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Study Skills Workshops 201: “Helpful Apps”

In this workshop we will look at an overview of apps that can help you from class to life. There are so many apps coming out every day, so we will help you sort through all of the useless apps and show you the useful ones! Make sure to bring your mobile device to download these great apps as we talk about them!

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More about the Study Skills Workshops 101 & 201

In collaboration with the Center for Student Learning, the Library is co-sponsoring  a series of complimentary study skills workshops in fall 2014.

  • Workshop Series 101, offered by the Center for Student Learning, is geared towards the general student population wanting more information on study skills.  The 101 series occurs three times a week lasting about 50 minutes for each session.
  • Workshop Series 201, offered by the Library, is geared towards upper classmen and faculty, staff, and Friends of the Library that are interested in more advanced information literacy skills. The 201 series has guest speakers from all around campus.  These workshops will last about a hour and will take place at 3pm on specific Thursdays in Room 120 on the first floor of the Addlestone Library.
  • Click here to download a printable workshop calendar for Workshop Series 101 and 201! 

Whether you are an upper classman, graduate student, faculty member, staff member, or Friend of the Library everyone is welcome to attend these workshops.  We hope that you can find some time to just relax and learn something new!

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Study Skills Workshops 201: “Current Awareness”

Social media is an important technological trend that has big implications for how researchers (and people in general) communicate and collaborate. Web 2.0 is rich with tools that can augment coursework, enhance research, or foster collaboration. In this workshop we will look at going digital by building your research toolkit. We will then look at harnessing social bookmarking, RSS and alerts, Twitter, and personalized news readers to have research come to you in an organized and methodical way!

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More about the Study Skills Workshops 101 & 201 

In collaboration with the Center for Student Learning, the Library is co-sponsoring  a series of complimentary study skills workshops in fall 2014.

  • Workshop Series 101, offered by the Center for Student Learning, is geared towards the general student population wanting more information on study skills.  The 101 series occurs three times a week lasting about 50 minutes for each session.
  • Workshop Series 201, offered by the Library, is geared towards upper classmen and faculty, staff, and Friends of the Library that are interested in more advanced information literacy skills. The 201 series has guest speakers from all around campus.  These workshops will last about a hour and will take place at 3pm on specific Thursdays in Room 120 on the first floor of the Addlestone Library.
  • Click here to download a printable workshop calendar for Workshop Series 101 and 201! 

Whether you are an upper classman, graduate student, faculty member, staff member, or Friend of the Library everyone is welcome to attend these workshops.  We hope that you can find some time to just relax and learn something new!

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Study Skills Workshops 201: “Healthy Body, Healthy Mind” with guest speaker Michelle Futrell, professor in the Athletic Training Education program in the School of Education, Health and Human Performance

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Do you know what the food you are eating does to your body?  Being college is difficult and being on a college diet is even harder, so learn the tips to implement in your life to stay healthy through all the stress.  There is a lot to learn about nutrition, but we have a full hour so come with questions to ask the expert in nutrition!

More about the Study Skills Workshops 101 & 201

In collaboration with the Center for Student Learning, the Library is co-sponsoring  a series of complimentary study skills workshops in fall 2014.

  • Workshop Series 101, offered by the Center for Student Learning, is geared towards the general student population wanting more information on study skills.  The 101 series occurs three times a week lasting about 50 minutes for each session.
  • Workshop Series 201, offered by the Library, is geared towards upper classmen and faculty, staff, and Friends of the Library that are interested in more advanced information literacy skills. The 201 series has guest speakers from all around campus.  These workshops will last about a hour and will take place at 3pm on specific Thursdays in Room 120 on the first floor of the Addlestone Library.
  • Click here to download a printable workshop calendar for Workshop Series 101 and 201!

Whether you are an upper classman, graduate student, faculty member, staff member, or Friend of the Library everyone is welcome to attend these workshops.  We hope that you can find some time to just relax and learn something new!

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Study Skills Workshops 201: “Unpacking Evernote” with guest speaker Laura Plotts

In this workshop we will explore Evernote and all the possibilities! We will first answer the questions what is Evernote and how can you use it in your everyday? Then we will look as products such as Skitch, Web Clipper, Evernote Clearly, Hello, Food, Peek, and Penultimate that can integrate Evernote with other apps and programs. Evernote is a very complex and strong program, so come see the ins and outs of this amazing program!

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More about the Study Skills Workshops 101 & 201

In collaboration with the Center for Student Learning, the Library is co-sponsoring  a series of complimentary study skills workshops in fall 2014.

  • Workshop Series 101, offered by the Center for Student Learning, is geared towards the general student population wanting more information on study skills.  The 101 series occurs three times a week lasting about 50 minutes for each session.
  • Workshop Series 201, offered by the Library, is geared towards upper classmen and faculty, staff, and Friends of the Library that are interested in more advanced information literacy skills. The 201 series has guest speakers from all around campus.  These workshops will last about a hour and will take place at 3pm on specific Thursdays in Room 120 on the first floor of the Addlestone Library.
  • Click here to download a printable workshop calendar for Workshop Series 101 and 201!

