Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Enter the Name Your Favorite Book Contest, Win $200!

Everybody has a favorite book. One that has entertained them, touched them, changed the way they look at the world. Share yours with us in the Name Your Favorite Book Contest sponsored by the Friends of the Gertrude Kistler Memorial Library. The contest is open to all current Rosemont undergraduates. The rules are simple:
  • Submit a 150 word essay on your favorite book.
  • Place your essay in an envelope addressed to Mrs. Janine Surrichio, President of the Friends of the Library. Deliver it to the Information Desk in the Library by November 17, 2014.
  • Judging will take place on December 3. You will be contacted if your essay is selected and asked to come to the Library to share your collection with the judges. You will be contacted in advance of the judging to set up a convenient time for your presentation. Each participant will be given 15 minutes.
  • First Prize: $200
  • Second Prize: $100
  • Third Prize: $50
Questions? Contact Cathy Fennell at

Sign Up for INT-0150: Library & Information Research Strategies

Do you find libraries to be intimidating? Would you like to navigate the research process more smoothly? Undergraduate students should consider signing up for INT-0150: Library & Information Research Strategies before Preregistration ends on November 19. In this course taught by Assistant Director of Library Services Joseph Tresnan, you will learn how to develop a strategy to tackle research projects; how to identify, find, and evaluate information in print and online; and how to document sources properly. INT-0150 is a 3-credit course meeting Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:30 to 3:00. This class can be used to fulfill the Problem Solving and Critical Thinking requirement of the Undergraduate College's General Education program.