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Check-It-Out @ ATSM Library Issue 1, 2013: Spring

Topics and Authors Featured in Check-It-Out@March 2013!

We hope you find this Newsletter to be educational, fun, and a way to keep up with what is happening in the library.  It also gives you a chance to learn about each staff member and the roles each plays in the library.  We are on two campuses, but we work together as a unit to provide you with access to resources and to assist with your various projects.


From the University Librarian Mike Kronenfeld writes about the challenges of combining two libraries into one and introduces new staff.
Academic Technology Corner.  Here is an introduction and link to the The Horizon Report - Higher Education 2013 - Emerging Technologies in Higher Education which discusses emerging technologies that will significantly impact higher education over the next 5 years.
Missouri Branch Updates Jean Sidwell shares some of the changes taking place within the Missouri Library and on the Missouri Campus.
ETDC Update Bill Coombs discusses interactive features available in Articulate Storyline and Margaret Hoogland shares information about the use of the Creation Station.
New Resources Check it out to see about the latest books, journals, videos, and more we are adding to supplement your course materials and class reading.
News and Articles from Library Resources Browse news and listen to podcasts from major Library vendors: new reviews from Cochrane Systematic Reviews, or a Poem Podcast from Essential Evidence Plus.
Database Search Help Are you searching a database, but struggling to find what you need?  Here is a link to the Library's new searching support page containing videos and pdfs to help you understand and more effectively use the library resources.
Library by the Numbers Hal Bright talks about the use of the library and its resources from the university, school, and departmental levels.


So, what do you think about this Check-It-Out@ATSMLib Newsletter?  We publish it on a quarterly basis and would appreciate feedback on topics for our next issue, questions we can answer, or just ideas in general.  Don't be a stranger.  Send us your thoughts today!

Michael Kronenfeld