Monday, June 13, 2022

Summer Library Workshops - June 30 & July 5

There are two library workshops offered in summer session. 

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The library provides workshops for students to learn how to do library and information research. The goal or mission of these workshops is based on the ultimate goal or mission of Information Literacy, which is that students learn library and information research skills that make them independent and life-long learners. Extra credit will be available if requested by your teacher.  

Summer 2022 Workshop Schedule 

Thursday, June 30th, 1:00pm - 2:00pm (in person): This workshop will be held in the Library Lecture Room. You can sign up and receive a reminder OR just attend! 

Tuesday, July 5th, 5:00 - 6:00pm (online): Sign up for this workshop.  You will receive the Zoom link an hour before the workshop.  

Description:

These 60 minute extra-credit workshops will teach library and information research skills using print and electronic resources. They will also introduce the library's services and resources. Student will learn to identify and access the various library and information resources; to identify scholarly (peer-reviewed) journals; to search discipline-specific and advanced electronic resources; to do research on the web; to evaluate search results for credible resources; to cite their sources in either MLA or APA styles; and to understand how the proper use and citation of library and information resources helps avoid plagiarism. 


Sunday, June 12, 2022

Summer Library Hours

 The OCC Library will be open during summer sessions! 

From Monday, June 13 - August 18, the library hours are: 

Monday- Thursday: noon to 6pm 

Hope to see you in the library or online! 

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

End of the Spring 2022! Library CLOSED 5/27 - 6/12

 


Congratulations on a successful 2021-22 academic year!  And a special shout out to all the OCC graduates!  

The end of the semester means the library will be closed until the start of Summer term on June 13th. This also means that all of your library books are coming due on the last day of the semester (Sat. May 28). 

The library will be CLOSED: Friday, May 27* through Sunday, June 12th. 

*Chat with a librarian will be available on Friday, May 27. 

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

AAPI Heritage Month ~ Resource Guide

 

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month! In celebration of the month, learn more about about AAPI's histories and cultures.

The library has two nonfiction graphic novels available for 7-day checkouts: 

The Called Us Enemy  by George Takei 

American Born Chinese  by Gene Luen Yang

You can find these on display on the first floor of the library. 

For more recommendations, take a look at the AAPI Heritage resource guide highlighting additional books, videos, and websites of AAPI stories, histories, and cultures. 

Monday, April 18, 2022

NEW - OCC Library YouTube Channel

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The Library now has a YouTube Channel.

It's a great place to get step-by-step instructions for getting started or refreshing your knowledge for how to search the library.

Some videos available now include: 
  • What are Keywords? 
  • Searching for Books at OCC Library
  • Using Books for College Research
  • Primary v. Secondary Sources 
and more!  

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Library Workshops in April & May

  

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There is still time to attend a library workshop! 

The library provides workshops for students to learn how to do library and information research. 

The goal or mission of these workshops is based on the ultimate goal or mission of Information Literacy, which is that students learn library and information research skills that make them independent and life-long learners. Extra credit will be available if requested by your teacher.  

Sign up today online through the links below! 

SPRING SEMESTER

April

Tuesday, Apr. 7, 3 - 4pm  

Saturday, Apr. 9, 11am - 12pm  

Monday, Apr. 11, 6 - 7pm  

Tuesday, Apr. 19, 5 - 6pm  

Wednesday, Apr. 20, 3 - 4pm  (in person)

Saturday, Apr. 23, 11am - 12pm  

May

Thursday, May 5, 3 - 4pm  (in person)

Monday, March 7, 2022

March is Women's History Month

Take some time this month to learn a bit about women's history. 

Each week books on specific aspects of women's history from our library collection will be shared on our Instagram feed.   This week focuses on women from WWI and WWII.  

There is a Women's History Research Guide with links to the books, and additional information on the month.