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130 Years of Excellence: A Brief History of Gordon College

Get a glimpse into Gordon's founding through photos and artifacts in an exhibit curated by the Gordon College Archives. This exhibit is in the Reference Room.  

Database Upgrade! - Academic Search Ultimate

From Elite, to Premier, to Complete, Jenks Library is pleased to offer the highest level of EBSCO's Academic Search database, Academic Search Ultimate. This upgrade provides over 3,000 additional full-text titles, bringing the total full-text offerings of ASU to over 12,000 titles. No matter what your research needs are, the combination of academic journals, magazines, periodicals, reports, books and videos meets the needs of scholars in virtually every discipline ranging from astronomy, anthropology, biomedicine, engineering, health, law and literacy to mathematics, pharmacology, women’s studies, zoology and more. 

New Database! - Communications & Mass Media Complete

Jenks Library has a new database for Communication Arts! Communication & Mass Media Complete provides the most robust, quality research solution in areas related to communication and mass media. CMMC incorporates the content of CommSearch and Mass Media Articles Index, along with numerous other journals in communication, mass media, and other closely-related fields of study to create a research and reference resource of unprecedented scope and depth encompassing the breadth of the communication discipline. CMMC provides indexing and abstracting for more than 570 journals and full text access to over 450 journals.

New Database! - SocINDEX with Full-Text

Jenks Library has added a new database for Sociology and Social Work! SocINDEX with Full Text is the world's most comprehensive and highest quality sociology research database. The database features more than 2.1 million records with subject headings from a 20,000+ term sociological thesaurus designed by subject experts and expert lexicographers. SocINDEX with Full Text contains full text for more than 860 journals dating back to 1908. This database also includes full text for more than 830 books and monographs, and full text for over 16,800 conference papers. With this database, Jenks is adding over 600 full-text journal titles to our available resources! Start searching SocINDEX today. 

Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints

There are always two sides to controversial subjects. Use Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints to explore and understand today’s hot button issues. Whether you’re writing a research paper or looking for supporting resources for a debate, this database has what you need. Collect your data from thousands of talking points, new perspectives, expert opinions, and comprehensive topic overviews. This database can enrich your research with 300+ profiles of federal agencies and special-interest groups. Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints will help you craft your argument with evidence from over 20,100 authoritative voices. Using this database is an efficient way of examining the views present on each side of an issue and helps students develop information literacy, critical thinking skills, and the confidence to draw their own valid conclusions.

 

Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints also includes those visual aids and hard statistical evidence you need to clinch your argument. This database provides access to charts, graphs, statistical information, even interactive maps showing trends in a readily understandable way. 

Book Displays

March is Women's History Month! Stop by our new display to read stories of women from all over the world. These authors tell stories about women's accomplishments, leadership and impact on the world. Pick up a book and celebrate with us! 

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Living the Christian life is an important part our shared experience.  When we live in community with one and other we are called to support and encourage those around us as we journey on our walks with God.  The Christian Life book display showcases new books added to our collection that offer wisdom into what it means to live the Christian life.  

The Christian life book display is housed in the lobby of Jenks on the card catalog as you turn up the stairs to the 4th floor.


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Resource Spotlight

ACADEMIC SEARCH ULTIMATE


A familiar look with a lot more content, Jenks Library is please to offer the highest level of EBSCO's Academic Search databases, Academic Search Ultimate. EBSCO's flagship multidisciplinary database, ASU is great for students who need sources for a TGC research paper to an advanced research project for a senior thesis. The combination of academic journals, magazines, periodicals, reports, books and videos meets the needs of scholars in virtually every discipline ranging from astronomy, anthropology, biomedicine, engineering, health, law and literacy to mathematics, pharmacology, women’s studies, zoology and more.

Top features include:

  • Over 9,000 active full-text peer-reviewed journals.
  • Offers access to resources in key subject indexes.
  • Global in scope with full-text journals from Asia, Oceania, Europe, and Latin America.
  • Includes 74,000 videos from the Associated Press from 1930 to the present.

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