Learning Commons AnnouncementsLearning Commons Announcements
““Nobody ever graduated from a library.Nobody ever graduated ...
Check out the new and expanded
Circulation/Reserves Service Desk!
• Check books in/out
• Find Materials on Reserve
• Borro...
Study Abroad Advising
at
The Link
Monday – Thursday
4:00-8:00 p.m.
Brought to you by the International Programs Office, 54...
Streaming Video Collections are Here!!!
More then 6,400 Programs. Unlimited access.
• Humanities & Social Sciences
• Busin...
Exhibit:
“Glimpses of the Pre-Quabbin Swift River Valley
and the Quabbin Reservoir of Today”
Science and Engineering Libra...
The Learning Commons welcomes the Office
of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship
(OURS) as the newest service provider i...
www.twitter.com/umassLC
Don’t get a ticket!
Avoid parking fines by parking in
designated areas!
Get your parking garage
ticket stamped in the
LC f...
Umass Amherst Libraries On Facebook!
http://on.fb.me/d2746E
Leave something behind in the library?Leave something behind in the library?
Check the Library’s Lost and Found at the
new...
is a walk-in advising service providing declared and
undeclared undergraduates with answers to quick advising
questions.
E...
Can’t get to the
Library? You can still
get help from your
friendly UMass
librarians!
Phone
Email
IM
Text
THIS IS BIG.
POSTER PRINTING NOW AVAILABLE
AT THE LEARNING COMMONS
THIS IS BIG.
• Print posters up to 42” wide
• Premium satin-finish photo paper
• Great for presentations
• Printing by app...
If you cannot return it within 4 hours:
Contact the Reserve Office at (413) 545-2358 or
appealsrmm@library.umass.edu
If yo...
To access the network:
1. Connect to the ‘UMASS’ wireless network.
2. Open a browser.
3. Log in with your NetID (OIT Accou...
Remember to::
Save to an external source such as a USB drive or UDrive
to avoid data loss if the computer is shut down!!!
Too many databases? Not sure where to start?
Don’t be overwhelmed—use a Research Guide!
A team of 18 librarians has create...
OIT’s Remote Printing Service is here!
• Install a small plug-in on your own computer
• Send print jobs from your dorm roo...
Printing files from SPARK?
Avoid problems! Before you print,
SAVE YOUR FILE TO THE DESKTOPSAVE YOUR FILE TO THE DESKTOP
TH...
Remember to::
Save to an external source such as a USB drive or UDrive
to avoid data loss if the computer is shut down!!!
Get help with…
• Hardware & software
questions
• Accounts, passwords,
connections
• Navigating the library
and Learning Co...
Reference & Research Assistance
Services: Reference & Research Assistance
Find the perfect sources for your papers and
oth...
Writing CenterWriting Center
Services: Writing Center
Stop in or make an appointment to get 30 minutes of
assistance on yo...
Academic Advising LinkAcademic Advising Link
Services: Academic Advising Link
Academic advisors can connect you with the r...
is a walk-in advising service providing declared and
undeclared undergraduates with answers to quick advising
questions.
E...
Learning Resource CenterLearning Resource Center
Services: Learning Resource Center
• Tutoring and supplemental instructio...
Looking for quiet?
•Quiet study areas on 2nd
and 3rd
floors provide
comfortable seating, electrical outlets, and wireless
...
Sample question from OIT Copyright Quiz
What is the minimum the RIAA (Recording Industry
Association of America) can make ...
• A federal jury today ordered a Boston University
graduate student to pay four record labels $675,000 in
damages for ille...
Sample question from OIT Copyright Quiz
What is the minimum the RIAA (Recording Industry
Association of America) can make ...
www.twitter.com/umassLC
Check out the Umass Amherst Libraries on
Facebook!
http://on.fb.me/d2746E
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http://www.umass.edu/learningcommons
and click Weekly A...
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2010 november 8

  1. 1. Learning Commons AnnouncementsLearning Commons Announcements ““Nobody ever graduated from a library.Nobody ever graduated from a library. Nobody ever graduated without one.”Nobody ever graduated without one.” November 8th 2010November 8th 2010
  2. 2. Check out the new and expanded Circulation/Reserves Service Desk! • Check books in/out • Find Materials on Reserve • Borrow a Laptop • Pickup Inter-Library Loan Materials • Library Account Services • Study Carrel Questions THIS WAY TO CIRC/RESERVES
  3. 3. Study Abroad Advising at The Link Monday – Thursday 4:00-8:00 p.m. Brought to you by the International Programs Office, 545-2710, www.ipo.umass.edu, abroad@ipo.umass.edu
  4. 4. Streaming Video Collections are Here!!! More then 6,400 Programs. Unlimited access. • Humanities & Social Sciences • Business & Economics • Science & Mathematics • Health & Medicine • Archival Films & Newsreels Look for “Films on Demand” in the list of Databases at www.library.umass.edu
  5. 5. Exhibit: “Glimpses of the Pre-Quabbin Swift River Valley and the Quabbin Reservoir of Today” Science and Engineering Library Lederle Lowrise Floor 2 Through January 6, 2010
  6. 6. The Learning Commons welcomes the Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship (OURS) as the newest service provider in the Lower Level OURS will be staffing the Advising Link to answer questions about research and scholarship opportunities, as well as application support for these opportunities. For more info, visit www.umass.edu/OURS
  7. 7. www.twitter.com/umassLC
  8. 8. Don’t get a ticket! Avoid parking fines by parking in designated areas! Get your parking garage ticket stamped in the LC for an hour off parking!
