Jacob Heil, Mellon Digital Scholar for the Five Colleges of Ohio, was named one of 2016’s Movers & Shakers by Library Journal. Here at OWU, Heil has worked with faculty and students on a variety of digital humanities projects in geography, religion, chemistry, and more.
In February, Dr. Paul Dilley from the University of Iowa gave a lecture entitled Between Alexandria and Babel: Building and Exploring Digital Libraries to the OWU community. Read Dr. Jacob Heil’s summary of the lecture to learn more about DH (aka Digital Humanities). Jacob is Mellon Digital Scholar for the Five Colleges of Ohio.
ProQuest Newsstand provides online full text access to the most read and respected newspapers in the United States. Each issue of each newspaper is indexed thoroughly, so researchers have access to not only top news stories but also columns, editorials, obituaries and features.
ProQuest Newsstand includes:
New York Times including The New York Times Book Review, and The New York Times Magazine
1980 – present
Wall Street Journal
1984 – present
The Washington Post
The Christian Science Monitor
Los Angeles Times (ProQuest is the exclusive provider of the Los Angeles Times)
For help accessing and searching ProQuest Newsstand, please contact your librarian!
Starting at 10pm on Saturday, March 12th access to many ProQuest products and services like ebrary, American Periodicals, and RefWorks will be unavailable while the company performs necessary maintenance. Outages are expected to last about 8 hours. Please plan accordingly.
Spring break hours for the OWU Libraries can be viewed at http://library.owu.edu/hours/springbreakhours-2016.pdf. Please note that the Internet Café/Bashford Lounge will be open to students during the hours Beeghly Library is officially closed. Swipe your OWU ID at the outside entrance of the Internet Café to gain entry.