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Mon, 19 Aug 2019 10:00:58 EDT

Having the right computer and software is an essential step toward success as an online student.  This page includes recommended computer specifications, username and password information, and strategies for troubleshooting common technology problems. 

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Tue, 13 Aug 2019 10:00:05 EDT

Open-access textbooks, journals, images, videos, and other educational resources has been one of the most exciting developments in academic scholarship during the last two decades.  In response to the rising costs of academic publishing and higher education, many concerned scholars have decided to publish their work with open copyright licenses.  These open access resources are […]

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Thu, 8 Aug 2019 10:00:45 EDT

To find a specific resource in the library, copy and paste the title into the OneSearch search box. If available, there will be a Read Online link that you can click to access the resource.

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Wed, 7 Aug 2019 9:30:29 EDT

Congratulations! You are nearing the end of your academic journey! Now comes the final challenge…writing your master’s thesis or doctoral dissertation. The UI&U Library has many resources that will help you to plan, research and create your culminating work. Faculty supervisors, we’ve also included a few titles for you. Your UI&U Librarians have highlighted some […]

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Mon, 29 Jul 2019 10:05:02 EDT

Engaging students online can be challenging.  But these challenges also create opportunities to teach with new approaches.  The library has compiled a selected bibliography of online teaching and pedagogy e-books. 

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Mon, 29 Jul 2019 10:00:04 EDT

Are you frustrated by the APA or MLA citation styles? The library provides resources to help you to create, format, and manage bibliographies. One of our favorite resources is the OneSearch Cite Tool.

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Mon, 3 Jun 2019 10:00:58 EDT

Whether you are interested in publishing your research or just want to improve your academic writing skills, the UI&U Library is here to help. Check out the library’s newest e-books for tips on persuasive and effective writing, finding the right home for your research, and understanding the publishing process. You can also access additional publishing […]

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Wed, 29 May 2019 11:44:58 EDT

Resources in OneSearch come with formatted APA, Chicago, and MLA citations that you can copy and paste into your research papers. To use: 1) find the article/book, 2) click the Cite icon, and 3) copy & paste the citation.

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Wed, 1 May 2019 15:58:47 EDT

Recently, the library has received student reports of library links, also known as permalinks, not correctly redirecting to https. Incorrect redirects and other ongoing permalink challenges have made them no longer a viable option for sharing library resources. The Center for Teaching and Learning and the UI&U Library recommend that faculty members remove library permalinks and have students locate library resources on their own.

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Wed, 1 May 2019 12:42:57 EDT

Spring has arrived.  It’s a time of budding trees, sunshine, and getting ready for summer.  It is also a great time for a “spring cleaning” of your internet browser.  Complete the three steps below to ensure a better experience on the library website and every other website you visit. Current Browser:  Use a current internet […]

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