The marvel of the whole patron

Image from http://www.freeimages.co.uk Over the past several weeks I have taken part in the Marvelous Maine Invitational. Marvel, for those of you unfamiliar with it, is Maine’s collection of online library resources.  Each week’s training focused on a different resource or type of resource.  You can read about each lesson on my blog Bridges, but Read More…

Beyond cool to actionable

Image from freeimages.co.uk Last Friday I attended the NACADA (National Academic Advising Association) Maine State Drive-In.  The event could have inspired a fifth “Not only about the technology” post. Patrick Cate and Audrey  Willis (Plymouth State University) shared a framework for thoughtful use of technology: 1. What do they need to know or do? At Read More…

Study space and study breaks

 Image from http://www.freeimages.co.uk Can you believe finals are drawing near?!   The libraries are a great place to study and to relax. Of course the USM libraries have special hours for the finals period.  Since each library has different hours, please check the finals hours page for your library’s schedule.  Take note of the special Read More…