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The Triton College Library offers many activities and new resources each semester for students and library users. One such guest was Dr. Margaret Burroughs, on Feb. 2, 2009. During this special visit, she read some of her poetry and retold the story of founding the DuSable Museum of which you can listen to on the Triton College iTunes page by selecting the "Triton Public" on the iTunes U link. Once in Triton's iTunes, click on "Campus Events," then "Library Spotlight Series." Listed below are the workshops and special events that are currently scheduled.
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Don't forget to check the New Book cart near the Circulation Desk for new additions to the Library's collection. The Library also maintains a recreational reading collection, the McNaughton Collection with current best sellers, and a Graphic Novel collection.
Triton College Library presents the "Spotlight Series" workshops and special events on the following dates:
02-27-14 at 12:30 PM in A215 Research Right: Workshop 1 Join faculty librarian, Larissa Garcia, and learn how to create a search strategy and use library resources for research. Joint workshop with the ASC’s Writing Zone.
03-05-14 at 12:00-2:00 PM in A321 Storytelling Festival Library Do you have a story to tell? Students, faculty and staff can share individual stories to learn about each other’s life experiences and appreciate our similarities as well as our differences. Joint event with CAAS.
03-06-14 at 12:30 PM in A215 Research Right: Workshop 2 Join faculty librarian, Larissa Garcia, and learn how to effectively incorporate your research, paraphrase, and avoid plagiarism. Joint workshop with the ASC’s Writing Zone.
03-08-14 at 1:00-4:00 PM in A321 Robotics in the Library Join faculty librarian, Lucy Smith, and faculty member, Antigone Sharris, for robot building! Children are invited to come to the Library to participate in a supervised robot-building activity.
03-12-14 at 11:30 AM in B140 Lunch with TED We will be showing various videos from the TED: Ideas Worth Spreading website. Bring your lunch to B-140 and join us. Light refreshments will be served! For more information, call Lucy Smith at (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3591.
04-14-14 at 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM in A215 Avoiding Plagiarism Workshop Join faculty librarian, Larissa Garcia, and learn what plagiarism is and how to avoid plagiarizing in the research process. This is a joint workshop with the ASC’s Writing Zone.
04-22-14 at 1:00 PM in A200 Earth Day Join faculty librarian, Lucy Smith, and Triton College's Green Committee to celebrate Earth Day with a special display of green resources and some green-related activities.
04-23-14 at 1:00 PM in A321 Poetry Jam/Slam Join faculty librarian, Larissa Garcia, in honoring National Poetry Month by participating in the Library’s Poetry Jam. Come to the Library to read aloud to each other. Read a selection from a favorite poet or one of your own creations!