Archive for October, 2008

Database trials

October 28, 2008

These databases are under consideration for future subscription and are accessible to Regis students, faculty and staff. If you wish to provide feedback about a database under consideration, please contact the bibliographer for your subject area.

Database: Art Abstracts
Expires: November 11, 2008

Database: Art Index Retrospective: 1929 – 1984
Expires: November 11, 2008

Database: Business Source Complete
Expires: November 11, 2008

Database: Health and Psychosocial Instruments

Database: International Pharmaceutical Abstracts

Database: MEDLINE with Full Text
Expires: November 11, 2008

Database: Nursing Reference Center
Expires: November 11, 2008

Lumen catalog Facebook application

October 27, 2008

Search the library catalog from your profile. This application provides you with the option of selecting a search field (i.e keyword, title, author). Search results will open in a new browser window or tab.

Lumen catalog Facebook application

Facebook example

Lumen catalog search plug-in for Firefox and Internet Explorer

October 27, 2008

This is a plug-in for your browser’s search box, usually found on your browsers navigation toolbar, and works in Firefox 2.0 and 3.0, as well as Internet Explorer 7. Use the plug-in to perform a keyword search of the Lumen library catalog. Search results will open in a new browser window or tab. Use the drop down menu for the browser search box to specify the search plug-in you want to use. From the drop down menu, use the Manage Search Engines (Firefox 2.0 or 3.0) or Change Search Defaults (IE7) to remove the plug-in if desired.

Go to this page to install the plug-in

Firefox 2.0 example

LibX Regis Library search plug-in for Firefox

October 27, 2008

LibX is a browser plug-in for Firefox and Internet Explorer that provides direct access to the library’s resources. You can use the plug-in to search in Lumen, Prospector, Google Scholar, or the library’s e-journal portal (search options vary for each).

Firefox plug-in
Internet Explorer plug-in
*The IE plug-in is still in beta development and has most of the functionality of the Firefox version.

The plug-in will display below the Address bar in your browser once it is installed. You can search directly from the LibX toolbar or using the right-click context menu. It also places cues in web pages you visit if the library has resources related to that page.

LibX Regis Library browser plug-in


October 27, 2008

Unmasked: An Interactive Expression of What Happy Faces are Hiding is a project of Active Minds at Regis University. Students are creating masks that depict their inner experiences. The masks, accompanied by a brief narrative, will be on display in the Dayton Memorial Library through Friday, November 7th.

Archives closed on Friday, October 24th

October 23, 2008

The Archives will be closed on Friday, October 24th. Regular hours and staffing resume on Tuesday,
October 28th.

Check It Out!

October 22, 2008

The new issue of Check It Out!, a newsletter of the Regis University Libraries, has just been published. Check it out here.

24th annual Calligraphers Open

October 1, 2008

The 24th annual Calligraphers’ Open is in the Doyle and Margaret Hartman gallery from September 28 – October 31, 2008. It includes recent works by members and friends of the Colorado Calligraphers’ Guild.

Additional information about exhibits in the library can be found here.

Election information

October 1, 2008

Looking for information about the political parties?  State and local elections?  Check out these sites.

General election information
U.S. Electoral College
U.S. Federal Election Commission

Political Parties
Constitution Party
Democratic Party (Democratic National
Democratic Socialists of America
Green Party
Independent Party (Committee for a Unified Independent Party)
Libertarian Party
Natural Law Party
Reform Party (Reform Party National Committee)
Republican Party (Republican National Committee)

State and Local Information
Colorado Department of State – Elections Center
Colorado Springs – City Elections
Denver Election Commission
Legislative Blue Book