Wednesday, June 21, 2006
OhioLINK users download 4.81 million scholarly articles from the EJC annually. A total of 21.9 million articles have been downloaded from the EJC since its inception in April 1998.
More EJC stats may be found at the EJC Fast Facts page:
[press release from Candi Clevenger, Communications Manager, OhioLINK]
Monday, June 19, 2006
"Whatever happened to the Republican Party of Teddy Roosevelt, a political party distinguished by its forward-looking environmental policy? Today, we have the College Republican National Committee (CRNC) urging its 200,000 student members on 1500 campuses to hold beach parties to mock the threat of global warming. If this is representative of the generation that is going to inherit the earth, the earth is in trouble big-time.
"The CRNC derives its dismissive view of global warming from a small clique of increasingly discredited scientists who claim the climate change threat is an exercise in scaremongering. It is a claim that is refuted by the weight of evidence, and subsequently by a consensus of scientists (including leading climatologists) throughout the world." Read more.
Edward Flattau's 1998 book, Tracking the Charlatans, is available in the Main Library.
From National Public Radio
by Ashley Gross
Day to Day, June 19, 2006 · A temperature rise in the once-frigid waters of Alaska is having a significant effect on the state's oyster industry. Vibrio, a bacteria common in warmer waters, is showing up in the region. And that's changing the quality and safety of the shellfish. Ashley Gross of the Alaska Public Radio Network reports. Listen @ NPR
Tuesday, June 06, 2006
Thursday, June 01, 2006
From the web site: The NALDR provides access to publications either digitized by NAL or through NAL’s partnerships with other institutions (see NALDR Projects). The majority of the publications available in the NALDR were published by the US Department of Agriculture. Examples include the Agriculture Information Bulletin, the Agricultural Economic Report, and the Yearbook of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. A comprehensive list of full text publications is provided on the Publications - Additional Information page.