Did you know that North Run Creek snakes along the property line of Reynolds' Parham Road Campus? All along the path you’ll find informational signs that were originally put up by DCR (Department of Conservation and Recreation) and approximately 2 miles of trails that follow the creek line and zig zag through the surrounding woods and … Continue reading Keeping North Run Creek Beautiful
Welcome, Will Weaver!
With the Summer semester coming to a close, and fall semester right around the corner, you may have noticed a new face in the library at the Parham Road Campus. At the end of June, the library was pleased to welcome David "Will" Weaver as our electronic/web services librarian. Will served three and a half … Continue reading Welcome, Will Weaver!
A Little Taste of Sunshine
With summer semester coming up, the library staff is hard at work making sure that life at the library continues on as usual so that students can expect the same great service they get during the Spring and the Fall semesters. But secretly... ? We’re all quietly daydreaming about taking big slice out of our … Continue reading A Little Taste of Sunshine
How To Guide: Getting the Most Out of Spring Break!
Back it up! Don’t forget to back-up all of your work! You might be away from your computer/laptop/tablet for a while, so don’t forget to back up all of your projects, research papers, and essays that you may be working on. You can always use your google drive account with your Reynolds (@email.vccs.edu) account to … Continue reading How To Guide: Getting the Most Out of Spring Break!
Your Brain on Peppermint: Peppermints and Pencils in the Library!
According to study published in 2008 in the International Journal of Neuroscience, "participants exposed to peppermint oil experienced enhanced memory and processing speeds...[and peppermint] also increased their alertness while helping them maintain a sense of calm." We figured if it was published in the Journal of Neuroscience then it must be true. So, beginning Monday, … Continue reading Your Brain on Peppermint: Peppermints and Pencils in the Library!
Tell us what you think!
Use Reynolds Library services and resources? We want to hear from you! Please fill out the Reynolds Library 2015 Survey. Your input will help us better understand your perception of library services and help us to improve! The survey, which was developed by the Association of Research Libraries, will provide us with comparable assessment information … Continue reading Tell us what you think!
FIVE WAYS TO USE THE LIBRARY YOUR FIRST WEEK OF CLASS
COOL YOUR JETS Whether you’re looking for a place to beat the heat, a quiet place to collect your thoughts, or just a comfy spot to eat your lunch, the library is the away-from-it-all refuge you’ve been looking for. So come in, find a comfy chair, and take a breather. GET THAT WORM, EARLY BIRD! … Continue reading FIVE WAYS TO USE THE LIBRARY YOUR FIRST WEEK OF CLASS
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Reynolds Libraries infographic for FY2014-2015
Guerilla Goodness Update
If you missed our last post, you may not know that members of the library staff have been leaving notes around the library for students to find that will encourage them during this last week of classes and finals. One student appreciated the notes she found so much, that she brought one staff member a little … Continue reading Guerilla Goodness Update
Write it down!
How many of you take class notes with a laptop? If you’re one of the many students who types your notes during a lecture, you may want to check out this article from The Chronicle of Higher Education: The Benefits of No-Tech Note Taking After an instructor at the University of Kansas banned taking notes with … Continue reading Write it down!