Starting January 27, the Library will host a workshop every Friday from 12-12:45pm while classes are in session. Please go to http://www.hks.harvard.edu/library/research/training.htm for a complete list of workshops and their descriptions.
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Starting January 23, the Library Research Office will be staffed from 9-10am and 3-5pm while classes are in session. Research Staff can also be reached through e-mail at email@example.com or by phone at (617) 495-1302.
From December 11-20, the Library Commons will be open until 3:00 am. The main part of the Library will continue to close at the regular time.
Spring 2012 Reserves Deadline
Submit all library reserves requests for the Spring Semester no later than Monday, December 19, 2011 to ensure availability for the first day of classes.
Request Items for Library Reserves
Fill out the Library Reserves Request Form to place books and videos on reserve. Requests are processed in the order in which they are received. Please allow additional time for items not already in our collection.
Donate Items for Library Reserves
We greatly appreciates receiving donated copies of faculty publications and required course readings. Faculty members are welcome to place personal copies of books or videos on reserve which will be returned promptly at the end of Term. Items loaned may be used frequently and one should expect some wear. Donated items will be added to the collection.
Contact Library Reserves with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (617) 495-1300.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy provides news and information for executives of tax-exempt organizations in health, education, religion, the arts, social services, and other fields, as well as fund raisers, professional employees of foundations, institutional investors, corporate grant makers, and charity donors. Along with news, it offers such service features as lists of grants, fundraising ideas and techniques, statistics, reports on tax and court rulings, summaries of books, and a calendar of events.
To support the work of HKS alumni around the world, the Library now provides access to EBSCO’s Academic Search Alumni Edition. This resource provides full-text for more than 3,350 journals as well as indexing and abstracting for more than 8,200 journals. It covers many areas of academic study including public policy, international affairs, economics, environment, religion, education, the sciences, and more. Over 3000 of the journals included in full-text are peer-reviewed. To register for free access, please email email@example.com.
Beginning this fall, registration and access to Academic Search Alumni Edition will be through the Alumni Relations and Resource Development extranet.
New E-Resources — Government Finance Statistics, ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Times of India (1838-2001), and BCC Research: Market Forecasting
Government Finance Statistics - http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:hul.eresource:imfgfson
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Times of India (1838-2001) – http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:hul.eresource:proqhtoi
BCC Research: Market Forecasting – http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:hul.eresource:bccrsrch
Are you concerned about doing research without access to Harvard’s extensive subscription resources? If so, come to this library information session to learn about Academic Search Alumni Edition and the many useful resources that are freely available on the internet. Go here for dates and times.
The World Bank eAtlas of Global Development maps and graphs more than 175 thematically organized indicators, some going back over several decades, for over 200 countries.
Using this tool you can compare and view two maps simultaneously, animate maps to show change over time, view all data in ranking tables and charts alongside maps, export maps and data for use in presentations, and import your own data
Go here to try it out.
Women in America pulls together information from across Federal statistical agencies to compile baseline information on how women are faring in the United States today and how these trends have changed over time. To find out more go to http://www.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/cwg/data-on-women.