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Publications by Nobel Laureates Available through December

The Rensselaer Libraries are very pleased to announce that World Scientific Publishing is offering free access to publications from several Nobel Laureates through the end of the year.  Publications by Professor James Peebles (Physics), Professor Gregg L.

4th Carl A. Westerdahl Forum - Panel Forum on Digital Preservation

On Monday October 21st from 6 - 8 p.m. Rensselaer Libraries will hold the 4th Carl A. Westerdahl Forum in the Auditorium of the Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies.

Ask Us 24/7 Now Available

Rensselaer Libraries is excited to announce a new virtual reference service – “Ask Us 24/7” chat with a reference librarian! In Fall 2019, the Libraries joined the Ask Us 24/7 Reference consortium, which enables our patrons to chat live with a reference librarian anytime of the day or night.

Material ConneXion

Material ConneXion – brought to you by the Rensselaer Libraries.  This searchable resource includes the latest material and manufacturing developments from industry with 8,000 plus materials, processes and technologies.  Also included is sourcing across more than 20 industries with product inform

Information Literacy At The Library

Need help getting started with research?  How about your students?  Now available through the Rensselaer Libraries is the comprehensive InfoLit guide from Credo Reference - https://guides.lib.rpi.edu/InfoLit/InfoLiteracy.  Included are

New AVON Video Streaming Service

While last year’s Rensselaer Libraries’ subscription to the Kanopy streaming video services was very popular, the demand-driven subscription model became too costly for us to sustain for campus-wide service.

A Silver Spoon at RPI

RPI’s Institute Archives and Special Collections department has a lot of cool things that you might not expect to find among our rare books, manuscripts, and Institute records.  We also have a variety of artifacts, some of which are well over a century old.  Our most recent acquisition in this ca

Tracking Research Data Management @ RPI

Rensselaer Libraries are trying out an exciting new technology, piloted as a project call "Data Lighthouse," that focuses on enabling certain processes associated with the archival of research data that allow and facilitate researchers to find each other’s research in the various data silos in th

2018 McKinney Writing Contest Awards

The Rensselaer Libraries want to congratulate the winners of this year's McKinney Writing Contest. Winners were announced at a ceremony on April 12 featuring guest speaker Paul Harding. Paul is the author of the novel, Tinkers, which in 2010 won 

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