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Now on the New Book Shelf

Now on the New Book Shelf

Currently on the New Book Shelf, readers will notice two books with conspicuously similar titles, yet vastly different subject matters: The Ghost, by Robert Harris, and Ghost, by Alan Lightman. Harris’ The Ghost is both murder mystery and contemporary political commentary. The story centers on a fictional former British Prime Minister Adam Lang (based...
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Thesaurus Linguae Graecae is new addition to Databases

The TLG digital library contains virtually all ancient Greek texts surviving from the period between Homer (8th century B.C.) and A.D. 600, and a large number of texts deriving from the period between A.D. 600 and 1453, in excess of 80 million words. Topics include Greek literature, history, and culture. Texts are in the...
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Historical photographs from the Library of Congress

Loyola isn’t the only library putting photographs up on Flickr; the Library of Congress has uploaded over 3,000 photos categorized into two sets, “News in the 1910s” and “1930s-40s in Color.” The latter set will be of special interest to those studying domestic life during World War II; there are fascinating shots of everything...
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SimplyMap Trial: Marketing and Census mapping

SimplyMap is a Web-based mapping application that enables you to quickly create professional-quality thematic maps and reports using in-depth business and marketing datasets relating to consumer habits, income and expenses, as well as with detailed 1990 and 2000 U.S. Census data. To understand a few concepts related to creating maps in SimplyMap, as well...
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Trial for Naxos Music Library

We are running a trial of Naxos Music Library until the end of March. Naxos Music Library is the largest collection of stream-able classical music online.  It allows you to search for music by genres including Classical, Contemporary Jazz, World/Folk, Adult Contemporary, Chinese Music, and Pop and Rock.  Whilst listening, you can read notes...
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Lewis Library Renovation Update

The construction on the tenth and eleventh floors will be finished on Friday, February 15. Once this is completed feel free to study on both floors. There will be ample seating available and the floors should return to being quiet. All the book collections have now been moved down to the eighth and ninth...
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