Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Open Your Eyes to the World Around You

Fit together the pieces of the society puzzle and open your eyes to the world around you with some of these sociology-related ebooks located within the 

Just click on an image to open the ebook from the catalog.


Search the library catalog for more ebooks like these by using sociology-related keywords such as sociology, social, and society or terms closely related to your topic such as inequality, poverty, or gender.

Please contact us if you have any questions.


"The function of sociology, as of every science, is to reveal that which is hidden." 
- Pierre Bourdieu

-Theresa Whitehead, Distance Learning Librarian

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Library Support for Education Majors


We at the Cannon Memorial Library know that you may feel overwhelmed in your search for great sources for your education coursework.  So, here are some valuable sources that may help you with your studies.

Electronic Books

  • Here is a sample of the types of education-related ebooks that we have in our collection. 

                                                                            (Click on book image to open and read)


Databases

Websites
  • Faculty and Librarian recommended websites. Includes websites within the following topics: Education Journals Online, Lesson Plans &Teaching Ideas, Classroom Management Resources, Sociology & Social Work Journals Online, Counseling & Self Help Links.

LibGuide
  • View these education-related subject research libguides for further information and links within the following categories: Online Databases/Articles, EBooks, Selected Websites, Print Books, and Print Periodicals

Please contact us if you have any questions.

-Theresa Whitehead, Distance Learning Librarian

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

You May Applaud Now...

Here for your poetry pleasure is Cannon Memorial Library's own Elizabeth Brooks reading her poem entitled You May Now Applaud. 

Enjoy!



Theresa Whitehead, Distance Learning Librarian

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Database Spotlight: CQ Researcher


CQ Researcher provides in-depth, unbiased coverage on important issues such as health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy.

Each report is researched, professionally fact-checked, and provides researchers with the following information:
  • An introductory overview
  • Background and chronology
  • An assessment of the current situation
  • Tables and maps
  • Pro/con statements on opposing positions
  • Bibliographies of key sources
Some of the most recent reports include: Pesticide Controversies, Intelligence Reform, and Restoring Ties with Cuba

The CQ Researcher database is located within the databases section on the Cannon Memorial Library Website. Please contact us if you have any questions.

-Theresa Whitehead, Distance Learning Librarian

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Searching Citations in Westlaw

Have you ever had to locate a specific court case? If so, it is best to search by the citation number if you have it. That way, you will narrow in on your court case much easier than searching through similar named cases.

Watch this video to see how to search by citation within the Westlaw Classic and Westlaw Next databases located on the Cannon Memorial Library website.


Please contact us if you have any questions regarding how to search within the Westlaw databases.

-Theresa Whitehead, Distance Learning Librarian

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Films on Demand

Explore Films on Demand. It is the latest addition on the Cannon Memorial Library website. 

Unlimited, 24/7 access to over 20,000 educational videos and over 240,000 video clips.

● Compatible with IPad, PC, Mac, and Android.

● Create an account to save videos to playlists. 

● Produce custom segments that are perfect to use within class presentations.

● Generate and export citations within MLA, CMS, and APA formats. 

Films on Demand is found within the Databases section on the Library website

                               Please contact us if you have any questions.


-Theresa Whitehead, Distance Learning Librarian

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Scholarly vs. Popular Articles


Has your professor ever assigned you a paper that required scholarly articles? Are you unclear on what really makes an article a scholarly article?

If so, check out the chart below. It should help to clear up any confusion that you may have regarding telling the difference between scholarly and popular articles.


Please contact us if you have any questions.

-Theresa Whitehead, Distance Learning Librarian