IVC Library Bytes


IVC Library Bytes
IVC Library Bytes
Library Newsletter
Fall 2013
Library Hours:
Monday-Thursday: 8am-9pm
Friday: 8am-4pm
Volume 5 Issue 1
The IVC Librarians have a New Desk!
on the first floor of the library to
better assist students, staff and faculty at
IVC. It is located directly across from
the library’s main entrance.
You can get help with textbooks, research, instruction and
other information needs every semester from opening to 15
min. before closing from our talented librarians.
The Student Success Center
Byte by Byte
Free Tutoring!!!
Located in BSTIC 110
Schedule a tutoring appointment or drop in!
Phone: (949) 451-5471
Email: [email protected]
Mon.-Thurs: 9:00 - 7:00
PHONE: (949) 451-5266
Fri: 9:00 - 2:00
Brooke Choo
Megan Ozima
Rick Sims
Coralyn Foults
Amber Dinh
Marjan Keramati
EMAIL: [email protected]
Open Reserves, a new library collection, is located on the
library’s second floor next to the DVDs. These older textbook
editions can be used in the library without a time limit plus
some titles can be checked out for one day. All checkouts
require a valid photo ID and current student status.
Record number of Visitors to the Library. This past 20122013 academic year there were 380,154 people who visited
the library— a weekly average of approximately, 7,920
Student Success Center in BSTIC110 is the place for
students currently enrolled in computer classes, Distance
Education classes, or in Tutoring (TU) 301. Please call the
SSC at (949) 451-5471 for more information.
LIB 10—Introduction to Library Research (2 units) and LIB
111—Introduction to Electronic Databases (1 unit) are
being offered this Fall!
Music CDs and DVDs are located on the second floor of the
library for leisurely browsing and 3 week checkout. If you
need help locating a specific music artist or film title, please
ask the librarian at the Reference Desk on the first floor.
IVC Law Library is on the second floor of the library and is
available to all IVC library users during library hours.
Group Study Room Reservations can be
made online from the IVC Library website
OR ….Scan this QR Code with your smart
phone to go directly to the booking
IVC Library Bytes
Volume 5 Issue 1
Fall 2013
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Open Reserves!
New Books
The Allyn & Bacon guide to writing by
John D. Ramage, John C. Bean, and
June Johnson.
America and the world: culture, commerce, conflict by
Lawrence A. Peskin and Edmund F. Wehrle.
American pop: popular culture decade by decade edited by
Bob Batchelor.
Anne Hutchinson: Puritan prophet by Timothy D. Hall
Baseball nicknames: a dictionary of origins and meanings by
James K. Skipper, Jr.
Cherokee pottery: from the hands of our elders by M. Anna
Citizen you: how social entrepreneurs are changing the world
by Jonathan M. Tisch with Karl Weber.
College Sex: philosophy for everyone: philosophers with
benefits edited by Bruce and Stewart.
The color of Christ: the Son of God & the saga of race in
America by Edward J. Blum and Paul Harvey.
The complete idiot's guide to Dreamweaver CS5.5:
master the techniques of dynamic website design by Cheryl
Contested cells: global perspectives on the stem cell Debate
edited by Capps and Campbell.
Digital video distribution in broadband, television, mobile and
converged networks: trends, challenges and solutions by
Sanjoy Paul.
Divorce without court: a guide to mediation & collaborative
divorce by Attorney-mediator, Katherine E. Stoner.
How to survive your husband's midlife crisis: strategies and
stories from the Midlife Wives Club by Pat Gaudette and Gay
Industrial robots programming: building applications
for the factories of the future by J. Norberto Pires.
Lone star tarnished: a critical look at Texas politics and public
policy by Cal Jillson.
Roadmap to job-winning military to civilian resumes: how to
write military to Federal, defense contractor, and corporate
resumes proven to earn job interviews by Barbara A. Adams
Short film distribution: film festivals, the Internet, and
self-promotion by Jason Moore.
Gay, lesbian, bisexual, & transgender aging: challenges in
research, practice and policy by Tarynn M. Witten
Hiring for attitude: a revolutionary approach to recruiting star
performers with both tremendous skills and superb attitude
by Mark Murphy.
Over 100 older edition textbooks available from
32 different IVC courses for use in the library.
More than 26 items available for 1 day checkout!
Located on the 2nd floor of the Library.
Recommended Leisure Reading
Available at the IVC Library
Gail Carriger
 Soulless
 Changeless
 Blameless
Cassandra Clare
 City of Bones
 City of Ashes
 City of Glass
 City of Fallen Angels
 City of Lost Souls
Suzanne Collins
 Hunger Games
 Catching Fire
 Mocking Jay
Andrea R. Cremer
 Nightshade
 Wolfsbane
 Bloodrose
 Rift
F. Scott Fitzgerald
 The Great Gatsby
Jane Austen & Seth GrahameSmith
 Pride and Prejudice and
Jane Austen & Ben H. Winters
 Sense and Sensibilities and
Sea Monsters
Got Questions?
