Library in your Pocket: Go Mobile @ Reynolds Library

Got a cool new tablet and want to know more about how to use it? Thought about what a mobile device could do for your research—as well as your recreational reading? Check out our new guide! Library in your Pocket: Go Mobile @ Reynolds Library The guide covers iPad Kindle Fire Kindle Paperwhite Nook HD … Continue reading Library in your Pocket: Go Mobile @ Reynolds Library

SWANK Digital Campus – Feature Films for Education

What do the following feature and documentary films have in common: Patch Adams? Bowling for Columbine? Wit? 42? They have all been used in the classroom to capture critical concepts and to support key learning outcomes. Unfortunately, using film can also consume classroom time - time needed to cover other essential ideas. Reynolds library seeks … Continue reading SWANK Digital Campus – Feature Films for Education

NEW: Ebook Library / EBL

What is Ebook Library (EBL)? Ebook Library (EBL) is the newest resource from our VIVA membership (Virtual Library of Virginia). JSRCC  partners together Virginia’s public (and some private) institutions for more purchasing power. This new collection model, called “demand‐driven acquisitions,” allows patrons to choose what books are purchased. More about the pilot program for EBL. … Continue reading NEW: Ebook Library / EBL

Agent Gates and the Secret Adventures of Devonton Abbey (A Downton Abbey Parody)

Need a Downton Abbey fix before Season 4 debuts in 2014? Try Agent Gates and the Secret Adventures of Devonton Abbey (A Downton Abbey Parody). At Devonton Abbey, the Granville Family enjoys a life of wealth and privilege. But not all is as it seems! Gates,  Mrs. Kewes, Larson and The Dowager are all secret … Continue reading Agent Gates and the Secret Adventures of Devonton Abbey (A Downton Abbey Parody)

New trial database: Testing and Education Reference Center

The Testing and Education Reference Center from Gale is a start-to-finish resource with all the information and support materials needed to make informed, confident decisions to shape the rest of your life. Over 300 practice tests and courses Dozens of ebooks containing valuable study material and practice tests Resume builder with over 1,000 brainstorming phrases … Continue reading New trial database: Testing and Education Reference Center

New subscription: The Teaching Professor

New semester, new inspiration! Want to know how better to reach your students? The JSRCC Library now has an online subscription to The Teaching Professor, an acclaimed newsletter devoted to the art and science of better teaching. Subjects include:   Student-centered learning Mentoring new and adjunct faculty Overcoming student apathy Energizing and re-inspiring experienced faculty … Continue reading New subscription: The Teaching Professor

New STEM-H eBooks @ JSR Libraries

Through the the Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA), JSRCC libraries now offer two new STEM-H eBook databases.  These subject-based e-book collections provide extensive, current resources in the STEM-H related fields, and support STEM-H curricula at the college. Springer eBooks Springer eBooks offer high quality Springer print book publications in a digital format. This collection covers … Continue reading New STEM-H eBooks @ JSR Libraries

Take a look at the Parham Road Graphics Collection!

A small but growing collection is  waiting to be viewed by you.  From the trend-setting, award-winning MAUS to our new Gone to Amerika by Derek McCulloch, the drawn characters are sitting just inside of the library’s entrance doors, poised in anticipation of their visit with you. Select  a book from the shelf and sit down in … Continue reading Take a look at the Parham Road Graphics Collection!