Monthly Archives: September 2010

The Wikipedia Debate

A recent study published in March of this year found that a majority of college students use Wikipedia as a research source, causing higher education professors & librarians alike to simultaneously shriek in horror. The study, entitled “How today’s college students use Wikipedia in course-related research,” examined students attending six different US colleges and their […]


This week’s blog post features a guest writer- Mark Puterbaugh, the library’s Information Services Librarian. His post was originally an article featured in the library’s Bibliofile newsletter. As more research becomes available electronically, I feel that it is a ongoing topic of importance and decided to reproduce the article here in our library’s blog. As […]

Researching in our Archives

This September Professor John Nordlof assigned his ENG 091 Fundamentals of Writing students a unique paper- “Eye on Campus”. The assignment required them to research aspects of Eastern University based on information obtained through primary resources. I asked John to describe the project and this is what he said, “The students are asked to look […]