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Thursday, December 21st, 2006

New arrivals from Cleveland Public Library

Check out the lastest books and audio CDs in the CPL @ CSU collection. As new books arrive, we will be placing the list on our blog, so check back often. To browse the new additions by author, click here or by title, click here.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2006-12-21 09:58:35. Reply to Tracy_Kemp. Categories: Library News.

Friday, December 15th, 2006

Going Away for the Holidays? OhioLINK Delivers.

Going away from campus for the holidays and still need research materials? No problem. You can always pick up your OhioLINK books and other library materials at any participating OhioLINK library, including two public libraries: Cuyahoga County Public Library and Westerville Public library.

Here's how:
1. Request an item from the OhioLINK Library Catalog.
2. Select Cleveland State University. Enter your name and ID.
3. Select a pickup institution from the list.
4. Select a pickup location at the pickup institution.

You'll need to take your CSU ID with you when you pick up your requested materials.

If you're going out of the state for the holidays, remember you still have access to more than 100 research databases, thousands of full text articles, 19,000+ e-books, 1,900 digital videos and much more from OhioLINK and your library. All you need is your name and ID information to access OhioLINK online anywhere, anytime.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2006-12-15 09:47:06. Reply to Tracy_Kemp. Categories: Library News.

Monday, December 11th, 2006

Student Assistants Needed to Work in Multimedia Services

Attention Art, Education or Music Majors:

The Library is in need of an enthusiastic, energetic student to assist other students and faculty in our Library Multimedia Services department. Our most urgent need is for a student to help open our department at 7:30 a.m.

The duties include:
  • Providing circulation services for Multimedia Services collections which include music, education, curriculum materials, curriculum media, juvenile and audio/visual materials
  • Answering telephones for the Multimedia Services
  • Giving informational and directional assistance to patrons
  • Assisting patrons using Scholar, the Library's on-line catalog, and in locating materials
  • Arranging for the use of listening, viewing, and multimedia equipment and software
  • Assisting with faculty video/film/DVD requests

Applicants must:
  • Be able to work days and/or evenings and weekends
  • Possess accuracy and attention to detail skills
  • Possess basic computer skills
  • Possess good verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Be able to provide courteous service to patrons
  • Art, Education or Music majors preferred!

Please apply at: http://www.ulib.csuohio.edu/forms/apply.html

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2006-12-11 10:32:02. Reply to Lauren_Felder. Categories: Library News.

Thursday, December 7th, 2006

New EJC Interface Coming January 8

The OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center will have a new interface for the New Year beginning January 8, 2007. Faculty, students, staff and librarians at OhioLINK member institutions can catch a sneak peek of the new interface now.

The new interface will look familiar to current EJC users, but it will also offer better performance and more functionality. New features include:
  • My Articles - A function of My EJC, the My Articles features allows you to create and save your favorite articles for easy reference later.
  • Password retrieval - In the old interface forgotten passwords were irretrievable. Now you can automatically generate a new one.
  • Find similar articles in the EJC with just one click.
  • Collapsible/Expandable panels allow for faster browsing of titles with extensive numbers of issues or long back files.
  • Quick links to the complete article from both the issue and article level page helps you get the full-text article more quickly.

These oldie-but-goodie features are still available and worth trying out if you haven't already:

  • Journal alerts - Get new issue alerts via RSS feed or go to My EJC and create an account to create a list of favorite journals and set up e-mail notifications.
  • My Searches - Put your research on autopilot. Save your searches and set times for the system to automatically execute them and e-mail you the results.

It will be possible to migrate your saved searches from the old system to the new one.

If you have any questions about the EJC, or problems to report with the new interface, please use this form to contact the OhioLINK staff.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2006-12-07 06:47:59. Reply to Lauren_Felder. Categories: Library News.

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