Consortium Library Dean, Steve Rollins, shares insight into the Consortium Library’s evolution, and decision-making process.
Check out the improvements to the SLED database.http://sled.alaska.edu/Welcome to SLED, Alaska's Digital Library and Archives! | Statewide Library Electronic Doorway
We've made some improvements to SLED! We hope you enjoy them, but for a limited time, you can still use the previous version of SLED.
Got a big test coming up? The Testing and Education Reference Center (TERC) provides test preparation guides and online practice tests for many common exams (GRE, PRAXIS, GMAT, etc.). It also provides information on undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs, scholarships, and many more academic and career tools: http://bit.ly/Vlj1PD
Have you seen the black bear at ARLIS (the one inside, not outside)? And what’s up with all of those stuffed birds? And that caribou mount? Most of these have come to ARLIS from the AK Dept. of Fish & Game for educational purposes. There are even kits for check-out to educators on the road system. Whether you need a skull to draw, a bird or fish to paint, or a clear view of an animal’s anatomy, ARLIS has it all. Just across the hall from the Consortium Library reference desk.
The upgrades to our library catalog are not going quite as smoothly as we expected and it now looks like the work will not be completed until this afternoon. But in the meantime, remember you can always use QuickSearch and limit your results to items in the library catalog: http://bit.ly/1wtuEBf
The library catalog will be unavailable from 4am-10am, Tuesday, June 24 for system updates. Material can still be checked out and renewed during the upgrade. If you need help locating items during this time, please contact staff at the circulation or reference desks.
We’re continuing to convert our legacy finding aids into a more standardized form and in doing so with some trading post records (Wiseman Trading Company) recently, I came across a neat little ledger. The original collection guide said it was … Continue reading
The library catalog will be unavailable on Monday, June 23rd from 6-10 a.m. for an upgrade. Material can still be checked out and renewed during the upgrade. If you need help locating items during this time, please contact staff at the circulation or reference desks.
Relive history with the Vanderbilt Television News Archive. This archive provides access to evening news broadcasts from the national networks dating back to 1968 and shows the progression of stories as they have been covered by the evening news. http://bit.ly/1oHfIiN
Search terms can make or break your research. Thinking differently about the terms you are using to search on a topic can sometimes create different search results. Pulling out main idea words from your topic and identifying synonyms can open up a world of relevant sources on your topic. To learn more about how to think differently about the search terms you are using watch this quick tutorial on Main Idea Words.