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Lunch & Learn: Research Hacks: Tips & Tools for the Busy Scholar with Steven Adams

LibXPULlogo.jpgThe vast print and online resources of the Princeton University Library can overwhelm even seasoned scholars. Most researchers are so busy with their daily responsibilities that there’s little opportunity for exploration and staying current with new technologies and resources. Fortunately, new tools are significantly improving access to relevant scholarly material and easing the entire process of research.
At the September 17 Lunch ‘n Learn seminar, Steven Adams, the Biological and Life Sciences Librarian and Interim Psychology Librarian, officially launched the LibX PUL toolbar, an amazing browser plug-in that amalgamates several databases and library systems to make the research process more efficient. With LibX, your internet browser becomes an effective portal to the entire library experience.

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Lunch & Learn: All the News That Fits: Newspaper Resources at Princeton with Bobray Bordelon and Elizabeth Bennett

At the February 21, 2007 Lunch ‘n Learn, Bobray Bordelon and Elizabeth Bennett gave a presentation about newspaper resources at Princeton. The electronic holdings at the library make it relatively easy to locate primary source material. Not surprisingly, such sources have become very popular for faculty and undergraduate research.
To find the newspapers that are contained in the University’s collections search the Main Catalog. There, you can easily gain access to information on the years of coverage for each newspaper. You may find that the library has microfilm for the newspaper, or it may provide a link to the newspaper online.

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