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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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Thu, 10 May 2018 9:30:54 EDT

The UI&U Library is a member of the SouthWest Ohio and Neighboring Libraries (SWON) Consortium. Many member libraries in the Greater Cincinnati area participate in the SWON Direct Lend Program. This program allows current UI&U students, faculty, and staff who reside in the Greater Cincinnati area to check-out library materials from participating institutions. If you […]

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Wed, 2 May 2018 11:01:05 EDT

Open-access textbooks, journals, images, videos, and other 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 free […]

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Tue, 1 May 2018 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, 12 Apr 2018 15:42:58 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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Thu, 5 Apr 2018 10:00:17 EDT

The Films on Demand collection includes over 52,000 videos, which can be streamed online and added to CampusWeb courses. This month’s featured video is The Number on Great-Grandpa’s Arm. The Number on Great-Grandpa’s Arm   Directed and produced by seven-time Emmy® Award winner Amy Schatz, and featuring animation from award winning artist Jeff Scher, this […]

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Tue, 6 Mar 2018 9:58:56 EST

The library help center has new tutorials!  Learn about search alerts, selecting a topic, evaluating sources, fake news, and peer-review.  In addition, there are tutorials and guides on: APA, MLA and Chicago citation examples and formatting tools Saving & Organizing   Literature Reviews Journal Alerts Newspapers Search Tips Technology Notes Annotated Bibliographies Reviews for Books, Films […]

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Fri, 2 Mar 2018 10:00:29 EST

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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