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General Information | Online Services | Library Instruction Program | 4x4 Student Course Load Transition - Library Resources | Selected Internet Resources

Chronicle of Higher Education Online

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McQuade Library Room Reservation Calendar

McQuade Library Copyright Policy


Linking to Library Information in Blackboard

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Book Purchase Request Form

Library Instruction Request Form

Online Interlibrary Loan form (Book)

Online Interlibrary Loan form (Article)

Place holds on items in NOBLE catalog

Renew your books

Research Advisory Request Form

Reserve Request Form - BOOKS

Reserve Request Form - PHOTOCOPIES

View your patron record (What is this?)

4x4 Student Course Load Transition - Library Resources Library Instruction Program

Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education

A Four-Year Tiered Approach to Information Literacy Learning Outcomes at Merrimack College

Alden Classroom Events Calendar

Information about program

Instruction Request Form

Effective Library Assignments Information Literacy

Creating Effective Library Assignments - A University of Maryland guide for creating assignments that teach library and research skills.

Designing Effective Research Assignments - "Quick Tips" for designing relevant, interesting assignments that utilize library resources.

Best Practices for Creating Effective Library Assignments
Incorporate these ideas into your current assignments. Includes sample Library Assignments from other universities.

Ideas for Library/Information Assignments - Suggestions for assignments that address specific goals such as learning research skills, evaluating resources, conducting a literature review, following research trends, and more.

Information Literacy for Faculty - Published by the ACRL Institute for Information Literacy, this site provides an introduction to the concept of information literacy and model information literacy programs. It is designed specifically for academic administrators and faculty.

Five Colleges of Ohio: Integrating Information Literacy - Outlines the model of a grant - funded information literacy program at the Five Colleges of Ohio.

Project Information Literacy - Website for "a national study about early adults and their information-seeking behaviors, competencies, and the challenges they face when conducting research in the digital age. ... [It] investigates how early adults on different college campuses conduct research for course work and how they conduct 'everyday research' for use in their daily lives." Features a February 2009 progress report, articles, video clips, and related material. From the University of Washington's (UW) Information School (iSchool).

Copyright & Fair Use Detecting Plagiarism

McQuade Library Copyright Policy

Copyright and Fair Use - Published by Stanford University, providing links to primary federal statutes, additional Internet resources, and current legislation and issues.

Copyright Clearance Center - Official web site of the Copyright Clearance Center. Request copyright permissions online, review compliance guidelines, and learn how to register your own copyrights.

Copyright in the Classroom and on the Internet - An overview of copyright law, and how it pertains to faculty and students, published by the library at University of Maryland University College.

A Teacher's Guide to Fair Use and Copyright
Provides clear, simple definitions of copyright and fair use, noting the particular challenges and responsibilities that affect educators.

U.S. Copyright Office - Official web site of the United States Copyright Office of the Library of Congress

Anti-Plagiarism Strategies - Strategies for detecting and preventing plagiarism, with links to online term paper vendors and plagiarism detectors.

Cheating 101 - Published by the library at Coastal Carolina University, this web site provides "easy steps" for combating plagiarism in student writing.

Plagiarism.org - An online resource for educators concerned with plagiarism in the classroom. While some of this site's services are fee-based, there is plenty of free and useful information

Preventing and Detecting Plagiarism - This site, published by the University of Texas at Austin libraries, gives tips for preventing and detecting plagiarism, as well as links to papers available online.

Higher Education Resources Instructional Technology

Chronicle of Higher Education - The official web site of the Chronicle of Higher Education, with a searchable archive of back issues.

ERIC - Official web site of the Educational Resources Information Center, a national information system providing access to education-related literature.

World Lecture Hall - Links to free online course materials from around the world, including syllabi, assignments, lecture notes, Internet resource lists, and more. Arranged by discipline.

BlendedTeaching.Org: From the Sloan Consortium, with the latest research and information on teaching courses with blended/hybrid technology approaches.

LoLa Exchange: Learning Objects, Learning Activities. Materials for use across the curriculum, with a particular focus on modules for Information Literacy

MERLOT: Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching. Designed primarily for faculty and students of higher education. Links to online learning materials are collected along with annotations such as peer reviews and assignments.

NITLE The National institute for Technology and Liberal Education serves as a catalyst for innovation and collaboration for national liberal arts colleges as they seek to make effective use of technology.

UMUC-Verizon Virtual Resource Site for Teaching with Technology A resource for faculty seeking direction in appropriate ways to use Web-based technologies to accomplish key learning strategies.