Posts tagged: Databases

PressDisplay Fixed

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By , April 3, 2009 11:25 am

The earlier problem viewing newspapers in PressDisplay from off campus has been fixed.

If you continue to have any problems with PressDisplay, please contact Scott Pfitzinger at Thank you.

Technical Problem with PressDisplay

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By , April 1, 2009 6:40 pm

If you are using PressDisplay from off campus (or on campus but using wireless), you must log in through EZ-Proxy to access this or most other databases.

We are currently experiencing a technical problem with PressDisplay, where the main newspaper image will not display. This only occurs when accessing PressDisplay using EZ-Proxy. We are aware of the problem and are working to fix it as soon as possible. We will post another message here when this problem is eliminated. Thank you for your patience.

Intermittent E-Reserve Outages

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By , November 19, 2008 7:45 am

Irwin Library E-Reserves may experience intermittent outages from 12 noon Saturday,Nov. 22 until 12 noon on Sunday, Nov. 23.

This is due to routine server maintenance.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Butler Libraries obtain Citation databases (Web of Science)

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By , July 25, 2008 4:39 pm

Butler Libraries has subscribed to the following Web of Science, Science Citation databases:

Science Citation Index
Social Sciences Citation Index
Arts & Humanities Citation Index

The Libraries obtained backfiles to 1999, and plans are to add more backfiles in future years.

The power of these databases resides in being able to track who is citing whom and how often articles are being cited, resulting in an article’s impact within a field.

To access these databases go to: and select ‘Databases’

For assistance in learning how to navigate these research databases, contact the Butler Libraries Reference Services:

Irwin Library:  940-9245
Science Library:  940-9401


Oxford Language Dictionaries Online

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By , September 27, 2007 3:19 pm

Introducting OLDO! The Oxford Language Dictionaries Online.

access to Oxford’s top-of-the-line, unabridged bilingual

Oxford Language
Dictionaries Online
features essential language resources never before
available online – fully searchable, comprehensive, authoritative bilingual
dictionaries and unique study materials that provide extra help with learning
and using an expanding range of languages.

  1. Initially offering
    over 1.2 million words and phrases, and over 2 million translations in
    French, German, Spanish and
  2. Coming in
    : Chinese, Russian, and revolutionary pronunciation software
    allowing you to hear native speaker stress and intonation
  3. Unique
    language learning support
    , including usage examples and illustrative
    phrases, grammar guidance, click-through verb tables and pronunciation charts,
    explanations of grammatical terms, and help with spelling and
  4. Access to
    hundreds of correspondence templates including sample letters,
    emails, and resumes to provide practical help with writing
  5. Regular
    updates every six months ensure that the most current meaning
    and the latest new words are just a click away

You can access OLDO on the Library Website under Databases or just click the link above.

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