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In the Spotlight

We Have a New Website
The Bankier Library will be unveiling an updated website on September 7th. To assist with the transition, we will be keeping our old website running concurrently until October 31st. A link to the old website will be provided in the Services for Faculty section of the new site.

Intersession Library Hours
Intersession (Aug 16 – Sept 6)
Mon – Thur: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Fri: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Sat & Sun: Closed
Monday, Sept. 4 – Labor Day Holiday: Closed
Tuesday, Sept. 5 – Fall Convocation: 11:00am - 5:00pm


Library Subscriptions
Recent additions and changes to the library’s electronic resource collections:
New:
The Wall Street Journal

Upgrading:
ebrary ebooks platform has been upgraded to ProQuest Ebook Central

Rebranding:
Onesource is now known as D&B Business Browser

Cancellation:
Encyclopaedia Britannica expires on 7/31;
Humanities International Complete expires on 8/31;
Biography Reference Bank (Wilson) expires on 8/31




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Action Plan


Mission Vision Values Actions Assessment

Information Literacy
  • Work with faculty as they integrate information literacy and the Library's resources into their curriculum plans and syllabi
  • Design, evaluate and revise information literacy workshops to meet the demand resulting from the adoption of the core competencies
Information Resources
  • Increase the budgets for library materials and networked resources by providing data on usage and need to the Educational Services decision-making process
Faculty and Staff
  • Provide Library staff with equipment and training equal to the current technological requirements
  • Expand opportunities for professional development to facilitate the learner-centered environment
  • Make the case for a direct connection between increased enrollment at the College, the inclusion of information literacy in the core competencies, and the need for additional librarians
  • Design and deliver appropriate staffing for the University Partnerships at Camp Evans
  • Improve intra- and interdepartmental communication and connectivity
Technology
  • Evaluate alternative means and devices (e.g. PDAs) to meet the increasing demand for network access in the Information Commons
  • Evaluate and revise our website to be more resourceful, more easily navigated and integrated with the College's website
  • Evaluate and implement new technologies for storage and retrieval of information (e.g., DVD)