RefWorks Will Be Phased Out In Spring 2018

Due to changes to RefWorks that compromise the usability of its user interface, the Library will cancel its subscription to RefWorks in the Spring of 2018 and will replace it with the Mendeley reference manager.

If you are just beginning your research, we strongly recommend that you instead use Mendeley to manage your references.

If you are a current user of RefWorks, especially the legacy version, you will need to take steps to export your reference database from RefWorks to Mendeley.

October 25, 2017: RefWorks is currently incompatible with the Library’s proxy server.

After you login through the proxy, RefWorks experiences the error “ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS” and informs you that “ redirected you too many times.”

The problem has been reported to our proxy server provider. In the meantime, the RefWorks library guide offers some work-arounds.

Vortex of our Dreams: American Design at the 2015 Prague Quadrennial

October 17 – December 16, 2017

Join us on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 4 – 6 p.m. for the opening reception of Vortex of Our Dreams: American Theatre Performance Design at the 2015 Prague Quadrennial. There will be a talk between 4:30 and 5 p.m.

Vortex of Our Dreams

The Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space, founded in 1967, is the largest event in the world to explore theatre performance design in its entirety. Held every four years in Prague, the quadrennial surveys the latest trends and accomplishments in stage design and scenography, featuring submissions from more than 60 countries.

The U.S. has been represented at every quadrennial since 1972 by the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT), the national association for performing arts and entertainment professionals who work in design, technology and production. In its submissions to the quadrennial, USITT aims to showcase the best in both student and professional design for theatre.

The photographs and videos in the exhibition on display at Le Moyne’s Noreen Falcone Library are highlights from USITT’s exhibition at the 2015 quadrennial, which was installed in the 14th century Church of Saint Anne and visited by 180,000 people.

The exhibit is free and open to the public during regular library hours. For more information, call (315) 445-4153.

Library Adds Scopus: The Largest Database of Peer-reviewed Literature

Elsevier logo Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature, including journal articles, books, patents and conference proceedings. This database provides comprehensive coverage of research output in the areas of science, technology, medicine, social science and arts and humanities. Scopus is also incredibly current – it’s the only leading database that is updated daily, rather than just weekly.

In addition, Scopus is a citation index, linking the references that articles and book chapters have cited with the source works, allowing users to search, discover and analyze patterns in how research is conducted. In particular, Scopus features bibliometrics tools to track citations over time for a set of authors or documents. Users can also view h-index (publication impact) for specific authors, assess trends in search results, analyze an author’s publishing output, and gain insight into a journal’s performance.

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