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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 10:00:44 EDT

What do eggs, dried beans, rice, oatmeal, yoghurt, and seasonal vegetables all have in common?  They are food staples in Good and Cheap, a cookbook designed to help people live on $4/day.  For her master’s thesis at New York University, Leanne Brown challenged herself to create affordable, healthy, and tasty meals for students, seniors, people […]

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Thu, 6 Jul 2017 10:00:28 EDT

The Oxford English Dictionary defines peer review as, “The process by which an academic journal passes a paper submitted for publication to independent experts for comments on its suitability and worth; refereeing.”  Peer review a process that protects scholarship by confirming that the research and writing of a scholarly article is valid, original, of high […]

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Thu, 29 Jun 2017 10:00:35 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. Library Tutorial Treasure Hunt Game We wish you the best this term!        

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Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:00:30 EDT

Did you know that the UI&U Library’s OneSearch provides formatted APA and MLA citations that you can copy and paste into your bibliography?  Watch the video below to learn more about this amazing tool. Find the article or book in OneSearch Click the title to access the detailed record Click the Cite button on toolbar […]

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Thu, 15 Jun 2017 10:00:47 EDT

The content of two new databases has been added to OneSearch – PDQ and Open Textbook Library. Items from these databases will automatically populate in OneSearch results. If you would like to limit to them, you can use the “Results per Database” option on the left sidebar and check the box for the appropriate name. […]

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Thu, 8 Jun 2017 10:00:02 EDT

The UI&U Library contains millions of scholarly resources, and we know it can sometimes seem challenging to navigate through them. Luckily, library staff members are here to assist you by email, phone, text, or chat.  We welcome questions, so please let us know if you are struggling with anything.  This is a no judgement zone. […]

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Wed, 7 Jun 2017 10:00:21 EDT

The library will be closed next Monday and Tuesday (July 3rd and 4th) to celebrate the Fourth of July.  Interlibrary loan requests can still be submitted and they will be processed after July 4th.

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Mon, 29 May 2017 10:00:01 EDT

On Wednesday, May 31, 2017, all ebook content previously hosted on ebrary will be moved to Ebook Central. The only changes will be the name of the database and some search features. You will still be able to use OneSearch to access all of our ebooks, including Ebook Central titles. What will happen with links […]

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Thu, 18 May 2017 10:00:17 EDT

Pictures can make a presentation or course come alive.  So how can you find pictures that are copyright-safe and freely available? One strategy is to use pictures in the public domain or creative commons.  Public domain images are out of copyright and have no restrictions about how they can be used.  Creative commons images can […]

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Thu, 11 May 2017 10:00:16 EDT

The Films on Demand collection includes over 44,000 videos, which can be streamed online and added to CampusWeb courses. This month’s featured video is a Shakespearean drama. A Midsummer Night’s Dream In the tyrannical court of Athens, the pitiless dictator Theseus plans his wedding to Hippolyta, a prisoner of war, and young Hermia is sentenced […]

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