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It’s a good time to be a science major. Why? Because Hannon Library now provides free access to Science Online.

The Latest Research

Science Online is the world’s leading journal of original scientific research. New editions are published every week, connecting you to the latest science research, news, and commentary as well as over twenty years of archived content.

All articles are full text and peer-reviewed, giving you the power of cutting-edge research for your papers and class projects. The subjects covered by this journal are too many to list and include fields like anthropology, ecology, psychology, and medicine.

Easy Searches and Citations

Articles include references and notes with links to source materials and other related resources. And citation is a breeze thanks to clearly listed, easy-to-find publication information.

The website is simple to navigate and puts the latest updates right at your fingertips. Browse by topic or by table of contents of the most recent updates. You can also search for articles by keywords, article type, or publication date.

New E-Resources

Hannon Library is committed to providing SOU students and faculty with access to high-quality materials and resources. There are more great e-resources being introduced this year, so subscribe to this blog and make sure you get the latest news and updates.

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Free Video Streaming

Get ready to take your research to the next level. Hannon Library now offers free video streaming by Academic Video Online.

View documentaries, interviews, newsreels, and much more. Academic Video Online provides over 66,000 titles from a wide range of subject areas including

  • Anthropology
  • Business
  • Counseling and therapy
  • Education
  • Environmental studies
  • Global Issues
  • History
  • LGBT studies
  • Media studies
  • News and current events
  • Nursing
  • Performing arts
  • Science

Browse and search subjects to find the exact content you need. With students and instructors in mind, Academic Video Online curates high quality productions from publishers like BBC and Bloomberg Media Group.

Easy to Use

Navigate videos quickly and easily thanks to a visual table of contents for each film. Create bookmarks for when you need to come back to a particular scene. Or use searchable transcripts to jump straight to specific quotes and timestamps.

The multi-language interface uses a Google Translate widget to provide page translations in dozens of languages, including video transcripts, abstracts, and search results.

More than Movie Watching

Don’t just stream—tailor your viewing experience to match your education needs, whether you’re a student needing an edge on your next big project or an instructor looking to incorporate new material into your classes. Create playlists and video clips, even share them on Facebook, Twitter, and many other sites. Embed videos into your presentations or Moodle courses, with complete publication information for easy citations.

Academic Video Online is only one of the great new e-resources Hannon Library is providing this year. Subscribe to this blog and make sure you get the latest news and updates.

Want to learn more about government information? Are you an educator struggling to help your students navigate the wealth of online documents out there? Hannon Library’s own Dotty Ormes, Government Information & Instruction Librarian, has written a book to help librarians promote online government information to youth.

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Free Government E-Resources for Youth by Dorothy Ormes

The federal government provides much online information on diverse subjects accessible to both adults and children. This book supports teachers, librarians and homeschoolers in K-12 education with a breadth of government resources linked to national education standards and applicable to subjects in the sciences, arts and humanities.

Find this book at Hannon Library, call number Z688.G6 O76 2016

Ormes, Dorothy. Free Government E-Resources for Youth: Inform, Inspire, and Activate. Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited, 2016.
ISBN 9781440841316