Say what?! JoVE or the Journal of Visualized Experience is, in my opinion, one of the coolest electronic databases we have on campus. It is the world’s first peer reviewed scientific video journal. Yes, VIDEO JOURNAL! And yes, peer reviewed, which means that the content is a trustworthy source of information.
Have you ever touched paper made out of sheep poo?
No, really, have you? Sheep Poo Paper ™ has the same uses as traditional paper and is commonly used for printing, writing and crafting. The paper is produced in Wales using only Welsh water. Want to learn more and see it for yourself? Come to the library and discover our Materials Samples Collection! Located near periodicals, these items cannot be borrowed; however, the collection is quite extensive. With over 100 in stock, you can learn about sample composition, manufacturing processes and what each sample is most commonly used for. Additionally, you can search the collection online using the “Materials Database” link on the library website (library.olin.edu) under Library Service and Collections.
Have you ever used a library Subject Guide? What are Subject Guides (also referred to as LibGuides), you ask?