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Thu, 9 Aug 2018 10:00:29 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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Tue, 31 Jul 2018 10:48:48 EDT

The UI&U community now has complimentary access to NYTimes.com and NYT mobile apps, thanks to our school-wide subscription. It is now easier than ever to read the world-class journalism of The New York Times. NYTimes.com covers a variety of topics with unsurpassed quality and depth through breaking news articles, blogs, videos and interactive features. In […]

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Fri, 27 Jul 2018 9:30:37 EDT

Have you heard of Zotero? Zotero is a powerful citation and research management tool that can save you time and help safe-guard your research. This program allows you to import citations and save PDFs of most resources to your personal Zotero Library. Your Zotero Library helps you organize research, link back to articles and webpages, […]

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Wed, 25 Jul 2018 10:00:29 EDT

Love books and libraries?  We do too!  Here are some library quotes and jokes for your enjoyment.  If you have a funny quote or joke to add to the list, please let us know. Librarian is a service occupation. Gas station attendant of the mind. -Richard Powers Keep calm and call a librarian -Anonymous Be […]

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Fri, 20 Jul 2018 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. Find the article or book in OneSearch Click the title and then click the cite button Copy & paste the citation into […]

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Mon, 2 Jul 2018 12:00:35 EDT

Welcome to a new term at Union Institute & University! As you enter your online courses, remember that the library is here to support your academic adventures throughout the term.  You can get started using the library in three steps: 1) Sign-up for Interlibrary Loan If you need an article or book chapter that is […]

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Fri, 8 Jun 2018 16:51:11 EDT

If you log into OneSearch, you’ll notice some changes to the interface and privacy settings. The library’s OneSearch service is provided by the EBSCOhost company, which is why you will see the words “EBSCOhost” on the sign-in page. We realize this is confusing and have requested improvements to the sign-in page interface. These changes will […]

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Fri, 1 Jun 2018 14:57:56 EDT

Smart shopping involves saving time and money by selecting the best product.  You don’t want something that will fall apart within the year, and that requires product research.  The library collection includes magazines with product reviews, such as Consumer Reports and Wired. To find product reviews, use the search box on the library homepage.  Search […]

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Mon, 21 May 2018 10:00:02 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.  If you have a favorite title you would like to see on this list, please let us know. Amador, J. A., & Torrens, K. M. […]

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Fri, 18 May 2018 10:00:28 EDT

When using OneSearch, your default search results will display as a Brief View. This view shows the title and citation information for each result. If you want to quickly see the summary of a book or article from your search results page, change the result format to Standard by using the Page Options menu, found […]

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