Sullivan Library Extended Hours for Finals

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Sullivan Library Extended Hours

… most nights until 2AM in the Learning Commons!

Between 11PM – 2AM on weekdays (Sunday 7PM – 2AM), enter and exit the Commons via the ramp in front of Rosary Hall. When the main library is open, use the elevator inside the library.

For all other days, the schedule is Mon-Thurs 8AM-10PM, Friday 8AM-7PM, and weekends 12PM-7PM.

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New Mobile Apps available!

The Sullivan Library is proud to introduce four new mobile apps for accessing our wonderful library resources. More information (including download information) on the four apps can be found on the Library Portal Page.

The four apps are:

BookMyne – use this app to access and search our library catalog. You can also scan a book’s barcode and check BookMyne to see if we own it.

 

EBSCOhost Mobile – use this app to search for sources for your research. You will need to re-authenticate your access every 9 months.

 

 

Gale Mobile – use this app to search for sources for your research. You will need to re-authenticate your access about every 12 months.

 

Britannica Mobile – use this app to search for ready-reference information about a broad range of topics, all from your mobile device!

 

New vending machine in the library!

The Sullivan Library is proud to introduce a new vending machine outside of the Learning Commons. The theme of this vending machine is “Healthy Choices”, with options like veggie straws, vitamin water, V8 juice drinks, Nature Valley granola bars, and more!

Our healthy vending machine with many great snacking options!

To reach this vending machine, simply take the elevator within the library down to the lower level. Immediately after exiting the elevator, you will see it. These great vending options are available whenever the library is open, even if the Learning Commons itself is closed.

Research Made Easy workshops next week!

Sullivan Library Workshops

Research Made Easy

Monday, February 20  from 5:45 to 6:45 PM  

Thursday, February 23 from 10:45 to 11:45 AM

Discover all the tricks and tips needed to gather your research into something spectacular, from setting deadlines to creating thesis statements – and everything in between. Register for this and other Spring 2012 workshops here:

http://www.tinyurl.com/2012Workshops

Please note registration must be made by 12PM the day of. Workshops with no registrations at this time will not be held.

 

ProQuest workshop, Updates to the Handouts page

Sullivan Library Workshops

ProQuest

Tuesday, February 7th, 10:45 – 11:45 AM
Friday, February 10th, 5:45 – 6:45PM

With a user-friendly interface, ProQuest makes it a snap to find the articles you need, including journal articles, newspapers and magazines. This database is useful regardless of the degree you are pursuing here at Dominican – be it criminal justice, nursing, occupational therapy, education, social work, business, or more! Come learn how to get the most out of this wonderful resource by attending one of the two workshops being held next week.

Register for this and other Spring 2012 workshops here:

http://www.tinyurl.com/2012Workshops

Additions to the Handouts Tab

In addition, the following items have been added to the handouts tab:

Updates to APA 6th guide and Using Boolean Operators in Searches.

New files include: Quick Guides to EasyBib and PubMed, as well as new RefWorks documents for the RefGrabIt browser tool and the Write-n-Cite MS Word add-on. There are also two new files for research: a research log for writing down what searches you have done, and a citation log for writing down what items you have found. Highly recommended!

Let us know if there is any other handouts you would like us to add!

NOW OPEN: The Learning Commons!

The Learning Commons

Open weekdays! Monday – Thursday noon – 10PM, Fridays noon – 7PM.

Access is available via the library’s elevator in Rosary Hall.

The space includes two group study rooms. The first room holds up to 10 students and includes a projector, a DVD/VHS player, and a Polyvision interactive board. The smaller study room can hold between 4 – 6 students.

View if a study room is available || Request a room

You can reserve the study rooms in three ways:

1) The form above (“Request a room”)

2) Calling 845-848-7722

3) Walking in while the Learning Commons is open

Reservations can be made up to 14 days in advance, and are good for up to 3 hours. A reservation extension of 1 hour can be granted if a different group is not waiting. If you have any questions call the Learning Commons at 845-848-7722 or the Learning Commons Coordinator, Nicole Kranich, at 845-848-7506.