Trick or Treat @ the Burritt Library

Join us on Tuesday, October 31st from 1-4 p.m. for candy, food, and prizes, while we take the FRIGHT! out of Electronic Resources.7879534-black-cat-sitting-on-halloween-pumpkin

The library will hold an E-Resources fair, in which we will do short demonstrations of some of the library’s great tools for research.  And here is the greatest part!  For every demo that you attend, you will receive a raffle ticket.  Attend all 7, and get 7 tickets and chances to win! including a brand new Kindle Fire!!

**If you come dressed in costume you will get bonus tickets**

The prizes for the raffle are as follows:

Prize levels

Number of Winners

Prize

Grand Prize 1 Kindle Fire HD8 (16GB), $25 Amazon gift card,  Burritt Library Hoodie, and other goodies.
1st Prize 2 Kindle Fire HD7 (8GB), Burritt Library Hoodie, and other goodies.
2nd Prize 5 $10 Giftcard to Barnes and Noble (Campus bookstore) and a Burritt Library T-Shirt
3rd Prize 5 $5 Starbucks Giftcard and a Burritt Library mug

Take the mystery out of downloading e-books, creating citations, researching specialized topics, and reference resources with these 5 minute demonstrations given by librarians:

  LexisNexis-Nexis UNIAn introduction to the new interface of the classic academic search tool.  Nexis UNI offers access to more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis – including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790.
Issues & Controversies:  To help students, researchers, and readers understand the critical issues we face today, Issues & Controversies explores and analyzes hundreds of hot topics in politics, business, government, crime, law, energy, education, health, family, science, foreign policy, race, rights, society, and culture.
  Project MuseWe’ll offer you tips and tricks for searching the leading provider of digital humanities and social science content for the scholarly community.
  Ebsco E-Books:  Ever wondered if you can download our books to your Kindle? Or your phone?  Learn the ins and outs of our Ebsco E-books and how to make them work for you.
  Refworks:  is more than just a bibliography service. Upload and format entire papers, collaborate, and manage your research in just a few easy steps.
  Credo Reference: is a comprehensive reference source that provides encyclopedias, images, topic maps, and much more.
  Scopus:  Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings. Delivering a comprehensive overview of the world’s research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities.