Category Archives: Science

Focus on SpringerLink: Access & Navigation Video

Want to find out how to access SpringerLink eBooks?  Check out this new 5 minute video. Accessing & Navigating SpringerLink  

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Updated ProQuest’s Dissertations & Theses Database

Over the holiday the library upgraded its ProQuest Dissertations & Theses database interface. This resource contains citations to 2.3 million documents from around the world going as far back to 1861. Many of the newer dissertations are available full-text. When … Continue reading

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The Case Against Lectures

Physicists Seek To Lose The Lecture As Teaching Tool American Radioworks – January 1, 2012 Professors at University of Maryland and Arizona State discuss the evidence that only 10% of undergraduate students in physics classes successfully learn key concepts from … Continue reading

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Opinion: The Importance of Serendipity

The joy of serendipity or “happy accidents” is an underrated experience in the fields of science and technology.  For every “eureka” or “a-ha!” that we stumble upon, thousands of hours as spent in observation or tinkering in the lab. I … Continue reading

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Welcome to Science and Technology Research Notes

In our efforts to better inform faculty and students about Central University Libraries services, we’re proud to announce this new blog, Science & Technology Research Notes. Our focus is the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics and our aim … Continue reading

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