Happy National Coffee Day!

Although everyday may seem like national coffee day, today is the designated National Coffee Day! This day has been celebrated on September 29th in the United States annually, since it was publicly mentioned in 2005. For some, coffee is the beverage of choice all day everyday and for others it is a treat to splurge on here and there. It can be caffeinated or decaffeinated; hot or cold; plain or flavored. The matter at hand is, there are many deals going around the city to celebrate this national holiday.

Enjoy a cup of Joe freebies 

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Banned Books Weekend: Challenge the Freedom to Read!

The weekend is finally here! September 21st to September 27th marks the annual Banned Books Week celebration, where all are encouraged to participate in the freedom to read. From sea to shinning sea bookstores, libraries, schools and book-lovers are taking a stand in the resistance against the censorship movement. During this week it is encouraged for all book readers to say yes to the right to read!

There are opulence of events taking place in YOUR local community as well is online conversations. For more information on how to get active and involved with these conversation and reading freedom, open the book here.

Take a peak at this years Banned Book Lists.

Image courtesy of the East Branch of the Dayton Metro Library https://flic.kr/p/z8GaE

Upcoming Research Workshops!

 

Rebecca Crown Library not only brings you one but THREE free research workshops available to all current Dominican students, faculty and staff this week!

The research workshops are as follows: 

Monday, September 15th, 4:00-5:15 p.m. (Zotero)

During this workshop you will engage and learn how to use the Zotero free online resource, which allows you to manage all your research sources by automatically collecting citations on the web, create bibliographies as well as share references with your fellow team members.

Wednesday, September 17th 4:00-5:15 p.m. (Google) 

Learn how Google works and how it customizes search results, use the advanced search to find reliable information more quickly, explore Google Scholar and Google Books, and discover alternative search engines.

Thursday, September 18th 4:00-5:15 p.m. (Prezi) 

Engage with Prezi where you will learn how to create interactive online presentations from Prezi templates.

Saturday, September 19th, 4:00-5:15 p.m. (Zotero Webinar) 

Collect citations automatically on the web, store citations on your own computer as well as on the web, create bibliographies and share references with your co-author(s) or team members.

Please register at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled research workshop and arrive promptly to Crown 111 to be amazed. 

Future opportunities to attend a workshop this semester visit here.