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WSU Library System News

News & Updates in the Libraries

Archive for March, 2013

Faculty: Visit the 4th floor of State Hall on April 10 and 11 for an open house showcasing the newly renovated classroom space

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Please accept an invitation from Sandra Yee, dean of the Wayne State University Library System and Mathew Ouellett, associate provost and director of the Office for Teaching and Learning, to visit the newly renovated 4th floor classroom space at State Hall on April 10 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and April 11 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.. The new space is designed to enhance interactive learning and will be assigned to faculty that wish to take advantage of the new technology and classroom layouts. The improved space includes six general purpose classrooms and four seminar rooms of varying sizes and configurations. We encourage all faculty to visit to check out all the new classroom features that are available to assist them in their teaching.

A few photos from some of the new spaces, including a photo from instructor Karen Myhr, who has done some pilot teaching with her students in the new space:

Stop by the UGL to check out “Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics”

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Wayne State University Library System has created a display called “Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.” The exhibit includes photos and information from the Reuther collection and highlights the history of women in the sciences at Wayne State University, Detroit and beyond. The exhibit also illustrates the rise of women in engineering over the last 50 years, specifically at Wayne State.

“Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics” will be on display in the UGL atrium throughout the month of March. Come by and check it out!

SXSW: These Days, Libraries Are About More Than Just Books

Monday, March 18th, 2013

http://mentalfloss.com/article/49458/sxsw-these-days-libraries-are-about-more-just-books

Need help but don’t want to lose your seat or leave your stuff? Don’t get up, Roving Reference will come to you!

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Need help but don’t want to lose your seat or leave your stuff? Don’t get up, we’ll come to you!

Roving librarians are out and about on the second floor of the UGL to help you find articles, answer reference questions and assist in other research needs. What is a roving librarian? A roving librarian is a librarian that gets out from behind the desk and experiences his or her patrons, library and community by bringing their services directly to you. They’re here to help so just flag them down if you need a hand in your studies!

Learn how to evaluate a quality website to use in your research using our 5 criteria

Saturday, March 2nd, 2013

Are you using a quality website for your research. Watch this video and find out:
http://youtu.be/xbk8zeUIhdA