  9. 9. Umass Amherst Libraries On Facebook! http://on.fb.me/d2746E
  10. 10. Leave something behind in the library?Leave something behind in the library? Check the Library’s Lost and Found at the new Circulation/Reserves Desk on this level.
  11. 11. is a walk-in advising service providing declared and undeclared undergraduates with answers to quick advising questions. Experienced Peer Advisors are on hand to assist you with: Finding General Education courses Interpreting your Degree Progress Report Navigating Spire and much more! The Academic Advising Link
  12. 12. Can’t get to the Library? You can still get help from your friendly UMass librarians! Phone Email IM Text
  13. 13. THIS IS BIG. POSTER PRINTING NOW AVAILABLE AT THE LEARNING COMMONS
  14. 14. THIS IS BIG. • Print posters up to 42” wide • Premium satin-finish photo paper • Great for presentations • Printing by appointment only Learn more: http://www.umass.edu/learningcommons/posters/
  15. 15. If you cannot return it within 4 hours: Contact the Reserve Office at (413) 545-2358 or appealsrmm@library.umass.edu If you follow these instructions, late fees will be waived. IF YOU CANNOT CARRY IT: Leave the laptop where it is. Once you are safe, call (413)545-2358 IF YOU CAN CARRY IT: Bring the laptop with you. Return it within 4 hours of the Library reopening. During a FIRE ALARM what do I do with a LIBRARY LAPTOP? YOUR SAFETY IS OUR PRIORITY Leave as quickly as possible
  16. 16. To access the network: 1. Connect to the ‘UMASS’ wireless network. 2. Open a browser. 3. Log in with your NetID (OIT Account user name) and password. For more information, see: www.oit.umass.edu/network/wireless The UMass Amherst wireless network is now available on every floor in the W.E.B. Du Bois Library. Coverage may vary depending upon location. Some areas on each floor (e.g., in the stacks) may have limited or no coverage.
  17. 17. Remember to:: Save to an external source such as a USB drive or UDrive to avoid data loss if the computer is shut down!!!
  18. 18. Too many databases? Not sure where to start? Don’t be overwhelmed—use a Research Guide! A team of 18 librarians has created over 80 new subject research guides for various topics. These are designed to be convenient and relevant to students and faculty doing research, and can be embedded in SPARK. You can find them at http://guides.library.umass.edu/subjectguides or just use the link on the homepage.
  19. 19. OIT’s Remote Printing Service is here! • Install a small plug-in on your own computer • Send print jobs from your dorm room or the campus wireless network to Learning Commons printers • You have 8 hours to come pick up your print job. Want to learn more?Want to learn more? •Ask at the Learning Commons & Technical Support Desk, orAsk at the Learning Commons & Technical Support Desk, or •Google “UMass Remote Printing”Google “UMass Remote Printing”
  20. 20. Printing files from SPARK? Avoid problems! Before you print, SAVE YOUR FILE TO THE DESKTOPSAVE YOUR FILE TO THE DESKTOP THEN, open it and print.
  21. 21. Remember to:: Save to an external source such as a USB drive or UDrive to avoid data loss if the computer is shut down!!!
  22. 22. Get help with… • Hardware & software questions • Accounts, passwords, connections • Navigating the library and Learning Commons • Stop by, call, or instant message us Learning Commons & Technical Support Desk Services: LC & Technical Support Desk Open every hour the Library is!!!!
  23. 23. Reference & Research Assistance Services: Reference & Research Assistance Find the perfect sources for your papers and other research—work with a librarian! •Stop by the Reference & Research Assistance Desk anytime it is open… •Make an appointment to work with a subject specialist librarian… •Or, ask a question via phone, email, IM or text message… http://www.library.umass.edu/services/ask-a-librarian
  24. 24. Writing CenterWriting Center Services: Writing Center Stop in or make an appointment to get 30 minutes of assistance on your writing project from trained experts. All levels and disciplines are welcome! Check out umass.edu/writingcenter for details and appointments
  25. 25. Academic Advising LinkAcademic 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. •Advising resources •Campus-wide academic support •General Education Requirements •Registration rules & regulations •Special Learning Opportunities •Degree Progress Audit •SPIRE
  26. 26. is a walk-in advising service providing declared and undeclared undergraduates with answers to quick advising questions. Experienced Peer Advisors are on hand to assist you with: Finding General Education courses Interpreting your Degree Progress Report Navigating Spire and much more! The Academic Advising Link
  27. 27. Learning Resource CenterLearning 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) Check umass.edu/LRC for details… OPENS ON 9/26
  28. 28. Looking for quiet? •Quiet study areas on 2nd and 3rd floors provide comfortable seating, electrical outlets, and wireless Internet access •Drop-in carrels on 7th and 10th 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.
  29. 29. 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
  30. 30. • A federal jury today ordered a Boston University graduate student to pay four record labels $675,000 in damages for illegally downloading 30 songs and sharing them online. Boston.com 7/31/09 •That is the equivalent of 115 years of in-state tuition at UMass Visit oit.umass.edu/copyright/index.html for information.
  31. 31. 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
  32. 32. www.twitter.com/umassLC
  33. 33. Check out the Umass Amherst Libraries on Facebook! http://on.fb.me/d2746E
  34. 34. Did a slide go by too quickly? Visit the Learning Commons website: http://www.umass.edu/learningcommons and click Weekly Announcements (under News) View these announcements on the Web!
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