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October 2008

Library Instruction for Science Graduate Students

Learn What Your Library Has To Offer In Engineering, Physical Sciences, And Agricultural & Biological Sciences.

Orientations will cover how to search library databases, request materials through Interlibrary Loan, and manage your citations using bibliographic management software such as RefWorks. Time will be given in class to do individual research and ask questions. In addition, special sessions will be offered on RefWorks and Plagiarism. All sessions take place on the third floor of Marston Science Library, room L308.

No registration is needed.
For more information email:

Schedule of Sessions:

General Orientations:
Friday October 17, 1:30-3:00 pm
Thursday October 30, 2:30-4:00 pm

Monday October 13, 2:30-4:00pm

Avoiding Plagiarism:
Tuesday November 4, 1:55-2:45pm

IEEE Xplore System Upgrade

On Saturday, 04 October 2008 at 9:00 AM ET, IEEE Xplore will undergo a scheduled system upgrade. IEEE Xplore will be operational during the release. The IEEE appreciates your patience with any infrequent service disruptions that may occur.

Enter the Elegance of Science Contest!

Have you looked through the microscope to find something beautiful? Is your art focused on the tools and concepts of science? The Marston Science Library invites you to submit artwork to the First Annual Elegance of Science Contest. Winners and select contestants will have their artwork displayed on the walls of the Marston Science Library and the Health Science Center Library.
All entries must be received by December 19, 2008.

GIS Day - November 19, 2008

GIS Day is an international event that provides an opportunity for geographic information systems (GIS) practitioners to demonstrate how GIS technology is being implemented across a wide variety of disciplines. Please stay tuned to the libraries' GIS Day 2008 webpage for information on library events in celebration of this day, or contact either Carol McAuliffe or Hesham Monsef for more information.

Construction Project - Please Pardon the Dust and Noise.

Construction outside the entrance to MSL will be ongoing during the Fall semester. MSL will be open all its regular hours. Expect detours to reach the entryway at different points during the project . There also will be periods of considerably loud noise. The project required shifting the collection of the Map and Imagery Library and Map Library services will now be available on the 1st (lower) floor at the Documents Desk.

We welcome your comments about the new MSL site.

Do you have any suggestions for improvements to the new site? We'd love to hear what you think about it. Please take the time to submit a comment or suggestion.

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