December 16, 2010

Spotlight: The Chronicle

The first in a series of spotlight posts featuring library resources, The Chronicle of Higher Education. One of the premier links on the library database by title page and immediately accessible using the Database by Title search on the main library page (keyword: Chronicle), The Chronicle is "No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators."
"Based in Washington, D.C., The Chronicle has more than 70 full-time writers and editors, as well as 17 foreign correspondents around the world."

"Online, The Chronicle is published every weekday and is the top destination for news, advice, and jobs for people in academe. The Chronicle's Web site features the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; an archive of previously published content; vibrant discussion forums; and career-building tools such as online CV management, salary databases, and more."

"The Chronicle's audited Web-site traffic is routinely more than 12 million pages a month, seen by more than one million unique visitors." --
About the Chronicle

The Chronicle of Higher Education is also accessible through several library databases including Academic Search Complete (full text 1999 - present, one month embargo), Education Research Complete (full text 1999 - present, one month embargo) and LexisNexis Academic (1997 - present, one month embargo).

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