Entries from April 2010

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

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. [...]

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

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 [...]

Thursday, April 15th, 2010

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 [...]

Thursday, April 1st, 2010

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 [...]