database news

NEW DATABASE: Communications & Mass Media Complete

We now have access to Communications & Mass Media Complete, from EBSCO.

"This resource incorporates the content of CommSearch (formerly produced by the National Communication Association) and Mass Media Articles Index (formerly produced by Penn State) along with numerous other journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study to create a research and reference resource of unprecedented scope and depth encompassing the breadth of the communication discipline."

New Archive Collection: The Greensboro Massacre, 1979

We now have access to a new Archives Unbound Collection from Gale Digital Collections.
The Greensboro Massacre, 1979: Shootout between the American Nazis & the Communist Workers Party
"This collection of FBI, local and state police, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, and the Civil Rights Division of the Justice Department, sheds new light on the motivations of the Communist organizers, the shootings, subsequent investigations, and efforts to heal the Greensboro community following the Greensboro, North Carolina Massacre of 1979."

NEW RESOURCE: Mango Languages

ENJOY, It's your Tech Fee Dollar$ at work! 
We now have access to Mango Languages, language learning program!  The online program is designed to help you learn practical conversation skills for over 30 languages spoken all around the world, from English to Arabic, Spanish, French and even Pirate (Arr!)!  The interactive tool offers voice comparison, translation tools and more.  There's an app available for the program, Mango Languages Library edition app, for iPhones and Android.  Just search for it in the app store.

HOURS UPDATE: Summer Intersession

Summer Intersession hours begin this Sunday, August 12 and run through Sunday August 19.  For the full library schedule/hours, visit: http://library.fiu.edu/LinkClick.aspx?link=179&tabid=36
On Sunday August 12, 2012, during the morning hours of 6am to 12noon, UTS will be performing maintenance on the network equipment, ALL voice and data services will be unavailable during that time.  However, the library website and off-campus/EZproxy services will be available.

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