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
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
Check out LearningExpress Library, an online tool which includes more than 1000 practice tests & skills tutorials for academic career advancement & more than 200 ebooks designed to help students succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. LearningExpress Library will help you prepare for: professional certification, licensing, & aptitude tests in a range of occupations: health care, civil … Continue reading Practice Tests Available Online!
JSRCC Libraries have purchased premium access to EasyBib, a web-based tool for building and managing citations in MLA, APA and Chicago Style. EasyBib premium access allows you to: Create a bibliography quickly using the Autocite or Manual entry forms for over 50 source types. Use features such as footnotes and parenthetical formatting, adding annotations, etc. … Continue reading Need a quick & easy way to cite your resources?
Check out a recent guide compiled by Eleanor J. Goldberg and Michael LaMagna which lists and reviews open resources on the Web including full-package courses, videos, repositories, and textbooks. This guide was published in the June 2012 issue of College & Research Libraries News.
Computational Knowledge engine Wolfram|Alpha just announced that you can now analyze Shakespeare’s plays, as well as some other famous works of literature, including Moby Dick, Great Expectations, and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. From their blog: Entering a play into Wolfram|Alpha, like A Midsummer Night’s Dream, brings up basic information, such as number of acts, scenes, … Continue reading New tool for literary analysis
Have you ever been sitting in class, furiously scribbling down every word the professor is saying and thinking to yourself "there HAS to be a better way to do this!"? Brett & Kate McKay on the blog The Art of Manliness, offer some great study and note-taking tips: http://artofmanliness.com/2012/01/27/write-this-down-note-taking-strategies-for-academic-success/ So how do you know what … Continue reading Tips on note taking
Visit the library's OverDrive Digital Media Collection web site to download and listen to audiobooks on your iPhone, Windows Phone, iPad, Android, Blackberry or other portable device. This media collection includes over 1000 titles. Fiction titles include: drama, historical fiction, literature, mystery suspense, poetry, and science fiction & fantasy. Nonfiction titles include: biographies, current events … Continue reading Listen to audiobooks on your iPhone or other mobile device
Access online articles and books from anywhere using EBSCOhost's mobile access technology. Using your iPhone, iPod, Blackberry, or other mobile device, EBSCOhost's mobile access technology allows you to: Search for articles and books. Retrieve and view full text articles and books. E-mail results to yourself. To get the free EBSCO app for you iPhone or … Continue reading Use your iPhone or iPod to find articles & books
This week, April 18-21, J. Sargeant Reynolds is celebrating Earth Week! We're kicking off a new recycling program with pep rallies on Thursday. For more information, see the Green Initiatives page on the JSRCC website. In addition, check out our Go Green Libguide for books on environmental sustainability as well as some tips to save … Continue reading Earth Week at JSRCC