Category Research Help

New! Easier way to locate fulltext articles in EBSCO

This semester the library is now offering an easier way to track down fulltext articles located outside of EBSCOhost. Let’s take a look at how it was done in the past… The Old Way You perform a search in EBSCOhost. You take a look at your results list. You read an article’s title and know […]

Introducing… our new instruction room!

We are so incredibly excited to showoff our new instruction session room located on the lower level of the library. In the past, we used space in the library’s upper level atrium to hold research instruction sessions since no other space was available. Now we transformed the Microform Room located on the library’s lower level […]

24/7 assistance now available!

Call all night owls, or, your average undergrad…. we now provide 24/7 access to Reference questions and answers! What is this magical new service we write of? It’s called AskHerePA.  This is an online service free to all Eastern students, available 24 hours/7 days a week.  It is staffed by Pennsylvanian librarians from over 100 […]

Our brand new guide to library research site!

This past fall semester, our Information Services Librarian Mark Puterbaugh has been tirelessly working on the library’s very first site devoted to teaching students how to perform academic research at Warner Memorial Library. Using Google Sites as the host, this interactive guide offers videos and follow-up exercises to help you put into practice the topics […]

RefWorks 2.0: Brand new display!

RefWorks now has a  brand new interface! For a while now, the RefWorks’ display has needed an overhaul. The new design is much easier to use and looks a lot more current. You can begin using the new interface by visiting RefWorks. On the login screen, click on the link for RefWorks 2.0, located in […]

Ever wonder…

where to go to request an article? Find our hours? Stay up-to-date with the library’s latest news? How to log into you account in the library catalog? This week’s blog is dedicated to answering a few of our most frequently asked questions. Hopefully you’ll find this useful. Next week we’ll take a look at a […]

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 […]

Need research help?

One of our current goals is to better serve Eastern’s distance learners by providing access to visual tutorials that assist them as they navigate the ins and outs of digital-age research. We currently have 17 slide tutorials, 14 research guides, and 36 videos in this growing collection. To make our videos, we use a free […]