Wednesday, September 23, 2015

New EBSCO eBook Viewer


We are pleased to introduce the new EBSCO eBook Viewer!! When you discover and download EBSCO eBooks, the new viewer provides features:
  • Support for scrolling through the entire eBook to find relevant information
  • Collapsible side panel that brings content front and center
  • Support for your needs with cite, note, export and dictionary tools
  • Email and save tools that enable you to take chapters or pages directly to the viewer
  • Quick access to download the entire eBook for further reading
  • Growing number of titles available in both PDF and EPUB formats.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Nursing Reference Center Plus Mobile App

The College Library is pleased to introduce the new Nursing Reference Center Plus Mobile App!!

The app provides:
  • Information about diseases and conditions
  • Evidence-base care sheets
  • Content on nursing best practices and skills
  • Robust drug information
  • Videos and images to aid in patient care
With features meeting the needs:
  • Bookmarking favorite topics and searches
  • Viewing recent search history
  • Ability to save notes on favorite topics
  • Print and email content directly from a device
  • Fast download
The app can be downloaded from the iTunes app store for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, and Google Play for Android devices.

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Friday, August 21, 2015


The College will kick off the fall 2015 semester with Welcome Week, Monday, August 24 - Friday, August 28!!

MONDAY (10:30 am - 4pm Library Commons)
FREE BURGERS, mechanical bull riding, photo booth and FREE T-SHIRTS

TUESDAY (10:30 am - 12:30pm Library Commons)
FREE HOTDOGS, frozen yogurt, jousting game and give-aways

WEDNESDAY (10:30 am - 12:30pm Library Commons)
FREE PIZZA, cotton candy, snowballs, a college feud game, and a chance to learn about student organizations on campus

THURSDAY (7:30 am - 9:30pm, 12 noon Library Commons)
Breakfast plus have lunch with the President

FRIDAY (10:30 am - 12:30pm Library Commons)
FREE SUBWAY SUBS and bring your balloons for a water balloon fights

Monday, August 17, 2015

EBSCO Discovery Full Text Finder

The College Library is pleased to introduce EBSCO Discovery Full Text Finder!!

Full Text Finder, replacing the A-Z List, is a highest level of publication search service to deliver the full text to you. For an easy and time-saving navigation to publications, Full Text Finder provides new features like a responsive auto-complete function and a simplified subject browser. You can also directly find out the full text within a publication title or narrow down search results using limiters.

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Friday, July 10, 2015

Associated Press Video Collection Coming Soon!!

The College Library is pleased to introduce Associated Press(AP) Video Collection!! The collection of 60,000 videos from the AP, the world's leading news agency, includes primary source footage from 1930 through the present and editorially produced videos. The collection is updated monthly with 300 new videos and covers a variety of topics studied in schools and colleges. Users can find videos about current and historical events, famous people(political leaders, celebrities and athletes), art, music, literature, science, and technology.

The AP videos will begin appearing in the search results on or after August 1, 2015. When a search is conducted in Explora, EBSCOhost or EBSCO Discovery Service, a search results list will display with related articles, books, e-books, etc. If videos related to the search terms are available, a video carousel will also show between the second and third search results.

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Friday, May 8, 2015

Library & Library Commons Summer Hours

Summer Break, May 10th - May 31st
Monday - Thursday: 8AM - 5PM
Friday: 8AM - 4:30PM
Saturday - Sunday CLOSED


Summer Semester, June 1st - July 26th
Monday - Thursday: 8AM - 7PM
Friday: 8AM - 4:30PM
Saturday - Sunday CLOSED

Summer Break 2, July 27th - August 23rd
Monday - Thursday: 8AM - 5PM
Friday: 8AM - 4:30PM
Saturday - Sunday CLOSED

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Lunch @ the Library --- CANCELLED --- Due to illness of the chef. Sorry!

Rico Suave food truck will be serving up lunch on Wednesday, May 6th!!

Window opens at 10:30 AM
IT Parking lot, next to the Library Commons front porch.

Menu for May 6th

Rico's Quesadilla
Fresh corn dough tortilla, 4 cheese blend, with chicken orchorizo, served with lettuce, pico de gallo, salsa y crème

Large flour tortilla stuffed with refried black beans, rice, your choice of meat, lettuce, avocado, pico, crème, y queso fresco

Carne Asada Tacos
Three corn tortilla tacos with Carne Asada (beef steak) topped with cilantro, onions and salsa

Caritas Tacos 
Three corn tortilla tacos with carnitas (seasoned pulled pork) topped with cilantro, onions and salsa

Fish Tacos
Two blackened fish tacos on flour tortillas topped with lettuce, pico de gallo, and salsa

*Cash and Credit Cards are accepted*
What is Lunch @ the Library?
In an effort to provide an on-campus lunch option, the College Library occasionally hosts some of Baton Rouge's local food trucks in our Main Library or Library Commons parking lots. Save your parking space and come grab a bite to eat!
Updates will be posted to our Twitter account - LibraryLunch
Check our twitter account for updates. Poor weather conditions may cause cancellations.