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Active Learning strategies from Duke University

Are you interested in incorporating Active Learning into your classroom, but unsure where to start? Maybe intimidated by it a little? Maybe you can’t make heads or tails of what people are talking about when they mention active learning? Well this page from the folks at the Duke University Center for Instructional Technology has some excellent […]

Board Games Now Available

Want to have your own game night with your friends? We now have board games available for you to check out! Games can be checked out for one week and are available at the circulation desk. The settlers of Catan Playing cards (2 decks) Checkers Connect 4 Apples to apples Chess Jenga A game of thrones Cards […]

Use Prospector to Access Millions of Books

Did you know that as an Adams State library cardholder you have access to more than 30 million books, DVDs, and CDs? By using Prospector, you can request items from more than 40 public and academic libraries absolutely free! If you can’t find the book you want in our catalog, scroll to the bottom of […]

Want Free Full Access to the New York Times Online?

Introducing Day Passes!  Day passes give you 24 hour full access to the New York Times Online, for free!  Simply click on the New York Times, register with the site (or login, if you’ve already registered) and you will have access to as many current articles as you’d like, as well as the full New […]

Naxos Music Library Now Available

Naxos is the world´s largest online classical music library, offering streaming access to more than 89,780 CDs with more than 1,306,500 tracks, standard and rare repertoire. Over 800 new CDs are added to the library every month. The library offers the complete Naxos and Marco Polo catalogs plus the complete catalogs or selected titles from […]

Best Books We Read in 2014

There’s no shortage of “Best Of” lists going around this time of year. Amazon, NPR, and The New York Times are great ones to start with if you’re looking for a good book. This year we thought we’d give you an inside peek at what the Nielsen Library staff read and loved this year. If you’re looking for […]

Like Free Journal Articles?  Celebrate Open Access Week!

Ever click on the PDF for a journal article you want, only to find it you must pay a fee to access it?  Open Access is a movement supported by libraries, publishers, and individuals who would like to erase those fees, making research available to everyone. Journals that participate with open access standards provide some or […]

Technology Lending Now Available at Nielsen Library

Curious about Chromebooks? Ever wonder what it’s like to read on a Kindle? Unsure about the smartwatch phenomenon? The Nielsen Library now has a wide variety of different gadgets and devices for you to check out. We have tablets, eReaders, a Chromebook, smartwatch, smartpen and more! Most devices check out for 2 weeks, so you can […]

Find the Front Page of the New York Times for Your Birthday

Do you need to find the front page of the New York Times for your date of birth? The Nielsen Library has step-by-step instructions specifically for this assignment! Click the link below. And remember,  you can always ask a librarian if you need help. Finding the headlines from your birthday

BrowZine Trial!

Want an easier way to read academic journals on your device? Introducing BrowZine, a new app that allows students, staff, and faculty to upload journals, save pdfs, and get journal alerts, all in an easy to use interface.  Download BrowZine now!

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