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Collection Development: The Quest for Curriculum Support

March 27th, 2013 by Amee Odom in Announcements

Start working on your Summer Reading List today!  Get all the tips and tricks to make the most of your Department’s Library Allocation Funds and start working on your 2013-2014 requisitions now!

  • Wednesday, April 3 at noon in LaVerne Dining Hall
  • This session will most benefit the following Departments:
    • All Undergraduate Departments
    • All are Welcome
  • Feel free to post your questions here in advance

MultiSearch & Permalink: Here, There, and Everywhere

March 6th, 2013 by Amee Odom in Announcements, Databases, E-Resources

Find single database searching tedious and cumbersome?  Want your entire class to read a specific article?  Learn how to search several databases at once (MultiSearch) and how to create dedicated links to electronic sources (Permalink).  See how the databases can work for you!

  • Wednesday, March 13 at noon in LaVerne Dining Hall
  • This session will most benefit the following Departments:
    • All Disciplines
    • All are Welcome
  • Feel free to add questions here in advance

Visual Literacy: Seeing the Big Picture

February 6th, 2013 by Amee Odom in Announcements, E-Resources

In today’s highly visual culture, “information literacy” no longer simply refers to text-based information. Students are now presented with a wealth of visual material that can be used to enhance — not merely supplement — scholarly work. In this session, learn how to help students locate, evaluate, and incorporate credible visual resources into reports, presentations, and other assignments. Tips for citing visual resources will also be discussed.

  • Wednesday, February 13 at noon in LaVerne Dining Hall
  • This session will most benefit the following Departments:
    • Art
    • Business
    • Education
    • History and Political Science
    • Sciences (all areas – undergraduate & graduate)
    • Sport Sciences
    • All are Welcome
  • Feel free to post questions here in advance

JSTOR and MLA: Moving Past the “Moving Wall”

January 16th, 2013 by Amee Odom in Announcements, Databases, E-Resources

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JSTOR and MLA provide access to citations, full-text scholarly articles, primary documents, and more. Learn how to get the most out of each resource in conjunction with tools such as EKS Periodicals by Title, EKS A-to-Z, and Google Scholar™  and see how you can use these interdisciplinary databases for discipline-specific assignments.

  • Wednesday, January 23 at noon in LaVerne Dining Hall
  • This session will most benefit the following Departments:
    • Humanities Disciplines
    • All are Welcome
  • Feel free to post questions here in advance

 


Lunch and Learn: LexisNexis: More Than Legalities

March 27th, 2012 by jimm wetherbee in Announcements

Join Librarians Amee Odom and Ashley Shealy at Faculty Lunch on Wednesday, March 28th at 11:30 a.m. (for lunch, presentation begins at noon) for the third and final installment in the EKS Library’s Lunch and Learn Spring 2012 series.

Simply purchase your meal, go through the buffet, and meet in the side room for the session entitled “LexisNexis: More Than Legalities.” The focus will be on accessing and employing the 9,000+ full-text news, business, medical, and legal publications found in the database.


Easier, Faster, and Cheaper: Finding the Full Text

February 16th, 2012 by Amee Odom in Announcements

Join Librarians Amee Odom and Ashley Shealy and Access Services Manager Christy Inge at Faculty Lunch on Wednesday, February 22nd at 11:30 a.m. (for lunch, presentation begins at noon) for the second installment in the EKS Library’s Lunch and Learn series.

Simply purchase your meal, go through the buffet, and meet in the side room for the session entitled “Easier, Faster, and Cheaper: Finding the Full Text.” The focus will be on LinkSource, Google Scholar, and InterLibrary Loan and how you and your students can access full text, peer reviewed material easier, faster, and cheaper.

 


Lunch and Learn: Bibliographic Instruction and LibGuides

January 19th, 2012 by jimm wetherbee in Announcements, Reference

Join Librarians Ashley Shealy and Amee Odom at Faculty Lunch on Wednesday, January 25th at 11:30 a.m. for the first installment in the EKS Library’s Lunch and Learn series.

Simply purchase your meal, go through the buffet, and meet in the side room to learn more about the research opportunities that Bibliographic Instruction and LibGuides can provide your students.

Bibliographic Instruction and LibGuides can be tailored to meet class or assignment needs.  For an introduction to either of these programs, please visit  Bibliographic Instruction  and LibGuides.