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  • Posted: October 06, 2014
    changes to library resource

    Do you use EBSCOhost databases such as Academic Search Complete?  If so, please be aware that beginning January 1st, 2015, many of our EBSCO databases are being replaced by comparable databases provided by ProQuest.  Although you will no longer have access to some of the library resources you may be accustomed to using, the databases, content and tools available from ProQuest are comparable to or better than similar resources provided by EBSCO. 

    To learn if a database you use will be affected and to see what the comparable replacement will be, please refer to the chart on our 2015 Database Changes page.

    How to Prepare

    Why are these changes happening?

    NC LIVE (North Carolina Libraries for Virtual Education) provides many online resources to public and academic libraries statewide (including all UNC institutions and NC community colleges).  We are fortunate to have this resource supplementing the subscriptions paid for by Randall Library/UNCW.  Databases, journals, e-books, and e-videos are expensive, and libraries depend on consortiums like NC LIVE to assist them in providing user access to important information sources.  Precipitated by funding constraints, but also in response to a review of their provided content, NC LIVE has made significant changes to the subscription resources it provides to us and other NC institutions.  The NC LIVE “2015-17 Resources Announcement,” from the Executive Director of NC LIVE, contains more information about how and why these decisions were made.

    Questions? Please contact your Liaison Librarian

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  • Posted: October 01, 2014
    Wentworth Fellows Poster Session

    Wentworth Fellows Showcase

    Meet the Fellows in person Wednesday, October 8, 2-4 pm

    The Wentworth Fellowship, a gift of Mr. Charles F. Green III, was established in 2001 to enable a select number of students to travel to sites, in America or abroad, associated with literary authors and texts. This year's recipients traveled to places as far as Japan and Argentina. For more information about Wentworth Travel Fellowships, visit this link here.

    Presenting this year are: Elizabeth Bernardo, Brittney Knotts, John Osborne, Roxy Simons, Chris Hathaway, Samantha Taylor, Henry (Hank) Blanton, Melissa Stone, and Alexandra (Alex) Doria

    Please stop by the Randall Library information table at 3 pm on October 8th to learn about how Randall Library can provide support and assistance to you when you embark on a research project, or you can also visit the library resources webpage to learn how we can support projects like this!

    Caylee Reid visits home of author Virginia Woolf, London, England I

    Meet the Fellows in our digital gallery

    Gallery includes bios of the scholars, student written profiles of the scholars, and various photographs from recent trips. The Wentworth Scholar Digital Gallery can be viewed here.

    Special thanks to English Faculty member, and Wentworth Fellowship committee chair, Dr. Alex Porco, and to Kimi Faxon Hemingway and her journalism students.

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