May 17, 2010

Journals' Tables of Contents Search

Use Journal TOC to search for tables of contents from thousands of journals. If you find an interesting article use the library Journal Finder to search the journal title to discover if it is available full-text in print or in a library article databases. If the journal title is not available full-text request the article via interlibrary loan.

May 13, 2010

Web Tools for educators

Below are a few web tools mentioned over the last few days during faculty in-service, and other tools that may be useful.
  • Jing Project (record screen)
  • Screenr (record screen)
  • Audacity (record audio)
  • Glogster (web posters)
  • Xtranormal (create TV interviews)
  • DocVerse (MS word plugin that syncs document with others - grading papers?)
  • Google Docs (online documents, presentations, spreadsheets)
  • Zoho (online documents, presentations, spreadsheets)
  • Evernote (share notes among devices)
  • Skype (online chat, phone calls, video conversations)
  • Animoto (create music video from pics)
  • Voki (type and your avatar speaks it - non-computer voice)
Other useful tools

Apr 26, 2010

Allison Wonderland - Art Exhibit

Come to the library to see Allison Foster's "Allison Wonderland" art exhibit. The art exhibit is on display now and a reception for the artist is being held Saturday, May 1, 2:30-4:30pm.

Apr 20, 2010

Music subject guide

A music subject guide has been created for students and faculty. This guide will help you find:
  • Sheet Music
  • Audio files
  • Phonetic translations
  • Journal Articles
  • Books
  • Resources by music genre
  • and more.
Check it out today! See it before the movie!

Apr 19, 2010

Icelandic Volcano images and video

Photos from on the Icelandic volcano

AP Video of the erupting Eyjafjallajökull volcano in Iceland.

Apr 16, 2010

National Geographic - Photographs

Take a break and explore the National Geographic photography gallery. Browse these amazing photos in the broad categories:
  • Exploration
  • Wildlife
  • People & Culture
  • Science & Climate Change

Apr 15, 2010

Tax Day - IRS forms

Tax returns are due today. Submit your tax return today, even if you do not know owe funds.

Apr 14, 2010

Webby Awards - Best web sites

Webby Awards
Each year websites are nominated for Webby, best website. There are many interesting and useful sites. Nominations are categorized by genre and sub-genre. Also, check out previous years' nominees and winners.

  • Connections
  • Entertainment
  • Features
  • Living
  • Marketplace
  • Media
  • Services
  • Society

Apr 12, 2010

Celebrate National Library Week

Celebrate National Library Week by:

Apr 9, 2010

Off-campus access to library databases

Did you know you could access the library databases from off-campus? The username is the 14-digit number on the back of your NSU ID and the password is your last name.

When you are off campus, select any database and you will be prompted to input this information. Watch this video on the process.

Please contact the library if you have questions or problems accessing the resources from off campus.