Spotlight On: Julissa Jones

Dominican College offers Work Study employment to students across different areas on campus.  Some DC students as are lucky enough to be assigned to work in the Sullivan Library!

In this Spotlight On post, we are featuring one of our long time student workers, Julissa Jones!  Julissa primarily helps out in Technical Services.  We asked Julissa a few questions and her thoughts on working at the Sullivan Library. 

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Coffee, Puppies, Extended Hours, & More!

The end of the Fall semester is crunch time for students (and faculty!), but the Library is here to help you by extending our hours, supplying free coffee and snacks, and offering stress-relief activities.

Stress-Relief Activities

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  • Monday, Dec. 5th: Meditative Coloring, All day
  • Tuesday, Dec. 6th: Paws for Fun, 1:30-3:30pm
  • Wednesday, Dec. 7th: Drop-In Chair Yoga, 2-3:00pm

 

Coffee and Snacks

  • Free coffee, hot cocoa, and tea all day every day
  • Free snacks every week night starting at 9pm

 

Extended Hours

Library

  • Monday 12/5 – Thurs.  12/8 : 8am-2am
  • Sunday 12/11:  12pm-10pm
  • Monday 12/12 – Thurs. 12/15:  8am-2am

Computer Lab

  • Monday 12/5 – Thurs. 12/8:  8am-11pm
  • Monday 12/12 – Thurs. 12/15:  8am-11pm

 

New and notable books by subject! Environmentalism

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The Sullivan Library is constantly adding new titles and updated editions of texts to our collection.  In an effort to draw attention to all the great material we have to offer, we are highlighting new book purchases by subject area.

In conjunction with 4th Annual Healthcare Symposium: Is your water safe enough? on Friday, November 18, 2016 at 5:30 pm in Fury Lecture Hall, check out some of our recently added titles on Environmentalism!

THE LAST DROP: THE POLITICS OF WATER

By Mike Gonzalez

DC Call Number – 363.61 G589L

Indispensable for human existence yet increasingly owned and controlled by private capital; the last decade has witnessed an intensifying battle for water–by 2012 the water industry had become worth a trillion dollars. The argument is that it is both possible and necessary that considerations of equity and social justice prevail in the debates around water. Our water supply needs to be saved from subordination to the whims of the multinationals and placed under direct democratic public control. No one should take for granted what comes out of the kitchen tap.

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Important Changes to EasyBib

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Chegg bought ImagineEasy, the company that owned EasyBib, in May and no longer offers paid subscriptions to educational institutions. Now the base service is free and you can pay for a personal subscription to the PRO version. But, lucky for us, Chegg is offering Dominican College a free version of EasyBib EDU, which includes access to 7,000+ citation styles including MLA 8, APA, and Chicago.

To create an EasyBib EDU account (or to convert your current account to EDU), you must use a coupon code. Refer to the email announcement from the library for the coupon code or email us directly: sullivan.library@dc.edu. This code is unique to Dominican College and should not be shared with people outside the college.

New Users to EasyBib:

  • Visit https://edu.easybib.com/auth/coupon
  • Enter the Coupon Code on here (you only need to do this once!)
  • Fill out the form when prompted
  • Remember your username and password
  • Start citing!

Users with Existing EasyBib Accounts:

New and notable books by subject! Psychology

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The Sullivan Library is constantly adding new titles and updated editions of texts to our collection.  In an effort to draw attention to all the great material we have to offer, we are highlighting new book purchases by subject area.

In conjunction with Psychology Information Day on Tuesday, November 1st in Palisades Room, check out some of our recently added Psychology titles!

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Spotlight On: Tiara Pearson

Dominican College offers Work Study employment to students across different areas on campus.  Some DC students as are lucky enough to be assigned to work in the Sullivan Library!

In this Spotlight On post, we are featuring one of our long time student workers, Tiara Pearson!  Tiara primarily helps out in Technical Services and in Periodicals.  We asked Tiara a few questions and her thoughts on working at the Sullivan Library.  She shares some tips to her fellow students who may not be as familiar with the library.

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