Need help with starting your research or citing resources for a research assignment? Then register to attend to our free library research workshops being held at both the Downtown and Parham Road campuses. The workshops we have scheduled for this summer semester include: Research the Smart Way: Getting too many results with that Google search? Need … Continue reading Free research workshops!
Denise Woetzel, Information Literacy Librarian, and Suzanne Sherry, Parham Campus Library Coordinator, presented the information session “College Libraries and Research: Top 10 Things to Expect” on December 8, 2014 to students at Hermitage High School. College-bound senior English students participated in the six sessions, and the Reynolds librarians reached almost 400 students during the event. … Continue reading Library to library outreach: Reynolds librarians present to college-bound seniors at Hermitage High School
Think art can only be found in museums? Think again! The Google Street Art Project showcases and preserves dynamic outdoor art from around the world. See the outsider art—much of it illegal—before it disappears. The Google Street Art Project allows users to: Locate outdoor art in the wild with Google map integration Search by map, … Continue reading Google Street Art Project: More than Graffiti
Pyramids and the Milky Way? No, not really. How do you know the image you are viewing is a real photograph and not a computer-generated image? YOU DON’T. Never fear, the attribution angel is here! @PicPedant takes images found online—often from reblogging sites like BuzzFeed and Tumblr— finds the original author and attributes them. … Continue reading Snopes for Images: @PicPedant
Library in Your Pocket: Go Mobile @ JSRCC Bought a cool new tablet or phone but not sure how to use it for research? Bring it for a tour of the digital resources of JSRCC Library! No device yet? We have a few to available for test drive on the information highway—no license required! Thursday, … Continue reading Library in Your Pocket: Go Mobile @ JSRCC Library
Who says learning only happens in a classroom behind a desk? The brave students in Diane Coppage's English 112 class piloted a new style of Information Literacy instruction: Library Scavenger Hunt. Armed with iPads, a QR reader app and Pinterest, students roamed the library and performed crucial infanswered a variety of questions. They found books... … Continue reading NEW: Library Scavenger Hunt
As this week ends, the Fall Semester really begins! We know you've been using the library -- our website usage is up 830% from last week! We've been working all summer long on some new services. Here's a highlight of what we've been working on. What's New? Workshops Did you know that both APA and … Continue reading Welcome Back!
Google turns 10 this year, and in honor of their birthday, they've put an old index of the internet from 2001 on their site. This allows you to search Google and get the results you would have gotten in 2001. From the Google blog: "...we found a vintage search index in mint condition. We dusted … Continue reading The internet… 10 years ago
Jack and Susan were sitting in the commons area of the college discussing an upcoming sociology assignment. They had been asked to write a research paper related to a controversial social issue for Dr. Bob’s class. Jack remarked that he had no idea where to begin. Susan suggested they talk to a librarian. Here is … Continue reading The Academic Adventures of Jack and Susan at JSRCC: an introduction to what the Reynolds libraries can do for you