Library Tip of the Day #2

TIP #2 – You can access the library’s databases from home:

Our library databases contain thousands of newspaper, magazine, and journal articles (Information that you can trust!).  You can access this information while using a computer in the library or in another location on campus.  You can also access this information from home by entering your user name and password — the same user name and password that you use for My VWCC.  Check out the databases that are available to you: http://virginiawestern.edu/library/databases.php

It’s National Library Week! Brown Library has a few things cooked up in order to celebrate.

  • Six Word Memoirs: Write your life in six words, and be eligible to win a “Writer’s Gift Basket!” Examples can be found here: Six-Word Memoirs: Life Stories Distilled on NPR. Enter to win online, or pick up a paper entry form in the library (one student and one faculty/staff winner).
  • Library Find-a-Word, main floor
  • Special Displays on the Writing Life, top floor
  • Library Tip of the Day, direct to you by email!

We’ll also have a table at Spring Fling on Friday, April 20th, where you’ll be able to create your own Newspaper Poems as well!

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