iPad and eBooks: Library in your Pocket

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

New: Literature Online (LION) and the Chadwyck-Healey Literature Collections

Reynolds Library, through our partnership with the Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA), has added two new databases for literary works and literary criticism: Literature Online (LION) and the Chadwyck-Healey Literature Collections. Literature Online (LION) LION is a fully searchable library of more than 350,000 works of English and American poetry, drama and prose, 382 full-text … Continue reading New: Literature Online (LION) and the Chadwyck-Healey Literature Collections

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

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 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

Library Services in the Digital Age from Pew Research Center

The study “Library Services in the Digital Age” from the Pew Internet & American Life Project has just been published. The study asked adults (over the age of 16) about their public library use. Top uses of the library: Borrow books Browse print and media Get help Adult's opinion of public library services: 80% of … Continue reading Library Services in the Digital Age from Pew Research Center

Study Reveals How College Students Use the Library & Spend Their Time

A recent Library Journal article, Know Your Students, details the methodology used to conduct an ethnographic study at the University of Rochester's Rush Rhees Library.  It also provides an overview of the findings from this study and interesting insights into how students use the library and spend their time on campus.  A previous post on our library blog, An Anthropologist … Continue reading Study Reveals How College Students Use the Library & Spend Their Time