Now available: InfoTrac Newsstand, which includes full text access to the New York Times (1985-present) as well as many other resources including The Economist and USA Today. It also includes selective or full text coverage of several North Carolina newspapers. You can view the full title list for this resource (.xls), review the current North Carolina content (.xls), or use the Search by Title feature see all full text titles available.
Mango Premiere is the first and only language-learning resource to teach through authentic, high-quality film and media content. Each movie is broken down part-by-part to turn scenes into culturally-rich language learning lessons.Mango Premiere provides two modes for watching a film: Movie Mode and Engage Mode. In Movie Mode, you can watch the entire film from beginning to end with no interruptions. In Engage Mode, Mango breaks the movie down part-by-part to turn the viewing experience into a learning experience. In either mode, you are able to adjust both the source and target language subtitles for your viewing pleasure. To switch between modes, please click the buttons at the bottom of the screen.
We plan our hours with careful attention to usage data gathered over the years, tailoring the schedule to be available when you need us most. We’ll be open late for exams and end of semester deadlines, closed for the holidays and open again on January 2 for a new year and new semester.
Check our calendar for more details. (You can even subscribe to our hours and events calendars by clicking the “+” button for easy access whenever you need it!)
Saturdays, November 9, 16, and 23
National Novel Writing Month is a yearly challenge to write 50,000 words during the month of November. To help students participating this year, we have organized an event for students, faculty and guests to write to their hearts content.
Those who aren’t participating in the event, but want to put aside some time for writing are also very welcome to join us! All who want to put words on paper are welcome to join in on the fun!
Come join Ramsey Library and the Writing Center for an afternoon of writing, fun people, snacks and coffee!
Great debates are taking place these days over the amount of technology in our lives. Regardless of whether you are a proponent or not, technology is an integral part of our society. Just as Gutenberg forever changed the world by introducing movable type printing (making mass-produced printing possible), new technology, once introduced, changes our understanding of the world and cannot be reversed.
The International Society for Technology Education (ISTE)’s National Educational Technology Standards (NETS) were developed in 1998 to standardize what all K-12 students should know about technology in order to deal with our ever increasing technology-rich world. Consequently, millennials (born between 1980 and the early 2000’s) are entering college already possessing a high level of technical proficiency. College professors can engage these students and enhance their learning experience by designing instruction that utilize students’ technical skills.
What then does a college professor need to know about the skills their tech-savvy students possess? Here are some websites that help answer this question: