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December 1999

November 1999

  • Joe Barker of the Teaching Library has revised and improved the Search the Internet page.

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  • An exhaustive guide to Architecture Reference Resources is now available courtesy of the those fabulous librarians in the Environmental Design Library.

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  • The Reference Center's comprehensive Web page: "How to download from a Library Information System workstation" is now available.

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  • South African Studies is now available via the Indexes & Abstracts category of the Electronic Reference Resource Database (ERRD). South African Studies may only be accessed via computers on the UC Berkeley campus. South African Studies is a unique anthology (published by NISC South Africa) of 9 different databases providing access to over 533,000 records. South African Studies supplies unprecedented access to the great majority of documents published in and about South Africa, including theses, dissertations and current research.

October 1999

September 1999

  • Once again the Reference Center and the Teaching Library will jointly

  • offer their popular Research Advisory Service.  This is open to UCB
    undergraduates with research topics in the humanities and social sciences.
    Half hour appointments are available Monday - Friday 1-5pm, from 
    September 20 - November 24. Students sign up the same day (signups begin when the Information Center in Doe Library opens at 9 am).

August 1999

  • Lunch Poems, a noontime poetry reading series, begins its 1999-2000 season on Thursday, September 2, 1999 from 12:10-12:50pm in the Morrison Library.

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  • The Chemistry Library home page has been re-designed. Check it out!

June 1999

  • AccessUN: The Readex Index to United Nations Documents is now available. AccessUN provides access to current and retrospective United Nation documents. and publications, from 1961-1999. The full text documents themselves are available in GSSI in the companion Readex UN Documents microfiche collection (Microfiche 10982). AccessUN is available from computers on campus or remotely through Berkeley IP address recognition.  From the Library Web home page, access AccessUN via the drop-down menu of Electronic References Resources. Select Indexes & Abstracts from the menu.

May 1999

April 1999

  • The University History Series of the Oral History Online Project is now available.

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  • Middle English Compendium is now available. MEC has been designed to offer easy access to and interconnectivity between three major Middle English electronic resources: an electronic version of the Middle English Dictionary, a Hyperbibliography of Middle English prose and verse, based on the MED bibliographies, and an associated network of electronic resources, including a large collection of Middle English Texts. MEC is available from computers on campus or remotely through Berkeley IP address recognition.  From the Library Web home page, access MEC via the drop-down menu of Electronic References Resources. Select Dictionaries or Books from the menu.

March 1999

  • Digital National Security Archive is now available. DNSA provides access to more than 35,000 declassified documents spanning fifty years of US national security policy. Based on documents collected by the National Security Archive, there are, at present, 12 collections which can be searched separately or in combination. Topics range from the Cuba Missile Crisis 1962; Berlin Crisis, 1958-1962; El Salvador: 1977-1984; Iran-Contra Affair: 1983-1988; South Africa: 1962-1989 to Afghanistan: 1973-1990 and US military uses of space: 1945-1991. Besides providing the full image of the documents, a detailed chronology of events, a glossary of personal names, terms, and places; and a bibliography are given for each collection. Users can search by keyword, subject, name, title, classification, document type, date, creator, recipient, and collection. DNSA is available from computers on campus or remotely through Berkeley IP address recognition.  From the Library Web home page, access  DNSA via the drop-down menu of Electronic References Resources. Select Indexes & Abstracts from the menu.

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  • On-line access to the full text of nearly all UC Berkeley dissertations filed 1996 -- is now available. For more information, please see the guide to using Current Research@ and ProQuest® Digital Dissertations.

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  • UC Berkeley Graduate Students, Faculty and Staff may now submit interlibrary loan requests online.  Go to the Submitting Requests section of the Interlibrary Borrowing Web page. Once again, this service is only available to UCB Graduate Students, Faculty and Staff!

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  • The wonderfully re-designed Slavic & Eastern European Resources Web site is now available! [webmaster note: The URL of the website circa 1/99 was www.lib.berkeley.edu.edu/Collections/Slavic/. As of 2/05 the website has again been redesigned, and moved to www.lib.berkeley.edu/doemoff/slavic/]

February 1999

January 1999

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