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Wiley Online Library outage
On Saturday May 21st, access may be interrupted to Wiley Online Library due to essential site maintenance. The interruption will begin in the US at 5am eastern time and may continue for 2 hours.
New journal in Project MUSE – The Minnesota Review
Also indexed in MLA Bibliography, Minnesota Review is now available, from 2010, in full text through the Project MUSE database. “Publishing contemporary poetry and fiction as well as reviews, critical commentary, and interviews of leading intellectual figures, the Minnesota Review curates smart yet accessible collections of progressive new work. This eclectic survey provides lively and sophisticated signposts to navigating current critical discourse.”(Quoted from Project MUSE’s journal description.) This journal is also available through Duke Libraries in the following databases: Literature Online (from Spring 2004), ProQuest (from 04/2004), Humanities International Complete (from 03/2006), and Open J-Gate (from 2006). Check out The Minnesota Review’s Creative Writing Blog.
New database: The Foundation Directory Online
“To meet the needs of grantseekers at every level, all FDO subscribers can search by county, metro area, and ZIP code as well as by city and state; save searches and store them in a password-protected ‘My FDO’ e-folder; tag records with any reminder word or phrase; E-mail, print, and save records; export lists of up to 100 search results at a time into Excel with a single click; and exclude grantmakers that don’t accept unsolicited applications… Updated weekly, Foundation Directory Online includes details on nearly 100,000 funders and over 2 million recent grants.” (Quote from www.foundationcenter.org) Click to see a sample record from the Foundation Directory Online.
Electronic resources such as e-journals and databases are generally accessible only to Duke community members such as faculty, staff and students.