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The library now provides access to Mergent Archives, a database that provides essential political, economic and commercial information for evaluating risks and opportunities on over 130 countries worldwide.
Mergent Archives consist of three reports: DnB Country Risk Profile, DnB Country Risk Report, and Mergent Country Profiles. Together, these reports provide in-depth analysis to assist in monitoring international markets, help to identify changes in business risk, and provide detailed analysis of a country’s prospects in the short to medium term. Each report presents data in a clear and consistent format, facilitating comparison.
For more information, please contact your Business Librarian, Leslie Farison.
Hit the library before you hit the books! Spring 2014 library tours are free and open to all!
Library tours will be held January 21st-January 30th, at 12 pm and 9 pm. Sign up for a tour today and get to know your library!
* Tours meet in the library atrium
If you have questions please contact Amanda Bird at 828.262.2085 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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Belk Library offers the Appalachian State community access to several types of eBooks and audiobooks! The majority of eBooks, but not all, in these collections can also be accessed through our Library Catalog, just as if they were physical books.
Thanks for you consideration!
Web of Science, a multidisciplinary database of more than 12,000 scholarly journals, is now providing access through a new interface. The Web of Science platform also hosts Biological Abstracts, Medline, and the Zoological Record databases.
Read about what's new in Web of Science at http://wokinfo.com/nextgenwebofscience
Recorded training and live training opportunities are available at http://wokinfo.com/training_support/training/
Try out the new Web of Science
The library added the following databases over the holiday break:
Artemis Literary Sources: provides combined access to a new interface, with new features, to Literature Criticism Online (10 multidisciplinary series) and to Literature Resource Center.
Artemis Primary Sources: provides access to a new interface, with new features, to the combined Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) and Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO).
British History Online: provides access to some of the core printed primary and secondary sources for the medieval and modern history of the British Isles.
InfoTrac Newsstand: provides access to over 2,500 newspapers, newswires, and radio and TV news transcripts.
Mergent Intellect: search U.S. and international company listings by industry, size, location, and other criteria to create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, and raise funds.
A listing of all library databases can be found on the Article Resources and E-Research Tools page.
Paying Library Fines and Fees
Students, staff, and faculty pay library fines and fees through the Student Accounts office. All library fines and fees for students, staff, and faculty are transferred to the Student Accounts billing system on a nightly basis. Only community borrowers and spouses or domestic partners with AppCards make payments at the Circulation Services Desk on the main floor of Belk Library.
To make payment:
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Tuesday 1-3 pm (Dec. 10)
Wednesday 6:30-8:30 pm (Dec.11)
Congratulations to all the students who are graduating this December, 2013. We thank all of our student library employees for their hard work and dedication. Your work in the library is greatly appreciated!
Mary Margaret Johnson
A new exhibit, “Memories from Childhood: Our Favorite Christmas Stories,” is now on display in Special Collections on the 4th Floor of Belk Library and Information Commons. The display draws on children’s literature relating to Christmas from the Historical Children’s Literature rare book collection and the W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, both part of Special Collections. Special Collections staff and Dougherty Reading Room reference students chose their favorites from the collections for the exhibit. Included are a first edition of A Charlie Brown Christmas, Gloria Houston’s The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree, and a book of traditional Christmas songs illustrated by H.A. Rey, known for his “Curious George” series.
Pictured: Cover art for We Three Kings and other Christmas Carols, illustrated by H.A. Rey (1944).
There will be no ABC Express Service from December 21st to January 1st because the libraries at Appalachian State University, Western Carolina, and University of North Carolina Ashville
will be closed.
Sorry for any inconvenience!