October 2, 2007
Issue No. 75

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Using Google Book Search As a Research Tool

As more major academic libraries join the Google Book Search project, Google Book Search certainly has the potential of becoming an increasingly valuable research tool. The Google Book Search collection currently includes over 1 million items, with thousands of titles are added daily... Read more

Major New E-Book Service

Stanford University Libraries and Academic Information Resources (SULAIR) has added a major new e-book service, MyiLibrary... Read more

Chat Reference Is Here and It's Cool!

The Stanford Libraries' Information Center is now providing reference help via Instant Messaging (IM). Just go to the IC Web site, select IM Us, and send us your questions... Read more

HDIS Offers New Online Images and Text

The Humanities Digital Information Service (HDIS) creates and provides access to searchable online collections of image and full-text resources for the Stanford humanities community... Read more

Engineering Index Available from Ei Engineering Village

Stanford University Libraries and Academic Information Resources (SULAIR) now licenses Engineering Index through both SearchPlus and the recently-acquired Ei Engineering Village platform... Read more Cross-File Searching of Scientific Society Publications is a free federated vertical search portal including the publications of 15 scientific societies, patents from the European, Japanese and US patent offices, and full-text documents from the U.S. Department of Energy... Read more

Social Science Data and Software (SSDS): An Array of Resources and Services

SSDS staff provide a variety of services and support that include consulting, workshops and help documentation... Read more

Social Sciences Resource Center (SSRC): Key Resources and Services

Located on the first floor of the Green Library Bing Wing, the Social Sciences Resource Center supports the research and instructional needs of the Stanford University community through a variety of resources and services... Read more

SULAIR Creates Library in Second Life

Stanford University Libraries and Academic Information Resources (SULAIR) has developed a small site in Second Life, which includes a virtual library. Second Life (SL) is a virtual world run by Linden Lab, based in San Francisco... Read more

HighWire Press: New Journals

HighWire Press, the online publishing division of Stanford University Libraries and Academic Information Resources (SULAIR), produces indexed, full-text versions of scientific, technical and medical journals... Read more