Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Office of Disability Support Services Temporarily Relocated

The Office of Disability Support Services (DSS) will be temporarily relocated to HDB rooms 002 and 007 May 12th - mid August due to the renovation project in CFO. Their last day to be in CFO will be May 9th.

If you need to contact DSS in order to register to receive accommodations for your summer courses, you can visit the office in person in HDB 002, by phone at 940-898-3835 or by email at dss@twu.edu.

Library Blog - April Postings

Check out the April postings on the Library Blog at http://twulibraryinformationbulletin.blogspot.com/

You'll find articles about Ref Works and Interlibrary Loans, an adventure with cookbook authors Cheryl and Bill Jamison, as well as an announcement about the new Children's Literature Comprehensive Database.

If you have any questions about the information in the postings, please email Connie Maxwell at cmaxwell@twu.edu.

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Training for GAs who assist with online classes

August 23rd
For Houston GAs – RSVP deadline is August 11th

August 30th
For Denton & Dallas GAs – RSVP deadline is August 27th

· Developing good communication with your students and faculty
· Managing discussion boards
· Addressing concerns and questions of online students
· Essential Blackboard tools and why you should use them

More Information
These trainings are offered at no cost; however, we do ask that you register.
Click here to go to the Online Registration Page. A day or two prior to the training, you will receive an email that will confirm your registration and give you the building and room number for your training.

Monday, April 7, 2008

Library blog - March postings

Here are links to the March postings of the TWU Library Blog:

SCHOLARLY or POPULAR -- Can you tell the difference?
You may be required to include articles from scholarly journals for some of your class assignments… Posted Monday, March 24, 2008 - by Connie Maxwell

Oxford English Dictionary Online has been updated
The latest update to the Oxford English Dictionary Online is now available…Posted Monday, March 24, 2008 - by Brandy Klug

Librarians on the Loose!
TWU Librarians on the loose during March Mid-Term Madness. Some of you may have noticed …Posted Tuesday, March 18, 2008 - by Annita Owens

Eta Nu honors Library Staff
Members of Eta Nu chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, History Honor Society surprised Library Staff … Posted Tuesday, March 18, 2008 - by Glenda Lehrmann - pics by Greg Hardin

Education Career Day

Several school districts will participate in the joint TWU/UNT Education Career Day scheduled for Friday, April 11 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the UNT Coliseum. Visit the following link for a list of the participating school districts - http://www.twu.edu/o-cs/CareerDays_Students.htm.

This event is open to all students and alumni interested in working for a school district, including School Counselors, Librarians, etc. Bring copies of your resume to distribute. Professional business attire required.