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Information for Social Scientists, Issue 49, September 2012: Front

In This Issue

This e-only issue of ISS is loaded with content, particularly focusing on electronic information developments here at Emory and beyond.

Tab 1, Summer Changes: The library starts the new academic year with important personnel changes including a new interim library director. Upcoming building changes include expansion of MARBL on Level 9, more quiet study space and "New Books & News" at the library entrance.

Tab 2, Data Management:  Read about this developing issue for social scientists and other researchers, particularly for those applying for government grants. Do you have a data management plan (DMP)? Library help is available.

Tab 3, Subject Resources: New social science resources acquired since the spring issue of ISS. Very exciting is the expansion of resources for African-American Studies,  digitized full-text papers of the British House of Commons for 18th and 19th centuries, digital resources related to U.S. elections and PyscTESTS, non-commercial psychological tests, scales, etc from 1910 to date.

Tab 4, E-Book & E-Journal Collections: Two large e-book collections have been added, one scholarly and another popular. Remember you can now check out e-readers such as Nooks and iPads from the library.

Tab 5, Emory digital projects and events: Check out DiSC. Find out about DiSC's latest collaborations, how you can submit a project, and learn about new digital techologies.

Tab 6,  OpenEmory:  The new digital repository for your research, has launched.   Read about it and the new Open Access Publishing Fund.

Tab 7, New and handy libguides: Includes guide to finding and using digital images,  research data management, as well as the libguide on library workshops.

Tab 8,  How to...: Links to important services.

Tab 9, Library staffing in the social sciences: We welcome Lori Jahnke, the new Librarian for Anthropology and Jennifer Doty, our new Data Management Specialist.

As always, we welcome your feedback. Use the handy link in Tab 10.

Back issues of this publication are available here.

Welcome Back to ISS

Information for Social Scientists (ISS) is the General Libraries' continuing newsletter that highlights information resources and services of interest to social scientists.

In keeping with President Wagner's request to pay close attention to the volume of paper announcements and mailings, this newsletter is now published e-only.

We welcome your comments.  Let us hear from you so that ISS will continue to be useful to the Emory social science community.  Please e-mail our ISS editor, Liz McBride.

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