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Library News October 2013

Library News October 2013

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Read all about the upcoming Halloween party, what Congress reads to stay up-to-date, a sixth-grade library invasion, and more.
Read all about the upcoming Halloween party, what Congress reads to stay up-to-date, a sixth-grade library invasion, and more.

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Published by: Linscheid Library Outreach on Oct 23, 2013
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delivered to their classroom.The librarians enjoyed the op-portunity to work with youngerstudents. Theda Schwing andChelsea Baker came up with twonovel ways of keeping studentsengaged while touring.Both the library and the WillardGrade Center feedback had beenoverwhelmingly positive. Thelibrarians are already looking intorefining the juvenile collections
to better fit the student’s topics.
Ms. Galbreaith has expressedinterest in making this visit everyyear. And several Willard stu-dents were so impressed thatthey asked librarians how theycould attend ECU in the future.to offer the studentsin her sixth-gradeEnglish classes theopportunity to use anacademic library, aswell as learning moreabout their areas of study.The students spenttwo days exploringLinscheid Library. On the firstday, the students were givenwalking tours of the library and abrief demonstration of how tosearch the catalog. On the sec-ond day, the students searchedthe catalog for their own topics,and a cadre of student assistantshelped them find their books inthe stacks. The students selectedover 100 materials, which wereWhat better way to spend a crispOctober evening than a hauntedparty at the Linscheid Library?Okay, there may be better ways.
However, they don’t involve see-
ing the library employees & pa-trons dressed up in their Hallow-een costumes, or watching awe-some spooky movies in the li-brary. Join us on Oct. 29 for a creepy
night of fun. You’ll be treated to
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, a
silenthorror movie, with live musicalaccompaniment. Take pictures in areal coffin with a selection of ourscariest books, and find out yourfuture with amazing fortune-telling.Younger children are welcome,with fun Halloween mask andframe decoratingset up especiallyfor them. Makesure to stay to theend of the night toenter the costumecontest, completewith fabulous priz-es for the best student,staff, and child cos-tumes.The Halloween party will takeplace on Oct. 29th from 4pm
7pm.In mid-September, thelibrary welcomed 180Willard students throughour doors. Using the InstructionRoom, the CETL lab, an army of student assistants, librarian know-how, and staff enthusiasm, thelibrary survived without a singletimeout.Chelsea Baker, InstructionalServices Librarian, was contactedby Celena Galbreaith, a sixth-grade teacher at Willard GradeCenter here in Ada. She wanted
Willard Grade Center Visits the Library
Halloween Spooktacular
 Willard GradeCenter Visitsthe Library
Resources for Nursing
Your LiaisonLibrarians
 Willard GradeCenter Students
Photo from 
Scare yourself silly with a screening of 
TheCabinet of Dr. Caligari 
 , oneof the first horror films
No need to goold-school. Getthe latestresources fromthe library.
Digital Resource: CQ Researcher
Resources for: Nursing
The Nursing Department at ECUhas an extensive collection readyto help them.Many of our nursing resourcesare online, which makes studyingat a distance, or at night, mucheasier.Databases for nursing includeMEDLINE and CINAHL, which arefull of the latest medical research,
 journals, legal cases, clinical innova-tions, critical paths, drug records,research instruments and clinical
trials. Even though they’re con-
stantly updated, they havearchives going back to the1940s.
There are also e-books availa-ble 24/7 through the librarycatalog. These range fromgeneral handbooks & encyclo-pedias to in-depth treatments
of medial care’s social aspects.
You can check out some coolthings at the library in-person,as well. Everything from medi-cal dictionaries and dosagecalculations to biographies andpersonal accounts of nurses inthe profession, share theshelves. Just look for call num-bers starting with RT when
you’re in the book stacks.
Check out all sorts of coolresourceson your librarypage,or visit the library andget a tour for yourself. If you
can’t get to the library, be sure
to usedocument delivery to get items sent to you.
to find one that speaks to you, onanything from funding the arts todoping in sports. This is an essential
if you’d like something citable forintroductory papers, or if you’d
 just like toknow whatpeople in thegovernment arereading to staycurrent.Find this and more at thee-resourcespage on the library website.
If you’ve ever wanted to know
the scoop on a lot of contro-versial issues, look no furtherthan CQ Researcher. Designedto provide information to the
top levels of the country’s
government, CQ (or Congres-sional Quarterly) delivers in-depth views on hot topics.Find out about the most re-cent news
the latest articlesare about the future of thearctic, government surveil-lance, and preparing for disas-ters
or look through topics
for reserves, though. We canput items on online reserves,so they can be accessed even
when the library isn’t open.
The process is simple. An in-structor gives us the item theywant on reserve. We scan aportion of the item
one chapter’s worth or 10% of 
the work, whichever is small-Reserves are a service that thelibrary offers to make materialsmore accessible to students.They walk into the library, tellthe student assistant behindthe Circulation Desk theircourse number & professor,and they can check out materi-als for a set amount of time.
There’s an even easier option
if the item is currentlycopyrighted. If it is out of cop-yright, we can put up thewhole item in its entirety.If you are interested in puttingitems on electronic reserves,contact theCirculation De-partment. 
Service: Electronic Reserves
Get the scoop on the hot topics with CQ Resarcher 

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