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Featured Resource: Reference Librarians

What are an organization’s most valuable assets? Its people, of course! So this month, we’re featuring Andersen Library’s seven Reference & Instruction Librarians and highlighting ways they can help you boost your academic performance. How Reference Librarians Can Help You … Continue reading

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Reference Collection check-outs

Titles in the Reference Collection may be checked out for 1 day. They are due by closing time the next day, e.g,. a title checked out at 7:30pm on Thursday would be due by 6pm on Friday. If they are … Continue reading

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New Online Reference Titles (Ebooks)

We’ve added new online reference titles from the Gale Virtual Reference Library in history, literature, multicultural studies, social sciences, and technology: History American Decades, 10v, 2001 American Decades Primary Sources, 10v, 2004 Ancient Greece, 3v, 2007 The Antebellum Era: Primary … Continue reading

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2nd-floor work

You may have noticed some activity and noise on the Library’s 2nd floor lately, as the staff sorted through the large Reference Collection and moved the titles we’re keeping into large shelving stacks behind the Reference Desk. The remaining Reference … Continue reading

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Want Help for Research?

The reference librarians are available to meet with individuals or small groups who need help! Contact us to make an appointment and you’ll be matched up with the librarian who knows most about the subject area, e.g., Kyle Naff (liaison … Continue reading

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Friday the 13th…

OK, so it’s Friday the 13th. To me, it’s just another Friday at work, but some people might be home hiding under their blankets lest something bad happen to them. Have you ever wondered about superstitions? Well, you’re in luck. … Continue reading

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Search inside reference books

Reference books (e.g., encyclopedias) can be a great place to start research and get a quick background on a topic. But don’t think just Encyclopedia Britannica! I’m talking about specialized reference materials, like the Encyclopedia of archaeology, Berkshire encyclopedia of … Continue reading

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