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Jul 28 2009

Elon summer reading favorites

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summerfavs.png Your response was sensational! The librarians at Belk Library asked the faculty and staff to recommend their favorite and/or most recently read books for summer reading. Over 300 titles were recommended. The books that are available in Belk Library are now displayed with the name of who recommended each book.

The entire list of recommendations is available online on LibraryThing at

Mar 19 2009

Create custom maps with SimplyMap

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Belk’s new database SimplyMap allows you to create thematic maps and custom datasets for multiple uses:  for class or conference presentations, for your website, for posters, and many other uses.

SimplyMap’s variables include demographics data, historical and current census data, business and marketing variables, and data from Mediamark Research’s Survey of the American Consumer.

SimplyMap is easy to learn and simple to use.  Liven up your next presentation with custom created maps. Call Betty Garrison at ext. 6581 or email for a demo.