Having Gmail as your student email also allows you to access several other Google Applications. We will discuss some of the more uncommon features of these applications as well as using these applications for collaboration.
Tuesday 02/14 @ 9am
Wednesday 02/15 @ 1pm
Learning Commons @ Perry Library Conference Room 1 (1310)
Learning Commons Services and Technologies
On Tuesday, February 7, from 10-11am, faculty are invited to attend a workshop about Learning Commons Services and Technologies.Discover all the resources and services you and your students can use in the Learning Commons. Meet at the Learning Commons Help Desk. Contact Nancy Schafer at firstname.lastname@example.org or 683-4183 for details.
What's New in Information Literacy
On Friday, February 10, from 2-3pm, come to the Learning Commons Instruction Room 1306 and find out What's New in Information Literacy. If you've taught or are planning to teach information literacy & research as a general education requirement, please come to this informative session and hear what's new with the modules, quizzes, and assignments. We'd also like to know what more the library can do for you. Contact Joleen Westerdale at email@example.com or 683-4141 for details.
Attend a Cyber Security Information training session to help educate you on how to stay safe online. Topics include safe browsing tips and how to recognize phishing emails.
Monday 2/6 @ 2pm
Thursday 2/9 @ 11 am
Come to the Learning Commons Conference Room 1 (1310).
“Celebrating the History of Virginia Opera” is now on display in the Library Art Gallery on the first floor of Patricia W. and J. Douglas Perry Library.
The exhibit contains posters, programs, costume and wig designs, photographs and fliers from the Virginia Opera Papers, housed in Special Collections and University Archives of the University Libraries. A chronological listing, from 1975 to the present day, of the Virginia Opera’s repertoire is also on display. The exhibit will be on display until February 13th, when it will move to the Harrison Opera House.
For additional information, please contact Sonia Yaco, Special Collections Librarian and University Archivist at 757-683-4483 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Get to know the Library"
Meet at the Help Desk in the Learning Commons to get a quick tour of all that’s new in the Perry Library.
Tuesday, January 31: 12:45-1:15pm
Wednesday, February 1: 3-3:30pm
Thursday, February 2: 8:45-9:15am
Note: Undergraduate workshops are intended for individuals, not full classes.
Graduate students and faculty are invited to attend Using EndNote with Library Databases!
Saturday, February 4, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Learning Commons Instruction Room 1306
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. Contact Miriam Bridges at email@example.com or 683-4169 to register.
Be sure to check the Workshops & Programs page on the library's web site to learn about more workshops.
Be sure to check the Workshops & Programs page on the library's web site and mark you calendar for a workshop that's right for you!
As you may know, many of our databases are available on the EBSCOhost system. Now there are even more since Ebsco purchased WilsonWeb databases.
The WilsonWeb databases include:
Applied Science Full Text
Art Full Text
Biography Reference Bank
Education Full Text
Essay and General Literature Index
Library Literature & Information Science Full Text
These databases can be cross-searched with other EBSCO databases.
WilsonWeb will remain active until February 1, 2012, after which all Wilson databases will be exclusively available on the EBSCOhost platform.
Work has been completed on the 4th floor, so all books are now accessible. Thanks to everyone for their patience last week.
This is a friendly reminder that materials due at the end of the Fall Semester (1/20/2012) must be renewed or returned to the library. You may renew items in any of the following ways:
- on line at http://iii.lib.odu.edu/patroninfo
- by contacting us via phone at 683-4154
- through email at firstname.lastname@example.org
- in person at the Circulation Desk on the 2nd floor of Perry Library
If you have questions, don't hesitate to contact us.