Randall Library News for Summer 2010
Learning Commons Test Drive the New Library
The UNCW Learning Website
Commons in Randall
Library will celebrate its
grand opening in August.
New furniture arrived in
May and more is on the
way. Please check out
the new space when you
visit the library, or visit the
Learning Commons on
the web: http://uncw.edu/
New Librarian Before classes start in the fall we
will be launching a brand-new
Lynn R. Shay has been appointed Electronic version of our website. Read
Resources/Serials Librarian. Shay has been more…
Head of the Serials Department at the
University of West Florida since 2004 and is In the meantime, we need your
no stranger to UNCW. She worked at Randall feedback! Join us for pizza on July
Library from 1997-2004 as a reference 7th or 8th to test our site & answer
librarian, instruction librarian, web coordinator, some questions (details & to
and serials coordinator. Shay will join the RSVP).
library faculty June 1, 2010. Or, test drive it yourself & fill out
this feedback form.
News for Researchers
eAudio Books: Randall Library has access to many eAudio Books since NC
LIVE recently began rolling out the new MyiLibrary audio books platform to all
member libraries, adding 1000 downloadable eAudio Book titles for use by
library patrons across the state. Visit MyiLibrary eAudio Books via NCLive for
access to these eAudio books.
Business Portal: NC LIVE recently introduced the new NC LIVE Business Portal
and the NC LIVE Jobs Portal, two resources developed by librarians to highlight
important information for students, job seekers, entrepreneurs, investors, and business
owners. Find out more by visiting http://www.business.nclive.org and http://
New Books, Videos and CDs: Check out new titles at Randall Library.
Preparing your syllabus? Don’t forget to put readings and films on reserve for
students using Randall Library Course Reserves.
Fall 2010 UNI Instructors: Please schedule your required library session.
Completely Updated Library Toolbar: With the Randall Library toolbar you
can have quick access to library resources and useful web pages, wherever you are on
the web. Get one-click access to the library catalog, articles via EbscoHost, Worldcat,
Google Scholar, UNCW website and links to frequently used Randall Library and
UNCW resources. Visit the toolbar page for more information and for installation
Coming Soon: Over the summer we will transition the Interlibrary Loan/ILLiad logon
to be synced with your UNCW email id and password. Instead of having to remember
your ILL username & password, you can sign-on with your UNCW credentials. One
less account to remember!
Events and Exhibits
Synergy Common Reading Summer Discussion Groups:
The campus community is invited to gather with faculty, staff and student
leaders for informal discussions of No Impact Man from 11am to noon on
5/19 and from 3:30 to 4:30pm on 6/28. Both events will be held in the
Saffo Room (2009), Fisher Student Center, and led by Rachel Radom,
First-Year Experience and Public Programming Librarian. Resources will
Art Exhibit: An art exhibit featuring works by Ann Conner’s painting students will
be on display at Randall Library’s Hayes Gallery during the summer. The Flash
Fiction Project exhibit will move to the 2nd floor art wall.
Free Massages for Students Preparing for Finals: UNCW’s Campus
Activities and Involvement Center will sponsor free massages for students preparing
for final exams during both summer sessions. Massages will be offered 6/14 and
7/22 in Randall Library on the first floor near the Hayes Gallery.
Questions or comments? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 910-962-3760.
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