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BrowZine in Brief!

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LCP as a Need to Know!

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Look at the top billing for the Undergrad Update!

This "interactive photo" is a unique learning object--I think it is very effective with the short videos with the photo being the navigation:

It would be interesting to give a "tour" of one of the databases this way--e.g. here is how you put your search into the box, here are subject headings and why you use them, etc.

Or to show an article and paper and give the back story of the research or citations.


in Brief

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Did you see the highlight in this weeks Brief?


Poster season

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As we move into poster season, the U Libraries want to share a few resources we have on reating posters for students:

1.) In-person workshops: Creating Posters Using PowerPoint
Getting ready to do a poster for your course or at an upcoming conference? Learn pointers about using PowerPoint to create the poster as one giant slide, and send it to a large-scale printer. Register at

Tue, 03/26/2013 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: 310 Walter Library

Wed, 04/03/2013 - 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: 310 Walter Library

2.) Creating Posters in Powerpoint Recorded Workshop

3.) Effective Poster Design Elements and an exercise in which you pretend to be a poster judge

4.) View past student projects
The University Digital Conservancy also has a collection of over 500 posters and paper from UROP 
Here is a link to browse in date order:

5.) Help with planning
The Assignment Calculator includes a Poster (In PowerPoint).


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