Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Community Read The Community Read is a project to involve the community in reading, reflection, and awareness of issues facing our community. This is an annual event held in the spring. This year the group is promoting the book, … Continue reading

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Award-Winning Database Arrives at Rice Library

Voted “Best in Media” by Library Journal’s Best Databases of 2011, McGraw-Hill’s AccessScience® is a fully re-designed database providing a powerful platform to search a vast array of science and technology-related topics.  Searches generate instant, well-organized results, categorized as encyclopedia articles, research updates, multimedia, news … Continue reading

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Insatiable APPetite

Apple celebrated a major milestone this week. 25 billion apps have been download to iPhones, iPads, and iPods from their App Store. Chinli Fu of China was the lucky 25 billionth downloader and received a $10,000 App Store gift card. … Continue reading

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EasyBib Trial Extended to April 13

For the past few weeks Rice Library has been providing trial access to EasyBib, a citation-generation program which allows users to easily create, annotate, and store bibliographies for nearly 60 different types of sources in the MLA, APA, and Chicago/Turabian styles.  The … Continue reading

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