Help with our database decisions

You have probably noticed that we often offer trials to different databases.  Here’s a reminder to take advantage of these trials and to offer your feedback. You know best whether or not these resources would be useful to you: please let us know.  Perhaps your input will remind us to subscribe to that database you’ve Read More…

Useful tools in handy packages

If you or your students need background information on a topic, here’s a friendly reminder that the libraries have a variety of specialized reference sources–many of them online.  Many of these online sources come in convenient packages. For example Oxford Reference Online brings together respected subject dictionaries and other tools in one database (You can Read More…

Pecha Kucha Nights revisited

In April 2009 I (Maureen Perry) had blogged about the idea of the Pecha Kucha Night (PKN), where each presenter has 20 slides and 20 seconds per slide.  Recently I attended Lewiston-Auburn’s first PKN.  I saw firsthand the phenomenon’s classroom potential. What do concise presentations have to do with information literacy?   The Association of College Read More…