Spring 2018 Finals Snacks

The library will be offering up snacks during finals on the following dates:

  • Monday, May 7 at noon  (bagels, bananas, and coffee)
  • Wednesday, May 9th at 2 p.m. (cookies and coffee)
  • Thursday, May 10th at 2 p.m. (cookies, bagels, and coffee)
  • Monday, May 14th  at 8 a.m. (coffee and donuts)
  • Thursday, May 17 at 8 a.m. (coffee and donuts)
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Exam Preparation Resources

Exams start soon, and while you’re getting into your outlining, what else might you be doing to prepare?

One of the most helpful ways to practice answering exam-type questions is to check out the Academic Success collection on the 6th floor of the library. It contains a number of materials like Examples & Explanations and Q&As that offer practice essay and multiple choice questions that can help you anticipate what sorts of questions you might see on your exams.

Also, the library provides access to an exam database that you can use by logging in with your JMLS user name and password. Many of the exams in this database are on the older side, so it may not hurt to check your Moodle pages for resources provided directly by your professor.

Finally, CALI Lessons can be a great way to brush up on concepts that are still unclear to you. If you need a CALI registration code, you can get one at the reference desk.

If you have any questions feel free to visit the reference desk on the 6th floor or email Philip Johnson at pjohnso@jmls.edu.

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Annual Book Cake Wednesday, April 11 at 4 pm!

Library Week book cake monitor 2018

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Reference Desk Closed on Saturday, March 17

The reference desk will not be staffed from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 17 as it has been so far this semester. The desk will be staffed on following Saturdays for the rest of the semester (through May 19).

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Finals Snack Schedule

Finals snacks all Dec2017

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Saturday, December 2: Reference Desk Will Be Staffed from 9 to 3

This Saturday, December 2, the reference desk will be staffed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in deviation from our normal hours of 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Otherwise, library hours are unaffected.

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Library Book Sale Continues – Now a Giveaway!

We need to get rid of these books! Come snatch ’em up for free.

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Student Circulation Assistant Position Available for the Summer

Would you like to make some walking around money this summer? Consider applying to be a circulation assistant for 10-20 hours per week, $12 per hour. The position runs from June 12 to July 28 with an opportunity to reapply at the end of the term. To apply, send a cover letter and résumé to Phyllis Finney at 8finney@jmls.edu.

Sample job responsibilities include:

  • Staffing the library circulation desk and assisting patrons.
  • Assisting with ongoing bar coding and inventory projects, including entering records into the library catalog.
  • Shelving books in accordance with the Library of Congress call number system, filing loose-leaf publications, and “shelf-reading” to ensure the collection remains in proper call number order.
  • Shifting, packing, and/or discarding materials throughout the library.

Note that you must have completed 29 credit hours for spring semester employment, and you must be eligible to participate in the Federal Work Study Program.

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Finals Snacks!

Need some snacks? The library will be providing noshes at the following times over the next week:

  • Monday, May 8 (8 a.m.)
  • Tuesday, May 9 (2 p.m.)
  • Wednesday, May (10 a.m.)
  • Thursday, May 11 (2 p.m.)
  • Monday, May 15 (8 a.m.)

Depending on the day we’ll have bananas and doughnuts or cookies, and coffee all around! Come on by the 6th floor to keep your blood sugar up.

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Library Week Book Cake – This Thursday at 4

Library Week book cake monitor 2017

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