Archive for October, 2010

New Books from our Faculty

Monday, October 25th, 2010

Linda M. Shires Perspectives: Modes of Viewing and Knowing in Nineteenth-Century England. Ohio State University Press, 2009. Could Victorian England be the very source of modernism? Linda M. Shires, professor of English at Stern College, provides a multi-generic approach to this fertile intellectual period and shows how its painting and photography, and its artists’ innovative […]

Recent Books by our Alumni:

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

Shira Smiles – Torah Tapestries: Words of Wisdom Woven from the Weekly Parashah -Bereishis. Feldheim, 2010. Morey Schwartz – Where’s My Miracle: Exploring Jewish Traditions for Dealing with Tragedy. Gefen Publishing, 2010. Joel B. Wolowelsky – The Mind of the Mourner:  Individual and Community in Jewish Mourning. OU Press, 2010.

OTZAR again!

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

The Library has been informed that access to Otzar HaHochma using the locally installed software version is no longer available to us.  Access for Yeshiva University is through the Otzar HaHochma Online version only. We are proceeding to make the necessary changes to our web pages and to the Library’s computers.  Please adjust your workflow […]

Trending Now on iPOLL (Roper Center)

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

If a candidate for Congress supported the health care reforms enacted this year (2010), would that make you more likely to vote for him or her, would it make you less likely, or would a candidate’s support of the health care reforms not make much difference in your vote? Do you agree or disagree with […]

Trending Now on iPOLL (Roper Center)

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

Would you be more likely to vote for a candidate for Congress who the Tea Party movement supports, or more likely to vote for a candidate who the Tea Party movement opposes? Do you approve or disapprove of President Obama’s decision to begin withdrawing US troops from Afghanistan in July 2011? How likely do you […]

Dissertations & Theses: Full Text (ProQuest)

Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

Yeshiva University students and faculty now have immediate access to the full text of dissertations through PQDT — Full Text, the most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses. The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full text coverage for older graduate works.  More than 70,000 full […]