Posted on: Thursday, 9 August 2018 - 2:52pm
Front cover of the Gutenberg Bible in the Scheide Library. Photo by Roel Munoz, Princeton University Library
Available now to Princeton University Library patrons is "Bookbindings on Incunables, the Scott Husby Database at PUL," a research tool for investigating the great variety of bindings on...
Posted on: Monday, 11 June 2018 - 10:56am
Princeton University students, faculty, and staff can access NK News, an independent database providing news, research tools, and data on North Korea through Princeton University Library's electronic resources.
On NK News, subscribers can:
Read translated, up-to-date 24-hour news coverage from...
Posted on: Wednesday, 4 April 2018 - 2:42pm
April 4, 2018. Princeton users have trial access to Duxiu Qikan until the end of June.
Duxiu Qikan 读秀期刊 gives access to academic journal articles from mainland China. Different to China Academic Journals the database does not only list articles that are included for full-text download, but also...
Posted on: Thursday, 15 December 2016 - 9:47am
December 15. The Princeton University East Asian Library is happy to announce the release of the AddPinyin Plugin for MarcEdit. This free software tool automates the process of adding pinyin to batches of Chinese MARC records. Its functionality complements that of the previously released OCLC...
Posted on: Wednesday, 31 August 2016 - 4:34pm
Initially released as a beta service in the spring of 2016, this new catalog is the result of a two year effort to improve and eventually replace our twenty-year-old Main Catalog and incorporate the best features of contemporary library search technology. The catalog is available at https://...
Posted on: Thursday, 17 March 2016 - 2:54pm
March 17, 2016. Princeton users have now on-line access to transcripts of documentary films and newsreels from China, 1946(?)-1985. The bulk of the items are from the Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976; all documents are in Chinese. The 1750 items were created by the Zhong yang xin wen ji lu dian ying...
Posted on: Monday, 15 February 2016 - 4:55pm
The Princeton University Library has a trial for Art and Architecture in Video from Alexander Street until April 12, 2016. The collection includes over 500 hours of documentaries, interviews and instructional videos in art and architecture. Of interest to engineering disciplines are videos on...
Posted on: Tuesday, 9 February 2016 - 2:14pm
The Engineering Library recently acquired online access to the Encyclopedia of Polymer Science and Technology. http://library.princeton.edu/resource/27212
Now in its Fourth print edition, the online version provides access to over 400 articles covering fundamental and practical aspects of polymer...
Posted on: Monday, 11 January 2016 - 9:02am
January 4, 2016. We currently have a trial for Web Bijutsu shinpo, until February 3rd.
The Bijutsu Shinpo, published from 1902 (Meiji 35) to 1920 (Taisho 9), was a journal of modern Japanese art and modern culture which was not exclusively on the art of Japan, but also treated painting, sculpture...
Posted on: Monday, 14 December 2015 - 3:16pm
December 10, 2015. Princeton users now have access to the China Statistical Yearbook Database (CNKI), a large selection of statistical data published by the Chinese government including the 2010 census (search for 2010年人口普查), at http://library.princeton.edu/resource/27106 . A wide variety of...
Posted on: Tuesday, 24 November 2015 - 10:22am
Nov. 23, 2015. Princeton users now have access to the Apabi Newspaper database at http://library.princeton.edu/resource/27062; choose the shuzi baozhi 数字报纸 tab. Newspapers available include the following: Renmin ribao (2009-), Guangming ribao (2013-), Huanqiu ribao (1993-), Wenhuibao (2012-),...
Posted on: Tuesday, 24 November 2015 - 10:20am
Nov. 23, 2015. Princeton users have access to the Apabi image database at http://library.princeton.edu/resource/27061; choose the tupianku图片库 tab. The collection is highly organized; the top-level categories (called “museums”) are Chinese art, calligraphy, folk art, red (i.e. socialist) art,...
Posted on: Monday, 15 June 2015 - 3:28pm
Questions about copyright?
