For more information or questions on the Electronic Resources Forum, please contact Ruth Reingold, Assistant Dean for Computing Technology, WCAS or Harriet Lightman, Bibliographer, Northwestern University Library.
WCAS Humanities and Social Sciences Research Guide to Technical Resources:
This web site guides you through the electronic, technical and computing resources available for Northwestern faculty and graduate students in the Humanities and Social Sciences. These resources cover a wide range of areas: from training opportunities to campus facilities; from software applications to library-based search engines.
To set up backup accounts for Humanities graduate students, make an appointment with George Campbell <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Connecting to Northwestern's Wireless Network from on-campus:
Connecting to Northwestern's Wireless Network from off-campus:
This web site describes options for accessing the Northwestern University network from off-campus.
Virtual Private Network (VPN): <http://www.tss.northwestern.edu/vpn/>
Northwestern University Information Technology strongly encourages off-campus users to connect to the Northwestern network via VPN to ensure computer systems security. This web site describes how to use and configure VPN for Northwestern networking.
2EAST New Technology Series: <http://2east.northwestern.edu/>
Established to promote scholarly technologies and bibliographic resource activities, 2East is made possible by the collaboration of Northwestern University Library's Digital Media Services and Collection Management and Northwestern University Information Technology's Academic Technologies. It is specifically intended for NU faculty who want to take advantage of the teaching and research capabilities of digital media, course management systems, online archives, advanced visualization technologies, electronic journals, and other emerging technologies.
Graduate School, Northwestern University: <http://www.northwestern.edu/graduate/>
Selectors' Directory: <http://www.library.northwestern.edu/collections/selectors.html>
This web page provides a list of selectors with their responsible selection subject areas.
Past Electronic Resources Forums
- 2005 http://www.library.northwestern.edu/collections/sept2005/
- 2004 http://www.library.northwestern.edu/collections/sept2004/>
- 2003 http://www.library.northwestern.edu/collections/sept2003/>
- 2002 http://www.library.northwestern.edu/collections/sept2002/>
"A Web of Wonder," by Jeff Kelly Lowenstein (GJ03). Northwestern Magazine, Fall 2004 Issue, pages 22-30.
On Page 27 of the above article, the side bar section "On the Web" lists some of the web sites Northwestern faculty, staff, and students have created.