Archive | December, 2011

The newly redesigned library website is now live!

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December 31, 2011

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Check it out at www.wpi.edu/+library.
Take a look and send us your feedback.

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AccessEngineering eBooks Now Available

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December 15, 2011

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The library now provides access to AccessEngineering which features fulltext content from a range of McGraw-Hill engineering publications. Includes the latest editions of classics such as Marks’ Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers, Perry’s Chemical Engineers Handbook, Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers, and many more eBook titles.






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Knovel University Challenge 2011 Winner: Nichole Holman

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December 13, 2011

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For the third year in a row WPI has come up a winner in the University Challenge Quiz Game sponsored by Knovel, one of the library’s many eBook vendors.  Congratulation to sophomore and computer science major Nichole Holman for completing the challenge and winning an Amazon gift card. Give Knovel a try today to search […]

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Winter Break Hours

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December 12, 2011

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During Winter Break, starting Friday Dec. 16 the library will be open weekdays 8am – 5pm. The LIBRARY will be CLOSED Fri 12/23 – Mon 1/2. The library will reopen 8am Tuesday January 3, 2012. Have a fun and safe break.






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Just what you’ve been waiting for, a newly redesigned library website is coming soon

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December 9, 2011

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After B Term ends the library will roll out a new exciting website that features a simple search box allowing researchers to quickly find information, improved page navigation, and aesthetics that align the library website with WPI’s.

The rollout follows months of development and collaboration with WPI’s Marketing & Communications staff. We think that you’ll like the results.






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Get the most out of Google

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December 1, 2011

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Are you getting the most out of Google? Check out this infographic on how to best utilize Google. If you’re not using site limiters in Google or author: in Google Scholar, you’re missing out on the most effective way to get your research done. Want more tips on being an efficient researcher? Just ask a […]

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