Archive for the 'Library Helpful Hints' Category

Welcome Back!

Whether you are a new or returning student, the beginning of a new term is a great time for getting on the right path with your classes, or for getting a fresh start from the last semester. Here are some basics tips that you can use to make sure you have a good semester.  New […]

Boolean Operators

Looking for a way to enhance your Web searches?  Want results that are more sophisticated, effective, and streamlined?  Then try using Boolean operators during your next search. What is Boolean? Boolean logic is the use of AND, OR, and NOT to filter information.  It was conceived of by mathematician George Boole in the 1800s.  By […]

Purdue OWL

If you are writing a research paper and need help with formatting and creating citations, the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) is a great resource.  The Purdue OWL offers over 200 free resources including: APA Formatting and Style Guide MLA Formatting and Style Guide Resources on Avoiding Plagiarism Writing a Basic Business Letter Resumes For […]

Flash Drive Tip

 It is a good idea to include on your Flash Drive a file that is saved as a .RTF doc that says “If found, Please Read” with your contact information typed inside.  This increases the chance that a lost Flash Drive will make it back to you.  We find lots of Flash Drives and we […]

Printing Tips

Did you know that you can print on both sides of a page from Microsoft Word when you are printing at the Library?   Did you know that you can print mutliple slides onto one sheet of paper in Microsoft Power Point? It is simple to do, and it can help save paper and money.  Both of these options […]

Academic Search Premier

Academic Search™ Premier contains indexing and abstracts for more than 8,500 journals, with full text for more than 4,600 of those titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.   Academic Search Premier contains unmatched full-text coverage […]