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New electronic resources for business

August 1, 2013

We are pleased to announce that we have five new business databases: IBISWorld, Hoover's Online, Mergent Intellect, Mergent Archives Historical Annual Reports, and Mergent Archives Key Business Ratios.

IBISWorld includes Industry Research Reports that provide key statistics and analysis on market characteristics, operating conditions, current and forecast performance, and major industry participants. In addition, it includes Industry Risk Rating Reports that determine how much risk an industry will face over the next 18 months by assessing the operating conditions for companies in the industry, as well as Global Industry Reports that assess industry performance in key regions like Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, and Business Environment reports that list key factors outside the control of an organization that determine the performance of the industry.

Hoover's Online provides information on over 85 million companies with flexible tools to easily search U.S. and international companies, including Fortune 500 and other popular rankings.

Mergent Intellect provides private company data on over 85 million privately held companies globally and allows you the ability to download the data to a spreadsheet, up to 2,000 records at a time. This service also contains information on over 200 million individuals through WhitePages Pro and executive contacts on over 90 million professional decision makers. Also included is global family tree information.

Mergent Archives Historical Annual Reports allows you to access more than 85 years of Annual Reports for companies across the glove through Mergent Archives' historical annual report collection dating back to as early as 1925.

Mergent Archives Key Business Ratios consists of U.S. corporations, partnerships and proprietorships both public and privately owned, in all size ranges, and includes over 800 different lines of business as defined by the U.S. Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) code numbers.

If these databases are useful to you, please contact our Collection Management Librarian, Jen Carroll, or comment here.

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New Trial Database: Counseling and Therapy in Video

July 29, 2013

We are pleased to announce a new trial database, Counseling and Therapy in Video. This trial contains more than 400 hours of training videos, reenactments, and footage of actual therapy sessions conducted by renowned counselors, psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers. This classic collection of videos filmed from 1985‒2010 provides an invaluable firsthand look at the realities of working with clients and the challenges associated with putting theoretical concepts into practice.

If this database is useful to you, please contact our Collection Management Librarian, Jen Carroll, or comment here.

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New Database Trial: BrowZine

July 23, 2013

BrowZine™ @ UNH Library!

A browsable newsstand of the library's top journals. Find, read, and monitor thousands of scholarly journals directly from your iPad. BrowZine is now available for trial.

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We are pleased to announce that we are trialing an app called BrowZine for the next few weeks that allows you to look at our online journal subscriptions on tablets. The service allows users to look at 2005-present Tables of Contents and PDFs of all articles from all issues. It also allows users to download PDFs to their tablets so they can read later if they don't have a connection. For more information, look at a list of who is covered.

To learn more, please take a look at this short two minute video.

For the trial, search for "BrowZine" in the Apple iTunes App Store and download the app for free; when initially launching BrowZine, select our school from the drop down list.

This trial is a bit different than usual so if you have any questions, need any help trying it out, or find this database is useful for you, please contact our Collection Management Librarian, Jen Carroll.

Call for entry for art and fine crafts by UNH staff

May 20, 2013

The University Museum in Dimond Library announces its second campus-wide staff arts and fine crafts exhibition, September 13 – December 13, 2013. The exhibit will recognize our creative colleagues for work they do outside their day (or night) jobs at UNH. Original art and fine crafts in any media will be considered.

Eligible staff include all faculty (see exception) and staff, full and part-time, hourly and benefits eligible. The exception is studio arts faculty who have opportunities to exhibit their work in the UNH Museum of Art.

The small size of the University Museum restricts the number of works that can be exhibited. An anonymous jury will make selections using the blind jury process (applicants' names will be removed from the forms for the jury process). For those artists selected for participation, not more than one work will be included in the exhibition.

Applicants may submit up to two entries, must complete the Call for Entry form, and send a photo image of each entry to dale.valena@unh.edu.

All entry forms with photos must be received no later than the deadline of July 29, 2013. If you prefer, you can mail your form and photo to the University Museum, Dimond Library, 18 Library Way, Durham, NH 03824 by the July 29 deadline.

Thanks for your entry and good luck!

Herbert Ogden Waters exhibit now in Special Collections and Archives

May 9, 2013

UNH Special Collections and the University Museum present a hallway exhibit of the work of Herbert Odgen Waters. The exhibit includes seven prints from Special Collections and examples of the artist’s wood blocks, a loan from the UNH Museum of Art.

