Archive for January, 2009

E-books at YUL available through the new Ebrary interface

As a member of the Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL), York University Libraries has unlimited access to a growing selection of thousands of e-books as part of the Scholars Portal services that are available through the Ebrary interface.

Ebrary now offers Quick View to read the books online and if you choose to use to highlight, annotate, copy and paste and use other InfoTools then you need to download the Ebrary reader. Browse the Subject Collection.


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Neuroscience Books from CogNet

Evolutionary cognitive neuroscience

Binocular rivalry

More books in Neuroscience, Computational Intelligence, Linguistics, Biology are available from CogNet

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Scifinder Tutorials

Web Version of SciFinder – Tutorials

Learn about exploring research topics, as well as structure and reaction searching in the web version of SciFinder, via WebEx. Available as short recorded sessions.

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New Books

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Maple tutorials

Maple is the essential technical computing software for engineers, mathematicians, and scientists. You can perform quick calculations, develop design sheets, teach fundamental concepts, or produce sophisticated high-fidelity simulation models using this software.

Tutorials from Maplesoft (on YouTube):

Tutorial 1

Other tutorials from Maplesoft

Manuals on using Maple:

The following Maplesoft product manuals are available for free download and are also incorporated into the Maple Help System. Inside Maple, from the Help menu, select Help > Manuals, Dictionary and More > Manuals.

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MATLAB Tutorials

MATLAB 7.7: Learn more about MATLAB through product demos and online seminars that highlight features or application examples (from MathWorks Inc.)

MATLAB Tutorials from Cornell University

MATLAB Tutorials on YouTube:

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Mathematics & Statistics E-Books

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