Empire State College will be minimally staffed on Wednesday, Nov. 27. The college is closed for Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 28, and will not be open to serve the public on Friday, Nov. 29. Questions submitted to the Ask-a-Librarian service during those days will be answered on Sunday, December 1, 2013 when the library will [...]
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Many of the library resources such as databases and e-book collection have special features that can be very convenient to use but to get them to work correctly and actually save your research, you need to create an account with that resource. Your login to Empire State College gives you access to these resources but [...]
In honor of the Veteran’s Day holiday, the online library’s Ask-a-Librarian service will be closed on Monday, November 11, 2013. We will, however, be open on Sunday, November 10 from 1-9pm.
If you have been working on papers, essays or other assignments, you have likely been asked to cite your sources. Depending on the subject area that you are working in and your instructor’s preference, there are a few citation styles that you could be asked to use for this. Luckily, the Empire State College Library [...]
In honor of the Columbus Day holiday, the library will be closed on Monday, October 14, 2013. The library will be open on Sunday, October 13, from 1-9pm.
EBSCOhost can now be accessed fully on mobile devices without using an app. If you go to the library website www.esc.edu/library and access EBSCOhost databases from there, it will direct you to their mobile site. Mobile Access Auto Detects and Auto Directs All Smartphones and tablets are now auto-detected and automatically directed to the new [...]
Did you know that the online library offers live online classroom based workshops? We use a live online classroom so you can attend the workshop from the comfort of your own home. You can learn how to use the library more effectively and save time and effort doing research and citations for your assignments. You [...]
Proquest Databases are doing maintenance to their system so the search interface will not be working during the time frame listed below. If you have issues with any Proquest Database, ebrary or RefWorks during this time, please come back after the 4 hour time frame. Eastern Time: Saturday, September 28, 2013 at 22:00 for four [...]
We have many databases through EBSCOHost and a great feature they have is the folder. You can add articles to a folder to save for later but it is important that you create a personal account if you want these articles to be saved when you return to EBSCOHost. Once you create a personal account, [...]
EBSCO will be performing scheduled maintenance on Friday, September 20 from 11:00 PM to Saturday, September 21 at 3:00 AM Eastern Time. Only items from the publishers listed below will be affected. National League for Nursing American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Intellect Ltd Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press (MIT Press) College of Business and [...]