September 20, 2021

Library Spotlight: Open House

Active Learning Library Instruction Open House 

We are excited to announce a preview event for our new active learning lab. Drop by our open house and explore! We will have interactive challenges and displays to explore and a few light refreshments. 

 Library faculty and staff will be available to discuss active learning opportunities, answer questions, and schedule your next library instruction sessions.

When? September 22nd from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 
Where? Fauber Baker Active Learning Lab • Archer Library, Main Floor

September 15, 2021

SAGE DataPlanet Webinars

Are you interested in learning more about DataPlanet

SAGE in Session is offering a series of three webinars introducing DataPlanet Basics, Integrating DataPlanet into Your Course, and Advanced Skills for DataPlanet. Here's an overview of each session provided by SAGE. Visit their site to learn more.

Data Planet Basics
Tuesday, September 28, 2021 | 12:00 p.m. CDT | Length: One-hour
Brand new to Data Planet and excited to learn more? This session is designed to give you an introduction to Data Planet’s interface, explaining how to select datasets of interest, limit your data using available criteria, and adjust your visualizations based on the data selected. 

Integrate Data Into Your Courses
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 | 12:00 p.m. CDT | Length: One-hour
Curious about how you might use more data in your classroom? Interested in promoting data literacy amongst your students? This session is designed with faculty in mind, and we will explore the many ways Data Planet can be integrated into your courses and used for independent research. We will highlight methods for embedding data into course management systems, we will discuss ways for sharing and citing data, and we will also offer suggestions for potential course assignments. 

“Advance” Your Skills in Data Planet!
Thursday, September 30, 2021 | 12:00 p.m. CDT | Length: One-hour
 Looking to get more out of Data Planet? This session will guide you through more advanced options available to Data Planet users, including clever tools to allow you to manipulate data, exportation options for those using external software and in need of raw data, and even permissions around how to publish once you’ve concluded your research!

September 14, 2021

Come to the Archer Library this week and get a free copy of the U.S. Constitution. 

Library Spotlight: Events Calendar

What's New? Our Event Calendar

Interested in learning more about Archer Library events? Explore our new event calendar and see what we have planned. We will be featuring exhibits, events, displays, programs, library instruction, and more.

Currently, our September calendar includes: 

Plans are in place for a Banned Books Week display and a grand opening of Archer Library's new Bernice Fauber Baker Active Learning Lab, on the main floor.  

September 13, 2021

OhioLINK: Scheduled Maintenance

Planned Downtime

The following OhioLINK applications will be unavailable for up to an hour on Monday,  September 13, 2021 between 7:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. 

Users will be redirected to a systems maintenance page during the downtime. Affected services include: Electronic Journal Center, Electronic Theses & Dissertations Center, and the Electronic Book Center.

September 7, 2021

9/11/01: The Day That Changed the World

Poster Exhibit

Archer Library is hosting a poster exhibit, September 11, 2001: The Day that Changed the World, now through September 30th. The poster exhibit as curated by the 9/11 Memorial & Museum and "reflects the core pillars of commemoration, education, and inspiration as we prepare to observe the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks" (9/11 Memorial & Museum, 2021).  

Visit Archer Library main floor to view the exhibit and explore collection selected to support the event.

A Library Guide has been developed to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of September 11, 2001. In addition to supporting the poster exhibit, it provides additional resources including details about the exhibit,  a 9/11 Timeline & Memorials, Ohio newspaper accounts of 9/11, and selected titles on 9/11 available in the main and juvenile collections.

August 31, 2021

Library Event: But wait, there's more

In case you missed yesterday's Archer Library event, or if you just want to relive the music and island breeze, we have three videos to share. Special thanks to Cleveland Music Group's Panorama Steel Drums for their performance and for granting us the rights to record and post these videos.

August 30, 2021

Library Event: Steel Drum Ensemble Today!

Let the Music Play

Join us today, August 30th, from  11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for a free outdoor concert by Cleveland Music Group's Panorama Steel Drums

Let the relaxing sounds of this steel drum band enhance the excitement surrounding the start of your new year at Ashland University. We will have treats and giveaways available. Be sure to join us!