Friday, March 25, 2011

Proquest Share This tool

Just testing out Proquest's ability to save an article directly into a Blogger post.

Effects Of Childhood Obesity On Hospital Care And Costs, 1999-2005

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Tuesday, March 15, 2011

LIfe cycle of household goods assignment -- more sources

In addition to, you might try and " The Story of Stuff" (

Friday, March 4, 2011

Metaphor for Subject-Specific Databases

This was an aside in an ACRLog post, but I loved it!! As a metaphor for using Subject-specific databases instead of just Google:

"when I need shoes I go to a shoe store; I don’t go up and down the mall asking for shoes in every store"

Courtesy of Maura Smale