ebrary trial available for next 30 days

Take advantage of our trial to the ebrary Academic Complete e-book collection over the next 30 days, ending approximately Nov. 21.  If this collection is helpful to you with your research, please let us know!  You can contact us at http://libanswers.uah.edu/.

Subjects covered include:
Business & Economics
Computers & IT
Engineering & Technology
History & Political Science
Interdisciplinary & Area Studies
Language, Literature & Linguistics
Law, International Relations & Public Policy
Life Sciences
Nursing & Allied Health
Physical Sciences
Psychology & Social Work
Religion, Philosophy & Classics
Sociology & Anthropology

3 Smart Study Rooms now available

Three computer-equipped group study rooms, or smart study rooms, are now available for check-out for groups of two or more UAH students.  They are all located on the first floor and the room numbers are 122 and 123 (next to the InfoArcade) and 131 (around the corner from Charger Brew coffee shop).  Room 112 (around the corner from the User Services desk) will be available at a later date.  For more details on these rooms, please check out our new page here.

Salmon Library Art Gallery Calendar

Below is the calendar for the Salmon Library Art Gallery until the end of the semester.  Unless otherwise stated, you can view the artwork anytime the library is open.

Oct. 9-21:  Art & Art History Student Exit Show, works by Amber Murray.

Nov. 4-22:  Art & Art History Student Group Show, “Big Photos from Big Cameras:  Recent Work by Elizabeth Addison, Addison Brown, Andrew Hall, Charles Patty, Chris Prince, and Jillian Rael.”

Nov. 28-29 (9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.):  Art & Art History Annual Holiday Art Show and Sale.  Fine art and unique crafts by UAH art students.

If you are interested in seeing the other art galleries on campus, you can view the complete fall 2011 calendar from the UAH Art & Art History department here.

Coffeehouse Writers Series returns Oct. 18 at 6 p.m.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAHuntsville) fall Coffeehouse Writers series continues Tuesday, Oct. 18, at 6 p.m. with “Your Story: No Exit!.”  This program will feature writing by Kay Campbell, Harry Moore, Jimmy Robinson, Patricia Sammon, and Monita Soni.

All Coffeehouse programs are held at the Louis Salmon Library art gallery, on the ground floor just past the reference desk, near the Charger Brew Café. Admission is free, and the Charger Brew Café will be open before the readings.

The UAHuntsville Women’s Studies Program and the Louis Salmon Library sponsor the Coffeehouse Writers Series. This series is open to the public, and most programs last about an hour. For more information, please call Marylyn Coffey, at 256-824-6114.

The final date in this series will be on Nov. 4, at 4 p.m. featuring  ArtNSoul: Marc Lacy, Rea Harris, and Joneia Brown.

Trial access to Marquis Biographies Online until Oct. 31

The UAHuntsville Salmon Library has trial access to the Marquis Biographies Online database now until October 31.  Simply go to http://search.marquiswhoswho.com/ and contact the Reference Desk at 256-824-6529 for login information. 

Marquis Biographies Online is a comprehensive, searchable database of over 1.4 million biographies, updated daily.  It provides up-to-the-minute biographies of leaders and achievers from around the world in the areas of business, law, science, medicine, the arts, government, entertainment and more – in one convenient source!  You can find biographies that have appeared in 24 Marquis Who’s Who print titles since 1985, plus historical biographies from the Who Was Who in America volumes from 1607–1985.

Please direct all questions and comments about this trial to http://libanswers.uah.edu/.

ARTstor Digital Library trial access until Nov. 2

The UAHuntsville Salmon Library has trial access to the ARTstor Digital Library now until November 2.  Simply go to http://www.artstor.org/ and click on “ARTstor Digital Library-Enter Here” or go to the search page at http://library.artstor.org/.  Some content will require a login.  Please contact the Reference Desk at 256-824-6529 for login information. 

The ARTstor Digital Library is a nonprofit resource that provides more than one million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences with accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research. Their community-built collections comprise contributions from outstanding international museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists and artists’ estates.  Subject guides to the collection are available here

Please direct all questions and comments about this trial to http://libanswers.uah.edu/.