Celebrate National Library Week with a Poetry Slam!
On Tuesday, April 16 from 5:00-7:30 pm, Perry Library will host a Poetry Slam in the Learning Commons. Enter the competition or be in the crowd and root for your favorite. The entire ODU community is invited to participate.
To enter or get additional information, contact Leanne Hillery at email@example.com. Entries must be received by April 12, 2013.
Lawyers Without Rights: Jewish Lawyers in Germany under the Third Reich, an exhibit in the Learning Commons @ Perry Library, is sponsored by the ODU Institute for Jewish Studies and Interfaith Understanding. The exhibit will be available through April 30. A reception and panel discussion will be held on Thursday, April 11 at 5:30pm at Diehn Fine and Performing Arts Center. For more information, contact Farideh Goldin firstname.lastname@example.org
Come to the Learning Commons @ Perry Library every Wednesday at 10 AM and 2 PM for a "Ten Minute Tip." This week's topic is Tips for using our EBSCO Databases. See our website for a complete schedule of topics: http://www.lib.odu.edu/researchassistance/tenminutetips.htm .
We would be happy to work with you if you are interested in giving your students class incentives for attendance at any of our workshops. Please contact email@example.com for additional information about Ten Minute Tips.
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.
Come to a FREE Movie -- "Stomp Out Loud" -- in the Diehn Composers Room on Wednesday, April 3, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. A short lecture about found music, presented by Jessica Mirasol, Librarian Archivist for Music Collections, will precede the film. Light refreshments will be served. Contact Jessica Mirasol firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Also be sure to view the "Found Music" exhibit, available until May 16 in the Diehn Composers Room!!
"Using EndNote Web with EndNote"
Learn how to collect references from the library's databases and export them into EndNote Web, a Web version of the desktop EndNote program. Use EndNote Web to share references with your colleagues. Contact Karen Vaughan email@example.com to register.
On Wednesday, March 20, from noon-1:00pm, we’ll be offering an EndNote Advanced Q/A workshop. If you've been using EndNote but still have some nagging questions about how to use it better, come to this workshop. We'll answer your questions about how to edit output styles, how to get more output styles, how to create references when all you have is a pdf, etc. Contact Karen Vaughan firstname.lastname@example.org for registration information.
On Thursday, March 21, from noon-1:00pm, come to Searching with PubMed. You’ll learn how to use this health sciences database more effectively. The focus will be on using MeSH (medical subject headings) and filters for more targeted results. Contact Charity Karcher email@example.com for registration information.
Spotlight On Scholarship: STEM Education & Professional Studies
For the Spring 2013 semester, the University Libraries will shine a spotlight on the research and recent scholarly output of the Department of STEM Education & Professional Studies. The STEM Education & Professional Studies faculty is world renowned for their teaching, research, and service. Their areas of research are diverse and include fashion retailing, game and simulation development, development and implementation of learning technologies, policies that address sea level rise, research apprenticeship programs, STEM teacher education, and much more.
An exhibit in the Learning Commons from March 17-April 15 will feature statements of current research as well as selected journal articles and books from the past five years.
Faculty members from the department will present and discuss some of their recent work at a reception in the Learning Commons Conference Room on Thursday, April 4 from 3:00-5:00 pm.
“Women Inspiring Innovation Though Imagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics”
ODU Perry Library is celebrating Women’s History Month 2013 with an exhibit in the Learning Commons. The national theme for this year honors 18 women with “a remarkable range of accomplishments and a wide diversity of specialties including medicine, robotics, computer programming, atmospheric chemistry, architecture and primatology. These women’s lives and work span the centuries of American history and come from different cultural and ethnic backgrounds.” Our exhibit, available through the month of March, features photographs and information about the achievements of these outstanding women.