Tag Archives: Research

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 […]

Researching on the go!

In a similar vein to last week’s post on e-book readers, I wanted to highlight the library’s mobile resources. Like e-book readers, many people are accessing information through non-traditional routes. Pew Internet & American Life performed a survey between April 29 and May 30, 2010, among a sample of 2,252 adults, age 18 and older. […]

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 […]

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 […]