Posted onFebruary 21, 2013This page was generated by the Oviatt Library|Comments Off on Research Therapy: You Don’t Have to Come to the Library to Get a Library Book
You know you don’t have to come into the library to get your hands on some books, right? And if you’ve ever checked out a book from the library, only to find it doesn’t have any information you need, you should try looking at Google Books first.
The Oviatt has hundreds of e-books available, straight off of the website. Even if the book you want isn’t available electronically, you can still use Google Books to take a peek at the content. You might save yourself a trip! Watch this video to learn more:
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Posted onFebruary 15, 2013This page was generated by the Oviatt Library|Comments Off on Need Help Using OneSearch?
Just in case you’re confused about our new search tool on the library’s homepage, we’ve created a short video showing you how it works and how you can narrow your results in order to get exactly what you need. We also have a OneSearch FAQ.
When you do a search your results are broken down into two different tabs, one is labeled Articles and one labeled Books & Media. The Articles tab are items that you would normally find in our online databases and the Books & Media tab are what you would find in our library catalog. The image below describes the types of resources found in both.
OneSearch is a powerful tool and we’re pretty excited about it. However, if you’re looking for specific types of resources you might want to check out our other discovery tools.
This week is National Library Week! We asked everyone who works in the Library to send photos that make them smile. Here is a submission from Student Assistant Joshua Valle who works in the Creative Media Studio: "I took this photo during sunrise and it makes me smile because it is a reminder that tomorrow is always a new day." ... See MoreSee Less
This week is National Library Week! We asked everyone who works in the Library to send photos that make them smile. Here is a submission from Julieta Garcia who works in Special Collections & Archives: "This represents [many of] the library employees who care about the library’s student assistants by organizing a luncheon for them. Our student assistants are the gears that make our library run and this group of employees have committed time out of their work day to plan and celebrate our student workers." Click on the image to see them in action! ... See MoreSee Less