New ACM Digital Library

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The Association for Computing Machinery, or ACM, has just launched the new version of their Digital Library. The new version combines the previously separate search boxes for ACM full-text and the detailed bibliographic index of computing literature into one easy to use search. The new version also offers a wealth of enhanced user functionality including, author profiles, RSS feeds, bibliographic citation manager support, conference visualization tools and more. To read the full announcement, visit http://www.acm.org/press-room/news-releases/2011/dl-new

Princeton University Libraries provides a full subscription for the ACM Digital Library to its users. If you have any questions about this or another engineering database, please contact Adriana Popescu, popescua@princeton.edu or Willow Dressel, wdressel@princeton.edu

Image Search now available at Science.gov

Image Searching is now available at Science.gov, allowing easy searching of the National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII) Library of Images from the Environment (LIFE), the NASA Image eXchange (NIX), and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Photo Library. Scientific images and graphs including plants, animals, space, the Earth, and weather can be quickly searched from one search box.

Science.gov says that more image libraries will be added in the coming months, so check back periodically.

As with all images on the internet, check the website or with the responsible agency for copyright restrictions before using an image from Science.gov and be sure to always acknowledge the source of the image.