Category: Learning Commons
ODU has written a book!
Today (Thursday 2/13) at 12:30 in the Learning Commons, we’ll have a closing event, in which we’ll present some of the results and reflect on the experiment.
Anyone on campus, as well as anyone with an ODU email address, can join the process of writing a book over a 24-hour period.
When: beginning Tuesday, February 11 at 12:30pm
Where: ODU Learning Commons and through online virtual spaces
Topic: "You are (w)here: how knowledge is related to virtual and physical place"
What: contribute scholarly research-based writing, personal reflections, photo essays, audio recordings, videos, etc
Read more about it in Inside ODU
OR, go straight to the WordPress project site
-- You can suggest some possible chapter topics and learn much more.
Peer Tutoring is now available in the Learning Commons - Room 1313. For information about the Tutoring & Mentoring program and to schedule an appointment, go to http://uc.odu.edu/taa/
The Learning Commons help desk offers equipment loans when classes are in session. Check out the Equipment Loan Program page to see what we have to offer! http://guides.lib.odu.edu/lcequipment
For the new academic year, you'll need to complete the Equipment Loan Agreement Form. Do so in advance and save time when you come in to checkout! It can be found on the right side of the page. This form details the responsibilities when borrowing equipment and the associated late fees and replacement costs. It must be completed each academic year (8/16/13-8/15/14).
In response to your requests....
Learning Commons & Perry Library will have ALL floors open 24/7 from Sunday, April 21, 9:00 am – Fri. May 10, 10:00 pm
- 2nd floor Service Desk not open overnight (open regular hours, except for Fri. May 3 and Sat. May 4, when open until 10 pm)
- Card swipe access after midnight Sun-Thurs and after 10 pm Fri & Sat
Thanks to all those who participated in and attended the Library's first Poetry Slam on Tuesday April 16, celebrating National Library Week and National Poetry Month. We had 14 wonderful readers and two great hosts: Remica Bingham-Risher and Robbie Ciara. So, thank you everyone!!
2nd Place: Shamir Epps - 1st Place: Simba Castano - 3rd Place: Destin Hockaday
To see more photos, go to the Library's Facebook page.
Celebrate National Poetry Month by putting your favorite poem onto a free t-shirt. Bring a favorite poem, find one in our books, or make one up on the spot. Come for free treats and poetry!
Wednesday, April 10th, 11-2pm in the Learning Commons @ Perry Library. This event is hosted by Writers in Community and the Creative Writing MFA Program.
Equipment loans in the Learning Commons are available only during the semester. Loans will resume on Saturday, January 12 when the Spring semester begins.
Are you feeling frustrated with the progress of your research? Join us, and we will help you choose and narrow the topic of your paper. Attend this workshop “Conquer Your Research Woes: Focus the Topic of Your Paper” on Monday, October 15, from 2-2:50pm in Room 1306, Perry Library Learning Commons. Presented by Perry Library and Academic Enhancement.
Exhibit & Event: 35th Annual Literary Festival
The University Libraries has prepared an exhibit featuring information about and books by the featured authors of Old Dominion University’s 35th Annual Literary Festival, “Words with Teeth.” Come to the first floor Learning Commons @ Perry Library to view the month-long exhibit, beginning September 21st.
On Tuesday, October 2nd, the Learning Commons @ Perry Library will host one of the authors of this year's festival. Patrick Rosal, author of three full-length poetry collections, will read from his works at 2:30 pm in the front east side of the Learning Commons.
The Literary Festival runs from September 30 through October 5, 2012.
See the schedule for all events at http://www.lib.odu.edu/litfest/35th. On that site, you'll also find a digital archive of the Literary Festival back to 1978.
Plan on checking out any equipment from the Learning Commons this fall? Beat the crowd and complete the Equipment Loan Agreement Form early. The Equipment Loan Agreement Form must be completed by all ODU students, faculty, and staff once per academic year before any equipment is checked. Once you click on the link below and agree to the terms, you will not have to complete the form again until fall 2013!
Any questions regarding the form can be directed to the Learning Commons at 757-683-4178 or by email at the firstname.lastname@example.org.
Equipment Loan Agreement Form (Login with your MIDAS username and password)