Got a big test coming up? The Testing and Education Reference Center (TERC) prov…

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


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Furs and Skulls and Birds, oh my!

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.

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Search terms: the key to success in research

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.

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