Events and Displays
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- Thursday, January 21, 2021
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Library Lesson Workshops
All Library Lessons are available by appointment and last approximately 45 minutes. View our a la carte menu of lessons, below. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule.
Overview of your assigned Citation Style: APA, MLA, Turabian
An Introduction to Today’s Library Services: An overview of McKillop Library Services. Learn about access from home, finding books and articles, and requesting material from other libraries.
How to Do Research: How do I decide on a topic? What are the steps in the research process? How do I decide which research tools to use?
Using Bibliographic Citation Managers (Refworks): What’s a bibliographic citation manager? How can it help me organize books and articles? How can I use it to create a works cited bibliography?
Conducting a Literature Review: What is a literature review? How do I make sure I don’t miss anything? How do I optimize library tools to keep up with new research as I’m writing?
Finding Books and Beyond: Learn strategies to quickly and efficiently find books and eBooks on your topic. Learn how to find books at McKillop Library or request them from other libraries.
Finding Scholarly Articles using Research Databases: Identify the best databases for scholarly articles your topic. Use subject terminology, Boolean logic and database thesauri to effectively drill your search down to high-quality articles.
Subject-Specific Research: Learn the research tools, resources, and search strategies that are appropriate to your field.
Google Like a Ninja: Use advanced search tools to create effective Google searches. A librarian can show you how to optimize your searches in Google Search, Google Scholar, Google Books, or Google News.
For more information or to schedule a workshop or consultation: email email@example.com
Displays in the Library
Native American Heritage Month
Display by: Gretchen Sotomayor, Special Programs Librarian, and Genna Duplisea, Archivist and Special Collections Librarian
1st floor - Inclusive Reading Club
IRC: Reflections on Life in America
Join us for an online discussion on Nov. 19th at 4 p.m.
Display by: Gretchen Sotomayor, Special Programs and Instruction Librarian
DVD display: Snuggle in with a good flick!
Meagan Rood '22 and Catherine Mackay '24 have got you covered with some great choices of movies from the library's extensive collection of films. DVD players available for checkout.
Archives and Special Collections: Hurricane History
Rhode Island and South Coast communities have long dealt with the dangers and damages of hurricanes and tropical storms. The effects of these storms will only increase in impact as the Atlantic hurricane season grows longer and more destructive due to climate change’s warming seas. Before the advent of social media, photographic documentation of storms was circulated through printed publications, and was sometimes generated for insurance reasons. Items from University Archives and Special Collections (UASC) tell the story of hurricanes in Rhode Island in the twentieth century in a display on the third floor of McKillop Library.
Display by: Genna Duplisea, Archivist & Special Collections Librarian
Browse our new arrivals as they come in! Updated weekly. Find your next read or movie here!
Display by: Nancy Barta-Norton, Acquisitions and Cataloging Librarian