Monthly Archives: October 2011

Evening at the Archives: Researching Family History

The Central Upper Peninsula and NMU Archives is hosting the first in a new series of events, Evening at the Archives, that will cover archival and historical topics of public interest. The Archives plans on hosting an Evening at the … Continue reading

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Access Issues?

Whether you are on or off campus, has this ever popped up for you when you try to get access to a full-text resource? There are a few reasons why this happens (we won’t go into why in this post, … Continue reading

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ArtStor is more than for just art

Presentation or paper due soon?  Wondering how you can enliven a speech?  As the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words.  Use ArtStor to find images you can use to illustrate your paper or presentation.  ArtStor includes photographic … Continue reading

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Writing a research paper? Check out Zotero

How many of you have to write a research paper this semester (or, even if your professor didn’t call it a research paper, it requires citations and a bibliography)? You know that feeling you get when you finish drafting the … Continue reading

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New Project Information Literacy report: “Balancing Act: How College Students Manage Technology While in the Library during Crunch Time”

This new report from Project Information Literacy relies on interviews with 560 students at 10 institutions of higher education, all of whom were interviewed during late April and May in academic libraries. Students were asked about their use of technology … Continue reading

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International Children’s Digital Library

Olson Library has added the International Children’s Digital Library to the library’s catalog.  This digital library has The ICDL collection includes 4469 books in 55 languages. The mission of the International Children’s Digital Library Foundation (ICDL Foundation) is to support the world’s … Continue reading

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New streaming PBS documentaries

The following PBS videos have been added to Voyager: Anthrax files: (Frontline) ‘Anthrax Files’ takes a hard look at the FBI’s role in the suicide of Ft. Detrick scientist and anthrax researcher Dr. Bruce Ivens. The FBI zeroed in on … Continue reading

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Electronic Books

Olson Library offers more than 46,000 electronic books on a wide variety of subjects, including mathematics, computer science and technology, accounting and finance, business management, history, literature, psychology, health sciences, and more. You can browse our collections online, or search … Continue reading

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Study Room Reservations

Group study rooms have long been a popular service available for students at the library—these may be checked out and reserved at the main desk on the 2nd floor of the LRC. We’d like to remind you that they can … Continue reading

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