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Library and Learning Commons Services Update - Summer 2020

Access/Circulation Services

  • Textbook access and affordability initiative to support curriculum by partnering with faculty and the Seattle University Campus Store to identify online equivalents and alternatives.  

  •  For more information visit the Course Reserves and Textbook Update

Books & Materials

  • The library provides access to a growing collection of licensed online resources including over 200 databases, 71,000 streaming films, 368,000 electronic books, as well as full text articles over 114,000 electronic journals. 

  • To supplement our licensed online content the library annually supplies over 2500 electronic articles to students and faculty using interlibrary loan, document delivery from commercial services, and direct purchasing from publishers.  Average turnaround time (M-F) from request to delivery is 24 hours.  

  • For more information visit Online Library Resources

Learning Commons Partners

 Learning Assistance Programs

  • Students can visit the Learning Assistance Programs Virtual Desk for face-to-face personalized service including answering questions, connecting with services, and scheduling tutoring appointments or individual consultations. More information at: https://www.seattleu.edu/learning-assistance/

  • Online tutoring for 37 SU courses, including science, math, nursing, and languages.

  • One-on-one consultations via Zoom, email or over the phone with one of our 4 Learning Specialists who work with students on a wide variety of needs including time management and study strategies, building good habits for online learning, connecting with resources, or any other academic concerns a student may have.

  • For more information visit the Learning Assistance Programs Website

 

 Math Lab

 

  Media Production Center

  • The Media Production Center is moving its instruction and media support activities online. We will support online learning with software tutorials, recorded workshops and lectures, and virtual consultations. To arrange a training for your class, or to receive on-on-one advice or support with your media projects, visit the MPC Service Guide online - https://libguides.seattleu.edu/mpc

 

   Writing Center

  • The Writing Center is available online. Appointments with a Writing Center consultant are available through both asynchronous and synchronous consultations, and students can get assistance with all stages of the writing process, from brainstorming to final drafts, multiple appointments throughout the process may be beneficial. Appointments are available online, more information at: https://www.seattleu.edu/writingcenter/online-consultations/

  • For more information visit Writing Center Updates

 

Research Services

  • Textbook access and affordability initiative to support curriculum by partnering with faculty and the Seattle University Campus Store to identify online equivalents and alternatives.  

  • Expanded chat service to the Seattle University community for research support and information about the library.

  • Assisted with establishing a chat service on the new Student Support website. 

  • Created a new Services Update Web guide addressing how library resources and services have moved online. 

  • For more information visit Research Services

Systems, Technology, and Media

  • Created Web pages highlighting important resources for online leaners, collections temporarily made open access by publishers, resources for faculty new to teaching online, and resources for students, staff, and faculty helping their children with at home study. 

  • Refocused the library homepage to support online learning, including new ways to communicate with the library, a new selection of highlighted resources, a new Zoom with a Librarian service, and outreach for laptop lending and internet access support services. 

  • To support online learning, the library has begin to loan Chromebook laptops and cellular hotspots to students who need them to keep up with their classes.

  • For more information visit Systems, Technology, and Media Services Update for Users

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