Because of construction and clean-up work that is underway on the 4th floor of Perry Library, books with call numbers from SH-Z are currently inaccessible.
Until the clean-up is completed, you may consider one of the following options:
- Use Interlibrary Loan to request these materials. Arrival time usually ranges from 3-10 days.
- Find out if the book you need is available through a Virginia Tidewater Consortium (VTC) library. If it is, you can obtain a Consortium card at the 2nd floor Circulation Desk which allows you to check materials out from these local area libraries (faster than using interlibrary loan).
Please contact staff at the Learning Commons Help Desk or Circulation Desk for assistance.
We'll see you in January!
The University Libraries wish you happy and relaxing holidays!!
Holiday hours are:
Friday, 12/16: Close at 7:30pm
Saturday, 12/17 - Sunday, 12/18: CLOSED
Monday, 12/19 - Thursday, 12/22: 8am - 5pm
Friday, 12/23 - Monday, 1/2/2012: CLOSED
Tuesday, 1/3 - Friday, 1/6: 8am - 5pm
Regular hours resume on Saturday, January 7 -- (See Library Hours.).
If you have equipment (Ipads, etc) checked out from the Learning Commons, please note that the DUE DATE is DECEMBER 16.
After the holidays, equipment will be available for loan on January 7, 2012.
Try using a Subject Guide!! On the library's web site, click on the link to "Subject Guides" (under Research Assistance). Here you'll find research guides created by subject-specialist librarians that will get you quickly to the best resources for your subject area.
Categories of resources vary depending on the subject area, but may include “Find Articles Using Databases,” “Find Books and Dissertations,” “Statistics and Data,” “General Reference Sources.” Another useful feature is the chat service on each guide – if the subject specialist is online, you’ll be able to chat immediately.
Group study rooms in the Learning Commons are in high demand. Consider planning ahead and making your reservation in advance: http://apps.odu.edu/openroom/reservation_view.php
Here are some of the guidelines:
--> Collaboration rooms (for 2 or more students) can be reserved up to 7 days in advance.
--> Reservations may be made for a minimum of 30 minutes or a maximum of two (2) hours. Only one reservation per day.
--> Reservations will be held for 15 minutes. After 15 minutes, reservations will be cancelled by staff at the Learning Commons Help Desk.
Come to the Learning Commons @ Perry Library to get help!
The Math & Science Resource Center, located in the Learning Commons Room 1312, is offering FREE math tutoring for Math 101, Math 102, and Math 162. Open from Monday - Friday from 9am-7pm.
Writing Tutorial Services is now located in the Learning Commons @ Perry Library, Room 1307. Hours are Monday-Thursday 8am-8pm, Friday 8am-12pm. Appointments are required: 683-4013.
WTS provides assistance to both undergraduate and graduate students in all disciplines to prepare them for the challenges of composing essay assignments, test preparation, seminar papers, theses, dissertations, and application materials. It is staffed by English Department graduate students. FMI: http://al.odu.edu/wts/
NOTE: WTS is not the "Writing Center," which has changed its name to "Academic Skills Unit." Academic Skills Unit, where you go for the writing sample placement test and exit exam, is located in the Student Success Center, located on the 43rd Street side of the Library. Reach them at: 757-683-3699 or http://uc.odu.edu/academicskills/
Post-Thanksgiving and finals in less than 2 weeks!! Come to this workshop to get some tips for managing stress, organizing work to be done for final assignments and staying motivated through the last stretch.
This event will be held in the Learning Commons @ Perry Library, Conference Room 1311 on Tuesday, November 29, from 12:30 - 1:20 pm.
This is just one of the many Academic Enhancement events held in the Learning Commons.
Perry Library and the Learning Commons:
November 23 (Wed): Closes at 12noon
November 24-25 (Thurs - Fri): Closed
November 26 (Sat): 9am - 6pm
November 27 (Sun): Opens at 9am (all night hours resume)
Diehn Composers Room and Hofheimer Art Library:
November 23 (Wed): 8am - 12noon
November 24-25 (Thurs - Fri): Closed
November 26-27 (Sat - Sun): 1pm - 5pm
For the full list of library hours, go to Hours & Information on the library Web site.
Have a great holiday!!!
Minecraft Learning Commons is a virtual, 1:1 reproduction of the Learning Commons @ Perry Library.
Want to learn more? Come to the (real) Learning Commons on Tuesday, November 15 at 12:30 in room 1311. Matt Jabaily will be talking about Minecraft, the construction of the Minecraft Learning Commons, and some of the learning opportunities Minecraft and similar games offer.
For information about how to access the Minecraft Learning Commons or to take a video tour, visit http://www.lib.odu.edu/minecraft/