IC Faculty: RSVP for a Data & Statistics workshop 4/25/18 at 3pm in the library’s classroom

Want to learn how and where to find data and statistics to use in teaching, scholarship or for class exercises or demonstration? The Data and Statistics workshop will be held on Wednesday, April 25th at 3:00 in Room 319 in the Gannett Library. This workshop will identify sources of statistics and freely available datasets from library databases such as Statista to governmental sources, data archives, etc.  Learn how to use advanced search features in Google to find data/statistics in a wide variety of formats along with others listed on our guide, Data & Statistics.

This workshop will taught by James Bondra, the Business, Economics and Sport Management librarian along with Dr. William Tastle, Chair of the Management Department in the School of Business.  There will be hands-on exercises in searching for data and using MS-Excel to visualize data.

Please RSVP to James Bondra at jbondra@ithaca.edu

Thanks for your time and hope to see you on April 25th.

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Senate Commerce Committee Announces Hearing To Examine Extremist Propaganda on Social Media Platforms

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, will convene a hearing titled “Terrorism and Social Media: #IsBigTechDoingEnough?” at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 17, 2018. The hearing will examine the steps social media platforms are taking to combat the spread of extremist propaganda over the Internet.

Witnesses:

  • Ms. Monika Bickert, Head of Global Policy Management, Facebook
  • Ms. Juniper Downs, Global Head of Public Policy and Government Relations, YouTube
  • Mr. Carlos Monje, Director, Public Policy and Philanthropy, Twitter

Hearing Details:

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
10:00 a.m.
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

This hearing will take place in Russell Senate Office Building, Room 253. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on www.commerce.senate.gov.

LexisNexis Academic is now Nexis Uni

Access Nexis Uni: http://ezproxy.ithaca.edu:2048/login?url=https://www.nexisuni.com

Nexis Uni webinar registration (free online training):  Webinar registration page

Nexis Uni support page:  www.lexisnexis.com/nexisunisupport

The LexisNexis Academic link will be removed from the databases list on January 2. Nexis Uni is the interface that is replacing it. The content is the same.

NEW! ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Chicago Tribune; LA Times; WaPo

NOW Available!!!

In addition to the NYT (1851-2013) and the WSJ (1889-2000) (which we’ve subscribed for years) Ithaca College Library now has access to the following ProQuest historical newspapers:

  • Chicago Tribune (1849-1993)
  • Los Angeles Times (1881-1993)
  • The Washington Post (1877-2000)

Check it out by signing in with Netpass and viewing the checked databases on the ProQuest list of databases (click the + next to ProQuest Historical Newspapers to see the full list): https://search-proquest-com.ezproxy.ithaca.edu/databases/advanced?accountid=11644

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Congratulations to the ninth president of Ithaca College, Shirley M. Collado #ICInauguration

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This week is Open Access Week

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This week is Open Access Weekhttp://www.openaccessweek.org/

Celebrate by exploring one of the following library guides: