Congratulations to the winners of the Elihu Burritt Library Research Awards.
Awards were presented by Susan Slaga-Metivier , Head of the Reference Department to:
Amanda Mendoza, winner of the Undergraduate Award wrote a research paper “Preventing Sexual Assault Victimization on College Campuses”
Amanda said, “I am so grateful for all library resources where I found material for a thorough research”.
Kaitlyn Frakl, winner of the Graduate Award for a research paper: “Effects of the Self-Regulated Strategy Development Model on the Argumentative Writing of Diverse High School Students”.
Kaitlyn said, “I want to thank the Elihu Burritt Library for selecting my paper. Access to library’s databases and especially to EBSCOHOST, was instrumental in my research. It allowed me to research breath of resources and narrow my research from general one to focused one.”
The Devil Double Dare Challenge 2017!
If you consider additional gift to the Friends of the Library now is the time to do it.
This week, from May 1 – 5, the CCSU Alumni Association will match gifts made to the Library dollar for dollar, from $25–$1000.
That means you can double the impact of your gift!
Gifts can be made online at https://ccsu.networkforgood.com/causes/4010-elihu-burritt-library
or by mail to the CCSU Foundation, Inc., PO Box 612, New Britain, CT 06050
The Elihu Burritt Library is pleased to announce their OERs LCG pilot mini grant. The deadline for the $300 mini grant applications to be submitted for an OER-related project to be undertaken by a member of CCSU’s faculty is June 11*, 2017.
[*extended from June 1]
Thanks to the Center for Teaching & Faculty Development for their underwriting of this grant program!
Elihu Burritt Library’s Spring 2017 newsletter is now available to read online! There’s plenty in here for faculty who want to collaborate with the library to better serve their students, and for students who need guidance on library use. In this issue, we cover:
- using the new CentralSearch, and where to find tutorials/instructional materials
- the open educational resource movement at CCSU and what it means for saving students money on textbooks
- William J Mann’s talk on his book, War of the Roosevelts
- LSC-150’s title change, and why students might want to take this timely course on finding, evaluating, and using information
- Single-session library instruction: what it is, what it could be, and how to get the most out of it
- Making Elihu Burritt Library’s government documents electronically available
- Support for the library on Library Snapshot Day
- Spotlights on our newest Reference team member, Nicole Rioux, and our excellent student worker, Cecilia Gutiérrez
- The Devil Double Dare Challenge
The newsletter can be accessed here: http://library.ccsu.edu/newsletter/
Any questions or comments can be sent to the editor, Briana McGuckin: email@example.com
Need some extra study time? You got it!
During the weeks of May 1 and May 8, the library will be open Monday through Wednesday, 8am-11:45pm. The library will also be open Sunday, May 7, 3pm-10:45pm.
For a complete list of library hours, please go to library.ccsu.edu.
Don’t stress! Best of luck!
The Elihu Burritt Library would like to congratulate the 2017 winners of the Burritt Library Research Awards:
Amanda Mendoza, senior and Psychological Science major for her thesis, Preventing Sexual Assault Victimization on College Campuses and Kaitlyn Frakl, a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) graduate student with a specialization in English, for her paper, Effects of the Self-Regulated Strategy Development Model of the Argumentative Writing of Diverse High School Students
Both students did a tremendous amount of work and research. They will be presented with their awards at URCAD on May 5th, 2017.
The one credit information literacy/library research class has a new name and updated description. (Yet it is the same great class!)
LSC 150 – Library Research in the Digital Age
This course is offered in Fall and Spring Skill Area IV
Introduction to the process of finding, evaluating and using information resources available across all formats (e.g., digital, print, video) that facilitate undergraduate research. Emphasis is placed on concepts and techniques required to determine information need, develop search strategies, access and evaluate information resources, interpret citations, and understand issues of copyright. Additional topics may include research topic selection, digital literacy and using information ethically. Highly recommended for sophomores and juniors. This course is offered in an online, on-ground, and hybrid classroom environment.