Get in the sleuthing spirit!
On Tuesday, 10/30, come to the Library Circulation Desk anytime between 10am – 3pm for the activity instructions.
October 23, 2018
by Jason Yamashita
The library will be hosting 2 Thanksgiving food drives, November 1-16! Please consider going through your cupboards and donate either to the Hawaiʻi Foodbank [New Window] or Hānai iā Leeward [New Window]. Donation boxes will be placed at the main entrance of the Learning Commons.
Contributions to the Hawaiʻi Foodbank will be distributed to local families in need; contributions to Hānai iā Leeward will be distributed to Leeward CC students participating in this program.
Top 5 items needed:
For more information, please contact An Hollowell, x301 or firstname.lastname@example.org
These electronic book titles have been added to the OverDrive database [New Window].
If you are interested in any of these new titles below, click on the book cover image to access the e-book’s Hawaiʻi Voyager catalog record. In the record’s “Holdings Information,” the provided link will direct you to borrowing the e-book in OverDrive [New Window].
You’ve seen the movie, now enjoy Kevin Kwan’s lavish and hilarious novel. This is an additional OverDrive copy of Crazy Rich Asians that includes the full trilogy.
At the Learning Commons’ main entrance, you’ll find spooky tales, modern and classic.
If you pass the front/circulation desk, you’ll find spooky tales of Asian and Hawaiian-Pacific lore in front of our Kapunawai room.
On the Leeward Library’s upper level, read about real events of murder, mystery, and criminal investigation. A selection of local and national stories are available for insight and intrigue.
We’ll be hosting a Halloween mystery activity October 30th [New Window]! Details coming soon . . .
October 5, 2018
Come to the Library on Tuesday, October 9 at 12 – 1 pm, the last day to register online to vote in the General Election. Already registered but don’t know who to vote for or where to go for credible information about the issues affecting you? Come to the Library to find credible websites to get information to help you make the right choices for you. Make your vote count!
Last week was the national Banned Books Week [New Window]. There’s still time to FREE a banned book from our library displays of books featuring titles that have been challenged for withdrawal in libraries across the country. Or, for your convenience, below are challenged titles available as e-books through the OverDrive database [New Window].
Please note: Clicking on an image above will take you to the e-book’s Hawaiʻi Voyager catalog record. In the record’s “Holdings Information,” the provided link will direct you to borrowing the e-book in OverDrive [New Window].
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:
Sample study guide: TOEFL Secrets.
Practice Tests menu:
Sample practice test: GRE Verbal Reasoning.
Access the trial at:
https://portal.mometrixelibrary.com/login?demo=Wa_1534965990_LCC [New Window]
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
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.
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.
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.
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 (email@example.com).
Here’s what’s new in our Best Sellers collection:
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]!