Category: News

The New PubMed

A re-designed and improved version of the biomedical research resource, PubMed, has just been released by the National Library of Medicine. The “new PubMed” can be accessed at https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/?otool=ildullib. All the Library’s PubMed access points—including A-Z Databases and Library Research Guides—have been updated with this new link, which is customized

The Overstory by Richard Powers Reviewed by Susan Bazargan

Reading Richard Powers’s The Overstory, I was reminded of George Herbert, the 17th-century metaphysical poet and priest, a “devotional lyricist” known for writing “pattern poems,” in which the lines are so arranged that they become visual, “concrete” representations of the subject of the poem. Powers’s novel offers a grand reworking

This Week in Reference: E-Commerce, Ancient Dance, and the Great Chicago Fire

E-Commerce, Ancient Dance, and the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 As the temperature outside begins to drop, library research is heating up! We’ve been getting a wide variety of interesting research questions at the library this month.  Some of the topics that our Research Librarians and Peer Research Tutors helped