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Dec 10 2009

Journal Finder maintenance

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On Monday, December 21, there may be a short interruption of Journal Finder service while maintenance is performed. You may not be able to do a Journal Titles search on our home page. The outage is not expected to be very long.

Jan 29 2009

Belk Library on Flickr

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Belk Library is now on Flickr! Click on this link (or go to and check out photos of our building, people and celebrations.

Apr 25 2008

New functionality added to ScienceDirect

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ScienceDirect has added new features that make articles easier to evaluate, reference details more visible and results easier to refine. For more information go to

Apr 13 2008

National Library Week, April 13-19

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Elon University celebrates National Library Week from April 13-19, 2008, with chances for the campus community to win books of their choice just by stopping by the Belk Library.

New READ posters featuring Elon faculty, staff and student government leaders will also be on display around the center atrium. Philosophy professor Anthony Weston, program assistant Janice Ratliff, and SGA officers Rob Saunders, John Bateman, Cassie Hickey and Chase Rumley posed for the advertisements.

Apr 11 2008

New JSTOR interface

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On April 4, 2008, JSTOR unveiled a new interface and several new features, including MyJSTOR to manage citations and a basic search on the JSTOR home page.

More info at

Apr 04 2008


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Mar 31 2008

New DVDs sponsored by SGA

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Thanks to the generosity of the Student Government Association, many new DVDs were recently added to the Belk Library DVD collection. Visit Belk Library to check out these new DVDs:

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Feb 27 2008

Carret contest winning essays available online

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Thomas JeffersonStudents planning to enter the 12th Annual Philip L. Carret “Thomas Jefferson Essay Competition” now have another resource to use when conducting research for their work: past winning essays available on the Belk Library web site.

For the first time since the contest started in 1997, winning essays – along with the second- and third-place entries – have been digitized and posted online. Click on the link below to read past winners and to learn more about the history of the essay contest.

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Feb 25 2008

PBS videos online

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Belk Library users can now view PBS videos online by going to from an on-campus computer. These videos are a collection of many of the high quality documentary and educational video programs produced for the Public Broadcasting Corporation.

Feb 01 2008

Chronicle of Higher Education online

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Belk Library users can now view The Chronicle of Higher Education online by going to from an on-campus computer.