If a professor has ever referred to primary sources or required you to use secondary sources in your paper, perhaps you weren’t sure what that meant. This 6-min. tutorial will help you distinguish between them and use them appropriately in your research.
Have you ever wanted to peruse an entire issue of an electronic journal in a way similar to how you can a physical copy? It can be clunky. Now, when journals are in PDF format in one of our many EBSCO databases, the issue’s full contents will list on the left side of the screen with one open article displaying on the right. Hover the cursor over one of the article titles to see the full title, and simply click to move to another place in the issue. Don’t understand? Check out this demo.
A key technical point to make this work: your browser must have the most recent version of the Acrobat Reader plugin installed. You should be prompted to download it when necessary, and make sure that your browser allows the download–the notice that it has blocked it can be very subtle in the browser bar.
Game Nights continue at the library! Join in the fun Friday night, November 6, room 107, 6-8 p.m., for Guitar Hero 5, Wii Sports & Wii Play, and Mario Cart, as well as our selection of board games. And if you need more enticement, attendees could win the drawing for a $15 iTunes gift card!
After this Friday, we’re moving Game Nights to Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m. So that’s Nov. 10, 17, & 24
Game nights will resume during winter term! In the meantime, you can still use Guitar Hero 5, Wii Sports & Wii Play, and Mario Cart, as well as our selection of board games in the library whenever we are open.
WOU Students…You can win a Nintendo Wii (or other great prize) when you complete the Get Started at Western Oregon Tutorial. Why go through this short 10 minute tutorial? Returning students–there have been a few changes to your User Name and Password, Wireless Access, and the WOU Portal over the summer. New Students–Learn all about Paw Print username and password, E-mail, Computers at WOU, Wolf Web, and WOU Portal. Just go to www.wou.edu/getstarted to begin!
The Library’s Student Employee program offers a wide range of work assignments. We hire individuals who demonstrate an understanding of customer service concepts, are dependable, accurate and detail-oriented. Student workers staff the Library’s service counters, process materials, work with online databases or other software applications, or maintain the building and collections. See our Student Jobs page for more details.
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