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Electronic Resources News & Information

The latest activity in Electronic Resources at the OCC Libraries

New Streaming Video Titles

Films On Demand
New titles are always being added to our Films On Demand subscription. See what's new in June.

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New E-books

  • 360 Vulnerability Assessment with Nessus and Wireshark : Identify, Evaluate, Treat, And Report Threats and Vulnerabilities Across Your Network / by Raphael Hungaro Moretti, Emerson E. Matsukawa.
  • Applied Numerical Methods Using MATLAB / by R. V. Dukkipati Phd.
  • Architecting Blockchain Solutions : Unlock the Power of Blockchain to build Trustless Networks, dApps, Tokens, and Virtual World / by Sathvik Vishwanath.
  • Arduino Solutions Handbook : Design Interesting DIY Projects Using Arduino Uno, C and C++ / by Dr. Sandeep Saini, Manpreet Kaur.
  • Automated Market Makers : A Practical Guide to Decentralized Exchanges and Cryptocurrency Trading / by Miguel Ottina, Peter Johannes Steffensen, Jesper Kristensen.
  • Bayesian Optimization : Theory and Practice Using Python / by Peng Liu.
  • Boozang from the Trenches : Learn Test Automation with Boozang in an Enterprise Environment / by Gianni Pucciani.
  • Build Your Own Test Framework : A Practical Guide to Writing Better Automated Tests / by Daniel Irvine.
  • CI/CD Pipeline with Docker and Jenkins : Learn How to Build and Manage Your CI/CD Pipelines Effectively / by Sandeep Rawat.
  • CISM Certified Information Security Manager Practice Exams, Second Edition / by Peter H. Gregory.
  • Certified OpenStack Administrator Study Guide : Get Everything You Need for the COA Exam, 2nd Edition / by Andrey Markelov.
  • Cloud Native AI and Machine Learning on AWS : Use SageMaker for building ML models, Automate MLOps, and Take Advantage of Numerous AWS AI Services / by Premkumar Rangarajan, David Bounds.
  • Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD) : A Practical Guide to Designing and Developing Pipelines / by Henry Van Merode.
  • Data Mesh in Action / by Jacek Majchrzak, Sven Balnojan, Marian Siwiak.
  • Data Mining and Predictive Analytics for Business Decisions : A Case Study Approach / by Andres Fortino.
  • Distributed Serverless Architectures on AWS : Design and Implement Serverless Architectures / by Jithin Jude Paul.
  • Docker : Practical Guide for Developers and Devops Teams / by Bernd Oggl, Michael Kofler.
  • Emerging Metaverse XR and Video Multimedia Technologies : Modern Streaming and Multimedia Systems and Applications / by Jong-Moon Chung.
  • Enterprise Applications with C# and .NET : Develop Robust, Secure, and Scalable Applications Using .NET and C# / by Alexandre F. Malavasi Cardoso.
  • Experimentation for Engineers : From A/B Testing to Bayesian Optimization / by David Sweet.
  • Expert Performance Indexing in Azure SQL and SQL Server 2022 : Toward Faster Results and Lower Maintenance Both on Premises and in the Cloud, 4th Edition / by Edward Pollack, Jason Strate.
  • Firewalls Don't Stop Dragons : A Step-by-Step Guide to Computer Security and Privacy for Non-Techies, 5th Edition / by Carey Parker.
  • Flutter and Dart : Up and Running: Build Native Apps for Both iOS and Android Using a Single Codebase / by Dr. Deepti Chopra, Roopal Khurana.
  • Getting Started with Angular : Create and Deploy Angular Applications / by Victor Hugo Garcia.
  • Grokking Functional Programming / by Michal Plachta.
  • Immutability : Recipe for Cloud Migration Success: Strategies for Cloud Migration, IaC Implementation, and the Achievement of DevSecOps Goals / by Sachin G. Kapale.
  • Implementing SAP MII, 2nd, Updated and Revised Edition 2023 / by Dipankar Saha, Chandan Jash, Sudipta Mukherjee, Supriya Malakar, Abesh Bhattacharjee.
  • Introduction to Dependent Types with Idris : Encoding Program Proofs in Types / by Boro Sitnikovski.
  • Kubernetes Secrets Management / by Alex Soto Bueno, Andrew Block.
  • Kubernetes for Jobseekers : DevOps and Kubernetes Interview Questions and Answers for Freshers and Experienced Professionals / by Shivakumar Gopalakrishnan.
  • Let Us C : Authentic Guide to C Programming Language, 19th Edition / by Yashavant Kanetkar.
  • Let Us Java : Strong Foundation for JAVA Programming Fully Working Examples Carefully Crafted Exercises, 6th Edition / by Yashavant Kanetkar.
  • Linux Server Cookbook : Get Hands-on Recipes to Install, Configure, and Administer a Linux Server Effectively / by Alberto Gonzalez.
  • Machine Learning with Intelligent Scenario Lifecycle Management (ISLM) / by Marcin Dzierzgowski, Kinga Tarczynska, Marek K. Zielinski.
  • Mike Meyers' CompTIA A+ Core 2 Certification Passport (Exam 220-1102) / by Mike Meyers, Ron Gilster.
  • Mike Meyers' CompTIA A+ Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting PCs Lab Manual, Seventh Edition (Exams 220-1101 & 220-1102) / by Mike Meyers, Mark Soper.
  • Mike Meyers' CompTIA A+ Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting PCs, Seventh Edition (Exams 220-1101 & 220-1102) / by Mike Meyers, Travis A. Everett, Andrew Hutz.
  • Modern C++ for Absolute Beginners : A Friendly Introduction to the C++ Programming Language and C++11 to C++23 Standards, 2nd Edition / by Slobodan Dmitrovic.
  • Modern Oracle Database Programming : Level Up Your Skill Set to Oracle's Latest and Most Powerful Features in SQL, PL/SQL, and JSON / by Alex Nuijten, Patrick Barel.
  • Practical Digital Forensics : Forensic Lab Setup, Evidence Analysis, and Structured Investigation Across Windows, Mobile, Browser, HDD, and Memory / by Dr. Akashdeep Bhardwaj, Keshav Kaushik.
  • Practical Highcharts with Angular : Your Essential Guide to Creating Real-time Dashboards, 2nd Edition / by Sourabh Mishra.
  • Practical Mathematics for AI and Deep Learning : A Concise yet In-Depth Guide on Fundamentals of Computer Vision, NLP, Complex Deep Neural Networks and Machine Learning / by Shravan Kumar Belagal Math, Tamoghna Ghosh.
  • Pro Kotlin Web Apps from Scratch : Building Production-Ready Web Apps Without a Framework / by August Lilleaas.
  • Pro RESTful APIs with Micronaut : Build Java-Based Microservices with REST, JSON, and XML, 2nd Edition / by Sanjay Patni.
  • Pro SQL Server 2022 Wait Statistics : A Practical Guide to Analyzing Performance in SQL Server and Azure SQL Database, 3rd Edition / by Thomas Larock, Enrico Van De Laar.
  • Production Variance Analysis in SAP S/4HANA / by John Jordan, Janet Salmon.
  • Programming Arduino : Getting Started with Sketches, Third Edition / by Simon Monk.
  • Quick Start Kubernetes, 2023 Edition / by Nigel Poulton.
  • Rust for C++ Programmers : Learn How to Embed Rust in C/C++ with Ease / by Mustafif Khan.
  • SAP Fiori Elements : Development and Extensibility / by Rene Glavanovits, Martin Koch, Daniel Krancz, Maximilian Olzinger.
  • SAP S/4HANA Finance : An Introduction, 2nd edition 2023 / by Maunil Mehta, Usman Aijaz, Sam Parikh, Sanjib Chattopadhyay.
  • SnowPro Core Certification Companion : Hands-On Preparation and Practice / by Maja Ferle.
  • The KCNA Book : Pass the Kubernetes and Cloud Native Associate Exam in Style / by Nigel Poulton.
  • The Kubernetes Book, 2023 Edition / by Nigel Poulton.
  • iOS Developer Solutions Guide : Learn How to Create Stable and Bug-Free iOS Apps / by Narendar Singh Saini.
  • Database News & Tips

