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Library Open House sessions – 7 March

Everyone at Drake is invited to attend one or more thirty-minute sessions designed to give you a brief overview of some of the many new resources and initiatives at Cowles Library! Refreshments will be served! No RSVP necessary; there are three sessions, which are each given two times, so come to whichever suits your interests and schedules:cookies

Breakout session I: 4:05 – 4:30
 
  1. Teri Koch / Bruce Gilbert: Alternative textbook sources – Room 201 (“Glassed-in Room”)
  2. Come hear about the many resources Cowles has (as well as a few “success stories”) for saving your students money using different sources for textbooks.
  3. Claudia Frazer / Bart Schmidt : Archives/Political Papers – In Archives area on 2nd Floor
  4. Take a few minutes to see what hidden treasures exist behind the locked doors of the Drake University Archives & Special Collections. Are your students interested in completing a practical experience in an archival setting? Curious about how to incorporate oral histories into your syllabus? Need some juicy primary source materials? Let us show you our “stuff”!
  5. Priya Shenoy / Andrew Welch: Tools / New Catalog / Instruction – Room 45 (Ground Floor)
  6. Cowles Library is on the verge of installing a next generation catalog/discovery system. Also, the number and breadth of tools (such as, a new citation manager) and instructional support that the Library offers continues to grow. Come get an overview of these exciting new developments.

Breakout session II: 4:35 – 5:00
  1. Teri Koch / Bruce Gilbert: Alternative textbook sources – Room 201 (“Glassed-in Room”)
  2. Come hear about the many resources Cowles has (as well as a few “success stories”) for saving your students money using different sources for textbooks.
  3. Claudia Frazer / Bart Schmidt: Archives/Political Papers – In Archives area on 2nd Floor
  4. Take a few minutes to see what hidden treasures exist behind the locked doors of the Drake University Archives & Special Collections. Are your students interested in completing a practical experience in an archival setting? Curious about how to incorporate oral histories into your syllabus? Need some juicy primary source materials? Let us show you our “stuff”!
  5. Priya Shenoy / Andrew Welch: Tools / New Catalog / Instruction – Room 45 (Ground Floor)
  6. Cowles Library is on the verge of installing a next generation catalog/discovery system. Also, the number and breadth of tools (such as, a new citation manager) and instructional support that the Library offers continues to grow. Come get an overview of these exciting new developments.

 

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