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Category Archives: online @ the library
Newspaper Database Trials (New Stuff Tuesdays)
Libraries in the UW System are trialing three news databases this fall. Your input will help the UW System determine which news database will best support our campus. This product will replace the news content that was lost when the … Continue reading
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Research@UWW: Saved Items Missing & Saved Searches
Saved Items Missing: Several users throughout the University of Wisconsin System have reported a loss of item records saved to their Research@UWW account. The problem coincides with the recent upgrade. We have notified our vendor about this issue and they … Continue reading
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T3: Add Library Resources to Canvas
The Library Resources integration in Canvas syncs with our LibGuides system to automatically load the appropriate library research guide into your Canvas course. We use the course name and number to determine if a particular course guide or a subject … Continue reading
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Fifty Early Medieval Things (New Stuff Tuesdays)
Since the semester is winding down — and everyone is remote anyway, this week’s selection is an ebook. All the books in ProQuest Ebook Central have unlimited simultaneous users, so there are no waits or holds and you can read … Continue reading
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Welcome Back, Warhawks!
We miss you, Warhawks! But the Library staff is still available to help you with your research. You may reach us by phone, live chat or email — or schedule an appointment with a librarian on the Library web site. … Continue reading
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Kanopy change is now Live!
As we mentioned in our “Kanopy changes to come!” post on January 21, 2020, we have implemented the change and gone to a mediated model. This means that any Kanopy film that does NOT have a current license, as found … Continue reading
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Kanopy changes to come!
The Library has offered Kanopy streaming films for several years now; however, their pricing model is unsustainable for us, especially in a year of cost-cutting. The Kanopy pricing model is a per-film license model, costing $150 for each one-year one-film … Continue reading
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Featured Resource: Citation help
It’s that time of the semester…final projects and papers are looming. And with that, many students stress about getting all the citation details right. After all, no one wants to plagiarize, right? The library can help! If you prefer to … Continue reading
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Lynda.com‘s tutorial videos provide excellent opportunities to brush up on technology skills or acquire new ones. Tutorials on ideas and projects like building leadership skills, career planning, and stress management also exist. If you have some extra time over winter … Continue reading
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T3: ProQuest’s My Research
Andersen Library currently subscribes to 18 databases provided by ProQuest. Over the summer, we added PsycINFO and PsycARTICLES to our ProQuest subscriptions. If you spend a lot of time within any of these databases, it may be worthwhile to create … Continue reading
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