Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Student Survey Winners

The staff at the Coker library would like to thank the many students who took time to answer our survey! We had record participation this year, and many of your comments and suggestions will lead improvements to your library!

The winners, drawn randomly from an original LITC construction hat, are as follows:

Louchi's $25 gift certificate: Gregory Rogers

Midnight Rooster $25 gift certificate: Jessica Smith

Bow Thai Cafe $25 gift certificate: Adrienne Kennedy

$50 Grand Prize: Nicole Thompson

Thank you again! Look for follow-ups to your suggestions in this space in the weeks to come.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Goin' Mobile

With apologies to the Who and Pete Townsend, the library will be goin' mobile. We will be gradually rolling out mobile device-friendly versions of many of our popular resources.

The first, from EBSCOHost, will include several of our most popular databases: Academic Search Premier, SocINDEX with Full Text, Business Source Premier, PsycArticles, PsycInfo, Literary Reference Center, and ERIC, to name a few.

The mobile platform is designed specifically for hand-held devices and has the following features:

  • Basic Searching

  • HTML and PDF Full Text

  • Search Modes

  • Limiters

  • Image Quick View

  • E-mailing articles

  • Preferences

  • Multi-database Searching
Check it out here: EBSCOHost Mobile

Thursday, March 4, 2010

One sided printing in 40 seconds

If you've ever wondered how to configure MS Word to print on one side here in the library, this brief video will show you the way to better printing.

We'll be making other instructional and tutorial videos using Camtasia Studio. Stay tuned!