Engineering and Science Library Newsletter
In this Issue
Food for Fines
Pay off library fines and support a food bank.
Four laptops are now among the items available for loan from the circulation/reserve desk. The laptops can be borrowed for 3 hours by library patrons with a valid student or staff card. Laptops can be taken outside the library, but like all reserve items, are subject to fines if not returned on time.
If you are looking for a specific article or journal and you know at least the journal title and volume number, use Citation Linker to see whether a copy is available at Queen's, either electronically or in print.
Materials Science: A Sage full-text collection (via ILLUMINA)
Extended coverage of Compendex (1884 - )and Inspec (1896- ). Search separately or together via Engineering Village 2
QSpace - Queen's Institutional Repository Project
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Welcome to Mike White
Please join us in welcoming Mike White as Public Services Librarian for Research Services.
Mike is a graduate of Boston University and the University of Michigan's School of Library and Information Studies. He brings a wealth of experience to QUL including over 10 years of science and engineering library experience.
Mike comes to us from his most recent position at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office where he provided specialized research and reference services as well as training programs for library staff and users of the USPTO collections and service. He will be an exceptional addition to the Queen's community.
Celebrating Women's Achievements - Canadian Women in Science (from Library and Archives Canada)
Journeys of women in science and engineering : no universal constants / Susan A. Ambrose
From: Journeys of women in science and engineering : no universal constants by Susan A. Ambrose
Ancient Wine: the search for the origins of viniculture, by Patrick McGovern . "McGovern shows the central role of wine in human history, with insights drawn from archaeology, chemistry, gastronomy, and the arts
Self-portrait with turtles : a memoir / David M. Carroll The author "brings to life the crucial moments that have shaped his passion and his talents: his early years in the Old Swamp;
the teacher who told him
contrary to everything he had heard, that art is the only thing that matters".
Pastoralism on the Margin by John Markakis
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