Become better at research to support your academic success and get better grades. Enroll in LS 101: Introduction to Academic Library Research during Spring ’19 and learn how to effectively locate, evaluate, and ethically use information. This class will be offered in person. Click here to find out more.
If you’re wondering whether you’re registered or where to vote. There is a website where you can look up this information.
To check your polling place and voter registration status, go to the My Voter Information site: https://myvoterinformation.alaska.gov/
The Voter Information Project has a page that you can put your address in and figure out polling locations and hours of polling, as well as see your location on a map. Via the map you can click on an arrow and get directions from your home to the polling place.
All Alaskans from any district can vote on the University of Alaska Anchorage campus at the Student Union on Monday 11/5, 8am to 5pm, and Tuesday 11/6, 7am to 8pm.
Remember that Governor Walker has withdrawn from the race, but polling workers are not allowed to share that information because it is considered electioneering. The Anchorage Daily News has a story explaining this. You can find the Anchorage Daily News in the Consortium Library’s resources. There is a fully digital version available via our database subscriptions.
Have a research assignment? Ask-a-Librarian for help at the Research Desk in the Library, next to the pendulum. Or connect with us online via Chat, Text, Email, or Phone.
Find the contact information for the Research Help Desk at the Ask Us section of the Library website.
We will be closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday and Friday, but open again on Saturday and Sunday.
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. Events are open to students, faculty, staff, and all others who are interested in this topic.
There is a TAW website to highlight these events. The website provides the schedule of events, allows for RSVPs, and provide information about events being made available to extended campuses.
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 12-5pm
Math Tutors available on the 3rd Floor of the Library between Rm 309 and 307: Sat – Sun, 2-8pm
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.
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.