The 7th edition of APA's Publication Manual is now available. As stated on the APA Style blog, "The transition to seventh edition APA Style will not happen overnight. Although the new Publication Manual was released in October 2019, we anticipate that most students and professionals will start using seventh edition style in the spring semester of 2020 or … Continue reading APA Style Changes – Highlights from the new 7th Edition
Reynolds Libraries has a new and improved online catalog! The new catalog can be accessed by conducting a search in the main search box on the library website, or you can access it directly with the following URL: https://vcc-srl-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo-explore/search?vid=JSRCC If you previously bookmarked the old catalog link, please make sure you update it to the … Continue reading New Catalog is here!
Sometimes an off-campus student clicks on a library database and receives an error message. Don’t panic! This is a known issue with a simple workaround. Some students are not authenticated for the databases on our network, even though they are correctly and currently enrolled. BUT if a student logs in to the main Virginia Community … Continue reading Help! I can’t get to a library database!
April 2nd is International Fact-Checking Day. Check out the resources below. You can also participate in the global conversation on Twitter by following: @factchecknet, #FactcheckingDay and #FactCheckIt Today's News: Separating Fact from Fiction (Reynolds Libraries guide) Do we still care about the truth? (International Fact-Checking Network @ Poynter) The Week in Fact Checking (International Fact-Checking Network @ … Continue reading Happy International Fact-Checking Day!
This year's United States presidential election campaign may be remembered for the proliferation of fake, false and misleading news stories especially on social media sites such as Facebook. Viral news hoaxes have been around for many years but 2016 seems to be the year they exploded into the consciousness of the American public. Even typically reliable … Continue reading Today’s News: Separating Fact from Fiction
Alright, students, I’ve got good news and bad news. The good news is that spring semester is almost over and summer is on its way! The bad news? Before that celebratory trip to Virginia Beach, you’ve got to pass your final exams. But after hours and days and weeks of study and preparation, is there … Continue reading Five Quick Tips for Finals
Don’t miss this chance to give your resume a boost and land your next job! Attend the Resume Rescue! workshops being held at both the Parham Road and Downtown campuses. This workshop will cover: Types of resumes Action verbs What to include and not include in your resume How to tailor your resume to a … Continue reading Need a resume that stands out?
Denise Woetzel, Reference/Information Literacy Librarian at Reynolds Community College and Helen McKann, Librarian at John Tyler Community College attended the joint VCCS World Languages Peer Group / FLAVA (Foreign Language Association of Virginia) Conference in Williamsburg on September 26 to promote the VCCS Libraries many world language resources. Over 700 foreign language instructors from across the … Continue reading Los bibliotecarios participan de la conferencia lenguas extranjeras
If you’re one of those people at the Gold’s Gym on Willow Lawn that can lithely run with those tiny, white Apple headphones, I secretly resent you. In theory, I like Apple headphones for their suave and hipstery connotations. But in practice, I dislike them because I have big ears and a pirate-like gait. Apple … Continue reading Why I love my ugly headphones, and why it relates to good web design
Library in your Pocket series: iPad and eBooks @ Reynolds Library Check out how EBSCOhost eBooks work with your iPad! Library in your Pocket: Go Mobile @ Reynolds Library Guide The guide outlines how each type of Reynolds Library eBook works with iPad. EBSCO eBooks Films on Demand OverDrive Audio Safari Sciverse Springer And also … Continue reading iPad and eBooks: Library in your Pocket