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.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

LIBRARY DATABASES AVAILABLE 24/7!

Remember, library databases are available 24/7 from remote locations.  When you click on the database title, you will be required to log in using either your StarID, or the barcode from your UCR ID card as your username, and your last name as your password.  Research when it's convenient for you!

Monday, October 13, 2014

LIBRARY OPEN NORMAL HOURS DURING BREAK

Goddard Library will be open our normal hours during RCTC's Education Minnesota break:

Thursday, October 16     7:30 am - 10:00 pm

Friday, October 17          7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Saturday, October 18      9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sunday, October 19        1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

It will be a great time for some quiet study!

Thursday, October 9, 2014

DO YOU HAVE ANY IDEAS FOR THE LIBRARY?

If you have any questions or ideas on how to improve library service, please take advantage of our new Suggestion Box, located on the column in front of the Reference/Information Desk.  Comment cards are available in a slot on the side of the box, and at the Reference and Circulation Desks.  We look forward to your input!


Thursday, October 2, 2014

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS EVENT

THE GODDARD LIBRARY WILL HAVE AN INFORMATIONAL TABLE ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 8 AT THE MENTAL HEALTH FAIR IN THE ATRIUM.  PLEASE STOP BY AND SEE WHAT RESOURCES WE HAVE AVAILABLE!