What’s Going on in Evans Library?


October is a busy month for Evans Library. Read about our new exhibits and upcoming events below:

  • The Evans Library Easy Instruction Series features two sessions this month:
    • Research Papers with Rebecca Weber will be held on Tuesday, October 8, at 1 pm in the library lobby. A repeat session, which is also a University Experience event, will be held on Wednesday, October 9 at 6:15 pm in P133 (next to the Academic Support Center). Please bring your ID for UE credit.
    • Open Access: Why and How in 1800 Seconds or Less with Rob Sippel takes place on Tuesday, October 22, at 1 pm and Wednesday, October 23, at 6 pm. Drop in to the library lobby, learn why the open access movement came into being, and review open access resources from Evans Library’s Open Access to Scholarship research guide.
  • The Strawbridge Art League exhibit The Final Frontier is currently on display in the library lobby. This display is a space and sci-fi combo with something for everyone, including Peace Nebula, by Carol Clemente Ferrazzano (above). Come check it out!
  • Greek Life is highlighted in a display by archivist Diane Newman in conjunction with the Office of Student Life. Featuring all Florida Tech sororities and fraternities, it definitely says, Go Greek!
  • Coming Soon! The College of Psychology and Liberal Arts in conjunction with Evans Library presents An Amaze-ing Human Experience.
  • October 21-27 is Open Access Week. Check out the Scholarship Repository of Florida Tech, and stay tuned here for more on Open Access.
  • Also in October, Evans Library celebrates National Information Literacy Awareness Month! Information literacy is the ability to discover and use the right sources for research and for everyday life. If you are interested in learning more about information literacy, you might consider taking COM 2012, Research Sources and Systems, taught by librarians Kathy Turner and Rose Petralia.

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