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Thursday, April 28th, 2011

The Library Blog and RSS Feed Are Moving to a New Address

Update your browser bookmarks! The CSU Library's blog is moving to a new address: http://blog.ulib.csuohio.edu.

Our RSS Feed is also moving to a new address: http://blog.ulib.csuohio.edu/libblogrss.xml. Be sure to update your RSS Feed subscriptions accordingly.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2011-04-28 10:34:24. Reply to Jeff_Beuck. Categories: Library News.

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

Have questions or comments? Text us!

Do you have a quick question or comment for the Library? Send us a text message!*

To use this service, text CSULibrary to 66746 and then save 66746 as a contact in your phone called CSULibrary.

*Message and data rates may apply.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2011-04-21 09:54:23. Reply to tracy_kemp. Categories: Library News.

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

Need Help Writing a Research Paper? The Writing Center has a Workshop for You!

Get help writing your paper at the Writing Center

If you would like help writing a research paper, the Writing Center invites you to attend any of the upcoming workshops listed below. A short lecture will be followed by individualized instruction.

All workshops will be held in the Michael Schwartz Library's LCLC lab located next to the Reference area on the first floor (see map):

  • Selecting Sources for Your Focus
    Wed. Apr. 20 from 4-5 in LCLC Back
  • Selecting Sources for Your Focus
    Thurs. Apr. 21 from 12-1 in LCLC Back
  • MLA/APA Citation
    Wed. Apr. 27 from 4-5 in LCLC Back
  • MLA/APA Citation
    Thurs. Apr. 28 from 12-1 in LCLC Front
  • Style/Grammar in Research Writing
    Wed. May 4 from 4-5 in LCLC Back
  • Style/Grammar in Research Writing
    Thurs. May 5 from 12-1 in LCLC Back

For more information, contact Mary M. Murray McDonald, Director, Writing Center and WAC at 216-687-6982 or m.murray@csuohio.edu.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2011-04-14 10:26:20. Reply to Lauren_Felder.

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for a chance to win

Stay up-to-date with all the happenings at the Michael Schwartz Library by liking us on Facebook or following us on Twitter and be entered to win a library prize pack. You can find us on Facebook here or follow us on Twitter here. The drawing will be held on Monday April 18, 2011.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2011-04-13 10:23:27. Reply to Tracy_Kemp. Categories: Library News.

Friday, April 8th, 2011

Come Write In! Script Frenzy has come to Michael Schwartz Library

Come write in logo


The Michael Schwartz Library is hosting Come Write In! A Script Frenzy, a nationwide initiative, from Monday, April 11 to Friday, April 15.

Script Frenzy encourages participants to come into the Library to write 100-page novels or scripts. The event is open to students, faculty, staff and the general public. Participants can gather in the Connection Lounge 2 area, which is located on the south east side of the first floor of the Library, and are welcome to bring their own laptops.

For more information, contact Barbara Florjancic at 216-875-9734 or b.florjancic@csuoh.edu.

Also, for those interested, here are some scriptwriting resources to get participants started in this worldwide event, where 20,000 people are expected to participate:

Intro To Screenwriting
Five Ways To Start a Script
Reach for The Evocative Word
Five Mistakes a Beginning Writer Should Avoid
A Brief Primer On Things Not To Do When Screenwriting
Things I've Learned Writing Sketch Comedy

Written by Sergio Wilkins, CSU Communications Student

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2011-04-08 16:15:18. Reply to Barbara_Loomis. Categories: Library News.

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

RefWorks Workshop: Find Out How to Save Time When Doing Research and Writing Papers

This poor girl needs RefWorks STAT!

Learn how you can save time doing your research and writing your papers by attending the Library's RefWorks Workshop on Tuesday April 12, 2011 at 4 p.m. RefWorks is a web-based research management and writing software package that enables you to:

  • Organize your research
  • Include citations while you write your paper
  • Build a bibliography in a variety of formats
  • Import references from many data sources
  • Create bibliographies in different document formats (Word, RTF, HTML, etc.)

This workshop will be held in RT 502 in the Michael Schwartz Library in Rhodes Tower and is open to faculty, staff, and students.

Light refreshments will be provided and there will be an opportunity to win door prizes. To reserve a seat, please RSVP to Barbara Florjancic at (216) 875-9734 or b.florjancic@csuohio.edu.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2011-04-07 14:52:37. Reply to Lauren_Felder.

Citation Databases Workshop

Research Strategies Using Citation Databases: Scopus and ISI Web of Science

The Michael Schwartz Library will be presenting "Research Strategies Using Citation Databases: Scopus and ISI Web of Science,"
Tuesday, April 19 from 12:00 to 1:00 PM in RT 401 in the Library
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This seminar will cover the features of Scopus, our newly acquired database, and how it differs from ISI Web of Science, including: a discussion of the Web of Science upgrade and how to determine number of citations, impact factor, h-index, and eigenfactor.

Faculty, staff, graduate, and undergraduate students are welcome. Light refreshments will be available.

To reserve a seat, please call 216-875-9734 or email reservations.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2011-04-07 14:50:57. Reply to Barbara_Loomis. Categories: Library News.

Monday, April 4th, 2011

Celebrate National Library Week with Cupcakes, a Book Sale, and More

National Library Week is an annual celebration of the contributions of our nation's libraries and library staff. In honor of this week, the Michael Schwartz Library will host the following events.

  • National Library Week Kick-Off
    Monday April 11 at 12 p.m. 1st floor of the Library
    Join us as we kick off the week with the National Library Week Proclamation and enjoy some light refreshments and giveaways.
  • National Library Workers Day
    National Library Worker's Day
    Tuesday April 12
    National Library Worker's Day is a time to honor the contributions of all library workers, librarians, support staff, and others who make library services possible.
  • RefWorks Workshop
    Tuesday April 12 at 4 p.m. in RT 502
    Find out more about this citation management software and how it can make doing research and writing papers much easier.
  • Joe Jackson Book Cover
    Friends of the Michael Schwartz Library Annual Local Authors Book Talk
    Wednesday April 13 at 3 p.m. RT 503
    The Friends Annual Local Authors Book Talk Series will feature Cleveland author Kelly Boyer Sagert, who will visit CSU on April 13th to discuss her book, Joe Jackson: A Biography (Baseball's All-Time Greatest Hitters).
  • Book Sale-Thursday
    April 14, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 1st floor of the Library
    Get great deals on hardbacks and paperbacks at the Friends of the Michael Schwartz Library book sale.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2011-04-04 08:26:35. Reply to Lauren_Felder. Categories: Library News.

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