Archives for: January 2013
ODU Undergraduate Research has taken over the Art Gallery in Perry Library. Consider it an appetizer for the ODU Undergraduate Research Symposium on February 9th. See the Facebook post with photos!!
Keep Yourself on Track: Easy Note-Taking in a Digital World
Learn how to organize your research notes in an easy and fun way by using apps for your IPad or Android tablets. Apps highlighted will include Evernote, Penultimate, and more. The workshop will include tips for organizing the information you need to keep track of your research for annotated bibliographies, research papers, thesis, and more.
Come to the Learning Commons Room 1306 on Tuesday, January 29 from 12:30-1:20. Presented by Elizabeth Hogue, ODU Libraries and Marissa Jimenez, Academic Enhancement
On Wednesdays at 10:00am and 2:00pm throughout the semester, everyone is invited to come to the 10-Minute Tip Table in the Learning Commons (near Einstein's).
TIP for Wednesday, January 30: come and find out about reserving rooms, checking equipment availability, etc in the Learning Commons.
On Thursday, January 31, from 6-7pm, distance students will have a chance to "Discover Library Resources @ Your Fingertips." Learn how to virtually access library resources including books, e-materials, journal articles, dissertations, reference materials and more. Attendees will learn how to effectively use library resources from a distance.
The Adobe Connect workshop will be conducted by Lucy Rush and Miriam Bridges. Contact Lucy Rush firstname.lastname@example.org for registration information.
Old Dominion University Libraries will close at 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25.
The Learning Commons @ Perry Library (1st floor) will remain open until 7:30pm Friday.
Using EndNote with Library Databases!
On Friday, January 25, from 10:30am - noon, come to the Learning Commons Instruction Room 1306 to learn how to collect citations from the library’s databases and export them into EndNote, a powerful tool for organizing and managing bibliographic citations. If you bring your own laptop, we ask that you already have EndNote downloaded. Instructions and information available from the Tutorials & How-Tos link on the library web site.
Contact Karen Vaughan at email@example.com to register.
Special Collections and University Archives on the 3rd floor of Perry Library will be open the following hours for the Spring 2013 semester:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Wednesday: 10:00am - 4:30pm and 5:30 - 8:30pm
Regular hours for the University Libraries resume on Saturday, January 12 (See Hours & Information on the library's website). Note that we will be closed on Monday, January 21 for Martin Luther King Jr holiday.
Mark your calendars for Spring 2013 Workshops -- see Workshops & Programs on the library website!!
Please note a new series for busy undergraduates: 10-Minute Tips
ODU Libraries is pleased to announce that, beginning Friday, January 11, 2013, ODU Monarch-Key username and password will serve as login for the ILLiad interlibrary loan and document delivery system. New registrants and past users with differing ILLiad and MIDAS-Key account usernames will be prompted to complete a short, one-time only registration form prior to submitting requests.
Please contact the ILL office at 757-683-4170 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions related to this transition.
January hours for PERRY LIBRARY and the LEARNING COMMONS are:
January 2-4 (Wed-Fri): 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
January 5-6 (Sat-Sun): Closed
January 7-11 (Mon-Fri): 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
The DIEHN COMPOSERS ROOM & HOFHEIMER ART LIBRARY:
January 2-4 (Wed-Fri): 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
January 5-6 (Sat-Sun): Closed
January 7-11 (Mon-Fri): 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Regular hours resume on Saturday, January 12 (See Library Hours)
The University Libraries will be closed on Monday, January 21 for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. The Perry Library and Learning Commons will close at midnight on Sunday, January 20 and reopen Tuesday, January 22 at 8:00am.