Saturday, October 18, 2014

New: Election 2014 LibGuide

Election 2014 information, including the Galveston Votes app, voting in Galveston County, Texas, voting guides  and more. Go to the Guide.

Monday, September 22, 2014

New Database & LibGuide: Research Library!

COM Library has a new database that is great for just about all of your courses! ProQuest's Research Library covers the arts, business, health & medicine, history, literature & language, science & technology and social sciences with full text scholarly journals, magazines, trade journals, books, reports, working papers, conference & proceedings, news, images, audio, videos and more.

You can access it from COM Library's home page by choosing Articles from Research Library from the Go Straight to the Good Stuff  box and hit Go.
 
You can learn more about the databases from our guide, including the basics, grab citations and more from our How to Use Research Library LibGuide. Go to the Guide

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Book of the Month: The Smithsonian's History of America in 101 Objects

The Smithsonian Institution is America's largest, most important, and most beloved repository for the objects that define our common heritage. Now Under Secretary for Art, History, and Culture Richard Kurin, aided by a team of top Smithsonian curators and scholars, has assembled a literary exhibition of 101 objects from across the Smithsonian's museums that together offer a marvelous new perspective on the history of the United States. .

Beautifully designed and illustrated with color photographs throughout, The Smithsonian's History of America in 101 Objects is a rich and fascinating journey through America's collective memory, and a beautiful object in its own right.-Excerpt courtesy of amazon.com. See it in the Catalog.

You can see all our new books on the New Books page.