FREE citation tool for MLA style: EasyBib.com

The bibliography is a crucial part of a project; it brings all of the research together and gives the paper credibility. Yet preparing the citations is a detailed and sometimes tedious process. EasyBib can help. As one fan said on Facebook (thank you, Aliyah Hauser Prontaut!) EasyBib is like a calculator for your English paper. EasyBib is simple to use: select a source, fill out the form (title, author,ISBN), then export to Word. EasyBib formats your works cited page in MLA format, ready to go. EasyBib is online and accessible anywhere. The good…continue reading →

Forty Years of Earth Day

Earth Day is Thursday, April 22. Founded in 1970, earth day is now celebrated globally in 175 countries. Why celebrate only one day? There are so many ways to have an earth day every day: Bring reusable bags when shopping, Switch incandescent bulbs to fluorescent Recycle paper, plastic, glass and electronics whenever possible Use the library--sharing books (reading and borrowing books from the library) reduces production and delivery costs, along with your own carbon footprint. Read more about Earth Day online: EPA's Earth Day Page Earth Day Official Page Earth Day Turns Forty:…continue reading →

Fool for Art

Join the fun on Saturday, April 17, as John Tyler celebrate with Fool for Art. John Tyler's Midlothian campus will be hosting educational sessions, hands-on activities, and 80+ vendors in an outdoor craft fair. Make a personalized magnetic bookmark with library staff in the Art of Learning Tent. The library will also play host to multiple program sessions, including Resume Writing and The Story Lady. Bring the whole family; activities are free and open to the community, and many are geared to the young (and young at heart!) Celebrate community, art, and learning…continue reading →

Salem Health

Need real medical information for personal or academic use? Try Salem Health online. The Salem Health has been described as an excellent "mix of accessibility and depth," and is designed to be used for both student and general readers. Salem Health covers diseases, treatments, and anatomy, all in a straightforward style. Nursing students give Salem Health high praise for its excellent overviews of medical conditions and descriptions of the systems of the body. Salem Health can be accessed through the main Databases page on the library website. Directions for on- and off-campus access…continue reading →