Library Letters

Regis University Library Resources, Services, and Events

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****************Summer 2016*****************

Summer semester and 8 week courses are well under way. Just a reminder of all the academic resources, services, and assistance that the Library and Learning Commons can provide for you. Don't hesitate to contact us for the information that you need. We can save you time!

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The Learning Commons

The Learning Commons at Regis University houses the Writing Center, Tutoring Services, and Academic Success Workshops, and is available to all students, faculty, and staff of the Regis community. We are your connection to a network of academic support for writing and a range of subjects through one-to-one and group sessions. Whether you are looking to catch up or keep up in your scholastic journey, don't wait--connect with us today!

The Learning Commons offers

  • In-person and web tutoring appointments via (up to 60 minutes/day, or 180 minutes/week per subject)
  • Access to 10 additional hours of academic support annually through in writing and several subjects
  • Spacious common area for sessions
  • Sizable study rooms (available to reserve for quiet study)
  • Comfortable seating arrangements
  • Computers, printers, and whiteboards
  • Reference books and handouts
  • Attentive and experienced staff

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Where to Start Your Library Research

Not sure where to start your library research?

Start at the Subject and Course Research Guides.

With over 60 guides in various disciplines and courses, you are sure to find the subject area of your research topic. Each guide includes recommendations of library resources to search and find scholarly materials for your assignements. Find peer reviewed articles, get background information in online reference collections, and search trusted websites. Also, find citation style information for citing your sources. Our Research Guides are the place to start!

Meet a Librarian - Kim O'Neill, Health Sciences Librarian

First thing you should know about Kim O'Neill is that she loves Halloween.

Second? Kim is our Health Sciences Librarian and can assist you with research in all health sciences areas including nursing, physical therapy, biology, and more. She is an expert at database searching and would be happy to help you cultivate your research topic and develop search strategies.

Any questions future healthcare providers? Contact Kim O'Neill.

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ePublications at Regis University

ePublications at Regis University is an institutional repository provided by the Regis University Library, dedicated to supporting the University community by preserving and disseminating institutional materials in digital format. Within this digital collection you can:

  • Find past Theses, Capstones, and Final Projects from all five colleges.
  • Explore images from the Regis University Santo Collection.
  • Access University Special Collections, which includes archived yearbooks, catalogs, and newspapers.
  • Read Jesuit Higher Education: A Journal, a scholarly, open access, online journal focused on the development, advancement, and critique of higher education in the Jesuit tradition.

Summer Reading with Browsing Books

Browsing books are selected fiction and nonfiction titles from current best seller lists. The purpose of the browsing collection is to provide students, faculty, and staff with leisure reading. Come "browse" the collection in the 2nd floor lobby area of the library or review new additions and make suggests here at the Browsing Book Guide.

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Business Database - Research Monitor

Research Monitor is a business reference database designed specifically for libraries. It offers an introduction to Euromonitor International's industry and country research with reports for 80 countries and daily articles and opinions from industry and country experts. Coverage is global with an equal depth of research for every country.
Online Reference - Oxford English Dictionary Online

The Oxford English Dictionary is the world’s most comprehensive dictionary of the English language. It covers words from across the English-speaking world, and traces the development of English from the earliest records to the present day. OED is a historical dictionary, not a general one, with new words and definitions added quarterly. The site also includes word timelines and historical thesaurus. Define your research and get background information at OED.

New Printers/Copiers/Scanners in the Library

New printers were installed in the 2nd floor library computer lab area. This printers promise to be more efficient in both printing and copying. Also, use the "scan to me" function on all of these devices and scan documents to your email. Use your summer semester printer bucks in the library and print, copy, or scan with ease.