The Imaginarium is a space that was created with education majors in mind, providing resources in order to aid with lesson plans and other assignments. Some of these resources include a die cut machine, a paper cutter, and a cart of items that are available during office hours or upon request. Continue reading…
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Spring is on its way to the agriculturally-centered Geneseo, NY region! Milne Library has access to agricultural and horticultural databases for your research, as well as for gardening and horticultural tips.
AgEconSearch contains over 130,000 records in agricultural economics, including sub disciplines such as agribusiness, food supply, natural resource economics, environmental economics, policy issues, agricultural trade, and economic development. Open Access (as in, no login needed!)
AGRICOLA The AGRicultural Online Access database contains citations of works in agriculture and related fields published since the fifteenth century. Links to many full-text documents on the web are included. AGRICOLA is also open to the public. http://agricola.nal.usda.gov/
Agriculture Collection (GALE) A comprehensive database of over 10 million periodicals supporting research in agriculture and related fields, from practical aspects of farming to cutting edge scientific research in horticulture. This is available on campus only, or via Geneseo single sign-on.
Botanicus Digital Library is a freely accessible portal to historic botanical literature, including illustrations and rare volumes from the Missouri Botanical Garden Library.
Gardening, Landscape, and Horticulture Collection offers biotechnologists, farmers, hobbyists, and landscape architects alike access to important content relevant to their pursuits. Popular topics include beekeeping, rose care, mulching, and landscaping. This is available on campus only, or via Geneseo single sign-on.
You can also find these databases on the Milne Library A-Z Databases page, https://libguides.geneseo.edu/az.php
Featuring more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis, including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790. NEXIS UNI also offers quick discovery across all content types, personalization features such as Alerts and saved searches, and a collaborative workspace with shared folders and annotated documents.
NEXIS UNI is conveniently linked on the Milne Library Home page under the “Databases” column.
You can also find it on the Milne Library A-Z Databases page, https://libguides.geneseo.edu/az.php
Hundreds of titles covering Art, Architecture, Design, History, Philosophy, Music, Literature, Theatre and Cultural Studies – right at your fingertips via Milne Library! The Arts & Humanities database is designed to complement the following indexes: ABM, Avery, BHA, BHI, DAAI, Index Islamicus, MLA, Philosopher’s Index and RILM.
or access it from the Milne Library A-Z Database page, https://libguides.geneseo.edu/az.php
“Engagement through Transparency.” The Rochester, NY Police Department Open Data Portal is a public platform for exploring and downloading open data, discovering and building apps, and engaging to solve important local issues. You can analyze and combine Open Datasets using maps, as well as develop new web and mobile applications. A comprehensive collection of Crime Analysis Resource links is also available on the RPD Open Data Portal.
You can access the RPD Open Data Portal on or off campus.
February is Black History Month. Milne Library offers databases and links to literature collections, news archives, scholarly research projects, historical archives, and much more. Subjects include Abolitionism, the Civil Rights movement, Human Rights, Diversity, and Social Justice. Knowledge is power!
“This collection consists of selected correspondence, financial records, contracts, and advertising materials from the Douglass Theater in Macon, Georgia.”
“Based on Joseph Sabin’s landmark bibliography, this collection contains works about the Americas published throughout the world from 1500 to the early 1900’s. Included are books, pamphlets, serials and other documents that provide original accounts of exploration, trade, colonialism, slavery and abolition, the western movement, Native Americans, military actions and much more. With over 6 million pages from 29,000 works, this collection is a cornerstone in the study of the western hemisphere.”
“The largest and most ambitious project of its kind, this collection is devoted to the scholarly study and understanding of slavery from a multinational perspective. An unprecedented collection developed under the guidance of a board of scholars, it offers never before available research opportunities and endless teaching possibilities.”
Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law
“A multitude of essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. This includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery.”
Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) Publications
Publications, court cases, extremist files, Intelligence Project articles, Human Rights issues.
As always, visit Milne Library’s A-Z Database List for your research and learning needs! Knowledge is Power!
The Chronicle of Higher Education has the nation’s largest newsroom dedicated to covering colleges and universities.
- In-depth articles about current issues faced by universities.
- Data and analysis on the latest enrollment trends and statistics.
- Chronicle Focus — comprehensive collections of news, commentary, and advice on the topics that matter on campuses today.
- Collections of articles on important issues in higher education
- Discussion Forums for all things higher-ed
Full access to the Chronicle of Higher Education is available on campus, or using a Geneseo login.
Milne Library will be open until 3:00 AM, Sundays through Thursdays! Need to study into the wee hours? We have you covered! Please check our calendar for holiday hours, Spring Break, and Finals Week Hours.
Welcome, Students! As the semester begins and due dates for your research assignments and projects approach, see what assistance (and time savings) a research librarian can offer you!
Librarians can help you: brainstorm and refine your research topic, locate scholarly research, materials, and/or data, help you cite information, and much more!
You will need to be logged in with your geneseo.edu account.
Participating libraries include:
- University of Rochester
- Monroe County Library System
- George Eastman Museum
- St. John Fisher
… and more!