Archive for January, 2008

Libraries Have New Custom Toolbar

January 25th, 2008

The Libraries have created a customized toolbar to help speed up your library research. The toolbar is an add-on for your Firefox or IE browser. It has some of the basic library functions built-in to it including quick searches books and journal articles, a link to ILLiad for ILL requests, links to Reserves, and, last but not least, a link to the Libraries’ Ask a Librarian page.  Oh, it also has a weather component so you can see just how cold it is today.  There is also a link to it on the Libraries home page.

Libraries Provide Trial Access to Faculty of 1000 Biology

January 15th, 2008

College of Wooster faculty and students have trial access to Faculty of 1000 Biology ( until February 7, 2008. This database is “a revolutionary online research service that comprehensively highlights and reviews the most interesting papers published in all the biological sciences, based on the recommendations of over 2400 selected leading researchers.” The system allows users to specify tailored e-mail alerting and personal customization to display papers within areas of interest.

For additional information or to comment on this research tool, contact Donna Jacobs at