Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Course Guides Currently Unavailable

The library's course guides are currently experiencing problems. We are working to resolve the issue. As an alternative, please consider using a subject guide or the A-Z list of research databases.

Thank you for your patience while the course guides are being fixed. Please contact our reference desk if you have any questions.

Monday, October 25, 2010

Learn About Plagiarism

Would you like to learn more about how to avoid plagiarism? Check out the Plagiarism Tutorial that the Macalester library recently created together with other CLIC schools.

This tutorial explains what plagiarism is when writing college papers, and how to avoid it.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Service Outage, October 23, 6am-Noon

Macalester ITS will be performing maintenance on certain servers on Saturday, October 23, 6:00 AM- 12:00 noon. The following library services may not be available during this time:

* Printing services
* EZProxy and access to research databases from off campus
* Research databases on and off campus

Please let us know if you have any questions regarding this maintenance and service outage.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Open Access and Pizza, Wednesday, Oct. 20

On Wednesday, October 20th, 12pm-1pm, come to the Harmon Room in the library to learn about Open Access.

Event topics:
  • Overview of Open Access issues
  • Open Access Textbooks discussion
  • Open Access Digital Book Project at Macalester
We'll provide pizza, cookies and beverages, and will hold drawing for t-shirts and other prizes. This event is part of a celebration of the internationally recognized Open Access Week.

Saturday, October 02, 2010

Library Services for Honors Projects

Want to learn about library services for your honors project? Consider attending one of the honors sessions held in the DeWitt Wallace Library during the month of October.

Next (and last) session:
Tuesday, October 12, 4:45-5:45 p.m.

Sign up here