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Last Updated: Jul 18, 2015 URL: http://mville.libguides.com/new Print Guide RSS Updates

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Changes to Mobile Services

A group of students are writing code for a Manhattanville campus mobile app, including links to library services!  Watch for more news in Fall, 2015.

Text us at (914) 288-6288.

 

QuickSearch- The New Library Catalog!

QuickSearch represents the first major upgrade of our library catalog in ten years.

Among the new features you will enjoy:

● A faster, more attractive  search interface

● Search results that include links to related articles

● Results refined by date,  subject, or material type

● User-created tags for customized searches and lists

● Direct Export to RefWorks

● Hold placement for most  checked-out items

● Mobile friendly! Just go to mvil-mt.iii.com on your phone or tablet's browser and start searching

 

Research Toolkit ePortfolio Template

Nancy Bobrek, Coordinator of Patron Services, proposed to create a form to help librarians and students manage research projects.  The library staff had lots of helpful feedback.  The result is a template within the Digication ePortfolio system that anyone at Manhattanville can use! 

You must be logged into Digication to view the template:

We hope this will:

  • Help students understand steps in the research process

  • Avoid duplication of effort by faculty, librarians and writing consultants when assisting students

  • Present a range of sources students should be using for college research

  • Educate students about mobile apps currently available to support the research process

  • Encourage students to evaluate sources before incorporating them into research projects

  • Begin to provide reusable instructional components that faculty can incorporate into their courses

https://mville.digication.com/student_research_toolkit/Home

Your suggestions for improvement are welcome!

 

New Water Bottles

Instead of throwing away hundreds of cups per week, we are now offering shiny red stainless steel water bottles for $5 at the service desk.  The water dispenser on the ground floor has been a bigger success than we ever imagined. Enjoy some cool water or your favorite instant beverage sustainably!

 

Selected new books

Cover Art
The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation - David Brion Davis
Call Number: E 449 .D24 2014
ISBN: 9780307269096
Publication Date: 2014-02-04

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World Politics on Screen - Mark Sachleben
Call Number: Online book: click on the title above to begin reading
ISBN: 9780813143118
Publication Date: 2014-02-05

Rachel Carson and Her Sisters: Extraordinary Women Who Have Shaped America's Environment - Robert K. Musil
Call Number: Online Book: Click on the title above to begin reading
ISBN: 9781306463423
Publication Date: 2014-01-01

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