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The Chicago Manual of Style Online provides convenient access to the style, formatting, and grammar guidelines provided in the book. Chicago is the style of choice for many professional journals within the social sciences, history, and anthropology.
The Chronicle, based in Washington, D.C., is a major news service in dedicated to covering academic affairs throughout the nation's colleges and universities. It is published every weekday online and appears weekly in print. Print issues are available in the Periodicals section of the Library.
Endnote Web is a web-based tool that allows you to store, share and organize your citations so that you can access them from any computer. By installing the Microsoft Word plugin, you can cite references from your library and automatically create your bibliography as you write.
All faculty, students, and staff can access the New York Times website directly by setting up their access via the Eckerd Library subscription. An initial one-time registration from ON-CAMPUS is all you need to access the NY Times online from your laptop, tablet, or phone from anywhere in the world. You can connect your existing NY Times account or create a new one. Access includes articles from 1851 - current, The New York Times Magazine, current access to the Spanish and Chinese editions, as well as access via mobile app (except NYT Crossword app). See our First Time Account Setup Instructions for more information about the process.
New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
All the World's Primates is a comprehensive online resource for primate information. Containing all of the 505 species and 195 subspecies recognized by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), as well as exciting current discoveries, the database details habitat, social behavior, diet, physical measurements, risks of extinction, and other facts critical to understanding primate lives.
Users must be on-campus to access this resource. Access is limited to 20 simultaneous users at one time.
The Cultural Histories Series offers an authoritative survey of a wide range of subjects throughout history. Each subject is looked at in Antiquity, the Medieval Age, the Renaissance, the Enlightenment, the Age of Empire and the Modern Age and thematic coverage is consistent across all periods so that users can either gain a broad overview of a period or follow a theme through the ages. Sample subjects include A Cultural History of Animals, A Cultural History of Childhood and Family, A Cultural History of Food, A Cultural History of Sport, just to name a few.
CloudLibrary provides instant access to ebooks available through the Florida Library Network. E-Books can be downloaded to your PC, tablet, or smartphone using the CloudLibrary app. The librarian-curated collections include recent award-winning titles, socially relevant and sometimes controversial reads, and literature classics. Log into CloudLibrary with your Eckerd email account.