Mardi Gras

"Proteus." 1882. Charles Briton. Howard-Tilton Memorial Library. Louisiana Research Collection. Accessed through Tulane University's Carnival Collection

Want to know more about “Mardi Gras?”  Here’s some resources below to help you become more of an expert on the celebration taking place all over the world today. Start with a search for “Mardi Gras” in Credo Reference, a database of over 600 … [Continue reading]

Free Journals February

For the month of February, we now have access to over 200 journals in the behavioral sciences published through Routledge (Taylor & Francis).  These journals cover subjects like Mental Health, Social Psychology, Neuropsychology, Cognitive … [Continue reading]

Party Like It’s 1939

If you are looking for great movies to take home this weekend, consider some of classic movies from 1939--thought to be  the greatest year in film history.   At Arkansas Tech Library, you can find 1939 award-winning films such as: Dark … [Continue reading]

TRiO SSS

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Federal  program Student Support Services is now located on the 2nd floor of the Ross Pendergraft Library & Technology Center as of Friday, February 1, 2013. Director Lori Wineland and SSS Advisors, Lindsey Riedmueller and Nichole Christensen, … [Continue reading]

Newspaper Database Trial

Screen shot of the Arkansas Democrat Gazette, February 4, 2013 using NewspaperDirect

From now until Feb. 28th, the Arkansas Tech community is invited to help us test-drive a newspaper database called NewspaperDirect.  Featuring the digital editions of over 2,000 newspapers from around the world, this database allows you to search for … [Continue reading]

African American Experience

In celebration of Black History month, we are proud to feature the online database, African American Experience.  This resource is a great starting place for information about African American history and culture.  Search within articles, speeches, … [Continue reading]

February 1, 1790

“At the Supreme Judicial Court of the United States, begun and held at New York (being the Seat of the National Government), on the first Monday of February, and on the first day of said month Anno Domini 1790.” These are the very first words … [Continue reading]

OED

Part I A-ANT of the Oxford English Dictionary was published on January 29, 1884 (1). The original plan, set in 1879, was to complete the dictionary in ten years. Five years later, they only reached the word ant. The dictionary would be published … [Continue reading]

Elijah Wood

Elijah Wood was born January 28, 1981 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Best known for his portraying of Frodo Baggins in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, he also lent his voice to main characters in animated movies such as 9 and Happy Feet. He recorded James … [Continue reading]

Sir Winston Churchill

Sir Winston Churchill passed away forty-eight years ago at the age of 90. He is known for his major role as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom during World War II. He started writing in 1899 and Literature Online lists 59 works by him. Learn about … [Continue reading]