Category Archives: Library Services

Providing information on a service offered by the library: details or interesting insights, modifications to previous service, new tool or utitlity…and informing how it affects the user.

Library Instruction: Research tip#1

Research papers can be a challenge. First a student needs to dissect the assignment and find out what is being asked of them. Then they have to think up a topic and see what information is out there.

After choosing a topic, one of the trickiest parts of a research paper assignment is trying to describe what information is needed – what are the subjects involved? Continue reading Library Instruction: Research tip#1

Reserves 101 : Tips and commonly asked questions.

reserve_thumb2We are now four weeks into the semester and the bulk of reserves processing has been completed, snow closures and all! However, there are a few things that may not be immediately obvious about how reserves are handled at UMass Boston if you’re a new faculty member.   With that in mind, here are few tips related to reserves.

Continue reading Reserves 101 : Tips and commonly asked questions.