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New Geoscience E-Journals

Posted by ppugh@wvu-ad.wvu.edu.
October 20th, 2006

The Libraries recently added GeoScienceWorld to electronic collections.  GeoScienceWorld, a resource for research and communication in the geosciences, consists of 30 peer-reviewed journals indexed, linked, and inter-operable with the database Geo-Ref.  The journals are society publications, published from the year 2000 through the present.

The professional societies represented are:  American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG), American Geological Institute (AGI), Geological Society of America (GSA), The Geological Society of London (GSL), Mineralogical Society of American (MSA), Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM), and Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG).

To search GeoScienceWorld, use GeoRef on the WVU Libraries database page at http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/databases/.  To access journals in GeoScienceWorld directly, use the link under collections on the WVU Libraries e-journals page at http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/ejournals/.

submitted by Linda Blake

Electronic Journals Coordinator/Science Librarian


WVU, Marshall Libraries Host Author Lunch Oct. 27

Posted by Monte Maxwell.
October 18th, 2006

WVU Intranet, October 16, 2006 

West Virginia University and Marshall meet again this fall. However, this time there won’t be a football.

Instead, the excitement is all part of the third author’s luncheon for supporters of the libraries at WVU and Marshall. The event kicks off at noon, Friday, Oct. 27 at the Embassy Suites in Charleston.

“We are truly grateful for all of our wonderful supporters, and this luncheon is our way of showing them our appreciation,” WVU Libraries Dean Frances O’Brien said.

“We expect that everyone will have a great time. Past luncheons show us that people enjoy meeting writers and hearing them talk about their craft.”

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Wise Library Named Literary Landmark as Keeper of Poet Laureate Work

Posted by Monte Maxwell.
October 9th, 2006

WVU Intranet, October 9, 2006




LITERARY LANDMARK — WVU's Charles C. Wise, Jr. Library was designated as a literary landmark during the West Virginia Library Association Annual Conference recently held in Huntington. Receiving a plaque that notes the designation are, from left, Martha Yancey, head of circulation at the Evansdale Library and WVLA president; Frances O'Brien, dean of the WVU Libraries; Penny Pugh, head of reference for the Downtown Campus Library; and Harold M. Forbes, curator of rare books.