UAA is hosting it’s first annual Textbook Affordability Week (TAW). The week of March 26 – 30 there will be events all week designed to increase awareness, provide information, and promote dialogue around reducing the costs of textbooks and course material to support student success. There is a TAW website to highlight these events.
Are you looking for some help with Writing or Math. Good news, the Library has a partnership with the Learning Commons Writing Center and Math Labs to provide tutors during evenings and weekends.
Hours in the Library:
Writing Tutors available in Rm 110: Mon – Thurs, 6-9pm and Sat – Sun 12-5pmAfter November 5th, all math tutoring will be available in SMH 108.
Additional tutoring services are available in the Learning Commons and online via Live Homework Help
Have a great semester!
The topic of fake news is frequently in the “news” these days. Sometimes the stories are truly “fake” and other times they are misleading. How can one tell the difference? The Consortium Library has a library guide that provides information about identifying and navigating fake news and misleading information.
Are you doing research in relation to criminal justice topics? If so, did you know that the Justice Center does all kinds of research studies and produces data that can be highly useful. See information about what is available on their website. Also, during 2015 the Justice Center celebrated 40 years 1975-2015.
In case you haven’t heard, you can now use a credit card to add money to your WolfCard!
You can deposit Wolfbucks, see a list of your recent transactions, or make a guest deposit to someone else’s card. Apple and Android eAccounts phone apps are also available.
Click here for more information about eAccounts and WolfCards.
Are you teaching a course? Do you need to incorporate library content into your courseware or website? We have just the resource for you. A library guide that provides information about how to incorporate articles, ebooks, streaming video, and other content into your course.
Are you working on a paper or project and need to create a bibliography and manage your citations or references? Use RefWorks, a bibliographic citation management tool. It’s available under Research Help on the Library’s website.
As always, if you have questions or need help Ask-a-Librarian.
Last year we licensed access to the Legal and Government Information Database HeinOnline. This database has many legal journals aka periodicals, as well as historical government information. And while you’re working on your research, remember that you can Ask-a-Librarian for assistance if you need help.
Credo Reference can help…. Credo is a research database that provides access to background material: handbooks, encyclopedias, dictionaries, and also links to other research databases. Credo is even included in QuickSearch.
Credo covers every major subject, offering more than 650 highly-regarded titles from over 80 publishers
* Citable sources for your bibliography
* Answers to your research questions
* Thousands and thousands of images, charts, graphs, diagrams and more