Thursday, December 11, 2014

LIBRARY HOURS DURING SEMESTER BREAK

Here are the library hours during semester break December 20-January 11:

Mon-Fri 8-4:30
Sat-Sun Closed

Also closed for the holidays on Thursday December 25 and Thursday, January 1.

Spring semester hours begin on Monday, January 12.

Happy Holidays!!

 Click here for updates to Library Hours

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

LOOKING FOR INFORMATION ON A CURRENT EVENT?

HOW CAN YOU KEEP INFORMED ABOUT A CURRENT NEWS DEVELOPMENT LIKE FERGUSON OR EBOLA?

Goddard Library provides access to NewsBank, providing unlimited access to the largest news database in existence.  Fulltext access is available for newspapers from all over the world.

NewsBank consolidates news reports on current events with NewsBank Special Reports.
The latest report features Ferguson, Missouri.  Articles include coverage of the first reports of the event in August, 2014 through the aftermath of the announcement and will continue to add new information as it becomes available.

Find NewsBank under our Newspapers Tab on the library website!  Look for the Special Reports on the left side of the NewsBank main page.


Monday, November 24, 2014

THANKSGIVING LIBRARY HOURS

Goddard Library will be closed Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving.

The library will be OPEN on SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.

Saturday - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday - 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Have a nice Thanksgiving!

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

ASK A LIBRARIAN: CHAT

There is a chat feature on the Goddard Library website.  It is located to the left of the library blog (lower left of the library website) under the "Ask a Librarian" icon.  The chat feature is one way to get a quick answer to your questions, on or off campus.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

LEARNING EXPRESS LIBRARY DATABASE



Learning Express Library is a comprehensive, online database of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help students and adult learners succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. Some of the 770+ practice test types and tutorials include : ACT, SAT, GRE, MCAD, LSAT), elementary and high school tests (Advanced Placement; High School, Middle School, and Elementary School Skills), career preparation exams (GED, EMS, Firefighter, PPST - Praxis, Civil Service, and reading, math and writing skills practice), TOEFL and U.S. Citizenship Exams.

Learning Express Library also includes career and employment resources such as business writing, resumes, interviewing skills and computer software skills.

To access Learning Express Library, visit the Goddard Library website and click on “Find Articles and More”, then click on “Databases by Title” and Learning Express Library.  Take a look and please continue to ask questions by phone 507-536-5387,chat or email. 

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

POETRY AND SHORT STORY REFERENCE CENTER: DATABASE TRIAL

The library has a trial subscription to the database "Poetry and Short Story Reference Center."  This product is a collection of classic and contemporary poems, plays, speeches, biography, and authoritative essays on topics such as poetic forms, techniques and movements.  The trial continues until November 23.  It may be accessed by clicking on "Find Articles and More...", then "Trial Database Offerings."  Take a look and let us know what you think!

Saturday, October 25, 2014

STUDY ROOMS AVAILABLE IN THE LIBRARY

The Goddard Library has seven study rooms available for quiet or group study.  Rooms will accommodate up to six people and have flat screen TV's and other equipment.  You may reserve a room up to two weeks in advance, for a two hour time period.  Study rooms may be reserved using your UCR ID card.  Simply visit the library website and click on "Study Rooms" on the left side of the screen.