Monday, April 12, 2010

Just in Time for National Library Week: Libraries LibGuide

Watch Mr. Bean go to the library, access free databases during National Library week, read a journal edited by Melvil Dewey (yes, that Dewey--as in Decimal) learn about libraries, library history, library associations, library careers and more. COM Library's LibGuides are media rich and feature embedded videos, podcast feeds, RSS feed, books from the library catalog, and more! Go to the guide.

Features
These are just some of the features you will find in this media rich guide.
  • Activities in COM Library during National Library Week: Mexican Revolution Exhibit, Family Literacy Night, Delicious workshops, all free to the public!
  • Free databases you can access this week only on the National Library Week page.
  • The Song of the Library Staff embedded on the Library History page.
  • A video of Mr. Bean visiting the library.
  • A slideshow of Carnegie Libraries on the Library History page.
  • An 1878 version of The Library Journal, edited by Melvil Dewey embedded on the Library Periodicals page.
  • Students and faculty can leave a comment on any box on any page, review the entire guide or suggest more resources on the topic. Please don’t hesitate to provide feedback!

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