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Midterm Season is Here. Librarians Can Help.

Exams, essays, homework assignments—it is that time of the year. Before your stress reaches an alarmingly high level, speak with a liaison librarian. Librarians are professionals who help library users find information and critically evaluate it, develop a research topic, and cite your sources properly.

There is a librarian available Monday through Friday, as well as on Sundays. Look for the familiar red flag or stop at the Circulation Desk and ask to see a librarian. You may also schedule an individual appointment with a liaison librarian.

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SciFinder Scholar is a large collection of information about organic and inorganic substances.  Includes references to thousands of journals and patents from more than 61 patent authorities from the mid-1800s to the present. Users can search substances by chemical structures, biological sequences, substructures, or reactions. Contact the Chemistry Liaison Librarian for registration information.
Spatial Hazard Events and Losses Database for the United States (SHELDUS) is a county-level hazard data set for the United States (1960-present).  It covers natural hazards and perils including thunderstorms, hurricanes, floods, etc. Contains information on the date of an event, affected location (county and state) and the direct losses (property, crops, fatalities, etc.) caused by the event.  Contact the Economics Liaison Librarian for registration information.
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