Resources for alumni 2016

Soon graduation will usher in another cohort of new alumni.  The Alumni Cards link outlines the library services still available to our graduates.  Let’s not forget the general USM Alumni page.   I’ll also leave our soon-to-be alums with the resources listed in: Best free reference websites: Seventeenth annual list. (2015). Reference & User Services Quarterly, Read More…

Resources for alums 2015

Image from freeimages.co.uk Can we really be this far into the semester already?!  Before the semester grows too late, I’ll do my annual post on resources for our soon-to-be alumni. As always I’ll start with our alumni services page.  Then I’ll link to the posts from years past: 4/17/14 5/2/13 5/3/12 5/3/11 To this growing Read More…

Changing lives, constant help

Image from the American Library Association National Library Week (April 13-19, 2014) is here again.  This year’s theme is “Lives change @ your library.”  It is a good time to honor our soon-to-be graduates.  After all, their lives are about to change. The new graduates can get a USM alumni card and retain borrowing privileges.  Read More…

The 2013 alumni post

Image from Sean MacEntee: Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/smemon/5061210124/, and used according to a Creative Commons Attribution License For the past two years at this time I have devoted a post to alumni and to their information needs.  The tradition continues. The alumni card allows in-house borrowing and URSUS catalog (or MaineCat) requests, as well as 50 Read More…

Open access and alums

Photo by Andrew Schwegler:  Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/ajschwegler/525739982/, and used according to a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license. Can you believe that graduation is almost upon us again?!  Remember that our soon-to-be alumni can retain USM library privileges.  Check out the Alumni Cards page for more information. Another resource that alumni–and everyone else–can use is the Directory Read More…

Lifelong learning after graduation

Image from http://www.freeimages.co.uk/ As graduation approaches, I’d like to remind out soon-to-be alumni about library privileges that they will continue to have.  The alumni card allows for in-library borrowing, as well as  URSUS or MaineCat requests.   With the card alumni can also print from library computers and photocopy.  Check here for more information. Though the Read More…