Learning Commons Announcements Week of September 22nd “ Nobody ever graduated from a library. Nobody ever graduated without one.”
Study Abroad Fair Monday, September 22 4:00-6:00 p.m. Student Union Ballroom Sponsored by the International Programs Office 545-2710
We wish everyone the best of luck for an enjoyable, healthy and successful Fall Semester! Stay tuned to this display to learn more about services and events within the Learning Commons and Library.
UMass Amherst Libraries is pleased to announce a new branch The Image Collection Library Dedicated to assisting the campus community (faculty, students, and staff) in the use of images in the classroom and in research The Image Collection Library 225 Bartlett Hall 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday 545-3314
Check the availability of OIT computer stations in the Learning Commons and the Computer Classrooms: http://classrooms-av.oit.umass.edu/view.php Be sure to check the classroom hours and scheduled classes at the site before going to a classroom!
Academic Advising Link Services: Academic Advising Link Academic advisors can connect you with the right academic programs and opportunities and support your journey to academic success.
Campus-wide academic support
General Education Requirements
Registration rules & regulations
Special Learning Opportunities
Degree Progress Audit
Academic Advising Link Fall Hours Services: Academic Advising Link Sunday 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. Monday – Wednesday 1 p.m. – 8 p.m. Thursday 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Learning Resource Center Services: Learning Resource Center
Tutoring and supplemental instruction for many difficult first and second year courses.
Drop-in help and weekly sessions
Students helping students!
(10th floor of the W.E.B. Du Bois Library)
Learning Resource Center Fall Hours Services: Learning Resource Center (10th floor of the W.E.B. Du Bois Library) Sunday 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Monday - Thursday 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. Fall hours begin on Sunday September 14 th .
Quiet study areas on 2 nd and 3 rd floors provide comfortable seating, electrical outlets, and wireless Internet access
Drop-in carrels on 7 th and 10 th floors offer individual study space; day-use lockers also located on these floors.
To report noise in quiet areas in the Library, call 1-2272 from a phone in any elevator lobby, or go to the Building Operations Desk on the entrance level.
Sample question from OIT Copyright Quiz What is the minimum the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) can make you pay for infringing copyright on just one song ?(Choose one)
a. $0.99 per song
b. $75.00 per song
c. $100.00 per song
d. $500.00 per song
e. $750.00 per song
Sample question from OIT Copyright Quiz What is the minimum the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America) can make you pay for infringing copyright on just one song ?(Choose one) Inform yourself. Protect yourself. Take the OIT Copyright Quiz: http://www.oit.umass.edu/copyright/quiz.html
Can’t get all your research materials at the UMass Amherst Libraries? We can get them for you! Order books and articles through our FAST and FREE Interlibrary Loan service!
If you need a BOOK… First try the Five Colleges Libraries , use the Request Item feature within the 5 College catalog. Delivery is within 2 – 3 days. For Books not held in the 5 Colleges or for loans of other types of materials go to the Library’s Interlibrary Loan page http://www.library.umass.edu/services/ill/index.html . Log in and fill out the ‘Request a Loan' form and the Interlibrary Loan staff will do the rest. Delivery is in 7 - 10 days
If you need an ARTICLE… Go to the Library’s Interlibrary Loan page http://www.library.umass.edu/services/ill/index.html . Log in and fill out the ‘ Request a Copy' form and the Interlibrary Loan staff will do the rest. Electronic delivery is in 1-3 days.
Any questions ? Get more tips for finding good databases , or help with connection issues.
http://www.library.umass.edu 30,000 online journals 300+ research databases Connect instantly to millions of dollars’ worth of quality, scholarly resources! Start your academic research with the Libraries: One-click access to FREE Interlibrary Loan & help
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