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eBook Academic Collection on Trial

The eBook Academic Collection (EBSCO), available on trial this fall, includes more than 135,000 titles from university presses and academic publishers. This database is considered an alternative to ebrary. Comments welcome!


Education Source on Trial

We invite you to explore Education Source, available on trial from EBSCO this fall. The database features scholarly journal literature on all aspects of education from pre-K through college. Send us your comments!


Dr. Hulce to Speak on Chemical Warfare in WWI

Dr. Martin Hulce in Chemistry will speak on the first use of chemical warfare, which occurred in World War 1, and the effects it had on soldiers, innovation and advances in chemical warfare. Join us on October 6th, 3:30-4:30 p.m. in the Skutt Student Center Room 104.


Introducing Gartner Research

Gartner is a new database of technology research provided courtesy of DoIT. It covers IT products and services, IT industry trends, and IT strategies and governance. Gartner is available with a netID login via the Library's Databases A-Z list.


Times of London

The Library is pleased to announce that we have recently acquired The Times of London Digital Archive (1785-2009), covering local events in Britain and international events in India, China, South Africa, and the Americas.


Access to the Chronicle

Did you know the Chronicle of Higher Education is freely available to Creighton, courtesy of the CU Libraries? Here's how to access the Chronicle, including on campus, off campus, and on your mobile device!


Earn Extra $$ @Your Library

The Reinert-Alumni Library is hiring Creighton students to work extended hours during FINALS week (May 3-8, 2015).  It's not hard and we'll train you.  Simply print and fill out the form and return it to the Circulation Desk by April 22nd.

Questions? Call 402-280-2260 or stop by the Circ Desk!


Another WWI Event!

Mark your calendars! Scott Jordan, graduate student in East-West Studies, will present "Asia in World War I? The forgotten front that made the Great War, a World War" on April 14th at 4 p.m. in the UP Room. This event is co-sponsored by the Asian World Center & Maorong Jiang.


Spring Cornerstone Available

The spring issue of the Reinert-Alumni Library’s Creighton Cornerstone newsletter is now available online, with news and updates of interest to faculty and staff. Check it out!


World War I Lecture

On March 19th, John Calvert, Ph.D. and Professor of History, will be giving a presentation on: " The Great War and the Making of the Modern Middle East." The event will be held in the Skutt Student Center Room 105 at 3:30. Refreshments will be served!


New 3D Digitial Design Center Open

We're open for business! The Reinert-Alumni Library is pleased to introduce the new Digital Design Center on the main level. Bring your designs to life with our 3D printers, or create 3D scans of existing objects. For full details, please see the Library's 3D Printing handout.


January is Tea-rrific!

January is National Hot Tea Month and to celebrate, the Library is hosting afternoon teas from 2-5 pm on Fridays. Each week will focus on a particular type of tea: White Tea (16th), Green and Oolong (23rd), and Black Tea (30th).

Bring your mug (if you've got one) or just bring yourself and indulge in a warm "cuppa". Take a study break, or pop in to warm up between afternoon classes. 


Rare Book Donated by Alumnus

Ahmed Obaid Almansoori of Dubai, a 1995 CU business alumnus and guest of the Asian World Center, has donated another rare book to the Reinert Alumni Library. Read more >>


Open Access Webcast

The CU Libraries and CAI will observe Open Access Week by sponsoring "8 Steps to Implementing Open Educational Resources" on October 17th, from noon to 1:30 in the Union Pacific Room L10. All faculty are welcome!


Want to Learn a New Language?

The Library proudly offers Mango Languages, with online learning courses for more than 60 foreign languages, including English as a second language.


Cornerstone Newsletter Spring 2014

Read the latest issue of the Reinert Library's semi-annual newsletter, the Cornerstone.