Wednesday, August 19, 2015

#StudyByStyle Highlight #10

Talk Zone:          Social and Engaging

If you enjoy a little background noise while you study or if you want to talk with a group of friends, our Talk Zone is the Study Space for you! Located on the 2nd floor of Love South just before the Link.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Big Red Ruckus

Come in & make some NOISE! @ the Big Red Ruckus, Sunday, August 30, from 5:00-8:00 p.m. in Love Library.

There will be pizza, drinks, prizes, mini golf, board and video games, information booths, some great sessions on time management and much, much more.  Bring your course syllabi, planner, and your sweet tooth, and prepare to take the library by storm!

Other activities include:
Mini Golf - Play in groups groups of 2 or 3! We'll have 3 holes to play: speed bump, ricochet angle, and snake. Students will be in groups of 2 or 3 golfers.

Adult Takeover Nights w/ Lincoln Children's Museum - Play some over sized games including: Giant Jenga, Giant Twister, and Giant Chess!

Syllabi Planning Party - Bring your class syllabi and your planner and get yourself organized and ready to tackle this semester!

Media Services Gaming Room - Play some of the latest games on the PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One!

Legos & Architecure - Come build with Legos while learning about how to locate building on campus on one of our databases!

Selfie Spots - Explore the library and find the 9 selfie spots we have hidden. Post them to social media with #BigRedRuckus and be eligible for some really cool prizes!

Name That Tune - Compete against others to see who can recognize and name the most popular songs first!

Monday, August 17, 2015

Introduction to Foundation Center Databases

The Funding Information Network is a network of libraries, community foundations, and other nonprofit resource centers that provide a suite of tools and resources useful to grant seekers. As a member of the Funding Information Network, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries provides a core collection of Foundation Center publications and a variety of other useful resources. One of the most valuable of these tools is Foundation Directory Online, which allows individuals and non-profit organizations to search for possible donors from over 120,000 foundations and corporations! This online database is only available for use within Love Library to patrons.

On September 17, Love Library will be hosting a session that will provide an introduction to the Foundation Center’s comprehensive online database, Foundation Directory Online Professional, Come and learn how to create customized searches to develop targeted listed of foundations that will match your organization’s funding needs. This free workshop is open to the public. Attendees are asked to register for a Community Member Computer Use card prior to the workshop if not already affiliated with the University. 

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

#StudyByStyle Highlight No. 9


Time-Restricted & Simple

Do you have a spare hour between classes in the upcoming semester and want to study for a little bit? Don’t look too far, the Lobby of Love South might just be the right Study Spot for you! Comfy seating is available and you don’t have to walk up any stairs!

Design & Social Justice

Love Library will be one of the hosts for the University-wide Design & Social Justice
Symposium this semester! From August 16 – October 31, three collections will be feature on the 2nd floor of Love Library, “Revolutionary Grain” by Suzun Lucia Lamaina, "Social Cause Posters" by Justin Kemerling and “Radical Underground Newspapers” by Billy X Jennings.

Lamaina is an independent scholar, social documentary photographer, teacher and photographic historian. Her work focuses on portraiture that reveals the interconnectedness of her subject’s essence and the surroundings in which they live. She is acutely aware of the visual language of photography and the role it plays in providing us with a discourse about visual communications.

Kemerling facilitates collaborative design projects that are bold, beautiful and move people to action. His work is intended to inspire and motivate artists, community-builders, activists, and entrepreneurs He works with a number of non-profits and start ups on a variety of projects where his role includes, branding, creative direction, web design, social media and print design. 

Jennings, Black Panther Party historian, will curate an exhibition of radical underground newspapers from the 1960s and 1970s. The publications created an ethos around the struggle for equality, civic engagement and justice. Often authored, designed, and published by university students, these publications offer insight into the underground press and its vast diversity of visual languages that were both accessible and powerful while inspiring people to action.

A reception for the public to meet the artists and listen to a brief presentation will take place on September 16, from 4-5:30 pm on the 2nd floor of Love Library.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

'Reading Those Long Articles' Workshops

Having trouble reading those long scholarly articles for your assignments? Come and get some tips on how to read those long scholarly articles in the arts, sciences and social sciences. 

Located in Love Library, Room 224 (Witt Room)

Wednesday October 7th, 3 - 4 pm
Tuesday October 13th, 2 - 3 pm
Wednesday October 14th, 2 - 3 pm

'Finish the Paper on Time- Library Databases Quick Tips' Workshops

Just received your first research paper and don't know where to start? Need more information and don't know where to find it? Come and find out how use library resources and databases to find the information you need to finish your research paper on time.

Located in Love Library, Room 224 (Witt Room)

Wednesday October 7th, 2 - 3 pm
Tuesday October 13th, 3 - 4 pm
Wednesday October 14th, 3 - 4 pm