Category Archives: Subject Guides

RaiderLoan Planned Maintenance This Weekend

RaiderLoan Document Delivery & Interlibrary Loan Service will be down for planned maintenance this weekend – Saturday Nov. 18 & Sunday Nov. 19.  If you need to place a RaiderLoan Request, please plan accordingly (aka – send in your requests today!)  Also, note that most libraries will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday, so requests will be arriving more slowly next week.

For questions, see the RaiderLoan Subject Guide, or,  call Kathy Schoen at 616-234-3749.

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American DREAMer Book Display

Arce headshotNext week’s Diversity Lecture Series author, Julissa Arce, is a author of “The American DREAMer: From Undocumented to Wall Street and Immigration Advocacy.” Arce advocates for immigrant rights and education. Check out our book display on this timely topic, located on the Library’s first floor.

For more on this author and other authors in the series, visit the The Bob and Aleicia Woodrick Center for Equity and Inclusion  web page and for resources on this topic, visit the  Diversity Lecture Series Subject Guide.

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Copyright Assistance Available

Faculty  – if you have copyright symbolquestions about using copyrighted materials in your courses, contact your  assigned library liaison  for assistance. There are many legal ways to avoid having to create expensive course packs.  Your librarian can help you with understanding how to use our Copyright Clearance Center Annual License; with verifying citations and determining a copyright holder; using Course Reserve; and, permalinking licensed library resources into Blackboard.   Please take a look at the Copyright Subject Guide.

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Fighting Fake News: Broadcast Hysteria Author Book Talk and Signing – Nov. 2

Join us to hBroadcast Hysteria Coverear author A. Brad Schwartz talk about Broadcast Hysteria: Orson Welles’s War of the Worlds and the Art of Fake News. The event will be held on the west side of the Library’s 2nd floor on Thursday, November 2, from 6:30-7:30 p.m.  Students and faculty are invited to pick up a free copy of Schwartz’s book at the Library Circulation Desk.  Admission is free, all are welcome,  and we’ll have complimentary refreshments.

This author visit and book signing is the second of several events planned by the Campus Common Reading Committee  during the 2017-18 academic year that relate to Fighting Fake News. See the Fake News Subject Guide for more information!

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Faculty CONNECT Newsletter – Fall issue available

The Fall issue of the Library & Learning Commons CONNECT Faculty Newsletter is available.  Older issues are located on the Faculty Resources Subject Guide.   While directed toward faculty, students and staff may find this information useful as well. Connect Fall 2017 issue coverEnjoy!

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