Faculty workshop

Ellen Peterson, our wonderful MCC librarian, will give us an overview of how to use Zotero, [zoh-TAIR-oh] a free, easy-to-use Firefox extension to help collect, manage, cite, and share all types of research sources. Come this Friday, Sept. 11 to the library classroom from 12:30 to 1:00 or so before Faculty Senate.

Back to School: 15 Essential Web Tools for Students

For much of the world, it’s that special time of the year when students head back to school. The good news for students is that even though that means waking up early and doing homework, there are a number of web-based and social tools to help you get through the school year. From staying organized to improving study habits to making sure you reference your research sources properly, the web can help you be a better student.


Having trouble getting your textbooks? Try iChapters. At this website, for a fee, you can download a chapter or an entire book. iChapters is a division of Cengage Learning, a leading publisher of print and digital information services for the academic, professional and library markets.