May 29, 2008

RefWorks Bibliographic Manager Trial

Filed under: Uncategorized, Technology — Laurie Sauer @ 2:13 pm

The Library has a trial of RefWorks until June 15th. RefWorks, a web-based product, is used to manage bibliographic references, store information about those reference, and to format notes and bibliographies. RefWorks also includes the RefShare component, which allows you to share bibliographies on the web.
For this trial period, access RefWorks (from on-campus only) at The first time you access RefWorks you need to create an account and register. Click on the link to “Sign up for an individual account” and register your account.

The RefWorks Quick Start Guide outlines what a new user needs to know to start using RefWorks. In addition, there is a RefWorks tutorial available within the program itself. To access this feature just click on the Tutorial link located at the top of each page, or go directly to

May 7, 2008

New Database

Filed under: Databases — Laurie Sauer @ 10:06 am

EBSCO is providing free access to Greenfile, which offers citations/abstracts and some full text coverage of journal articles for all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.