Monthly Archives: September 2010

Roane State says goodbye to Kris

Today was Kris Tobin’s last day as Roane State’s User Services librarian. On Monday, she starts her new job as law reference librarian at UTK’s College of Law. Kris is a thoughtful, caring librarian with a big heart for students … Continue reading

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You can learn how to learn

I used to believe that the world was made up of people who were smart and people are weren’t smart. I used to believe that “good” students were smart people and “bad” students… well, you get the idea. I don’t … Continue reading

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Free pony rides at Roane State Libraries? Find out here.

Roane State Libraries offer many services to our students, faculty and staff. Here are few things we can do to help: Over 60,000 books available for checkout Free delivery of library books to any Roane State upon request Over 63,000 … Continue reading

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History Lovers Rejoice! Two new history databases

The study of history is one of the richest and most rewarding pursuits of human knowledge, IMHO. The problem is textbooks don’t always tell the story in a way that gets us very excited. Ever wish you could cut through … Continue reading

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Cumberland’s Learning Resource Center Lives!

Roane State Libraries and Learning Center have partnered together at the Cumberland campus to create a new kind of student learning space: the Learning Resource Center. The LRC provides tutoring and writing services from experts like Ann Berry and her … Continue reading

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