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  • Post date: April 24, 2013

    Who is helping give out half a million free books across America on April 23rd?

    We are!

    On April 23, 2013, 25,000 volunteers from Berkeley to Boston and Sitka to Sarasota will give away half a million free books in more than 6,000 towns and cities across the country.

    World Book Night U.S. is an ambitious campaign to give thousands of free, specially printed paperbacks to light or nonreaders across America on one day. Volunteer book lovers help promote reading by going out into their communities and sharing free copies of books they love. The mission of World Book Night is to seek out those without the means or access to printed books.

    Some of the volunteers in our community will be picking up their books...

    Posted By: mtomlin2
  • Post date: April 4, 2013

    In honor of National Poetry Month, the library is hosting a display of poetry in the 3rd floor cases. This display features a variety of poetry from around the world as well as material popular throughout history. All books are available for checkout. For more information on National Poetry Month as well as additional resources, please see the National Poetry Month guide.

    Posted By: mtomlin2
  • Post date: March 5, 2013

    A Medline webinar will be offered on Friday, March 8 from 3-4pm, via Collaborate

    Medline is an important healthcare database providing access to the journal literature of the biomedical sciences. Its coverage includes medical, nursing and allied health literature.

    This online workshop will show you how to search Medline using keyword and MeSH Term searches, how to register an account, save results to folders, refine results with limiters, view sample Medline citations, export citations to RefWorks, and more.

    Participants can join the session 30 minutes prior to the event via the following link: http://bit.ly/W51Sqz.

    Posted By: mskinner10
  • Post date: March 4, 2013

    In honor of Women's History Month, the library is featuring a display on the 2nd floor. This display emphasizes information on the suffragist movement, as March 3rd, 2013 marks 100 years since suffragists marched on Washington. All books in the display are available for checkout. For additional online materials (such as ebooks and journal articles), please see the online guide.

    Timeline, newspaper clippings, and relics are courtesy of Vicki Betts, History Librarian.

    Posted By: mtomlin2
  • Post date: February 27, 2013

    A Cochrane Library webinar will be offered on Friday, March 1 from 3-4pm, via Collaborate.

    The Cochrane Library is the premier Evidence Based health care database. Its systematic reviews constituted the "gold standard" of level 1 evidence. It is a must consult resource for anyone engaged in Evidence Based Medical research.

    This online workshop will show you how to search Cochrane Library using keyword and MeSH term searches, how to register an account, save results, view sample Cochrane Library citations, export citations to RefWorks, and more.

    Participants can join the session 30 minutes prior to the event via the following link: http://bit.ly/Tysj8U.

    Posted By: mskinner10
  • Post date: February 20, 2013

    The library will be hosting a workshop on library resources on February 20, 2013 at 9am in LIB422. This workshop will cover:

    Walk-ins are welcome and no registration is required. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Reference Desk at 903-566-7343 or library@uttyler.edu. For information on...

    Posted By: mtomlin2
  • Post date: February 14, 2013

    The Library is featuring two new databases: Morgan & Claypool Publishers (Synthesis Digital Media Series) and SymptomMedia.

    The Synthesis Digital Media Series is an information service for the research, development and educational communities in engineering and computer science, which combines authoritative content with advanced digital delivery. Biology content is also included in this database.

    This trial ends March 31, 2013. Let us know what you think about the Synthesis Digital Media Series by filling out...

    Posted By: mtomlin2
  • Post date: February 1, 2013

    The Library is featuring a book display on the 2nd floor in honor of Black History Month. The display features materials on figures in the civil rights movement and African American history. All materials are available for checkout. If you can't visit the display in-person, check out the online display guide: http://libguides.uttyler.edu/blackhistorymonth.

    Original image courtesy of Flickr user DiscoverBlackHeritage and published under a Creative Commons license.

    Posted By: mtomlin2
  • Post date: January 30, 2013

    A CINAHL webinar will be offered on Wednesday, February 6, from 2-3pm, via Collaborate.

    CINAHL is an important Nursing and Allied Health database providing access to EBP-focused research literature. It is a resource with which Nursing and Health Science students at all levels need to be familiar.

    This session will explore some of CINAHL's basic and advanced search features, including:

    • Performing a Basic Search
    • Searching with CINAHL Subject Headings
    • Tailoring results with limiters
    • Using folders to organize research and share
    • Exporting search results to RefWorks

    Participants can join the session 30 minutes before the event via the following link:...

    Posted By: mskinner10
  • Post date: January 28, 2013
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    The Library is trialing a new eBook service! eBooks on Demand allows you to browse through several thousand titles available from publishers and borrow them for brief periods of time.

    What does this mean for you?

    • Direct input: The books you view directly contribute to library purchases.
    • Continuous updates: We’ll load new records on a regular basis, ensuring that you constantly have access to updated, current information.
    • No waiting: Unlimited, simultaneous access means that you won’t have to wait or get locked out of books.

     
    How to access & use:

    • Access...
    Posted By: mtomlin2

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