Category: Learning Commons
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)
- All equipment checked out Thursday, August 2-Thursday, August 9 will be due back on Thursday, August 9 by 10:00pm.
- From Friday, August 10-Friday, August 24, all equipment will be unavailable.
- Equipment loans will resume as normal Saturday, August 25 (first day of the fall semester).
When classes are not in session, equipment is unavailable so that staff can inventory, service, and prepare the equipment for the upcoming semester. If you have questions or need further information, contact Kathryn Boone email@example.com or Kathy Nguyen firstname.lastname@example.org
Effective July 2, 2012, the study rooms on floors 2-4 will move to the Learning Commons online reservation system.
Students will be able to reserve the room on the Learning Commons page or by using one of the room reservation kiosks (on the first and second floors). No more going to the Circulation desk to show an ID and pick up a key.
The policies that apply to the Learning Commons collaboration rooms will apply to the study rooms on floors 2-4 starting in July.
The premier video editing software, Final Cut Pro, is available to students, faculty and staff in the MultiMedia Innovation Lab, located in the Learning Commons @ Perry Library. Features such as the Magnetic Timeline, Multicam, Compound Clips, and Clip Connections provide powerful, flexible editing. It also offers dynamic ways to organize your media and find the clips you need through Content Auto-Analysis and Range-Based Keywords.