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What do you do when you’ve Googled your topic, and still can’t find what you need? Unsure how to find books or articles on your topic? Interested in borrowing materials from other libraries? Wondering where to find materials on the shelves?
Your Alma College library staff members can help!
… in person whenever the library is open
… by phoning (989) 463-7229
… by texting (989) 787-0614
… online via our Ask a Librarian service
*Happy Anniversary Sue Wright!
On April 22, we celebrate the 11th anniversary of Sue Wright’s employment in the Library. She was hired at Alma College in January 2003 to work in the Athletics Department. Sue began work in the library on a temporary basis in April 2003 as the Library Secretary, and became a permanent member of the staff beginning August 1, 2003. While working in the library, she went back to college, taking classes here on campus. Sue completed her degree and is an Alma College graduate of 2012 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. She is able to bring an artistic eye and her artist skills to many aspects of the library functions, décor, newsletters, brochures, and reports. Please join us in thanking Sue for her work for our College Community.
* LyndaCampus now available to all Alma College Community!
Lynda.com provides a vast online library of instructional videos covering the latest software, creative, and business skills. Taught by accomplished teachers and recognized industry experts, lynda.com is a high-quality resource for students, faculty, and staff looking to develop skills in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, project management, social media, and a wide range of other topics. The videos are organized into smaller subsections within larger courses making it very easy to choose between learning one specific function of an application in 5 minutes - or spending 8 hours to learn an application inside and out.It’s easy to access. Just follow the Research link to Database Search and choose Lynda from the list. Or, use this link https://www.alma.edu/library/research/database-search.php to gain direct access to the databases list. Once at the lynda.com site, you will be prompted to enter your College username and password and then be ready to explore.
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