On Saturday, June 15, 2013 ProQuest will install new enhancements, features, and databases, to improve the research experience. Highlights from this release include: Faster ebrary e-book discovery Improved search experience for tablet users New custom format options when exporting records to RefWorks A four (4) hour maintenance window is needed to install these enhancements. The [...]
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Both the ESC Libray and Technology Help Desk will be moving to a summer hours schedule beginning Monday, June 3, 2013. These hours will be in effect through Monday, September 2, 2013. The Summer hours of operation are: Sunday: 1 – 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturdays [...]
In honor of the Memorial Day holiday, the ESC online library will be closing at 2:30pm on Friday, May 24th and closed on Monday, May 27, 2013. We will re-open for normal business hours on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 9a.m. Please note, we will be open on Sunday, May 26 from 1-9p.m. If the [...]
You may be wondering where to find your textbooks or maybe you just want to know if the library has your textbooks. Did you order e-books online through the bookstore and you now need to know where to find them? The first place to check for your textbooks is the college bookstore at www.esc.edu/bookstore. They have [...]
If you need to find a book or journal that isn’t available in the online library at Empire State College, you do have some options. SUNY Open Access Policy - bring your college photo ID to the librarians at any SUNY, CUNY or New York community college library to ask how you can take out books, use the print journals [...]
The Online Library maintains a collection of text and video How To tutorials about library and research skills. Later this week, many of the How Tos will be updated, and some new ones will be added. The new How Tos are built in the LibGuides platform, which allows us to format the page for greater [...]
Proquest is performing maintenance and will be down for 1 hour to update their systems. Users will not be able to access any of our Proquest databases on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 from 6am-7am, approximately. We apologize for any inconvenience. If you have issues accessing Proquest after this time frame, please let the library know.
Citing information from the web can be confusing and ambiguous, but APA and MLA have official ways to cite blogs and other kinds of social media. Here they are: As usual, if information is missing, like the first and last name, just skip them and include as much information as you can find. And remember [...]
This post is just so that the newsfeed on the library web site will update.
We appear to be back up and running. A huge thank you to the Sunday staff of the Empire State College TechInfo Helpdesk for getting this fixed! The library login is currently experiencing technical difficulties. Please DO NOT contact the library or helpdesk about it; we know about the problem and are working [...]