Category Archives: Arts & Sciences

Library Resource Spotlight: Mango Languages

  By Sarah Reando, Reference Librarian Mango is an exciting foreign language learning resource available through the Webster University Library Website. This resource allows you to take a self-paced interactive course, and includes listening, speaking and writing. Language learning can … Continue reading

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Languages and Your Library

If one of your New Year’s Resolutions was to brush up on your German that you haven’t used since high school or to refresh your French for an upcoming trip to Paris, you’ll be excited to learn about one of … Continue reading

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Folger Shakespeare Digital Texts

The Folger Shakespeare Library launched a new website today where users can get Shakespeare plays for free and also download the source code for the plays. Their press release states: “Users can read the plays online, download PDFs for offline … Continue reading

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Test Prep from your Library

One of the topics of the Delegates’ Agenda this fall is the need for more support for students taking standardized tests for reasons such as graduate school admission.  Whether you want to practice up for the GRE or a myriad … Continue reading

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Sustainability Resource Guide from your Librarians

The librarians have created a resource guide on sustainability with a heavy focus on sustainability on college campuses.  Check it out at http://libguides.webster.edu/sustainability and check back often as we begin to add information about sustainability films in our collection.

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New Database – ASM Online Journals

The American Society of Microbiology publishes a dozen important journals covering molecular and cellular biology to biomedical research and technology.  You can search all of these journals through the ASM Online Journals database.

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New books added to PsycBooks database

The American Psychological Association has added a number of books to the PsycBooks database. You can find a list of the additions at http://www.apa.org/pubs/databases/psycbooks/new-releases.aspx. Webster students, faculty, and staff may access the PsycBooks database as follows: 1. Go to the … Continue reading

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New cultures added to eHRAF World Cultures

Thirty new cultures have been added to the eHRAF World Cultures database. You can view a list of the recent additions at http://www.yale.edu/hraf/library_information.htm.

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When Religion Meets New Media

When Religion Meets New Media by Heidi Campbell looks at the relationship between religion and new media technologies. Issues examined in this book include Christian e-vangelism movement, Muslims and computers, and the Jewish kosher cell phone. Also included is an … Continue reading

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Anthropologist studies drug trial volunteers

A recent article in the Chronicle of Higher Education profiles Roberto Abadie, an anthropologist who studies people who volunteer to take part in trials for new drugs. You can read the article at http://chronicle.com/article/Inside-the-Risky-World-of-D/66225/. Glenn, David. (2010). Inside the risky … Continue reading

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