Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Wiley seeking feedback on research support tool - Tues 1/23, 12 pm

On Jan 23rd (Tuesday), 12 - 1 pm Wiley representatives will be in Jackson Library Room 216 to demo a new product called Wiley Researcher Academy (www.wileyresearcheracademy.com).   They would like product feedback from librarians, graduate students, and early career researchers. 

Our library does NOT subscribe to this product.

Wiley is providing lunch for the first 20 graduate students and early career researchers who sign up to attend and give feedback:   https://goo.gl/forms/cu83y61fXe9dIBm43

ProQuest ebook central not available this Saturday afternoon and evening

FYI if you use ebooks from ProQuest Ebook Central - Due to scheduled maintenance, ProQuest Ebook Central will be unavailable at: Saturday, January 20, from 1 pm - 7 pm EST

Apologies for the inconvenience!

Remember to check on whether the library has the ebook that you need from a different source.  Here's a 3.5 minute video that shows how to find out if the library has your book online: 

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Introduction to R workshop Fri 1/12

This news was just shared with me -
The Introduction to R workshop will be offered this Friday, Jan. 12. Please alert any students or colleagues who might be interested.
For more information and to register, please visit the QMS website: https://www.uncg.edu/mat/qms/

Scott J. Richter, PhD
Director, Statistical Consulting Center (http://www.uncg.edu/mat/sta/consulting.html)
UNCG Quantitative Methodology Series (https://www.uncg.edu/mat/qms/)
Mathematics and Statistics
107 Petty Building
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
PO Box 26170
Greensboro, NC 27402-6170
(336) 334-5836 (Math/Stats office)

Friday, January 5, 2018

First library webinar of the semester on 1/11 - APA Style Central

The UNCG webinar series covers topics on library resources and research tools.  

Thursday, January 11th at 10am:
“APA Style Central” by Lea Leininger, Health Sciences Librarian and Karen Grigg, Science Librarian.  
Learn about APA Style Central, an online guide to writing style from the American Psychological Association. See tutorials, sample papers, and more.

Monday, January 22nd at 1pm:
“AccessMedicine” by Lea Leininger, Health Sciences Librarian and Karen Grigg, Science Librarian. 
Learn about a database with medical ebooks, videos, drug information and more. Available to any UNCG student, instructor, or employee with a current iSpartan account.

Tuesday, February 20th at 1pm:
“Data Management” by Lynda Kellam, Data Librarian.

Tuesday, March 13th at 11am:
“Digital Media Commons (DMC) and Digital ACT Studio (DACTs)” by Armondo Collins, Head of Digital Media Commons and Vaughn Stewart, Director of Digital ACT Studio.  

Thursday, April 5th at 11am:
“Online Teaching and Library Resources” by Samantha Harlow, Online Learning Librarian.

Please sign up through the Google Form or the UNCG Libraries workshop page. We will record these 30 minute webinars in WebEx Meeting Center and make them available on this library guide.

Monday, November 27, 2017

Therapy Pets Visit Jackson Library on November 30

Calling all Spartans! Don't miss your opportunity to visit with Pet Partners' therapy pets on November 30, 2017, from 12 - 3 p.m. in the First Floor Reading Room of Jackson Library.

Take a break from studying for finals and stressing about deadlines to relax with therapy pets at University Libraries. These furry friends are all geared up to play away your anxiety.

UNCG students will have the opportunity to mingle, de-stress and hug their favorite dogs and cats!

Have questions about therapy pets? Want to express how excited you are to meet these animals? Tweet us @uncglib, check our Instagram @uncglibraries or contact us on Facebook @uncglibraries, Don't forget to share your photos with us using the hashtag #LoveLibraries and stop by and visit with these wonderful pets in person!


11/30, 12/3, 12/4 - Free coffee in Jackson Library

Free coffee, tea and hot chocolate will be provided for UNCG students on the first floor of Jackson Library with deliveries at 9 pm and 12 a.m. on November 30, December 3 and December 4, 2017. Co-sponsored by University Libraries, the Friends of the UNCG Libraries, UNCG Campus Activities & Programs and UNCG Student Government Association.


Thursday, November 9, 2017

Instructors - Appointment Slots in Google Calendar

Hi all,

I'm a fan of teaching tips from the University Teaching and Learning Center.  With ITS, they've started providing tech tips for instructors.  Huzzah!

To learn about creating appointment slots with a calendar that you probably already use, watch this (2 mins):

For myself, I already have a system for scheduling appointments.  LibCal, only licensed for use by library employees. 

But the Google cal method looks lovely.  The video shows a link to get more information.