Check your departmental budget allocations, spending, and balance.
Review databases charged to your department.
Check the status of all your book, eBook and media orders - date ordered, date received, list, cost, call number assigned, etc.
Contact your liaison to order new materials.
Contact Head of Acquisitions to inquire about unfilled orders.
FYI -The best way to determine if a had been received and processed is to check and see if it has a Call Number.
Since eBooks normally do not have Call Numbers, check to see if if they have a Cost and Date Received.
With great regret we announce that Kara Hollandsworth will be leaving her position as Coordinator of Instructional Services effective August 31. Kara has been an enthusiastic and effective promoter of the library during her time here - developing new methods of instruction, giving presentations, collaborating with faculty, staff, and students, and organizing special events.
If you are a member of the five departments mentioned above, you may order books and other library materials directly from Lorraine Casey at email@example.com - 231-1855.
Effective Immediately, one of interlibrary most important business resources, Mergent Intellect, has been upgraded to the bigger, better, and more professional Mergent Online.This was been made possible by the elimination of the Wall Street Journal Online.
Learn360 has over 147,000 multimedia assets for Pre-K through Grade 12 and covers all subject areas.
DISCUS, South Carolina's State Library, has substituted EBSCO's AutoMate for Auto Repair Reference Center over the summer.
Did you know that DISCUS provides to the library's of South Carolina, including some of the Thrift Library's most important titles :
Bloom's Literature / Britanica / Learning Express / Opposing Viewpoints
-saving us tens of thousands of dollars.
Note that PASCAL has earmarked $90,000 to this project.
Of special note is its awards program for examples of best practices by faculty across the state. if you have written a textbook or utilize Open Access materials in your classes, you might want to apply for the Professor for Affordable Learning Award