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Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, was born February 12, 1809. His parents, Thomas and Nancy (Hanks) Lincoln, raised Abraham in the western frontier of Kentucky and Indiana. Both died before they could see Lincoln become the great leader we celebrate each February. READ MORE

Frank O. Sherrill Papers


The Frank O. Sherrill Papers is a collection that pertains to various civil rights and racial problems in the south. Frank O. Sherrill was the owner of a chain of S & W Cafeterias. In the 60s, African Americans targeted his restaurant for racial integration. This is a letter to Mr. Sherrill asking him to desegregate his restaurants. The author mentions a time when she was vacationing in Europe when someone asked her, "How do you explain your South...

Browzine makes your mobile device your library


Atkins Library is sponsoring BrowZine, a new application that allows you to browse, read and monitor many of the library’s scholarly journals - all in a format optimized for your iPad, iPhone or Android tabletand phone. Built to accompany your searching needs, items found in BrowZine can easily be synced up with Zotero, Mendeley, RefWorks, Dropbox or several other services to help keep all of your information together in one place.

BrowZine delivers top journals from publishers like Oxford, SAGE, Springer, Wiley and Elsevier and many more. With BrowZine, you can:

  • Browse and read journals by subject, easily review tables of contents, and download full articles.
  • Create your own bookshelf...

Come to Atkins Library for a Citation Workshop

Learn about the tools that are available to you to make citing your sources easier. See examples of how you can use a style guide, citation generator, the library catalog, library databases, and Microsoft Word (MLA, APA, Chicago/Turabian). Or learn how to use EndNote, the University's citation management software.

No sign up is required, and the workshops will be geared to the needs of the participants. The schedule and location for these workshops can be found at
The Digital Scholarship Lab (DSL) partners with faculty and graduate students in the use of digital and networked research tools to create, disseminate, and store new knowledge.  We aim to be a catalyst for collaborative community throughout the research lifecycle.  

The DSL can support the research process and projects through advising, digital tools, and a set of services that includes: Copyright and Authors’ Rights, Data Support and Data Management Planning, Publication, and Usability Testing.

We assist faculty and graduate students with locating and accessing numeric, geospatial, and statistical data, and with managing and preparing those data for analysis.  We can help you find, access, organize, reformat, manipulate, subset, or study data spatially. We can help you with identifying data sources, data management planning, data archiving strategies, licensing data collections, and data queries.  We also provide data management...
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