Library News and Much More!

Database Trial: Mometrix eLibrary

September 17, 2018 by Cheryl Urasaki | 0 comments

Thinking of applying for grad school, but dreading the GRE?  Studying for the NCLEX or Praxis?  Whether you need to resurrect long-forgotten math skills or prepare for a professional certification exam, the library’s newest trial may be of interest to you.

Mometrix eLibrary offers study guides and practice questions for many standardized exams, including Praxis, GRE, TOEFL, ACCUPLACER, NCLEX, CLEP, MCAT, GMAT, and more.

Study Guides menu:

Mometrix study guides screenshot

Sample study guide: TOEFL Secrets.

Mometrix TOEFL study guide screenshot

Practice Tests menu:

Mometrix practice tests screenshot

Sample practice test: GRE Verbal Reasoning.

Mometrix GRE practice test screenshot

Access the trial at:

https://portal.mometrixelibrary.com/login?demo=Wa_1534965990_LCC [New Window]
Password: LCC0525799

Trial runs through approximately 10/29/2018.

Your input strongly influences our purchasing decisions, so we appreciate your honest assessment.  After reviewing Mometrix eLibrary, please submit your feedback: https://goo.gl/forms/ker1COYs7crB0vat2 [New Window].

September 7, 2018
by Ralph Toyama
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Library Learning Series: Self Care

Library Learning Series and the Health and Wellness Committee are presenting a session on Self Care! Join a panel of experts on tai chi, meditation, and aromatherapy for this active session. Self care is an essential component of academic success, so join us to learn about great options to center your body, mind, and spirit.

Presenters:

  • Greg Walker – Tai Chi
  • Sunny Kharbanda – Meditation
  • An Hollowell – Aromatherapy

Open to all faculty, students, and staff. Thursday, September 13 from 12:00-1:00 pm in the Kapunawai Room, 2nd floor of the Learning Commons.

New Resource: Credo View

September 7, 2018 by Cheryl Urasaki | 0 comments

The library is pleased to introduce Credo View [New Window], a wonderful new resource to support information literacy.

Credo View provides streaming video content on a variety of information literacy topics.  The 60 brief videos are organized into 9 broad subject areas.  Most of the videos are around 2-3 minutes long, with closed captions and transcripts available.

Screenshot of Credo View menu

Primary and Secondary Research video screenshot

You can find Credo View in our A-Z Databases list [New Window].  If you need direct links to individual videos, or have any questions about Credo View, please contact Cheryl Urasaki (urasakic@hawaii.edu).

September 2018 Best Sellers

September 5, 2018 by An Hollowell | 0 comments

Here’s what’s new in our Best Sellers collection:

Bird and the Blade Boying Up 9 Days and 9 Nights Emerald Sea Ever After Black Klansman Always Never Yours Between You and Me

Click on the book’s image to place a hold on it in our Voyager catalog! For instructions on placing a hold on a library item, click here [New Window].

If you are anticipating a new release or have a suggestion, please fill out our Best Sellers suggestion form [New Window]!

Fall 2018 Library Services

August 21, 2018 by An Hollowell | 0 comments

Welcome to Fall 2018!

Here’s a brief update on our library services this semester:

NEW Fall 2018 Library Hours

Fall 2018 Library Hours

Fall 2018 Library Hours
August 20 – December 14

Monday – Thursday 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Our cashier hours for library fines and fees [New Window] are:

Monday – Thursday 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

 

Student ID Card Validation

ID Card Validation

Current Leeward CC students can get their IDs validated at the circulation desk–located near the main entrance of the Learning Commons.

 

Computer Time Limits

Library Computer Login Procedures
The library installed LibData, a computer time and wait list management software, on the public computers.

  • Students, faculty, and staff will need to log in with their UH ID number.
  • Guests may request temporary passwords to log in to the public access computers.
  • Except for public access computers, the time limit is 3 hours.
  • Time renewals will be allowed if there are other computers available for incoming patrons.

If you have any questions, ask the circulation desk staff.

 

Course Reserves

We are updating our course reserves! If you are interested in adding your course materials to our library reserve shelf [New Window], fill out our course reserve request form [New Window]. Contact the circulation desk at lcccirc@hawaii.edu or x210 if you need assistance.

Hope everyone has a great semester!

New OverDrive Course Reserve Titles – August 2018

August 20, 2018 by Jason Yamashita | 0 comments

These electronic book titles have been added to the OverDrive database [New Window].

If you are interested in any of these titles below, click on the image to access the e-book’s Hawai’i Voyager catalog record. In the record’s “Holdings Information,” the provided link will direct you to borrowing the e-book in OverDrive [New Window].

Dawn ebook cover The Case for Satan ebook cover Piercing ebook cover Like Water for Chocolate ebook cover The Romance of Tristan and Iseult ebook cover Love and Responsibility ebook cover Dismembering Lahui ebook cover

NEW Fall Hours!

August 14, 2018 by An Hollowell | 0 comments

Fall 2018 Library Hours

Fall 2018 Library Hours
Monday, August 20 – Friday, December 14

Monday – Thursday 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

What’s new about our fall hours? Based on feedback from our students, this fall semester we will remain open until 6:00 p.m. on Fridays!

Don’t forget . . .

August 14, 2018 by An Hollowell | 0 comments

Add Course Materials to Library Reserve Shelf

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If you would like to add your course materials to our library reserve shelf, please fill out our online request form [New Window].

Library Closure: August 11-19

August 11-19 Library Hours

The library may be closed this week but the library staff are still here! Please contact us directly. Click here for library faculty and staff directory [New Window].

We will reopen Monday, August 20th, the first day of the Fall 2018 semester! Click here to visit our library calendar [New Window].

August 6, 2018
by Kale Kingsbury
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Course Reserve Services Available for Fall

Aloha Leeward CC Faculty!

We hope you all had a great summer!  With the new academic year almost here, we’d like to remind you of the Library’s Course Reserve service! If you would like to place a Leeward CC Library item or a personal copy of your course’s required and/or supplemental text on Reserve for the Fall 2018 and/or Spring 2019 semester, you can fill out our easy online request form [New Window].  Our Course Reserve procedures [New Window] are available if you would like more information about this service.

Course Reserves are an incredible benefit to offer to your students, as it makes texts readily available for them to borrow from the Library.  Items on Reserve can be checked out for either a 3-hour or 3-day loan period (which you can specify when you fill out the form) depending on the need, purpose, or anticipated demand for the item.

Students who utilize Course Reserves have consistently been very appreciative of the service, and find that it affords them the opportunity to further hone their study and research skills, improve their understanding of course topics, and provides access to titles that may not be available at the Bookstore or online.

We look forward to working with all of you in the coming semester!

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