Firsthand Inspiration Close at Hand

If you or your students need ideas for a research project or creative work, inspiration may be closer than you realize.  USM has special collections of rare primary source materials in a variety of formats: photgraphs, texts, recordings, ephemera, etc. At the Glickman Library (Portland Campus) you’ll find a General Rare Books & Manuscripts Collection, Read More…

Many Delicious Uses for One Tool

You may use bookmarks to keep favorite websites close at hand, but you can only access these bookmarks on a particular computer.  Delicious allows you to organize and access bookmarks from any computer. If your students need to find and share websites in a course, you can create an account for that course.  Dordt College’s Read More…

Homegrown Tutorials

The USM Libraries link to useful tutorials created at other libraries.  You can find many of these resources in the subject guides . Our own staff creates tutorials as well.  The “Tutorials. . .In 3 Minutes” series is one example of these homegrown resources.  Another example is the Finding Aid Help instructional video for the Read More…