Category Archives: students

Has the library helped you? Let us know!

Has the library helped you this semester? What can we do better? We want to know. Please take the 6 minute survey. Link for students: for faculty: Your opinions and ideas make us better. Thanks so much. Advertisements

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Fall Break is over. It’s Go Time!

Hard to believe the semester is already pretty much half over. Fall break marks the mid point in the semester. Students are getting swamped with exams, papers, speeches and research projects. You may be tired. You may be overwhelmed. The … Continue reading

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Start That Paper Now! Procrastination Kills!

Just 5 days to Spring Break 2012! By now, you’ve probably got a major project or research paper that you are stressing about but haven’t started. Stressing doesn’t have to be the first step in getting started. It shouldn’t be … Continue reading

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Remembering the Great Wikipedia Blackout of 2012

Last Wednesday, a number of big name websites went dark to protest pending legislation in Congress related to how intellectual property is protected on the Internet. The legislation was called SOPA and PIPA. This blog post isn’t about them, but … Continue reading

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You don’t have to be a genius to be successful

I’ve been a Roane State librarian for 12 years, and here’s something I’ve learned: The most successful students are not always super-smart geniuses. Successful students work hard, manage their time and ask for help. College is hard work. If it … Continue reading

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Make your library better. Take the Fall 2011 library satisfaction survey.

Your ideas and opinions help us better understand what Roane State students and faculty need and expect from their libraries. It takes about 6 minutes to complete the library survey. Students: Faculty/Adjunct: Survey closes at noon on Thursday, December 15.

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Start Smart: Watch the Smart Tips for Serious Students video series

Here it is. Week two. By now, you should have met your teachers, gotten your books and started taking notes. Right now, you may also be feeling a little bit freaked out. You may be wondering how you are going … Continue reading

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