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  • 1. Hoffman Family Library VirtualLearning CommonsVirtual Learning Commons WeeklyAnnouncementsWeekly Announcements4/21/2013-4/27/2013

2. Hoffman Family Library VirtualLearning CommonsThe Virtual Learning Commons is awonderful place for students,faculty, librarians and staff tocollaborate, learn, and educateeach other. It is always a work inprogress and you are alwayswelcome to contact us to add tothe site. From school, to art, web2.0 technologies, there is a wealthof knowledge out there justscreaming to be learned. 3. Hoffman Family Library VirtualLearning CommonsEarth Day: 2013Celebrate!http://www.earthday.org/ 4. Hoffman Family Library VirtualLearning CommonsApril is National Poetry Month! 5. Hoffman Family Library VirtualLearning CommonsThe Hoffman Family Library proudlyposts publications from our faculty.You can view these publications here:http://bit.ly/15nngtz 6. Hoffman Family Library VirtualLearning CommonsFor more information email:giving@goodwin.edu 7. Hoffman Family Library VirtualLearning CommonsComing Soon to the Hoffman FamilyLibrary!!A Makers Space is a place forpeople to connect, invent and create.It is a great way to utilize yourlibrary here at Goodwin College alongwith finding books or movies,working on projects, and gettingresearch and reference assistance!Learn more about MakerSpaces:http://bit.ly/UMXueWand here: http://bit.ly/VQnuoP 8. Hoffman Family Library VirtualLearning CommonsMarch is Womens History MonthThe Library of Congress, National Archivesand Records Administration, NationalEndowment for the Humanities, NationalGallery of Art, National Park Service,Smithsonian Institution and United StatesHolocaust Memorial Museum join in payingtribute to the generations of women whosecommitment to nature and the planet haveproved invaluable to society.Read more:http://womenshistorymonth.gov 9. Hoffman Family Library VirtualLearning CommonsNew Collection in the Hoffman Family Library!!!The Maker CollectionIn preparation for the upcoming Maker Space in the library, wehave added a wonderful new Maker Collection. This includesbooks on arts and crafts, cooking, and even gardening.Check out what is available now!http://opac.goodwin.edu/cgi-bin/koha/opac-shelves.pl?viewshelf=89&sortfield 10. Hoffman Family Library VirtualLearning CommonsNew Collection in the HoffmanFamily Library!!!The Civil War CollectionSt. Martin Donationshttp://staff.goodwin.edu/cgi-bin/koha/virtualshelves/shelves.pl?viewshelf=88 11. Hoffman Family Library VirtualLearning CommonsEven More Citation Help!The Hoffman Family Library subscribes toEasyBib School Edition!!You may create an account using your eamil addresson any of the schools computers. Once your accountis set up, you are free to use EasyBib wherever youhave an internet connection.Please contact one of your librarians if you have anyquestions.*** VERY IMPORTANT! ***You MUST create your account from on-campus toallow off-campus access to your account! 12. Hoffman Family Library VirtualLearning CommonsResearch Databases and Libguides at YourFingertips!!The Hoffman Family Library offers its patrons a wide variety of researchdatabases and guides to assist in your education needs. Check them outtoday!Library Research Databases!http://bit.ly/VWIhIrLibguides on ManySubjects!http://bit.ly/WsrcVN 13. Hoffman Family Library VirtualLearning CommonsNew Titles are Added to the Library Allthe Time!Check them out!!http://bit.ly/Wfw82T 14. Hoffman Family Library VirtualLearning CommonsAndrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence inFiction & NonfictionStart reading these 2013 longlist titles now to countdown to the shortlist announcement this spring! The50 titles under consideration for the 2013 AndrewCarnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction andNonfiction can be found here:http://www.ala.org/awardsgrants/carnegieadult/longlists 15. Hoffman Family Library VirtualLearning Commons2013 CALDECOTT MEDALWINNERThe 2013 Caldecott Medal winner is This Is Not MyHat, written and illustrated by Jon Klassen, publishedby Candlewick Press.In this darkly humorous tale, a tiny fish knows itswrong to steal a hat. It fits him just right. But the bigfish wants his hat back. Klassens controlled palette,opposing narratives and subtle cues compel readers tofollow the fish and imagine the consequence.With minute changes in eyes and the slightestdisplacement of seagrass, Klassens masterfulillustrations tell the story the narrator doesnt know,Caldecott Chair Sandra Imdieke said (ALA.org). 16. Hoffman Family Library VirtualLearning CommonsThe 2013 Newbery Medal Winner!The 2013 Newbery Medal winner is The One andOnly Ivan by Katherine Applegate, published byHarperCollins Childrens Books, a division ofHarperCollins PublishersIvans transformative emergence from the Ape at Exit8 to The One and Only Ivan, Mighty Silverback,comes to life through the gorillas own distinctnarrative voice, which is filled with wry humor, deepemotion and thought-provoking insights into thenature of friendship, hope and humanity.Katherine Applegate gives readers a unique andunforgettable gorillas-eye-view of the world thatchallenges the way we look at animals and atourselves, said Newbery Medal Committee ChairSteven Engelfried (ALA.org). 17. Hoffman Family Library VirtualLearning CommonsFollow the Hoffman Family LibraryBlog!Want to know what is newand exciting in the libraryor in education news?Follow the Hoffman FamilyLibrary Blog!http://goodwinlibrary.blogspot.com/ 18. Hoffman Family Library VirtualLearning CommonsHoffman Family Library is on Twitter!Follow us!http://bit.ly/YR50ZA 19. Hoffman Family Library VirtualLearning CommonsEnvironmental StudiesIncreased government and private investment ingreen technology combined with a growingawareness of environmental challenges makeenvironmental science some of the fastestgrowing and best paying emerging careerfields!Goodwin Colleges Environmental Studiesprogram provides technical training for jobs inthis rapidly growing field while also focusing onthe scientific arguments for environmentalstewardship. Graduates gain real-world skills, aswell as a comprehensive understanding of thefactors that impact environmental health. 20. Hoffman Family Library VirtualLearning CommonsIMPORTANT!!!!In order to check out materials from thelibrary or access databases from home, youmust register with the library system. You cando this by coming in to the library or fillingout this form:http://goodwin.edu/library/studentadd.asp 21. Hoffman Family Library VirtualLearning CommonsCell Phone Use Prohibited In theLibrary!PLEASE NOTE: Talking on yourcellphone is PROHIBITED in theHoffman Family Library. Failure tocomply with requests will result inbeing asked to leave the library. Thankyou for your cooperation. 22. Hoffman Family Library VirtualLearning CommonsCant get to the library?You can still get helpfrom your friendlyGoodwin Collegelibrarians!!Find out more!http://bit.ly/Y7WQ9lCall!Email!IM!Text! 23. Hoffman Family Library VirtualLearning CommonsLibrary Policy!!!It is Library Policy that whenprinting out PowerPoints,you MUST print SIX slidesper page. Thank you. 24. Hoffman Family Library VirtualLearning CommonsMore Questions? Ask Us!Visit the Library Website or Contactone of your friendly librarians formore information on School andLibrary News!www.goodwin.edu/library