Copyright Help Available

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With a looming Course Pack deadline, faculty may have copyright questions. There are legal ways to avoid having to create expensive-for students-to-print course packs. Contact your assigned library liaison for assistance with questions about using copyrighted materials in Blackboard, class handouts, or in course packs.

Librarians can help you use RightFind Academic Copyright Clearance Center‘s annual academic license.  CCC updated their system considerably this summer, and now requires a logon if you intend to use this from off-campus.  Librarians can help: verify citations; determine a copyright owner; set up a Course Reserve;  or permalink licensed library resources into Blackboard. Please take a look at the Copyright Subject Guide.

 

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New Database: Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center database pageHobbies & Crafts Reference Center is one of the new MeL Michigan eLibrary databases. While it’s not academic in nature, everyone needs a little down-time to do things that make you happy.

You will find “detailed “how-to” instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines.” If arts & crafts do it for you, consider this new database.

If you’re off-campus or using wireless, you may be asked to log on with your last name and 7-digit Raider number.

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Learning Center Open House – You’re Invited!

All students, faculty & staff are invited to the 3rd Annual Learning Center Open House on Tuesday, November 13, from 11:30 – 1:30. Come and eat a mobile lunch with us as you visit each department in the building!

Learning Center Open House

The Learning Center is more commonly called the Library building  – and is labeled as the LRC (building #10) on the Campus Map.

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Are you READY to vote?

Every Vote Counts graphicThe Michigan Secretary of State has posted A Guide to Voter Identification at the Polls that you should check BEFORE you vote.

The ACLU of Michigan provides these tips to avoid problems at the polls.

You may have heard about voter suppression challenges and provisional ballots on social media.  Find out more about provisional ballots from the National Conference of State Legislatures, and you can see the form from the Michigan Secretary of State.

The system only works when you VOTE!

 

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New Library Streaming Video

Take a look at our new and improved Library & Learning Commons Streaming Video! Thanks to Media Services (Noah, Simon, Jim, and Jeremy) – “you did good!”

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