Hurry, While Supplies Last! The Final Fall Library Workshops

Hurry, While Supplies Last! The Final Fall Library Workshops

Need a little extra help with resources before the final paper?  Wondering if you nailed APA or MLA formatting? Still looking for activity credits for SDV 100? Don't fear, the library workshops are here!  Both campus libraries have a handful of workshops remaining for the fall 2014 semester.  Check out the full schedule on the libraries' events page. Upcoming Workshops: Midlothian: Lights, Cameras, Action!  Popular Reading Trailers and Talks Wednesday, 12/3/ at 6:00 p.m. Research It Right: Using Library Databases Monday, 12/8 at 2:00 p.m. Who Said That?  Understand MLA and APA Citation…continue reading →
Holiday Closing

Holiday Closing

The John Tyler libraries will be closed Wednesday, November 26th through Sunday, November 30th to observe the Thanksgiving holiday.  The libraries will reopen on Monday, December 1, 2014 at 7:30 a.m. Have a safe and wonderful holiday.continue reading →
Webtastic Wednesday- The word of the year is….

Webtastic Wednesday- The word of the year is….

Annually, the Oxford Dictionary's editorial staff selects a word of the year.  Last year, the prevalence of picture based social media like Instagram pushed the word "selfie" to the front of Oxford's list.  This year, another socially charged topic took the top spot.  So drum roll please...the word of 2014 is vape!  Vape is in reference to the growing number of electronic cigarettes that are an ever-growing market and highly debated in the healthcare field. To vape refers to the inhaling of vapor given off by e-cigarettes.  While the term vape has been…continue reading →
Library 101: Scavenger Hunt Style!

Library 101: Scavenger Hunt Style!

Want to discover the library in a new way?  Check out the Library 101 Scavenger Hunt!  This active learning workshop allows students to become the teachers.  Join a team, grab an iPad, and start learning about all the services, resources, tools, tips, and everything else the JTCC library has to offer! Teams will explore the library to answer seven questions.  The first team to finish first will receive extra points and have the best chance of claiming the first place prize! The next Library 101 Scavenger Hunt is on Monday, December 3rd at…continue reading →
Fiction Fridays Books that Bite!  Spooky Titles for Halloween!

Fiction Fridays Books that Bite! Spooky Titles for Halloween!

Looking for something to scare you tonight?  Check out some of this creepy titles available at the John Tyler libraries! Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Seth Grahame-Smith and Jane Austen               The Radleys by Matt Haig               The Girl with All the Gifts by M.R. Carey               Infected by Scott Sigler               Blood Harvest by S.J. Bolton               Witch and Wizard  by James Patterson  …continue reading →