Tuesday, March 1, 2011

March 2011 eResource: AccessScience

The March 2011 eResource is Access Science, which features fully searchable content from McGraw-Hill's Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, provides you fast, easy and accurate access to authoritative articles in all major areas of science and technology. AccessScience includes:
  • Over 8,500 online articles from the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology 10th edition
  • Research Updates from the McGraw-Hill Yearbooks of Science & Technology
  • 110,000+ definitions from the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms
  • 15,000 illustrations and graphics, and bibliographies containing more than 28,000 literature citations
  • Content contributed by more than 5000 researchers, including 36 Nobel Prize winners
  • Biographies of more than 2,000 well-known scientists from the Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography®
  • The latest news in science and technology from Science News® and ScienCentral® videos
  • Continuously updated, fully-searchable, media-rich content, terms, images and videos
  • Added illustrations, animations, and image galleries
  • Questions answered in our weekly Q&A
  • Data, tables and tools linked directly from topic home pages, so you're never more than a few clicks from the answers you need
  • Essay topics to guide research and reports
  • High quality images and illustrations, downloadable to use in PowerPoint presentations
  • Study Center offers curriculum-oriented tools, Flash tutorials, and study guides
Use your library card to access this terrific resource on the library’s Web site under Find Information > Search for Articles & More (see Science & Environment section) or ask a reference librarian for assistance.

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