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Extended Hours for Finals!

The Library will be open extended hours for finals starting Wednesday December 6th!

Wednesday 12/6 until 2 a.m.

Thursday 12/7 until 2 a.m.

Friday 12/8 until 7 p.m.

Saturday 12/9 until 7 p.m.

Sunday 12/10 until 12 a.m.

Monday – Wednesday 12/11-12/13 until 2 a.m.

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Library Citation Workshops

The library will be holding workshops on both MLA and APA citation styles starting next Wednesday!

-MLA: Wednesday 11/15 @12pm
-APA: Saturday 11/18 @3:30pm, Tuesday 11/28 @4:20pm

All workshops will be held in the Library’s Instruction Lab (2nd floor).

Email Heather Cook (hcook@caldwell.edu) with any questions.

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The Jennings Library Welcomes a New Staff Member!

Linda Salvesen, MLIS, has joined the Jennings Library as the new E-Resources/Serials Management Librarian. She is also the new liaison for Business, Computer Science, Health, Mathematics, Nursing, Public Health, & Science.

Linda received her Masters in Library & Information Science (MLIS) with a specialization in Health: Resources & Services from the University of Pittsburgh. She’s also worked in both academic science libraries and pharmaceutical libraries/research.

So far, Linda has had the opportunity to try the 3D printer in the Jennings Library, and has made a 3D pumpkin for Halloween (now on display at the circulation desk).

Stop in and say hello!

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It’s Banned Books Week!

We’ll be highlighting a banned or challenged book each day this week on our social media pages.

Today’s book, in honor of Scott F. Fitzgerald’s birthday yesterday, is “The Great Gatsby.” It was challenged in 1987 for “language and sexual references.” Visit the American Library Association’s website for more frequently challenged books: http://bit.ly/2jjRtel

Check out our social media pages this week for more banned titles:

Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/jenningslibrary/
Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/caldwelluniversitylibrary/

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Win prizes and celebrate Constitution Day!

Come celebrate Constitution Day on Friday 9/15/17 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Library.

Complete the Constitution Day Scavenger Hunt for a chance to win a $30 gift card to the bookstore! Contest open to any Caldwell University student.

More activities are available:

Complete the Constitution Day Scavenger Hunt for prizes!

Watch streaming video from the National Constitution Center

Try out a sample Naturalization Test and see if you could pass

Interact with the Constitution via the Constitution Center’s iPad app

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Writing Tutors are available in the Learning Commons!

Need someone to read over your paper? Concerned about your grammar? Having trouble organizing your paper? Come see a writing tutor in the Learning Commons! The Learning Commons is located on the first floor of the library near the Information Desk.

From reaction papers, to research papers, to application essays the writing tutors are here to help. Drop by to see a writing tutor today.

Writing tutors are available in the Learning Commons Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 4:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.and Tuesdays 5 p.m .- 8 p.m.

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Welcome back!

Time for the start of the Fall semester. The library wants to make sure you have all the tools you need to succeed. Check out the information below:

Not sure where to get started with your research? Check out our frequently used databases: http://libguides.caldwell.edu/subjectdatabases/frequentlyused

Citations getting you down? Take a look at this guide and keep an eye out for APA and MLA citation workshops this semester: http://libguides.caldwell.edu/citations

Need some study time?
The Library is open:
Monday– Thursday 7:30 a.m. – Midnight
Friday 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Saturday 9 – 5 p.m.
Sunday 1 – 9 p.m.

How about a break from all that hard work? Check out our social media pages (Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter), get a massage in the massage chair, sit down with the puzzle, or print something in 3D!

Still have a question? Stop by the library, give us a call (973-618-3337), text us (973- 947-6902), or chat with us!

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New Interlibrary Loan System

The library will be replacing ILLiad with a new system for interlibrary loan starting July 5, 2017 named Jennings ILL.

You should save any active interlibrary loan articles and your requested items history in ILLiad before July 20, 2017. As we transition to the new system, interlibrary loan requests will be temporarily suspended starting today, June 20, until July 4, 2017. Interlibrary loan services will resume on July 5, 2017 in Jennings ILL.

Beginning July 5, you can make a request for an interlibrary loan item from the Jennings ILL link on the library’s homepage. For more information see the guide below:

http://libguides.caldwell.edu/jenningsILL

Please contact the library with any urgent interlibrary loan requests or questions.