    Listen to Naxos music on the go

    OCC users can listen to music from Naxos Music Library and Naxos Music Library Jazz on their mobile devices through the NML and NML Jazz apps. Apple users can download the apps through the App Store, and Android users can download the apps through Google Play. 

    Each app requires users to create a Student Account on its respective website. Your Student Account username and password will also be used to log in to the app. 

    To create a Student Account:

    • Head to the OCC Libraries' home page and click on the Find Articles/Databases link. 
    • Navigate to Naxos Music Library or Naxos Music Library Jazz (You will need to enter your OCC username/password).
    • Click on the Playlists link in the menu on the left. 
    • Click the "Sign Up" button at the top right, next to Student/Member Account.
    • Check your email for a link from NML to complete your registration. 

    Accessibility Guide Updates

    Additional resources and tutorials have been added to the OCC LibGuide Help section on accessibility. The original Accessibility tab has been broken down into two tabs: Accessibility (Basic) and Accessibility (Advanced). Here's a rundown of the resources available on each page:

    Accessibility (Basic) 

    • A link to a free accessibility checker.
    • An overview of common accessibility errors and how to fix them.
    • "Introduction to Digital Accessibility" video tutorial.
    • Guidelines for images containing text.
    • Guidelines for making documents more accessible. 
    • Links to additional training and resources. 

    Accessibility (Advanced)

    • Guidelines for working with complex images.
    • Links to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) compliance checklists. 
    • Video tutorial on ARIA attributes.

    LibGuides Usage Statistics Jan-June

    Top 20 Most-Used Guides Overall 
    Total views - January through June 2023
      Guide Name Views
    1 ENG 1510: The American Diet -- Lisa Byrne 7287
    2 Video Resources 4390
    3 About The Library 4342
    4 Research Guides 4004
    5 Nursing 3524
    6 Culinary Legal Sources 2567
    7 How To Cite Sources 1879
    8 Ask A Librarian 1663
    9 Learn to Use The Library 1433
    10 E-books Guide 1339
    11 World History 1276
    12 Psychology 894
    13 Astronomy 886
    14 Primary Sources 854
    15 Summer 2023 Library Service Updates 847
    16 Internet Search 774
    17 New Books 769
    18 For Library Staff 762
    19 Database Search Tips 651
    20 Open Educational Resources 637


    Top 20 Most-Used Subject Guides
    Total views - January through June 2023

      Guide Name Total
    1 Nursing 3524
    2 Culinary Legal Sources 2567
    3 World History 1276
    4 Psychology 894
    5 Astronomy 886
    6 Careers 579
    7 Fake News 509
    8 Detroit & Michigan 500
    9 American History 407
    10 Mental Health 405
    11 Law / Paralegal 383
    12 Black History 378
    13 Criminal Justice 352
    14 Business 346
    15 Biology 282
    16 Sign Language Interpreter Studies 280
    17 English as a Second Language 275
    18 Medical Assisting 210
    19 Women in Literature, History, Current Events 210
    20 Film & Theatre 197

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