The Office of the General Counsel has created a new website about copyright: http://www.princeton.edu/copyright/index.xml. It answers many common questions from the campus community about copyright issues, like getting permission to use copyrighted materials in scholarly...
Posted on: Monday, 20 April 2015 - 3:32pm
The Princeton University Library has recently become a partner of the Perma.cc service. Developed by law school libraries, and used by academics in many disciplines, as well as courts, the Perma.cc service allows users to create citation links that will never break. When a user creates a Perma.cc...
Posted on: Monday, 19 January 2015 - 5:19pm
BrowZine works by organizing articles found in Open Access and PUL subscription databases, uniting them into complete journals, then arranging these journals on a common newsstand. The result is an easy and familiar way to browse, read and monitor scholarly journals across the disciplines.
Posted on: Saturday, 3 January 2015 - 12:00am
The ArticleExpress service has been available for some time to teaching faculty only in the humanities and social sciences, and many constituents in the sciences. The service provides rapid electronic document delivery of journal and newspaper articles, as well as book chapters and conference...
Posted on: Thursday, 7 August 2014 - 12:00am
Users of the Princeton University Library may have heard the name HathiTrust floating around or have read about it. It began in 2008 as a partnership between the CIC, or Committee on Institutional Cooperation (“Big Ten” Libraries+), and the University of California. The HathiTrust Digital Library...
Posted on: Friday, 9 May 2014 - 12:00am
Marquand Library is in the midst of an experiment to provide access to unique digital art content via circulating iPads. Art related e-books, including artist-produced projects, as well as mobile applications (i.e, apps) will be downloaded to the iPads. This is different than the PUL iPad lending...
Posted on: Friday, 21 March 2014 - 1:31pm
Announcing two new subscriptions at the library: Engineering Case Studies Online, which offers hundreds of hours of video and thousands of pages of text resources on engineering failures and successes and Environmental Studies in Video, which covers topics in alternative energy, pollution...
Posted on: Monday, 21 October 2013 - 12:00am
If one logs in to Borrow Direct or any other resource requiring CAS, or the Central Authentication Service--entering one's netID and password when prompted--on a public terminal available in the library, it is very possible that a second patron could request a Borrow Direct item in the first patron...
Posted on: Wednesday, 6 February 2013 - 9:44pm
Many U.S. funding agencies are now requiring researchers to submit a data management plan with their grant applications. DMPTool* provides guidance in creating ready to use data management plans for:
NIH, NEH, NOAA, NSF, Gordan and Betty Moore, IMLS
The tool has been customized for Princeton...
Posted on: Thursday, 25 October 2012 - 8:32pm
Princeton University has trial access to the Data Citation Index on the Web of Knowledge platform! Go to Select a Database tab and choose Data Citation Index to start exploring.
If you have questions about the trial, please contact: Patty Gaspari-Bridges, firstname.lastname@example.org or Tim Otto, timothy....
Posted on: Friday, 16 March 2012 - 12:00am
Elizabeth Bennett, Librarian for History and History of Science, has put together many, very useful online research guides for a wide variety of historical topics. From the Research Guides link on the main library home page, which takes one to the LibGuides home page--PUL uses LibGuides to create...
Posted on: Wednesday, 15 February 2012 - 12:00am
One can search for individual sales by title in the library catalog, or search by keyword, e.g. Christies London. The Rare Books & Special Collections Division in Firestone has many runs of catalogs that may need to be requested from off-site, and are typically book, map, manuscript and...
Posted on: Thursday, 1 December 2011 - 2:20pm
Princeton University Library patrons now have the option of receiving electronically a book chapter or article from a book held at ReCAP. This includes Marquand's restricted ReCAP location ["ReCAP Marquand Library use only (RCPPJ)"]. Patrons can specify ELECTRONIC/ELECTRONIC DOCUMENT DELIVERY (EDD...