New Resource: SIAM ebooks

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics ebook collection.

The SIAM e-book program offers a new way for libraries and other institutions to access approximately 400 books published by SIAM over the past five decades. These titles have been written by internationally renowned experts and span a wide range of applied mathematics and computational science subject areas.

Around 200 books are available now, an additional 200 should be available by June 2011.


Trial available until June 1, 2011.

Send feedback to Kathleen Collins is a portal to thousands of multimedia resources that can enhance and enliven your reading experiences. is an easy-to-use website that adds a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children’s and young adult books. Our online database is developed and maintained to include thousands of resources about fiction and nonfiction books used in the K–12 environment, with every resource selected to encourage the integration of multimedia author and book materials into reading and library activities.

TRIAL: Filmakers video online

Trial access available 4/1/11-5/30/11

In person demo Thursday April 7, 2-3 p.m. Suzzallo 5th floor east

Send comments to John Vallier or Glenda Pearson

Filmakers Library Online provides award-winning documentaries with relevance across the curriculum—race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. It presents points of view and historical and current experiences from diverse cultures and traditions world-wide. This release now provides 913 titles, equaling approximately 757 hours.

TRIAL: Education in video

Trial access available 4/1/11-5/31/11

Please come to a demo on Thursday, April 7, from 2-3 p.m.
Suzzallo 5th floor east conf room

Comments on the trial to Laura Lillard

Education in Video is the first online collection of streaming video developed specifically for training and developing teachers. Upon completion, the collection will contain more than 1,000 video titles totaling 750 hours of teaching demonstrations, lectures, documentaries, and primary-source footage of students and teachers in actual classrooms. It will give education faculty, students, and in-service teachers a single source for the best research-based professional development video resources available. This release now provides 118 titles, equaling approximately 77 hours.