Archive for November, 2015

The Refugee Crisis

With Europe’s refugee crisis and a debate about whether to welcome Syrian asylum-seekers to the U.S. in the news, the library has a display of books and other information about refugees and asylum-seekers as well as a webpage of resources. Also of interest – a teach-in on the Paris attacks featuring reflections and discussion by […]

Off-campus access: Troubleshooting

Having trouble logging in to access library resources and databases from off-campus?  If you’ve recently gotten a new ID, your library account probably needs to be updated.  Send an email to with the 14-digit library number appearing on the front of your new ID (20110…).  We can quickly update your account to get you back on track. If […]

Congrats to our Star Students!

Congratulations to Krissy Kocina (AudioVisual), Natalie Sieve (Interlibrary Loan), and Mackenzie Sorensen (Acquisitions) for being chosen as Library Star Students for fall semester 2015! The library depends on student employees to provide customer service and critical support for library operations.  Star Students have demonstrated superior performance in their departments and are recognized for their willingness to go […]

Reading Workshop, a .25 Credit Spring Course

This spring Anna Hulseberg is teaching NDL-201 Reading Workshop, a .25 credit pass/fail course that meets during the first half only of spring semester on Wednesday afternoons, from 2:30–3:20. Students will read and discuss a book together, read and share their reviews of a second book of their choice, explore the place of reading in […]

Information Fluency, a .5 Credit Course Offered This Spring

Barbara Fister is teaching Information Fluency this spring, a .5 credit course that meets on Tuesday afternoons from 2:30 to 4:20 throughout the spring semester. This course gives students interested in going to graduate or professional school—or who simply want to know more about research—an immersion in the structure of the literature of their major field […]

Reminder: Patricia Lindell Scholarship Applications

The application deadline for the Patricia Lindell Scholarship is Friday, November 6. Please submit all materials by midnight. As a reminder, the Patricia Lindell Scholarship includes a semester-long research experience and a stipend of $1,200. More information about the scholarship, including the research question and application process, can be found here: Patricia Lindell Scholarship Application Now Open