This post is for Adams State’s new first year and transfer students:
College is different. It just is. New experiences, more freedom.
But don’t forget more responsibility and more work. That’s part of the deal, too.
One major thing new college students notice is the papers. You’re expected to write papers for class, and you’re expected to do research and make arguments. It can be a little bit overwhelming.
But if, while working on your research, you have a moment like this…
…Understand that 1) it happens to all of us sometimes, and 2) you can get in touch with your Personal Librarian. The Personal Librarian Program assigns one of the Nielsen Library’s librarians to each new student at Adams State.
When you do, don’t be surprised if you and your personal librarian have a moment like this:
New students aren’t the only ones with personalized librarian support…
Upper division undergraduates, graduate students and faculty can also use the link above to find out who their subject librarian is. There’s one for every department! Get in touch and you’ll be celebrating well-executed literature reviews like…
Therapy dogs will be at the Nielsen Library during finals week again this semester. Stop by the first floor lobby between 6-7pm Monday or Tuesday to hang out with Moose, Gracie, Kaiser, Dizzy, and Dutch!
Clean out your pantry and clear your library fines at the same time!
Bring non-perishable food items to the Nielsen Library from April 27 – May 15. Each food item waives one $5 library fine, and there is no limit. All food will be donated to the Food Bank Network of the San Luis Valley.
This program does not apply to replacement charges for lost items.
Your opinion counts! The Nielsen Library is looking for ways to enhance services for graduate students, both on-campus and off. Focus groups help us to improve our existing services and develop new services to suit our users’ needs. Past focus groups have directly led to library improvements such as new study room furniture and extended hours for finals. We want to know how we can improve our services for graduate students.
Off-Campus Focus Group: An online discussion group will be open for the month of May $20 Amazon gift cards provided Students must contribute a minimum of one initial reply and one follow-up for all 9 questions to be eligible for the gift card. Sign up for this focus group
If you have any questions, please contact Stacy Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org or 719-587-7572.
The Nielsen Library is excited to announce that we have begun the transition to an analog only collection.
Many libraries these days are acquiring more and more electronic resources like databases and ebooks, and some have even gone so far as to get rid of their print collections. We’ve decided to buck the trend and go in the opposite direction.
“We want to reestablish the old paradigm that libraries are quiet buildings full of books,” said library director Carol Smith, “What better way to do that than by getting rid of everything else?”
Some of the exciting changes you can expect to see in the coming months include:
the library computer labs being turned into quiet reading rooms
a WiFi free library building
the cancellation of all online journals and ebooks
It’s that time again! Put down whatever you’re working on this Friday at 2:00pm and head over to the second floor of the Nielsen Library for Tunes@2.
This month’s event features music student Nolan Smith. He will be performing mostly acoustic, all original songs that will be featured on his upcoming EP this June. Nolan’s music is greatly influenced by jazz. He hopes you enjoy what you hear and encourages everyone to like his Facebook page to keep up with his activities.
Tunes@2 happens every first Friday near the library coffee cart. Start your weekend off right –with good music, good coffee, and good company.
The Adams State University Cultural Awareness and Student Achievement Center (CASA) is hosting a variety of events this week in honor of Cesar Chavez week.
Don’t miss Cesar Chavez Movie Night, with David Guerrero, this Friday, April 3 at 5 p.m. on the second floor of the library.
Other events include:
A Pool Tournament will be from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, in the Loft, located on the second floor of the Student Union Building. Winners will be awarded prizes from the ASU Bookstore.
The Noche de Familia Horno Cookout Fundraiser will be held from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, in the ASU CASA Center, 101 Faculty Drive. Guest speakers will include Arnold Salazar, Freddy Jaquez, and Kiko Martinez. Call 719-587 7880 for more information or to purchase tickets.
The Lifeway’s Lecture Series continues with Pasion Sobre Agua, by Sarah Parmar, at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 2, in McDaniel Hall room 201.