Monthly Archives: January 2012

WilsonWeb databases are moving to EBSCOhost

On Wednesday, February 1, 2012, Roane State’s WilsonWeb databases will be owned and operated by EBSCO rather than H.W. Wilson. EBSCO purchased H.W.Wilson, which no longer exists as its own company. This change affects the following Roane State library databases: … Continue reading

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Remembering the Great Wikipedia Blackout of 2012

Last Wednesday, a number of big name websites went dark to protest pending legislation in Congress related to how intellectual property is protected on the Internet. The legislation was called SOPA and PIPA. This blog post isn’t about them, but … Continue reading

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You don’t have to be a genius to be successful

I’ve been a Roane State librarian for 12 years, and here’s something I’ve learned: The most successful students are not always super-smart geniuses. Successful students work hard, manage their time and ask for help. College is hard work. If it … Continue reading

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