Archive for the LLC Services Category
In normal years, instruction sessions allow students and faculty a chance to visit the library in-person to learn about resources and services. The pandemic meant that the CSC librarians needed to modify some of our approaches to instruction sessions. The Directed Health Measure (DHM) in place at the beginning of the […]
The Library Learning Commons is a busy place. The Main Floor alone houses the Learning Lab, Career Services, Transitional Studies, and the IT Help Desk, not to mention the Circulation Desk, Reference Desk, computers, and, of course, books. If you venture to the top floor, you’ll find more computers, places […]
The Library Learning Commons has a new face in the building! In October, Transitional Studies hired Marina McCreary to serve as part-time support. Marina was attracted to this position because at the time, she was still a student at CSC, so the flexible schedule fit perfectly around her course work, […]
The Library is expanding our Better World Books collection operation. Approximately three years ago, the Library took over an initiative originally championed by Student Senate. They wanted to find a solution for students who wanted to donate their books and worked with Better World Books to place collection boxes around […]
Wanting to keep up with the latest news about colleges and universities? You’re in luck! The LLC provides access to The Chronicle of Higher Education for the CSC campus community. If you’re on-campus, you can go directly to the site https://www.chronicle.com/ to access content.
The recent reorganization of Academic Affairs from twelve to six departments means that library liaisons have shifted, too. A library liaison is a librarian who functions as an intermediary between academic departments and the Library Learning Commons. Each academic department has an assigned library liaison who is happy to answer […]
The Project Strive TRiO Program is one of the many services housed in the Library Learning Commons The TRiO Staff consists of the Director, a Licensed Student Counselor, a Retention Specialist and an Academic Advisor.
The Transitional Studies department is growing. On March 12th, Stephanie Gardener started as part-time clerical staff. Since roughly 50% of incoming Chadron State College freshmen require transitional courses, it was unsustainable to have the department staffed solely by Director Tamara Toomey. The goal of this new position is to ensure […]
The Library Learning Commons is excited to welcome Director of the Office of Academic Success Thomas (Tom) Tylee. Tom started at Chadron State College on January 2nd and hit the ground running for the Spring semester. Tom comes to us from Western Nebraska Community College (WNCC) in Scottsbluff, where he […]
Are you running around (the Internet) looking for those last minute gift ideas for family members? Can’t decide whether to give the light-up reindeer tie to Uncle Tom or Grandpa? Don’t remember if your cousin on your step-dad’s side of the family has 7 or 8 kids? Or is it […]