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Investment Information from Home

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Do you use Value Line at the UAPL to look up investments? Value Line is only accessible from within the library, but if you want current information at home, try our other investment databases:

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Remember to enter your library card number and PIN to access these resources outside the library.

If you wouldn’t know a stock from a bond, or if you wonder what a Troy ounce is, come to the Reference Department to find information on investing for beginners. We have many fantastic titles, including:

Flight in its Glory

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National Aviation Month isn’t until November, but who says we can’t celebrate humanity’s aerial ingenuity now?  Would you like to know more about famous aviators such as Amelia Earhart or Charles Lindbergh?  Are you a flight enthusiast, aviation historian-in-training, or just want to learn something new about airplanes?  Then these resources are for you!

Databases/Articles:

Access Science - Dr. Ramesh K. Agarwal, in his article entitled “Green Aviation,” discusses technology used to reduce the environmental impact of aircraft. Topics covered include noise pollution, fuel emissions, engine technology, aircraft design, and alternative fuels. 

Dictionary of American History - Under Table of Contents, the entry for “Air Transportation and Travel” addresses the history of air transportation and travel between the World Wars, after World War II, during the Jet Age, and into the 21st Century.

Books:

War & Peace in the Air War & Peace in the Air
The Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Aerial Age

Periodicals:

Aviation Week & Space Technology
 Flying

Websites:

The Library of Congress: The Dream of Flight – Learn about how the dream of flight was birthed, the family life of Orville and Wilbur Wright, and view a timeline of flight through this online archival collection.

National Museum of the US Air Force – View online galleries including the World War II, Missile & Space, and Presidential galleries.

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