Spring 2015 EKS Library and Center for Teaching & Learning (CTL) Workshop Series
Monday, January 12th at 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions on Fetch!, GoogleApps, and Moodle
Join us for an afternoon of concurrent, 30 minute sessions on Fetch! (the Library’s Discovery Service), GoogleApps, and Moodle. Choose any or all to attend based on your research/pedagogical interests.
Feel free to come and go to accommodate your afternoon advising appointments.
Sessions with Amee Odom at 1:00, 2:00 , and 3:00 p.m. in the EKS Library Reference Computer Commons
Amee Odom is the Director of the Library. Questions, contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org or 8096.
Through the EKS Library’s discovery search service, you can optimize your research process. Conduct a search of the Library’s entire collection via a single, powerful search platform which will query databases, eBooks, the Library’s online catalog, and a wide range of digital resources. Selected features and tools include:
- SmartLinks to full text , Persistent links, and Citation formats
- Discovery search history strings and Save/Share searches
- Personalized and Shared folders
- RSS feeds and Email alerts and Highly-refined relevancy ranking
Sessions with Amee Odom at 1:00, 2:00 , and 3:00 p.m. in the EKS Library Computer Lab
Isaac Meadows is the Reference & Instruction Librarian. Questions, contact him at email@example.com or 8099.
Have you and Google Apps been properly introduced? Come get to know the Google Apps a bit better with:
- Reasons to promote the use of Google productivity tools by your students.
- Ways to add interactivity and collaboration to classroom assignments.
- Options for Data collection available through Google Forms.
- Tools to manage your files via Google Drive.
- Add-ons and Labs that may meet your unique needs.
Moodle Drop-In Question and Answer
Sessions with Mitch Cottenoir at 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 p.m. in the CTL – Bring your Laptop!
Mitch Cottenoir is the Director of the CTL. Questions, contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org or 8978.
Would you like to:
- let students know when others post to a forum?
- let students know when you have added grades to the gradebook?
- add a calendar to your course page?
- know how to back up your course?
Get answers to these questions and others you have before the semester starts.
Access to the the Wiley Online Library will be unavailable on Saturday, August 9th between 5:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. due to scheduled maintenance.
On June 14th , 2014 ProQuest will make improvements to its internal systems to accommodate a growing number of users and to reduce the need for future downtime.
ProQuest expects the databases listed below to be un available from 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 14th 2014 through 6:00 a.m. the following morning.
- PQDT: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses (Dissertation Abstracts)
- The Wall Street Journal
On Friday, May 30th, 2014, all EBSCO databases and services may be intermittently unavailable while EBSCO engineers perform network upgrades. The service window is scheduled to begin at 9:00 p.m. You may experience intermittent access to EBSCOhost products and services for the duration of the service window, which is scheduled to end at 11:00 p.m. Read the rest of this entry »
The Turnitin service may be intermittently unavailable during a scheduled maintenance period on Saturday, May 3rd, 2014, from 4:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Turnitin service may be intermittently unavailable during a scheduled maintenance period on Saturday, April 5th, 2014, between 4:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m.
Faculty are advised to modify assignment due dates to fall either before or at least several hours after the scheduled maintenance window.
On Friday, 28 March 2014 the library’s EBSCOhost databases may be intermittently unavailable while EBSCO performs network upgrades. The service window is scheduled to begin at 9:00 p.m. You may experience intermittent access to EBSCOhost databases for the duration of the service window, which is scheduled to end at 11:00 p.m. Read the rest of this entry »
Need to organize your research?
Many databases allow you to create a free research folder to help keep your articles in one place.
Ask a Librarian to show you!
Questions? Ask Us!
Ever get absorbed in research and wish you could replicate a search or remember which words you entered into the search box? Have you ever located the perfect source, only to forget later how you got there? Ever wished that new articles from your favorite academic journals would appear in your inbox? Wonder no more! Read the rest of this entry »