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Upcoming Library Events

EIU's Global Outlook Presentation

Date: Thursday, Aug 22, 2019
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am

In this presentation, Robert Ward, Editorial Director for The Economist Intelligence Unit will:

  • Present EIU’s current forecast for global growth with a focus on the events, environment, and components that are driving growth.
  • Review the regional and country specific political and economic forecasts including key trade, geopolitical, and industry impacts on near-term growth.


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Westlaw Office Hours

Date: Thursday, Sep 5, 2019
Time: 10:30am - 11:30am

Our Westlaw trainer will be here to assist you with a quick overview of how to get started with the database or provide more in-depth training with a particular focus.

These sessions are open to all DOC employees.

No appointment is necessary, but feel free to contact the library if you would like the trainer to prepare a particular training tailored to you or your office.


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Library Orientation

Date: Monday, Sep 9, 2019
Time: 9:00am - 9:30am

There's something to learn for new and more experienced staff alike!  Come down and tour the beautiful, historic Reading Room while you get a refresher on library services, available print & electronic resources, and set up access for password protected databases & wifi. Reservations are encouraged, but not necessary. 

Can't make the monthly orientation? Stop by Room 1894 at any time or call us to schedule a customized appointment or overview for your office.


OECD iLibrary Now Available!

DOC Staff and Contractors stationed in HCHB now have access to the OECD iLibrary!

OECD iLibrary is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its bookspapers and statistics and is the gateway to OECD's analysis and data.
OECD iLibrary also contains content published by the International Energy Agency (IEA), the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), the OECD Development Centre, PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment), and the International Transport Forum (ITF).
OECD iLibrary presents all content so users can find - and cite - tables and databases as easily as articles or chapters in any available format: PDF, WEB, XLS, DATA, ePUB, READ.

Check out our latest booklist! Performance Management

Are you interested in developing your skills in performance management? Then look no further than the Library's latest booklist on Performance Management.

Conveniently every title is hyperlinked to the catalog and from there you may login with your Library Account and request the book.

Books of the Month!