Writing Tutor in the Library – Fall 2017

CAP and the Library are pleased to announce that writing assistance and tutoring are once again available in the library for Fall 2017.

A writing tutor is available in the library:

  • Monday to Thursday: 4:30p to 7:oop
  • Sunday: 1:00p to 5:45p

Service is on a drop-in basis; no appointments are required. Information is also posted on the library’s website under Help & Tutorials.

Regular M-F daytime tutoring is available at the CAP Tutoring Center, D207, as well as online writing assistance from 7:00p to Midnight, Su-Th, through STAR-NY Online Tutoring Consortium.

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Library Late Nite Hours – May 7-12

The library will be open for special extended hours for 6 days next week:

May 7 (Sunday): 12 – 9:00 PM

May 8 – 11 (Monday-Thursday): 7:30 AM – 11:00 PM

May 12 (Friday): 7:30 AM – 9:00 PM

  • Reference librarians will be available at all open hours.
  • A Writing tutor will be available for regular Sun.– Fri. schedule plus 4-9pm on Tuesday.

Back by popular demand: complementary refreshments and study supplies for students will be available in the Library Media Room starting at 6pm Monday – Thursday. (Sponsored by the Library, the Campus Activities Board and the Student Health Awareness Group)

Please see the Library’s website for complete hours and for Finals Week schedule.

 

Plagiarism Workshops – April 24-28

The library is offering multiple sessions of a workshop on how to avoid committing plagiarism.  The workshop will be offered at 4 different days/times and will be held in room T104 (not in the library) on:

Monday April 24
1 – 2 pm

Tuesday April 25
12:30 – 1:30 pm

Wednesday April 26
5 – 6 pm

Thursday April 28
2 – 3 pm

The workshop will cover summarizing, paraphrasing, and MLA citation, though students are welcome to bring any questions they have about other citation styles.

Native American exhibit/presentations in November

November is Native American Month!

To celebrate, the Roz Steiner Art Gallery and Alfred C. O’Connell Library are hosting a series of presentations and events starting with the opening of an exhibit of regional artifacts loaned from the Rochester Museum and Science Center,

As well as artwork from Carson Waterman and heritage quilts from Faye Lone:

“Celebration of Native American Heritage”

 NOVEMBER 10
12:30 – 2pm & 5 – 7pm in the Art Gallery  – Receptions w/ Carson Waterman & Faye Lone
7pm in room T102 – Gary Sundown presentation on Native American film

NOVEMBER 15
12:30 – 1:30pm in the Art Gallery – Terry Abrams presentation on Native American Veterans
7pm in the Art Gallery – Gary Sundown presentation on Native American film

NOVEMBER 17
12:30 -1:30pm in the Forum – Wayne Abrams dance presentation
7pm in the Forum – Native American Social

NOVEMBER 22
12:30 in the Library – Corn Husk Doll workshop (limited seating for 20)
12:30 – 2pm in the Art Gallery – Story Teller & Writer Joe Bruchac
7pm in room T102 –Story Teller & Writer Joe Bruchac

NOVEMBER 29
12:30pm in the Art Gallery – All Things Lacrosse: Nek Jonathan presentation on stick making

*More presentations TBA, check website/facebook page for updates

Plagiarism Workshops

The library is offering 3 Plagiarism workshops for students in October (additional sessions will be offered in November):

Thurs. Oct. 13 @ 12:30 – 1:30
Weds. Oct. 26 @ 1 – 2 pm
Fri. Oct. 28 @ 1 – 2 pm

The workshop will cover topics such as summarizing, paraphrasing, common knowledge, time management, in-text citations, and signal phrases.  Two hands-on activities will help participants practice these skills. The workshop will generally cover MLA citation style, but students are free to ask have questions about APA or Chicago style.

All workshops cover the same material, so students should attend the workshop that’s most convenient for their schedule.

The library is offering 2 Citation Help sessions in October (additional sessions will be offered in November):

Tues. Oct. 11 @ 12:30 – 1:30
Mon. Oct. 24 @ 1 – 2 pm

Librarians will review MLA, APA, & Chicago styles and take questions. Librarians *will not* be providing general writing assistance at these sessions.

The full schedule of workshops and help sessions is available at: http://guides.genesee.edu/copyright/plagiarism/workshops

Library Late Nights – this week!

The library will be open for special extended hours for 5 days this week:

 May 9 – 12 (MondayThursday): 7:30 AM – 11:00 PM

May 13 (Friday): 7:30 AM – 9:30 PM

Ø Reference librarians will be available at all open hours.

Ø A Writing Tutor will be available 4-9pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and 4:30-9pm on Wednesday.

Back by popular demand: complimentary refreshments and study supplies for students will be available in the Library Media Room starting at 6pm MondayThursday. (Sponsored by the Wellness Grant and the Library)

Please see the Library’s website for complete hours and for Finals Week specifics.

Library Late Nights – next week: day corrected

Late semester greetings to all!  Please share this information with students:

The library will be open for special extended hours for 5 days next week:

May 9 – 12 (MondayThursday): 7:30 AM – 11:00 PM

May 13 (Friday): 7:30 AM – 9:30 PM

 

Ø Reference librarians will be available at all open hours.

Ø A Writing tutor will be available 4-9pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 4-9pm and Wednesday 4:30-9pm.

Back by popular demand: complementary refreshments and study supplies for students will be available in the Library Media Room starting at 6pm MondayThursday. (Sponsored by the Wellness Grant and the Library)

 

Please see the Library’s website for complete hours and for Finals Week specifics.

Nina Warren

Director of Library Services

Ext. 6256

Plagiarism workshops in the library offered the week of April 25th

The library is offering multiple sessions of a workshop on how to avoid committing plagiarism.  The workshop will be offered at 7 different days/times and will be held in the library classroom on:

 

Monday April 25
11 – noon and 5 – 6 pm
Library classroom

 

Tuesday April 26
12:30 – 1:30 pm

 

Wednesday April 27
Noon – 1 pm and 5 – 6 pm

 

Thursday April 28
12:30 – 1:30 pm

 

Friday April 29
1 – 2 pm

 

The workshop will cover summarizing, paraphrasing, and MLA citation, though students are welcome to bring any questions they have about other citation styles.

We would very much appreciate it if you would promote the workshop to your students (thanks!) and offer extra credit for their attendance (double thanks!!).

Any instructor who is listed by a student as giving them extra credit will be notified.

 

Thanks!
Nicki
Nicki Lerczak
Instructional Services Librarian
Alfred C. O’Connell Library
Genesee Community College
Batavia, NY 14020
(585) 343-0055, Ext. 6418
http://www.genesee.edu/library

Evening Weekend Writing Tutor Service in Library – Minor Schedule change

Greetings, All –
Effective now, there is a slight change to the schedule of evening/weekend writing assistance and tutoring available for students in the Library.

 A writing tutor will now be available in the library:

Monday & Tuesday:  4:00 -7:30PM
Wednesday: 4:30 – 7:30PM
Thursday:  4:00 -7:30PM
Sunday:  1:00 – 5:00PM

 

Service is on a drop-in  basis, no appointments are required.
Regular M-F daytime tutoring is available at the CAP Tutoring Center, D207 .
Please help us to spread the word/remind students that tutoring is helpful and available!

Nina Warren
Director of Library Services
Ext. 6256