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LISSA Workshops

The Library & Information Science Student Association – LISSA – is offering a series of workshops on Tech Competencies and Blogs and Wikis. 

Oct. 28- 4-6pm Crown 330– Technology Competencies
Oct. 29- 9:30-11:30am Crown 111– Technology Competencies
Nov. 5- 9:30-11:30am Crown 111– Blogs
Nov. 12- 9:30-11:30am Crown 111– Technology Competency Questions
Nov. 13- 4-6pm Crown 330– Technology Competency Questions
Nov. 18- 4-6pm Crown 330– Wikis

Please contact to register.


Library Help for GSLIS Students

GSLIS & Library Orientation Seminars
Presented by GSLIS & Rebecca Crown Library with assistance from LISSA  

Seminars designed specifically for new GSLIS students to support course work and research.

What will be covered:

  • Finding Books—Online Catalog
  • Basic Search Strategies
  • RefWorks Accounts
  • Journal List
  • Article Databases: Academic Search Premier, Library Literature, Book Index w/ Reviews
  • Overview of Tech Competencies

Starting Soon!

Fri., Sept. 12 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Sat., Sept. 13 12:00p.m.-3:00 p.m.

Mon., Sept. 15 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Wed., Sept. 17 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Repeated in November:

Tues., Nov. 11 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Wed., Nov. 12 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Thur., Nov. 13 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

Sat., Nov. 15 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

All sessions in Crown 111.

Registration is recommended.
Please contact Molly Beestrum at 708-524-6886 or or Mary Pat Fallon at 708-524-6602 or

First CLASS Event – Jan. 30th – No Child Left Behind Discussion

Rebecca Crown Library and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science


Crown Library Assistantship Symposium Series (CLASS)

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The Impact of No Child Left Behind and Standardized Testing on School Curriculum

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008
4:00 – 5:30 pm in the Lewis Lounge

The panel includes:

  • Jonathan Ellwanger, Principal, Beye Elementary School, Oak Park, IL
  • Annette Rafferty, School Teacher, Lundahl Middle School, Crystal Lake, IL
  • Colleen Reardon, Associate Dean of the School of Education, Dominican University
  • Kara Smith, Librarian and Media Specialist, Oak Terrace Elementary, Highwood, IL
We invite you to come and share your opinions and ask questions of our panel. For each discussion, background information on the topic is posted on the CLASS wiki, found on the Library homepage under subject guides. We encourage you to RSVP to each of the email invitations sent out before each seminar as seats will be limited.

Refreshments will be served.

If you have any questions, comments or feedback, please do not hesitate to contact us at

Open Mic January 30th

Open Mic January 30th

Testing one, two, three…

Are you a musician looking for a place to perform? Do you write poetry? Do you tell jokes?


Do you enjoy listening and watching people perform?

Well CAB Mainstage and the Crown Library is giving you a chance to get your voice out there!
Come to the Open Mic in the Cyber Cafe
January 30th 8pm – 10:30pm
Sign ups start at 7:00pm in the cyber the night of the open mic

QCC’s? contact Tony at x 6438 Jill at x6874
or Megan at x 6411

RefWorks Workshops for Spring


If you’re not using RefWorks, you’re working too hard!
Spare yourself the headache and join us for a RefWorks workshop.
RefWorks Basics Workshops
  • Wednesday, February 6th: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
  • Monday, February 11th: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 28th: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 11th: 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

RefWorks Advanced Workshops
(Attendance at prior RefWorks Workshop strongly recommended)

  • Monday, March 17th: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 26th: 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

* Dominican email account is required
* All workshops held in Crown 111
* Refreshments will be provided
* No registration necessary

Example paper for workshops: sample-paper.doc