Learning Commons Weekly Calendar December 3-9, 2007
Are you waiting in line for a computer so you can print out a document? Did you know that you can print to Learning Commons printers from your dorm room or the campus wireless network?
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?
Ask at the Learning Commons & Technical Support Desk, or
Visit the Learning Commons website at http://www.umass.edu/learningcommons
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
Get help with…
Hardware & software questions
Accounts, passwords, connections
Navigating the library and Learning Commons
Open 24 hours!
Stop by, call, or instant message us
Learning Commons & Technical Support Desk Services: LC & Technical Support Desk
Printing files from SPARK? Avoid problems! Before you print, SAVE YOUR FILE TO THE DESKTOP THEN, open it and print.
3 rd floor, Du Bois Library
Reserve, Media & Microforms Department Services: Reserve, Media & Microforms Department
Get readings that your professors have assigned for class
Borrow or view DVDs, audio recordings, and other media
Explore the retrofuturistic world of Microforms
Borrow one of 24 tablet PCs or a digital projector to use in the library
Is the item you need unavailable at the UMass Amherst Libraries? Get it from other collections! Current and retired UMass Amherst faculty, and current students and staff may use a variety of Interlibrary Loan services to borrow or obtain copies of materials from other libraries at no charge . If you need a BOOK or other loan 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 or other copy 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. Delivery is in 1-3 days
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
Find the perfect sources for your papers and other research—work with a librarian!
Reference & Research Assistance Services: Reference & Research Assistance
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, instant messenger, or 24/7 web chat reference
Writing Center Services: Writing Center Stop in with your writing project and get assistance from trained experts. All levels and disciplines welcome! Writing Center Fall 2007 hours begin Sunday, September 23
Career Services Services: Career Services
Career Services helps students and alumni identify and pursue satisfying careers through a variety of programs and services.
Career advice and workshops
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
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)
Looking for quiet?
Quiet study areas on 2 nd and 3 rd floors provide comfortable seating, electrical outlets, and wireless Internet access
Drop-in carrels on floors 7 and 10 offer individual study space; day-use lockers also located on these floors.
To report problematic or disruptive behavior in the Library, call 1-2272 from a phone in any elevator lobby, or go to the Building Operations Desk on the entrance level.
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