We have made some great changes to the wireless network in the library. “APU Wifi – Anchorage” is now available for APU users. Also, the UAA Wifi “UAA Wifi – Guest” is much faster than it was before. Both the APU and guest networks require a self registration process for first time users.
For a description of each network and how to connect to
them, go to the page: Computers, Laptops, Internet Access & Wireless
The Consortium Library is responding to student requests and adding a space where you can take a break, buy a snack or beverage from the vending machine or heat up your food in the microwave, even during after hours study and the weekend. This room is located right by the North entrance and will be ready for use shortly!
What do all of the following resources have in common?
Oxford English Dictionary—not only theEnglish-language dictionary but also theauthority on its evolution over the last millennium—and great for Scrabble too!
American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection—a digital collection of American magazines, newspapers, and journals published 1684 – 1912that documents American life from the Colonial Era through the Civil War and Reconstruction. Subjects include the history of slavery, European views of the Americas, politics, religious issues, science, culture and the arts, health, women’s issues, industry and professions, education, advertising, and more. Contains illustrations, letters, excerpts of speeches.
The Anchorage Times—full-text content of local and regional news from 1970 – 1992. Gaps in coverage are being filled in over time, with the entire newspaper from 1915 – 1992 available eventually.
Now, add in additional E journal and E book titles from Masterfile and even more titles covering science and engineering.
You spoke, we listened! These are all new resources that we have added to our collection!
We responded to your feedback on the LibQUAL+ Survey and added the OED back. To access, go to the Databases link on the main Consortium Library website and search for Oxford English Dictionary.