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Got Library Materials to Return?

Our next library materials drop-off day is Wednesday, June 3rd from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Here’s what to do: Park in the Boyer Gym parking lot (behind the gym, using the entrance near the YMCA) and come to the … Continue reading

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Library Hours – Summer 2020

Library staff are available to assist patrons this summer via email, text, chat, or web conferencing during our hours of operation posted below. With library facilities and print collections unavailable, we look forward to your virtual visit! Summer Hours (May … Continue reading

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Update to the May 4th Post on The Mueller Report

UA Library patrons not only have access to the electronic version of the Mueller Report, highlighted in the May 4th post, but also to the print edition which is now available for checkout at the Wayne College Library. The report … Continue reading

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The Safari Books Database Gets a New Look

Enthusiasts of technology have long known the value of the database Safari Books Online.  When looking for e-books in computer science, engineering, IT, and related fields, this is the place to go.  Recently, an improved platform called the Safari Learning Platform by O’Reilly was introduced. Below are some of the new … Continue reading

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E-books for Summer Reading

Not on campus this summer to visit the library? No problem. E-books are a great option for UA library patrons because they are conveniently accessible from any location and very easy to use.  To locate e-books in the UA Libraries … Continue reading

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Open Educational Resources now included in the UA Libraries Catalog

There’s no time like the present to become familiar with Open Educational Resources (OER) – educational materials that are freely accessible to everyone for the purposes of learning and research. The UA Libraries recently announced that open, electronic, full-text textbooks … Continue reading

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The Wayne College Library Wants to Hear From You

Are you a current Wayne College or University of Akron Medina, Millersburg, or Lakewood student, faculty, or staff member? If so, please consider participating in our library satisfaction survey. Your feedback will help us improve our library’s resources, facilities, and services. It will be available November 27th through December 9th by following this link http://bit.ly/waynelibrarysurvey . The survey should take less than 10 minutes to complete. All of your answers will be kept strictly confidential. Participants who complete the survey will be entered into a drawing to win 1 of 3 – $50 Visa gift cards.

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#CollegeHacks That Will Save You Money

We know that being a college student can be hard financially, so we put together a list of #collegehacks that can help save you money. Some of them are library related and some are not. Textbooks Stop in the library … Continue reading

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Spot Fake News in 10 Quick Steps

Identify fake news yourself with this quick, 10-step guide from information giant, Lexis Nexis. It’s easy and fast.  Follow this link for the PDF guide which can be downloaded or printed if you like.  http://tinyurl.com/y9lgnayf  

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Food for Fines: Thanks!

This year the library collected 120 items and $9.00 in cash as part of our annual “Food for Fines” fine-forgiveness campaign. These items were donated to Wooster’s People to People Ministries. Thank you very much to everyone that participated by … Continue reading

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