Archive for March, 2008

Being a post celebrating older, distinguished library resources

I have a confession: I find the old material in libraries just as interesting as the new stuff. For one thing, the titles of old books can be highly amusing. Especially, if you use the Advanced search on www.worldcat.org to find other library’s books from 1800-1860 with the word “being” in the title. For instance: [...]

New PsycBOOK Titles – Feb 2008

PsycBOOKS added the following titles to its coverage list in February 2008. Of the 9 titles added, 3 were APA books and 6 were designated classic books. Classic books are landmark titles in psychology and are selected by APA experts. APA Titles Boundaries in Psychotherapy: Ethical and Clinical Explorations, © 2007, by Zur, Ofer Cognitive [...]

Exhausted but excited!

We finished up 2.5 days of the Information Literacy Faculty Engagement event yesterday. We worked with the Office of Faculty Engagement along with the Academic Honesty Faculty Engagement team to host. Event Goals 1. Explore methods of integrating information literacy outcomes into future courseroom activities and assignments. 2. Develop techniques which assesses information literacy competencies [...]

First Course Learners – Having trouble accessing Library databases?

Currently several learners in their first course are not able to access all library resources. If you receive a login error, please call Learner Support and tell them you are a first course learner with no library access. We apologize for the inconvenience. -EmilyW

Do you have a Personal Library?

Since the end of Winter quarter is just around the corner (big “sigh” of relief) remember to take a moment to organize. I know the last thing you feel like doing is going into your course again—but this is the best time to take 15-30 minutes to get the best material you used and add [...]