Category Archives: Research Tips

Ideas for more effective searching our library catalog and databases.

Web Resources: Two Online Indices for Classical Studies

This week I thought I would highlight two resources that help researchers to utilize two book collections which emphasize classical studies. The first, Paulys Realencyclopädie der classischen Altertumswissenschaft, is available in print in the Stamps Library but this website helps … Continue reading

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APU Libraries on Facebook

My colleague Kimberley Stephenson regularly posts updates on a Facebook page on behalf of the University Libraries. If you like to keep up to date with all of our news, make sure you check out Azusa Pacific University Libraries on … Continue reading

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New Library Service: ArticleReach

Have you heard about Article Reach? It is a marvelous new (free) service offered by the University Libraries. If the article you are searching for is not available in full-text online,  select the Periodical Finder link to see if we … Continue reading

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New Resources in Past Masters!

With thankfulness for funds received from the Lilly Endowment, the Stamps Library has recently added electronic books and manuscripts to our Past Masters collection. We now have the complete New City Press edition of all of Augustine’s works, the Works … Continue reading

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Two more related great resources!

I realized after writing up the Wabash Center that, well, I couldn’t just leave it at that …because the Lilly Endowment has so generously funded a variety of initiatives that provide great resources for ideas and dialogue within Christian higher … Continue reading

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Terrific Resource to Bookmark: The Wabash Center

I enjoy highlighting resources that I think might be particularly helpful for the wider APU community, and one that I often showcase in classes is the website for the Wabash Center. The Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Religion … Continue reading

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Have you discovered LibGuides yet? Librarians who specialize in many of the subject disciplines on campus have created these online guides – some on a general topic, some “how-to” topics – like proper citation style formatting, and some that directly … Continue reading

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“One aspect of serendipity to bear in mind is that you have to be looking for something in order to find something else.” – Lawrence Block. I saw this quote on a blog I follow and thought it was a … Continue reading

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