Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Still time to register for Library courses!

Would you like to know how to find, evaluate, retrieve, and use information?

Learn research techniques and explore the world of traditional and electronic resources that are available to you! The last day to add a course via Webster is April 6:

Library 127 - Information Access
Library 307 - Electronic Search Techniques
Library 327 - Research Topic Exploration

Don't delay, register today!

Friday, March 16, 2012

Library Hours: Finals Week

Some people like to study early, and some people like to study late. Whatever suits you best, you can find the right time at the library during finals week March 19-23:

Monday to Wednesday..............7:30am - midnight
Thursday..................................7:30am - 11:00pm
Friday......................................7:30am -   5:00pm

Friday, March 9, 2012

Extended Hours March 12 - 18

The library will be open the following hours for tenth week:

Monday to Thursday                   7:30 am - midnight
Friday                                        7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday                                   11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sunday                                       2:00 pm - midnight

Please drop by the library or Ask a Librarian if you need help with Library resources as you prepare for finals. If you just need a place to unwind, the library is a good place to do that too!

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Directory of Open Access Journals

What is DOAJ? This directory is a source of scientific and scholarly journals that are freely available and offer open access with no delay (e.g. no embargo period).

Why use it? It is another avenue to explore as you do research in conjunction with Library subscription databases. The Directory aims to be comprehensive and cover all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use a quality control system to guarantee the content.

Give it a try - find it in the alphabetical list of Library databases or go to http://www.doaj.org/ - and post comments to let us know what you think!

Friday, March 2, 2012

GROVO: Your Field Guide to the Internet

Are you sometimes confused about why you should use popular websites like Twitter? GROVO (http://www.grovo.com) can help!

Sign up with your email address for free to find thousands of video lessons that will help you learn more about Internet products you already use, or new ones that you haven't heard about.