WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10TH, 2014

CURRENT STORIES

  • Ames Mansions of Easton Exhibit: Donahue Hall is one of eleven mansions in Easton built by Ames family members. Highlighting all eleven mansions, the exhibit opening and reception is Friday, September 12, 2014 from 4:00pm-6:00pm in the Archives gallery space across from the Carole Calo Gallery in Cushing-Martin Hall.
  • Introducing Kanopy Streaming: Welcome to one of the most diverse and unique selections of educational streaming video content!
  • Streaming Media & eBooks in eLearn: Best practices for linking to Library electronic materials in your eLearn course sites.
  • Using Lexis Nexis: Last year, the Library switched from WestLaw to Lexis Nexis as its content provider for many legal, business, and news resources.

THE BRIAN J. FLYNN DISCOVERY & COLLABORATION SPACE

For Faculty interested in having librarians teach information fluency sessions in the DisCo:

  • Visit our website to learn more about the DisCo
  • Visit our Classroom Policies Libguides page to learn more about using the space
  • Visit our Teaching Templates Libguides page to see examples of interactive class sessions
  • For additional information on the technology in the classroom, including instructions for its use, visit the Flynn DisCo LibGuide.
  • The LibGuide will continue to be updated as we receive feedback and determine additional applications for the classroom technology.

For Students interested in using the Flynn DisCo:

  • Visit our website to learn more about the DisCo
  • Visit the Flynn DisCo Libguide for instructions on using the technology for group work and studying


ADDITIONAL NEWS

  • Did you Know? The Library maintains a leisure collection for recreational reading; leisure reading books can be found in MacPhaidin Library (titles are checked out for 30 days) and in Donahue Irish Library as a free library collection. Our leisure collection is built primarily by gifts of books from faculty, staff, and alumni. Thank you! If you have a title you'd like to donate, contact Liz Chase.
  • Looking for a computer? If you are looking for a Library computer to use, or for a quieter location than the collaborative space on the 1st floor, visit the 3rd Floor Computer Lab in Room 313. Desktop computers are equipped with all standard software, including SPSS.
  • Faculty publications: If you are a faculty member with a recent publication, we encourage you to submit your publication information to Liz Chase so that we may include your news in our Library Newsletter.