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.
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.
If you have a project to get started for a class, there are several ways to start. You can ask for help at the reference desk. You can search in QuickSearch on the front page of the Library’s website. There are research guides by subject. Or you can go to the How To Guides under Help with Research.
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
As easy to use as your favorite search site and fully citable in any research paper, Credo is the perfect place to get your research started.Whether you are just starting your project, looking to add some interesting images to your final draft or building a bibliography, Credo Reference has something for you.Credo Reference offers:* Tools to quickly map your paper topic
* Citable sources for your bibliography
* Answers to your research questions
* Thousands and thousands of images, charts, graphs, diagrams and more