Archive for April, 2010

Advice to future webcasters

With the semester nearing its end some courses have students write letters to the students who will be taking the course next time.  In that spirit I wrote in my own blog about my experiences moderating a workshop via Elluminate. My fellow librarians–and any others who plan to try a […]

By April 23, 2010 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy

Putting the “Creative” in Creative Problem Solving

At last I can blog about one more NERCOMP session, “The Cycle of Discontent: A Case Study in Merger Dynamics” with Julie Barrett and Maribeth Macaisa (Massachusetts College of Art and Design).  The presenters spoke of the leadership lessons learned during a restructuring. For example,  they described some common, but […]

By April 15, 2010 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
Article Linker: More use, less confusion

Article Linker: More use, less confusion

Do you find Article Linker confusing?  First of all you’re not alone.  Secondly, help has arrived. One of our librarians, Evelyn Greenlaw,  and her team have recorded a handy tutorial.  The short video describes Article Linker and breaks the navigation process down into its most important steps. Don’t deny yourself […]

By April 9, 2010 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy
A Taste of Citation Tools

A Taste of Citation Tools

Faculty members, do you want to see better citations in student papers?  Students, do you want help with citations?  There is a buffet of citation tools available. On Tuesday, April 20, librarian Maureen Perry will offer a taste of four such tools: Son of Citation Machine, Noodle Tools, Zotero, and […]

By April 2, 2010 Comments are Disabled InfoSavvy