What is the EJC?

Electronic Journal CenterOne of our most heavily used research databases is the EJC, or Electronic Journal Center.  EJC is a multidisciplinary article database that comes to us from OhioLINK. Its contents focus on scholarly full text articles from more that 7,000 journals.  Academic publishers providing EJC content range from Blackwell to Project Muse.

Access EJC: http://journals.ohiolink.edu/ejc/

View a full listing of EJC Title Lists by Publisher: http://journals.ohiolink.edu/ejc/publisher.cgi

For tips on search strategies and the EJC, connect with one of our academic research librarians 513-244-4307.


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Join us 9/23 | Consititution Day Discussion

Coming soon: Our annual Constitution Day celebration!

When: September 23rd, 12:30-1:15.

Where: Library Group Study Room.

What: A discussion of the 13th amendment to the Constitution that abolished slavery. “Toward a More Perfect Union: The Constitution, Slavery, and Presidential Power as Shown in the Film, Lincoln.”

Who: MSJ profs, Pete Robinson & Georgana Taggart will lead the discussion.

Door prizes: all in attendance will receive a copy of the Constitution.

Hope to see you there!

For more info about national Constitution Day: http://www.constitutionday.com/


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New in the Collection | Aug 2014

A sampling of some of the new titles in our print and digital collections.  These resources are freely available to all current staff, faculty, and enrolled students.  All that’s required for in-person checkout or online access off campus is your MSJ AllCard/Library card.

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Hours for the 4th of July

Our hours for the upcoming 4th of July holiday weekend are:

Thursday, 7/3, 7:30am-7pm

Friday, 7/4, CLOSED

Saturday, 7/5, CLOSED

Sunday, 7/6, CLOSED

Wishing our patrons a relaxing and fun holiday!



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Summer Reading Suggestions

Looking for a good book to read this summer?
We have many suggestions:

Where to find these titles:


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Celebrate National Library Week: April 13-19


National Library Week will be observed across the United States April 13-19, 2014 with the theme, “Lives change @ your library®.”  First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country each April. It is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation’s libraries and librarians and to promote library use and support. All types of libraries – school, public, academic and special – participate.

Here at MSJ we invite you to celebrate with us April 16th from 2:30-3:30 in the Library’s Group Study Room where we will offer students, staff, and faculty coffee, treats, and a chance for students to win a Starbucks gift card.

What: Have cookies, coffee, tea, and a cake from Diane’s Cakes to celebrate National Library Week

When: Wednesday, April 16th from 2:30-3:30

Who: MSJ Students, Faculty, and Staff

Where: The Library Group Study Room

*** Students can also enter their name in a drawing for a $20 Starbucks gift card! ***

Got questions about our National Library Week celebration? Contact our organizing librarians:  Bridget McDermott Bridget_McDermott@mail.msj.edu or Susan Falgner Susan_Falgner@mail.msj.edu.


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Get Coding: Safari Books Online

Safari Books Online

Are you wanting to brush up on your web design skills or learn a programing language? Or maybe you’ve been interested in learning about 3D printing?  The MSJ Library offers a large collection (26,767 titles) of design and technology ebooks via Safari Books Online. Topics include desktop and web applications, networking, mobile apps, gaming development, graphic design, system administration, and network security.

Other topics covered by Safari Books Online include: communications, business, creativity, math, science, health, and personal development.

Safari Books Online is FREE to currently enrolled MSJ students, staff, and faculty.  If you’re off-campus, all you need to login is your MSJ AllCard/Library card.

How to get help? As always, if you need search tips, please let one of our research librarians know.  You can call (513-244-4307), email (library@mail.msj.edu) or stop by the Research & Instruction Desk for individualized attention.


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