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The Searching Squirrel: Vogel Library's Newsletter
Monthly updates on news, tips, and tricks. This Squirrel feeds you!
The Searching Squirrel, a Library Newsletter: December 2020
1. Streaming film databases
It's a snap to share streaming documentaries and feature films with students whether in person or online. Check out our "Streaming film database" page to the left for links to Kanopy and Academic Videos Online.
2. Holiday hours
If you guessed the library might have different hours over the long holiday break, you are one smart cookie! Click the "Library hours" page on the left for the link to our current hours, or click this link here. The hours vary, so going directly to that page is always the best choice!
3. Google Scholar off-campus links
Do you love those links to full text that Google Scholar shows you when you're on campus? Did you know you can set up your browser to show those to you when you are off-campus? Head over to the page on the left to learn how!
4. Copyright and linking to articles
So many copyright laws, so little extra brain space. You don't have to remember it all--just check out our summaries linked on our copyright page on the left or contact our copyright officer for more detailed assistance.
This brief 3-topic survey is linked here and above. The librarians have been planning a multi-year collection update for currency & equity, and we would like faculty feedback! Responses preferred by the beginning of January.
That's all for now! Head over to the "Questions? Lost?" page if you have any feedback.
Until next time...
New Microfilm Reader
Did you miss the news that Vogel Library has a brand-spanking new microfilm reader, thanks to a successful Fund the Fortress campaign? Watch the video below to learn how you can use the new machine to open the world of microfiche (video by ELITE student worker).