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#ExploreTheFloors: Call Numbers, Locations, and Circulation

How to Navigate the Stacks: Call Numbers, Locations, and Circulation This week we will take a closer look at call numbers, book locations, and how to check out a book at the circulation desk! Cudahy Library uses the Library of Congress system, which means materials are assigned a call number and arranged alphabetically. A...
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Confused by call numbers? Baffled by where the books are? Stumped by study space? Lost when it comes to locations? Confounded by course reserves? We’re here to help you #ExploreTheFloors of Cudahy Library! Maybe you’ve noticed some new signs in Cudahy, or maybe you haven’t been to visit us in a while because last...
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The Library Catalog is Changing

In January we’ll be updating the look and feel of our library catalog, as well as adding some new features. The catalog will work better on mobile devices and get you to the top-used resources more quickly. Start typing in your search, and you’ll get some suggested searches and information types to choose from....
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Library Workshop: Data Visualization: Create Graphics and Images for Paper and Presentations

Library Workshop: Data Visualization: Create Graphics and Images for Paper and Presentations Thursday, November 9, 2017 Information Commons 120 4:00pm - 4:30pm This workshop will introduce you to tools you can use to visually display information, as well as strategies for choosing the right type of chart, how to make your graphics visually appealing and more. We’ll cover...
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Open Access Week: Ebooks

Open Access Ebooks In the world of open access publishing, open access journals are the most common format for disseminating scholarly research, while publication of open access monographs – ebooks that are available for free online – has lagged behind. However, the momentum behind open access ebooks is building, and there are some interesting...
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Open Access Week: “Open in order to…”

“Open in order to _____.” That’s the theme of the 10th International Open Access Week, October 23-29, 2017. In April, Nick Shockey wrote, “This year’s theme is an invitation to answer the question of what concrete benefits can be realized by making scholarly outputs openly available. ‘Open in order to…’ serves as a prompt...
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