Whether you are an upper classman, graduate student, faculty member, staff member, or Friend of the Library everyone is welcome to attend these workshops.  We hope that you can find some time to just relax and learn something new!

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Banned Books Week, September 21-27!

Posted by: lewisas | September 21, 2014 Comments Off |

Banned Books Week at College of Charleston starts today! Check out our events all week.

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  • Stop by Addlestone Library to view our exhibits and take a picture at our photo booth.  The booth will be staffed one hour per day (Mon. 12pm – 1pm; Tues. 2pm – 3pm; Wed. 3pm to 4pm; Thurs. 1pm -2pm; Friday 10am-11am). You can also take a selfie and submit it to our tumblr or tag it with #BannedBooksCofC
  • The Charleston Read-Out will be held at the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art on Monday, September 22nd at 6pm. Writers and artists will be reading from their favorite banned books. Presenters to include: Marcus Amaker, Herb Frazier, Sharon Graci, Bret Lott, Theodore Rosengarten, Joy Vandervort-Cobb, Marjory Wentworth, and Katherine Williams.
  • The Banned Books DIY Fair will be held on Thursday, September 25th from 11am to 3pm on Rivers Green behind the library. Celebrate your freedom of expression with live screen-printing, button-making, zine-making, and letter writing. All activities are free, and you can also enter a drawing for free prizes!

For more information, please view our Banned Books Research Guide or our Facebook event page.

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Check out this Library Renovation Article and Video!

Posted by: Joey | September 11, 2014 Comments Off |

Read more about it from The College Today at http://today.cofc.edu/2014/09/09/multimedia-look-addlestone-library-renovation/

 

 

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Addlestone Update

Posted by: Joshua Minor | July 1, 2014 Comments Off |

Just to keep you up to date, here’s what’s happening at  Addlestone

Every morning at 7 am a semi tractor trailer arrives from Wisconsin, filled with shelving. Each truck is unloaded in a few hours and the carriages moved into place. The installation crews assemble the bases and install the uprights. The crew is on track to complete construction on  the second floor by Aug 1 and the third floor public areas by Aug. 11.  Then the movers put all the books back on the shelves – in order and all the furniture in place.

Another crew has begun building the display walls near the flex room and the conference room in Special Collections. The flex room installation begins July 7 and the woodworkers are working off site to build the exhibit cases and bookcases for Special Collections.

We’re expecting the movers back on Aug 4 and taking 2 weeks to put books and journals back on the shelves. 100 chairs have been delivered and we’re expecting 100 more chairs, tables for the flex room and tables for the students to arrive just before school starts.

The electricians continue to pull conduit and will be working July 4!

And last, but certainly not least, another construction crew is busily converting Java City cafe into Starbucks and expect to be open for the beginning of the fall semester.

Wishing you all a wonderful 4th

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Carologue, Summer 2014: The Big Move: A guide to the SCHS Archives Relocation

Posted by: Joshua Minor | June 25, 2014 Comments Off |

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Carologue Summer 2014 – Relocation Cover Story PDF

 

 

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Addlestone Improvement Update

Posted by: Joshua Minor | June 25, 2014 Comments Off |

Every morning at 7 am a semi tractor trailer arrives from Wisconsin, filled with shelving. Each truck is unloaded in a few hours and the carriages moved into place. The installation crews assemble the bases and install the uprights. The crew is on track to complete the second floor by Aug 1 and the third floor public areas by Aug. 11.

Another crew has begun building the display walls near the flex room and the conference room in Special Collections. The flex room installation begins July 7 and the woodworkers are working off site to build the exhibit cases and bookcases for Special Collections.

We’re expecting the movers back on Aug 4 and taking 2 weeks to put books and journals back on the shelves. 100 chairs have been delivered and we’re expecting 100 more chairs, tables for the flex room and tables for the students to arrive just before school starts.

The electricians continue to pull conduit and will be working July 4!

framing the display cases on the third floor
Framing the display cases on the third floor.

a plastic wall with a zipper separates work area from construction zones
A plastic wall with a zipper separates work area from construction zones.

drywall for the display cases on the third floor
Drywall for the display cases on the third floor.

drywall for the display cases
Drywall for the display cases.

building the glass enclosed conference room in Special Collections
Building the glass enclosed conference room in Special Collections.

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Starbucks Tentative Opening Date and Hours

Posted by: Joshua Minor | June 19, 2014 Comments Off |

Tentative Opening Date for Starbucks: August 15, 2014

Tentative Hours of Operation (same as Java City last year):

  • Monday-Thursday: 7:30am – Midnight
  • Friday: 7:30am – 8pm
  • Saturday: 11am – 8pm
  • Sunday: 11am – Midnight

Location will accept Dining Dollars, Cougar Cash, Starbucks Gift Cards.

Location will serve a full menu including – full beverage line, premade salads and sandwiches, pastry case with full line of pastries, etc.

Any questions about Starbucks can be directed to Dining Services at 953-5354 or [email protected]

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