Lexis Nexis Academic to become Nexis Uni this year

The full-text research database, Lexis Nexis Academic, will be replaced by the new product, Nexis Uni, over the summer. When Uni is released users will be encouraged to register for an ID and password to take advantage of the personalization features of this new product. In the interim, PR information has been released on the Lexis Nexis website stating how Nexis Uni will accelerate the research process and allow for more collaboration. To learn more, visit the following hyperlink: https://www.lexisnexis.com/en-us/products/nexis-uni/students.page

 

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Quiet Zone During Final Week

In order to help our students do their best on their final exams, the library will be offering a quiet place for study during exam week, Monday, May 8, through Saturday, May 13.

Students, faculty, and staff are asked to remain quiet in the library during this week and turn off their cell phones before they enter the library. Headphones are available at the information desk for anyone wishing to listen to audio on their computers.

Silence will be enforced in the table area, community room, and library lab. Students wishing to use the group study rooms are also asked to refrain from loud discussions and to close the door when studying with groups.

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Wayne College Library Summer Hours

Wayne College Library Summer Hours:

Monday, May 15, 2017 through Friday, June 9, 2017
• Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
• Saturday – Sunday: Closed
CLOSED:
• Monday, May 29, 2017 (Memorial Day)

Monday, June 12, 2017 through Thursday, August 17, 2017
Monday – Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
• Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
• Saturday – Sunday: Closed
CLOSED:
• Tuesday, July 4, 2017 (Independence Day)
• Friday, August 18, 2017 (Library Staff Planning Day)

Monday, August 21, 2017 through Friday, August 25, 2017
• Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
• Saturday – Sunday: Closed

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Food For Fines!

Beginning April 3rd until the end of the semester, Wayne College Library will be accepting non-perishable food items in lieu of money owed on fines!

Items most needed are:
• cereal
• applesauce
• canned pasta dinners (ravioli or SpaghettiOs)
• crackers
• peanut butter

Canned and non-perishable items will be accepted at one item for every dollar owed. Sorry, we cannot forgive charges associated with lost materials replacement as part of this fine forgiveness campaign.

Even if you do not have any library fines, please consider contributing to this worthy cause.

All items collected will be donated to People to People Ministries.

If you have any questions you can contact Tina Kilcullen at tkilcul@uakron.edu.

 

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New Social Sciences Statistics Database – Sage Stats

This new research database covers topics such as employment, crime, religion, healthcare and education while delivering data visually. The four searchable data categories include:

• Local Stats
• State Stats
• Business Stats
• US Political Stats

To connect through the UA Libraries, click here: http://library.uakron.edu/record=e1001037~S24

For a tour or this new product, click here: http://data.sagepub.com/sagestats/static.php?type=public&page=tour

 

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Wayne College Library Spring Break Hours

The Library will be open the following hours over Spring Break, March 27 – April 1, 2017:

Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Saturday April 1, 2017: CLOSED

It is back to business as usual on Monday, April 3, 2017.

Enjoy Spring Break!

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Are you a RefWorks User?

RefWorks will be active through June 30th 2017 at which time the UA Libraries subscription will terminate. Current users have several options to consider and will need to either migrate to an individual, personal RefWorks subscription or migrate to another citation management tool.

To learn about alternatives to RefWorks, please refer to the following link.
http://libguides.uakron.edu/refmanage

If you have further questions, please contact the library.

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Enhancements to the PsycINFO Research Database

Recent updates in the form of powerful new search limits have been made to PsycINFO  – the world’s largest resource devoted to peer-reviewed literature in behavioral science and mental health.  These new limiters include:

  • open access and impact statements
  • new fields that connect content across research platforms like PubMed’s MeSH terms and NIH clinical trial numbers and
  • additional information in the Dissertation field.

For further details, consult the following webinar prepared by the American Psychological Association, the producer of this database.  http://tinyurl.com/jbbl8tk

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Winter Break Hours

Monday, December 19, 2016 – Monday, January 2, 2017
• Closed

Tuesday, January 3, 2017 – Friday, January 13, 2017:
• Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Monday, January 16, 2017:
• Closed (Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday)

Resume Spring Semester hours on January 17, 2016

 

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Quiet Zone In the Library – Exam Week

In order to help our students do their best on their final exams, the library will be offering a quiet place for study during exam week, Monday, December 12, through Saturday, December 17. 2016.

Students, faculty, and staff are asked to remain quiet in the library during this week and turn off their cell phones before they enter the library. Headphones are available at the information desk for anyone wishing to listen to audio on their computers.

Silence will be enforced in the table area, community room, and library lab. Students wishing to use the group study rooms are also asked to refrain from loud discussions and to close the door when studying with groups.

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