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Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

PROQUEST SERVICE ALERT : ProQuest Databases Will Be Unavailable from 10 PM Sat. to 6 AM Sun. January 28-29.

On Saturday January 28, 2017, ProQuest will be performing maintenance to upgrade its infrastructure and enhance security. The maintenance is scheduled to begin at 10:00 PM EDT and will last for eight (8) hours.

During this time, access to the ProQuest databases listed below will not be available, and users will be re-directed to a webpage explaining the scheduled maintenance:

  • American Periodicals Series Online
  • ARTbibliographies Modern
  • Dissertation Abstracts (ProQuest Dissertations & Theses A & I)
  • Dissertations & Theses @Cleveland State University
  • Ethnic NewsWatch
  • GenderWatch
  • New York Times
  • New York Times (Historic)
  • Physical Education Index
  • RefWorks
  • Safari Books Online
  • Statistical Abstract of the United States
  • Wall Street Journal
  • Water Resources Abstracts

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2017-01-25 06:59:17. Reply to Lauren_Felder. Categories: Library News.

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Digital Drop-in Sessions

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Do you use digital methods in your research or teaching?

Do you want to learn more about digital tools available or in use on campus?

Please join us for our Digital Drop-in. CSU Faculty & Staff will be available to talk one-on-one about their expertise in various digital methods for teaching & research including Cleveland Memory, Zotero, Refworks, EngagedScholarhip@CSU, SelectedWorks, Omeka, Curatescape, Oral History, WordPress, Google apps, and more! Drop in when you can & talk tech with your colleagues!

The Drop-in session will take place on Thursday, January 26, 2017 in MC 420, Active Learning Classroom, from 11:30 am -1:00 pm. Refreshments will be available for all attendees in MC 429 from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm.

Presenters: We are seeking additional participants with expertise in various digital methods & platforms. Please fill out the form at Digital CSU Working Group website if you are interested in participating as an expert.


Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2017-01-23 13:10:26. Reply to Barbara_Loomis. Categories: Library News.

Friday, January 20th, 2017

Textbooks for Some Classes Now Available for 2-Hour Loan in the Library.

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Stretch Your Dollar!   Use one of Our Textbooks...

The Michael Schwartz Library Textbook Center is now open for business on the third floor of the Library in the Multimedia area, RT 301. The Textbook Center has a collection of more than 30 print textbooks for some of the larger classes being offered this spring semester. They are available for you to use in the Library for 2 hours.

See what's available! Limited selection.

In addition to these print textbooks, the Library offers some eTextbooks, digital versions of books required for classes this spring.

See if one of your textbooks is available as an eTextbook.

If you don’t see your book on these two lists, check to see if it is on Reserve for your Course.
(Need the password? Contact the library or your instructor.)

Questions? Contact Melinda Smerek at (216) 687-2363.


Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2017-01-20 14:44:15. Reply to Lauren_Felder. Categories: Library News.

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Workshops for CSU Faculty

Join the Michael Schwartz and the Center for Faculty Excellence for CSU Faculty Workshops.
All workshops are held from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm in the Library, Rhodes Tower, room 401. Workshops are free, but registration is required.

What You Need to Know About Using Copyrighted Materials
Date: Thursday, February 9, 2017
Presenter: Dr. Glenda Thornton, Director, Michael Schwartz Library
Workshop and registration details
Beyond the Research Paper: Alternative Assignments and Easy Assessments for Information Literacy Outcomes
Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Presenter: Ann Marie Smeraldi, Head, Library Teaching & Learning Services
Workshop and registration details
Open Access Textbooks
Date: Thursday, March 9 April 13, 2017 (note change in date)
Presenter: Dr. Glenda Thornton, Director, Michael Schwartz Library
Workshop and registration details
Are Your Students Information Literate? Tips and Tools for Assessing Student Learning
Date: Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Presenter: Ann Marie Smeraldi, Head, Library Teaching & Learning Services
Workshop and registration details
Copyright and Using Multimedia in the Classroom
Date: Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Presenter:
Dr. Glenda Thornton, Director, Michael Schwartz Library
Workshop and registration details

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2017-01-19 13:19:08. Reply to Barbara_Loomis. Categories: Library News.

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