Oesterle Library News

Archive for November 2010

Library 97 Lab closed

Monday, November 29th, 2010

The Class of 1997 Library Instruction Computer Lab will be closed for construction beginning Monday, November 29th. During the construction, the 97 Lab and three adjacent group study rooms will be unavailable for use.  The computers in the small lab, Reference Room and Periodicals Room in the library will still be available.  In addition, there are four group study rooms available for use in the Periodicals Room.  Please contact the library if you have any questions or concerns.

Finals Week/Thanksgiving Weekend Hours

Sunday, November 21st, 2010

The Oesterle Library will be closing at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, November 24th and will remain closed through the Thanksgiving Weekend.  The Library will reopen on Monday, November 29th at 8 a.m. Visit the Library Website for a complete listing of hours.

Good Luck with Finals and have a Safe and Happy Thanksgiving!

Oesterle Library Student Assistant Named Lincoln Laureate

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

The staff of Oesterle Library congratulate Multimedia Design Student Assistant, Steve Oliveri, who has been named North Central College’s 2010 Senior Lincoln Laureate. Steve began working at the library in September 2009.  He works as a Multimedia Design Student Assistant for the library, developing content for the library’s website and other library related media. Read more about Steve’s involvement on the North Central College campus.

The Lincoln Academy of Illinois honors “senior students at each of the four-year, degree-granting institutions in Illinois for overall excellence, in both curricular and extra-curricular programs. ” You may learn more about the Lincoln Academy of Illinois at http://www.thelincolnacademyofillinois.org.

Online Writing Guide

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

Writing your final paper of the term? Check out Oesterle Library’s online guide to writing, “Citing Sources, Research Tips and Tutorials.”

The guide provides examples of citation formats and tips about using Oesterle Library to find books, articles and other research materials.

A section on research resources provides information about different types of sources (primary, secondary) and about issues like copyright and plagiarism. It might be just what you need to get that project finished.

Also check out the other subject guides on the library website.  There are guides to resources in many areas of study; East Asian Studies, Economics, and Religious Studies, just to name a few.