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Healing Earth--spread the word for Earth Day and beyond!

Friday, April 22, 2016

The mission of this International Jesuit Ecology Project (IJEP) is to create a free online Living Text in environmental science for upper level secondary school and beginning college students that addresses the major ecological challenges of our time from an integrated scientific, spiritual, and ethical perspective. Learn more about this text here.

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University Library Collaboration with Campbell County Public Library

Thursday, April 21, 2016

The Campbell County Public Library recently published on its website a feature detailing its program with Xavier University Library that allowed kids to create "Minecraft Masterpieces." Read the full article at http://www.cc-pl.org/xavier-helps-ccpl-kids-create-minecraft-masterpieces. Also, check out the YouTube video "Jeff builds castle in Minecraft." http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7EIdezNChRw

CLC Open Overnight, 24/5

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

To accommodate for more study time leading up to finals, the CLC building will be open overnight on Sunday-Thursday nights, from April 17th through May 5th. No services will be offered at the Connection Center desk from 1AM-7AM on these nights. Please contact the Circulation Supervisor with questions: martinm29@xavier.edu.

Makerspace Grand Opening - Today, April 14 at 4:00

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Students, faculty, and staff join the library staff at the Makerspace, McDonald Library 1st floor, as they celebrate a space for the Xavier community to create, design, make, build, explore, and prototype with 3D printing and scanning; robotics; programming; circuitry; laser, wood, and vinyl cutters; crafts; and more. Brief remarks at 4:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

Special Collections Open House - Today, April 13 at 1:30

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Stop by the 3rd floor of McDonald Library from 1:30-3:00 today to view the University Library collections of rare and unique items, including the St. John's Bible and a book of Gregorian chants. Celebrate National Library Week!

Edible Books Event - Today, April 12 at 3:00

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Stop by the CLC atrium from 3-4 today to vote and eat the edible books entries. Marvel at great artistry like Karen Miller's, IT Administrative Assistant, Rice Krispie rendition of the children's book My Mom's Taxi (click headline for pic). University Library is hosting the event to celebrate National Library Week.

National Library Week April 11 - 15

Friday, April 1, 2016

Join the library staff in celebrating for National Library Week! April 11 - 15. Events include daily prize drawings, Edible Books, Special Collections Open House, Makerspace Grand Opening, and a full launch of our digital repository, Exhibit. For more information, see the flyer under the Quick Links on our homepage.

Entries for Edible Books Event

Monday, March 21, 2016

University Library is now accepting entries for the annual Edible Books Event on Tuesday, April 12 from 3-4pm in the atrium of the CLC. All Xavier faculty, staff, and students are invited to participate. Deadline to enter is Monday, April 4. (read more)

What's Inside R2D2?

Friday, March 18, 2016

Books on droids and technology. Books on Star Wars of course. (read more)

The Mixed Media Show

Friday, March 18, 2016

University Library is currently hosting the Xavier Art Society's Student Gallery: The Mixed Media Show on the 3rd floor of McDonald Library. The student gallery contains works by Kelly Cline, David Samson Landis, Allie Morris, and Alicia Zavala. (read more)

Introduction to Zotero Workshop

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Learn the basics of working in Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh], the free research tool that helps you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. Zotero lives right where you work – in the web browser itself. (read more)

Matthew Gretz: Student Archivist Associate

Monday, March 14, 2016

Matthew Gretz, Student Archivist Associate for University Library's Archives, was recently featured in Today at Xavier for curating The Legendary Musketeer exhibit in McDonald Library.

Entries for Edible Books Event

Friday, March 11, 2016

University Library is now accepting entries for the annual Edible Books Event on Tuesday, April 12 from 3-4pm in the atrium of the CLC. All Xavier faculty, staff, and students are invited to participate. Deadline to enter is Monday, April 4. For more details, entry form.

Introduction to Zotero Workshop

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Learn the basics of working in Zotero [zoh-TAIR-oh], the free research tool that helps you collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. Zotero lives right where you work – in the web browser itself. Cost: free When: Friday, March 18th (1-2pm) Where: CLC 308 Registration is encouraged http://www.xavier.edu/digital-media-lab/Workshops.cfm For questions, please contact Ashley Hinck at hincka@xavier.edu or Christian Sheehy at sheehyc@xavier.edu.

New Bibliographic Citation Management Provider for Xavier University

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

After careful consideration, the Xavier University Library has decided to replace RefWorks with Zotero. Because the library is switching to a new bibliographic citation management provider, RefWorks accounts will not be available after May 31, 2016. Refworks citations can be transferred to Zotero by following the instructions found at http://libguides.xavier.edu/zotero, or please make an appointment with your personal librarian/library liaison, if you prefer (bit.ly/1TmlPG4).

Looking for Love?

Monday, February 8, 2016

The most reliable and less complicated relationship is you and a book. Visit the 3rd floor atrium of the CLC and shop the Blind Date with a Book display. Find your match to cozy up with on Valentine's Day!

Xavier Professor's Research Featured on OhioLINK's News

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Dr. Suparna Chatterjee, Assistant Professor of Sustainability and Global Culture, History Department and Williams College of Business, is currently featured on OhioLINK's (Ohio Academic Library Consortium) website for her use of OhioLINK through Xavier University Library while conducting research in her field. https://www.ohiolink.edu/press/xavier_university_suparna_chatterjee_researcher_profile

Librarians Without Borders!

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

This semester librarians will be providing research and reference assistance to students and faculty at various locations throughout campus. Beginning the 2nd week of spring semester, Onsite Personal Librarians will be available for help at the following locations, days, and times.

Time for a Study Break!

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

While you're studying hard at University Library, stop by the CLC desk and ask for a trivia question. Answer correctly and win a 3 Musketeers bar and compete in a drawing for a $100 gift card. Only 36 winners a day! Sponsored by the All For One Shops.

CLC Open 24/5 Now Through Finals

Monday, November 30, 2015

To assist students needing late night study space during this busy time, the Conaton Learning Commons is open Sunday 10am through Friday 7pm, as well as Saturday 8am - 5pm, from November 30 until December 18. Students may use their All Cards to access the CLC through the main 3rd floor entrance after 10pm. Good luck on your finals!

Still Need to Research?

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Librarians will be staffing a table in Alter Hall today, November 19th from 12:30 -- 2:30 pm on the first floor near Bellarmine Chapel. They will offer research assistance ideas for papers and projects. Free gift to students for stopping by and talking with them! For questions, please contact Vicki Young at youngv@xavier.edu.

Spy on Campus?

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Did Harry Gold, Class of 1940, come to Xavier as a Soviet spy or did he become a spy after he arrived at Xavier? Fr. Thomas Kennealy, S.J., University Archivist, will reveal this intriguing and true story this Thursday, November 5, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Fenwick Conferecne Room. Bring your lunch and come hear this fascinating story that sounds like a modern-day fiction novel.

Talk to a Librarian & Get a Free Water Bottle

Monday, November 2, 2015

Librarians will be staffing a table in Alter Hall on Tuesday, November 3rd from 9:45 -- 11:45am on the first floor near Bellarmine Chapel. They will offer research assistance ideas for papers and projects. Free gift to students for stopping by and talking with them! For questions, please contact Vicki Young at youngv@xavier.edu.

Virtual Bookshelf

Friday, October 30, 2015

Interested in enjoying a good book? Find some of our Leisure Reading books here for an idea! Browse the rest of the collection on the 3rd floor of McDonald Library.