Friday, November 16, 2012

Term Paper Clinics for Fall 2012

Have you been putting off writing that essay or research paper because you haven't been able to locate books and articles on your topic? Are you unclear on exactly how to cite your sources? Then the up-coming Term Paper Clinics offered by the library are for you! Plan to attend one of the clinics--see the schedule below. There's no need to enroll, just drop by the library's instruction lab during any of the hours listed below--stay for an entire session or a portion of a session--whatever works with your schedule. Your friendly Grossmont librarians will be waiting to help you. Fall 2012 Term Paper Clinics Where: Library Instruction Lab (70-267) When: Wed., Nov. 28, 11:00 am-1:00 pm Thurs., Nov. 29, 1:30-3:30 pm Mon., Dec. 3, 3:30-5:30pm Tues., Dec. 4, 12 pm-2:00pm

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Don't Miss Out on Free Courses from Ivy League Schools

A student I know is currently taking a fantastic online class from Stanford called "Writing for the Sciences"--and it's free! If you haven't looked into MOOCs, you may be missing out. MOOC stands for "Massive Open Online Courses." Leading universities like Princeton, Standford, MIT, Harvard and others are offering them for free. Check out Coursera, Udacity, and edX, or take a look at this special report from The Chronicle