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Monday, November 14, 2016

Access the New York Times

Belmont students, faculty and staff now have full complimentary access to NYTimes.com and NYT mobile apps, as well as their international editions, thanks to our school-wide subscription.*

The Times is widely regarded as the gold standard in journalism and provides a wide range of content to support classroom strategies. For classroom teaching ideas, you may visit nytimesineducation.com. For more information on the content and resources available to you, including our articles curated specifically for your course subject, please contact Courtney Fuson (courtney.fuson@belmont.edu; 615-460-5492).

NYTimes.com covers a variety of topics with unsurpassed quality and depth through breaking news articles, blogs, videos and interactive features. In addition, you will be able to share content on social networks, save articles of interest, subscribe to email newsletters and set up personalized alerts. Your access to NYTimes.com is available from any location, on or off campus.

Activate your Pass for free access to NYTimes.com as follows:

While connected to our school network, visit nytimes.com/grouppass.
Follow the simple instructions. Once activated, your Pass will provide access to NYTimes.com from any location.
If you have any questions or any issues accessing the NYTimes.com, please contact Courtney Fuson (courtney.fuson@belmont.edu, 615-460-5492)

Download your free NYT apps: visit nytimes.com/mobile




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* Mobile apps are not supported on all devices. Does not include e-reader editions, Times Insider content or digital versions of The New York Times Crossword. This program provides only select access to The New York Times Archive and does not replace database services to which your institution may currently subscribe.  Other restrictions apply. 

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Food4Fines 2016!




Do you have library fines? Want to pay them off AND do a good deed?! Pay your fines from November 1 - November 18, 2016 with canned and dry goods to help those in need this holiday season! How do I do this, you ask? Easy! For every can or dry good you donate, you get $2 in fine forgiveness! Just bring the items to the Main Circulation desk, located at the entry to Bunch Library, talk to our friendly staff, and they'll remove your fines! All proceeds go to the Second Harvest Food Bank.

Wait! You don't know if you have fines? Click here to find out how to check your library account!

Monday, October 24, 2016

It's National Food Day!


October 24 is National Food Day! One of the goals for this day is to encourage people to "Eat Real." This means, cutting back on sugar, salty, fatty, and processed foods in favor of vegetables, fruits and whole grains! So to celebrate real food and learn more about it, how about watching, "Food, Inc"! You can find this DVD along with many others in the Documentary Section of the Popular Media Collection on the 3rd floor of Bunch Library!

Friday, October 21, 2016

Today is National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day!

Today is National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day! Have you every wondered why we only eat pumpkin flavored things in the fall or make Jack-O-Lanterns for Halloween? In Cindy Ott's e-book "Pumpkin: The Curious History of an American Icon" she tells the story of the pumpkin from the first Thanksgiving to current folklore. It's a tale of the power of change through ordinary things!

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Today is National "Get Smart About Credit Day"!

Today is National "Get Smart About Credit Day"! What do you know about the history of credit cards? Check out this book by Matty Simmons, former VP of the First Credit Card Company, to find out more!


Did You Know: OneSearch Virtual Browse

Imagine searching the library shelves from the comfort of your own home. You can with the Virtual Browse feature in OneSearch! Go the to library website to search topics of interest by keywords in the blue OneSearch box. Then follow the directions found here to learn how to browse neighboring books about a topic!

Did You Know: OneSearch Citation Trails

Have you ever been working on a research project and tried to find the items cited within your current source? Sometimes that can present a real challenge! Does the library have it? Is there online access through a database? Maybe you want to know who has cited your current source in order to find more recent information? Now, there's a way to do that by using the library's OneSearch function! Click here to watch the instructional YouTube video. Then go to the library's website and search away!