Friday, September 16, 2011
Library tid-bit's from this week!
Do you love to knit AND read??? Check out "A Knitter's Home Companion" It's making waves in the book world. http://mcbookwords.blogspot.com/2011/09/michelle-edwards-knitters-home.html
Get SB-CEU's through Michigan LearnPort http://www.learnport.org/
Our new Destiny Quest access point for all 3 campuses!!! Search the IA libraries from anywhere. http://www.iatoday.org/student-info/destiny-quest
Do your students need a Michigan E Library refresher??? This is a pretty good video. It focuses on the Teen Gateway. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0VXUCL4qs54
AMAZING DATABASE STATISTICS!!! For the month of August 2011!!!
Total databases sessions = 19143 (Inside usage = 18497, Remote usage = 646)
Most popular databases = Gale Virtual Reference Library, Opposing Viewpoints, General OneFile
We're participating in the Letters About Literature contest again this year. It's open to students at all campuses. We put up a bulletin board at Central to advertise. http://www.lettersaboutliterature.org/ Students will get a Moodle message from me :)
We now have access to some "Early Journal Articles" through JSTOR. Journals published prior to 1923. It might help some of our EE Students. I'll put a link to it on our Research Database page. Here is more info:
Here is the YouTube video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPsgt4YpE4o