Monthly Archives: November 2011

Trialing new databases

Welcome back from Thanksgiving Break! I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving and enjoyed their time off. Now we’re in the final stretch till the end of the semester. Be on the look out for our extended finals hours here in the library. They will start on December 4th. Currently, we are trialing three new […]

What is a BI?

You may have heard us librarians talking about BIs. No, it isn’t some kind of medical procedure librarians undergo. Rather, it stands for bibliographic instruction. A key component to the librarian profession is our calling to instruct library patrons how to use research. More or less, people know how to find information used for personal […]

Have you tried our McNaughton collection?

A little-known collection here in the library is our McNaughton Collection of Best Sellers. We subscribe to this in two formats- books & audio CDs. The collection contains best sellers found on lists like the New York Times Best Sellers, Publishers Weekly and Amazon.com. Both fiction and non-fiction titles are collected. We have over 300 […]