World Water Day 2014: U.N. Focuses Energy on Energy

Today is World Water Day 2014, and the United Nations has chosen to emphasize the link between water and energy. This was surprising to me, because looking at the Millennium Development Goals (developed in 2000), there were no goals specifically related to energy usage or even the mention of global warming. When I think about international development/global health … Continue reading World Water Day 2014: U.N. Focuses Energy on Energy

Scopus interface changing February 1

Changes are coming to the interface of Scopus that will streamline your workflow by optimizing the interface for core uses. One important change is that the interface becomes more action driven:  when you select certain results to work with (e.g. for refinement, citation analysis or to export references), the action buttons or links will become … Continue reading Scopus interface changing February 1

Open workshops on publishing for graduate students

The University Library is presenting a series of free workshops on publishing for graduate students.  Register for each workshop by clicking on the hot link of the title. Tips on Publishing a Scholarly Book Thursday, 2/6, 3:00 pm-4:00 pm This session, directed to graduate students and junior faculty in the social sciences and humanities, will … Continue reading Open workshops on publishing for graduate students

Library on the Road – Today, 1:00-2:30!

Need help using library resources for projects or classes?  Don't know what a citation management program is, but need to find out?  Have questions about using library resources during the  building renovation?  Come to Library on the Road, when informationists from the Taubman Health Sciences Library come to SPH!  Look for us in 1629 Crossroads. … Continue reading Library on the Road – Today, 1:00-2:30!

Library on the Road – Today, 1:00-2:30!

Need help using library resources for projects or classes?  Don't know what a citation management program is, but need to find out?  Have questions about using library resources during the  building renovation?  Come to Library on the Road, when informationists from the Taubman Health Sciences Library come to SPH!  Look for us in 1629 Crossroads. … Continue reading Library on the Road – Today, 1:00-2:30!

Library on the Road returns next week

Beginning next Tuesday, library informationists from the Taubman Health Sciences Library will once again come to the School of Public Health to answer your questions about library resources, citation managment programs, & the research process. As always, don't be shy about contacting us at other times:  SPHLibraryHelp@umich.edu.

Sage Research Methods database now available

Sage Research Methods  (SRM) database is now available.  It contains over 700 books, encyclopedias, articles, & videos on social science research methods, including the "Little Green Books" series, Qualitative Applications in the Social Sciences, & the "Little Blue Books" series, Qualitative Research Methods.  Because SRM focuses on methodology rather than disciplines, it can be used by researchers in a … Continue reading Sage Research Methods database now available