The Lakeland Mirror

Newsbank database provides limitless news sources for student research

Danny Spatchek, Staff Reporter

April 23, 2009

The John Esch Library has a new research database, called Newsbank, which allows users to browse for information from different types of news sources. After redesigning their database, Newsbank approached Director of Library Services Ann Penke in February, requesting that the Esch Library help beta...

After some delay, more LC Wi-Fi on the way

Danny Spatchek, Staff Reporter

April 9, 2009

Starting in fall 2009, Lakeland’s wireless internet service will cover all residence halls. Freshman history major and resident of Krueger Hall Stephani Rubsam said in reference to Krueger’s current wireless incapability, “It would be nice to have because then you wouldn’t have to be tied...

Research 101 helps students research for papers in Esch Library

Danny Spatchek, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2009

The John Esch Library has a new online tutorial called Research 101 geared towards teaching research skills to Core I students. Research 101 takes students through the process of researching for a paper. The site contains six different units, each devoted to a different step in the research process....

Esch Library updates Easicat

Danny Spatchek, Staff Writer

February 5, 2009

John Esch Library's new Easicat system has guided Lakeland's students for the past three months, and according to Director of Library Services Ann Penke, it is functioning very well. "More books have been coming in via Easicat orders, so the students seem to be utilizing the new system," said Penke....

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