics, mechanical engineering, music, physics, psychology, religion & theology, women's studies, and more.
- Business Source COMPLETE (Upgrade from Premier) - Offers comprehensive full-text coverage plus indexing and abstracts for scholarly business journals.
- Education Source - Offers a collection of full-text education journals, encompassing an international array of English-language periodicals, monographs, yearbooks, and more. Covers all levels of education from early childhood to higher education and educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing.
- Environment Complete - Offers deep coverage in the areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, and affiliated areas of study.
- Library Literature and Information Science Full text - Provides access to information about trends in the evolving field of library studies; covers subjects ranging from automation, censorship, government aid, public relations. and more.
- Marquis Complete Who’s Who - Provides access to directories containing short biographies of individuals from all fields of endeavor.
- OECD iLibrary - the online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books, papers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD’s analysis and data. Also contains content published by the International Energy Agency (IEA), the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), the OECD Development Centre, PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment), and the International Transport Forum (ITF).
- iPOLL (Roper Center) - Provides access to a collection of poll data; all US polling firms, broad topical coverage of opinions and behavior on social issues, politics, pop culture, international affairs, and more. International datasets are available for immediate download.
If you have any questions, please contact our Collection Management Librarian.
The old VPN sites, vpn.unh.edu and ecgvpn.unh.edu, have been retired by campus IT. VPN users now use connect.vpn.unh.edu and an application called Junos Pulse.
If you are a VPN user and access library resources from off-campus, you will need to use the alternate "all traffic" Junos Pulse configuration. This option sends all traffic (not just UNH traffic) through the VPN. When configuring your Junos client, the Server URL or URL field should be set to
If you do not use the UNH VPN, off-campus access to library resources remains the same. The VPN is not needed for remote access to these resources, but does add a level of security for the user.
If you have any questions about or problems with the UNH VPN, please contact the UNH IT Service Desk at 603-862-4242, Monday - Friday, 7:30am - 5:00pm or visit them online.
Government Information presents its newest featured resource: Pan Inuit Trails Atlas.
Viewers of this atlas can explore the source maps to better understand Inuit mobility patterns and the cultural importance of their trails and place names.
Place names and trails are integral parts of Inuit culture and heritage. Inuit have used place names to describe different features of the land, water, and ice since time immemorial. Place names are often (but not always) descriptive of the features they are associated with, including lakes, hills, rocks, caribou passes, ice ridges, bays, islands, etc. The names are linked to places of significance, often denoting important fishing and hunting areas and camps. They are also used to describe routes of travel, and in that sense many of them are connected to well-established trails and routes.
The UNH Library has pulled together a selection of movies for your viewing entertainment this summer. Movies from many genres are in the display including action, romance, horror, thrillers, and even educational documentaries. For the days you can't get to the beach, come borrow one of these movies.
They are available for circulation from the UNH Library Multimedia Center.
Brave Little Toaster
Dog Day Afternoon
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
Raiders of the Lost Ark
Stand By Me
Wet Hot American Summer
Starting on July 1st, UNH will have access to several additional databases.
These databases include:
- Academic Search COMPLETE (Upgrade from Premier)
- Business Source COMPLETE (Upgrade from Premier)
- Health Source NA
- Green File
- Masterfile Premier
- Military and Govt.
- Newspaper Source
- CINAHL Complete
- Environment Complete (new)
- Education Source (new)
- Library Lit and Info Science Full text (new)
If you have any questions, please contact our Collection Management Librarian, Jen Carroll.
The Biological Sciences collection will move to its new home in Dimond Library this summer to serve as the foundation for the Natural Sciences Resource Center on Level 2. Beginning June 23, bound periodicals will be shifted to make space for the collection moving from Kendall Hall. While this transition is taking place (anticipated to be through July 16th), library users will not be able to access the collections in this area. Items can be requested through the library catalog and will be paged at 9am and 1pm Monday through Friday.
The Library's multimedia collection will be open and available during this time and the Parker Media Lab has on call hours; both can only be accessed from the West elevator (with library staff escort) or staircase. The former Current Periodicals Room and new Natural Sciences Resource Center will be available, as will the microforms collections in both Rooms 210 and 225. Public rest rooms will also be open on Level 2. For safety reasons, the stacks will be closed and library users needing print materials from the stacks on Level 2 should visit the circulation desk.
Questions can be directed to Val Harper, Project Manager.
Government Information presents its newest featured resource: Mobile Apps from the Library of Congress.
The Library of Congress has been working on crafting a series of mobile apps for the past few years and this site represents the fruit of their labors. On this site, interested parties can look over five different apps, including the Congressional Record, Virtual Tour, and Aesop for Children.
This first app provides iPhone or iPad users with the daily edition of the Congressional Record, complete with a search engine and the ability to share documents with others. Virtual Tour allows visitors to wander through a selection of exhibits from this august repository, along with links to fact sheets about the Library's holdings. Finally, the Aesop for Children app is a great illustrated and interactive book for children of all ages.
The UNH Library film collection includes just about every Academy Award, Best Picture winner since 1970 plus some from earlier years. For your summer movie entertainment you will find them all in the display area of the Multimedia Center.
The newest addition to the Best Picture collection arrived just recently. Twelve Years a Slave, the 2014 Oscar winner, is available to borrow from Multimedia Room on Level 2 in Dimond Library. Browse the display and bring home a film guaranteed to please.
- 2013 12 Years a Slave
- 2012 Argo
- 2011 The Artist
- 2010 The King's Speech
- 2009 The Hurt Locker
- 2008 Slumdog Millionaire
- 2007 No Country For Old Men
- 2006 The Departed
- 2005 Crash
- 2004 Million Dollar Baby
- 2003 Lord Of The Rings: Return Of The King
- 2001 A Beautiful Mind
- 2000 Gladiator
- 1999 American Beauty
- 1998 Shakespeare In Love
- 1997 Titanic
- 1996 The English Patient
- 1995 Braveheart
- 1994 Forrest Gump
- 1993 Schindler's List
- 1992 Unforgiven
- 1991 The Silence of the Lambs
- 1990 Dances with Wolves
- 1989 Driving Miss Daisy
- 1988 Rain Man
- 1987 The Last Emperor
- 1986 Platoon
- 1984 Amadeus
- 1982 Gandhi
- 1981 Chariots of Fire
- 1980 Ordinary People
- 1979 Kramer vs. Kramer
- 1978 The Deer Hunter
- 1977 Annie Hall
- 1975 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
- 1974 The Godfather: Part II
- 1972 The Godfather
- 1971 The French Connection
- 1969 Midnight Cowboy
Government Information presents its latest featured resource, Preliminary Flood Hazard Data.
Access all of your preliminary flood hazard data in one place. This resource provides Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports, and FIRM Databases that show the projected risk of flood hazards in your community.
Preliminary data includes new or revised FIRMs, Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports, and FIRM Databases:
- A FIRM (Flood Insurance Rate Map) is the official map that shows Special Flood Hazard Areas (SFHA) and the risk premium zones applicable to a community. Risk zones indicated on FIRMs provide a basis for establishing flood insurance coverage premium rates offered through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
- FIS reports provide background information on the analysis performed and more precise data on the flood elevations in a community.
- A FIRM Database is a collection of the digital data that are used in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) applications for creating new FIRMs. These datasets cover a county or a community.