Herbert Ogden Waters was born in Shantou, China in 1903 and was the son of Baptist missionaries. Since 1933, except for a brief period of war service in a Providence shipyard, Herbert and his wife Bertha Waters made their home in New Hampshire. Waters lived in Warner, NH as an artist and art teacher from 1936 to 1941 in the Works Progress Administration's Federal Art Project. Later, he taught at the University of New Hampshire, at Holderness School in Plymouth, and at Alderson-Broaddus College in Phillipi, West Virginia.

Throughout a long career, Waters refined his printmaking techniques, especially in wood engraving, and explored the intimate and grand landscapes of New Hampshire from his home in Campton, NH.

The Herbert Ogden Waters exhibit will run through the summer.

Milne Special Collections/Archives/ University Museum is open Monday through Friday from 10am to 12pm and 1pm to 4pm during the summer. They are located on Level 1 in Dimond Library. For information call (603) 862-1081.

New Ebooks added to ebrary's Academic Complete

April 4, 2013

We are happy to announce that ebrary has recently added over 3,800 scholarly e-books to their database, Academic Complete.

These titles come from over 150 prestigious publishers, including University of North Carolina Press, De Gruyter, Oxford University Press, University of Pennsylvania Press, I.B. Tauris, ASCD, Kogan Page, Royal Society of Chemistry, University of California Press, and many more. Academic Complete now includes more than 84,900 e-books.

As always, if this database is useful to you, please contact our Collection Management Librarian, Jen Carroll, or comment here.

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New database: ASTM Standards and Engineering Digital Library

April 4, 2013

We are pleased to announce that we now have access to the entire ASTM Standards and Engineering Digital Library. Our subscription includes access to all 13,000 ASTM Standards (current/active, historical, and redlined versions), as well as manuals, monographs, data series, STPs (Special Technical Publications) and 8 journals.

If this database is useful to you, please contact our Collection Management Librarian, Jen Carroll, or comment here.

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Announcing the fifth annual UNH Master of Fine Arts Invitational Exhibition

March 26, 2013

The fifth annual UNH Master of Fine Arts Invitational Exhibition at the UNH Museum will run from April 5 to May 9, 2013. In this unique display, UNH MFA students invite influential teachers, colleagues, family members, or friends to exhibit alongside them.

Please join us for an opening reception on Friday, April 5, 5 PM-7 PM. All are welcome.

The University Museum is located on the Level 1 of Dimond Library. Our hours are Monday through Friday, 10 AM-4 PM and Saturday 12 PM-4 PM.

Traditional Jazz Series presents Michael White and the New Liberty City Jazz Band, April 1

March 21, 2013

The UNH Traditional Jazz Series presents Michael White and the New Liberty City Jazz Band on Monday, April 1 at 8pm in the Johnson Theater at the Paul Creative Arts Center.

Tickets are $8 general admission; $6 students/senior citizens and are available at the PCAC Box Office (603) 862-7222, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., online at www.unharts.com, and at the door one hour prior to performance.

Michael White is a jazz clarinetist, bandleader, composer, jazz historian, and musical educator. A staunch jazz traditionalist, White can be heard on the 1989 album The Majesty of the Blues by Wynton Marsalis, and his own 1990 album titled Crescent City Serenade. Since 1979 he has played in the Young Tuxedo Brass Band, and during the 1980s he also led a band called The New Orleans Hot Seven.

In 1981, White founded The New Liberty City Jazz Band with the express intent of preserving the musical heritage of New Orleans. The group has performed an end-of-year concert at the Village Vanguard every year since the early 1990s.

The Traditional Jazz Concert Series is co-sponsored by the New Hampshire Library of Traditional Jazz. The library, established in 1978 by Dorothy Prescott, comprises books, recordings, and memorabilia and is housed in Dimond Library. Prescott’s generous endowment funds its activities including the Traditional Jazz Series concerts.

For more information on the Traditional Jazz Series, call the UNH Music Department at (603) 862-2404.

Upcoming database trials for March

March 7, 2013

The UNH Library has a few new database trials for the month of March for users to check out. Until March 29th, we have access to:

  • History Vault Black Freedom 1
  • History Vault Black Freedom 2
  • History Vault NAACP 1
  • History Vault NAACP 2
  • History Vault Plantations 1
  • History Vault Slavery and the Law
  • History Vault Women's Rights 1
  • Historical African-American Newspapers

They can all be accessed at ProQuest.

If this database is useful to you, please contact our Collection Management Librarian, Jen Carroll, or comment here.

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