Visit FAQ at http//www.ivc.edu/library.
 Librarian/Reference Desk: (949) 451-5266 or [email protected]
 Front Desk/Circulation: (949) 451-5761 or [email protected]
 Course Reserves: (949) 451-5263 or [email protected]
 Library Instruction: (949) 451-5266 or [email protected]
 Suggest New Materials: (949) 451-5266 or [email protected]
IVC Library Bytes
Volume 5 Issue 1
Fall 2013
Students Survey Comments
New Members Join the Library Team!
Loretta Lau, Library Assistant II
Alfredo Eutimio, Library Assistant I
Sam Safrang, Library Assistant I
Student: The library needs to improve its collection of
books and other resources on the subject of “conservation.”
Library: Your suggestion has been forwarded to the library’s
acquisitions department.
Student: Why don’t you want to open on Saturday? It is bet-
Academic Reserves News
ter for students to study who work on weekdays.
Library: Currently we do not have the staffing to be open on
Saturdays. We are looking into the possibility of opening for a
few hours in the future.
Student: Our homework requires JAVA version 1.7.0_07 or
greater to answer the questions. We can’t do our homework
in the library without it.
Library: Your important feedback has been forwarded to the
IT department.
From July, 2012 to June, 2013 there was a total of 30,074
Reserves checkouts and renewals!
Faculty! Will you be using your textbooks for two semesters or
longer? If so, please submit your textbook requests to Kris at
[email protected]; Questions: (949) 451-5263.
Students! “Open Reserves” are now available on the 2nd floor of
the library. For more information call (949) 451-5266 or ask at
the Reference Desk.
F r o n t D e s k N e w s (Circulation)
Student: Please quiet people in the library, because there is
always lot of noise that disrupts.
Library: Please let the staff or librarians know as soon as
possible, so that we can speak with the individual(s).
Student: Fix the print system by replacing current stations
with faster computers. Also, invest on a more user friendly
software for the print-release stations.
Library: The library is working with the IT department to
replace the current print card system. We are looking at more
user friendly options as well as providing additional printers.
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Library circulation staff checked out 79,870 items from July 2012
-June 2013. That’s a monthly average of 6,656. items.
Total computer users were 139, 8586 for the year and the
monthly average was 11,655 users.
The Group Study Rooms had 20,218 users for the year with a
monthly average of 1,685 users.
Librarian News
Student: It would be nice if there were recycling bins located
on the second floor.
Library: Thank you for your thoughtful observation. Your
suggestion has been forwarded to our Facilities and Maintenance Department.
Research Skills Workshops start in September! Topics include
Finding Articles, Internet Research and Research in your PJs.
Sign up online at http://ivc.libcal.com/workshops
Enroll in LIB111, LIB112 or LIB10! Learn how to do research from
the comfort of your home using the Library’s resources — These
online courses are transferable to the CSUs.
Contact the Reference Desk for more information at
(949) 451-5266 or [email protected]
Library: Students, please keep us informed of your library
needs. Your academic success is our success!
How to Log on
to Library Computers!
If your college email address is : [email protected]
Your username would be: jdoe7
Your Password must be “personalized” in MySite
More Study Space
IVC Library Bytes
Volume 5 Issue 1
Fall 2013
Karima Feldhus, Library Dean
Rosie Navarro, Senior Administrative Assistant
Cheryl Delson, Chair/Librarian
Anthony Lin, Librarian
Brandee Idleman, Adjunct Librarian
Charles Hobbs, Adjunct Librarian
Jayne Sinegal, Adjunct Librarian
Roseann Kosulandich, Adjunct Librarian
Tim Ream, Adjunct Librarian
Wen Gao, Adjunct Librarian
Sophie Ling, Library Technician
Jhuma Chakraborty, Library Assistant I
Alfredo Eutimio, Library Assistant I
Sam Safrang, Library Assistant I
Academic Reserves/EOP&S /InterLibrary Loan
Kris Murakami, Library Assistant III,
Technical Services
Jeanette Murillo, Library Technician
Loretta Lau, Library Assistant II, (also Circulation)
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For Student Checkout!
Solutions Manuals
Molecular Model Kits
Musculature Models
Fill out the Reserves Request slip at the Circulation Desk, show a valid photo
ID, and enjoy these study aids in the library. Late fees apply.
Library Resources & Services
Over 22,000 searches were done from Jan. 1, 13 to
Aug. 31, 13 by IVC students, faculty and staff in our
Films on Demand database.
Here are some of the top subject areas viewed.
Subject Area
Business & Economics
Abuse & Violence
Health & Medicine
Criminal Justice & Law
Political Science
Guidance & Counseling
Total Views
Use the Databases A-Z link from the library’s homepage to
access Films on Demand. All videos are available 24/7
off-campus with valid IVC student ID and password.
Skeletal Bones
Brain models
Rock Kits
Academic Reserves
ARTstor available online 24/7
Books: reference, Open Reserves, Reserves and stacks.
DVDs: 570 titles in over 70 different categories on 2nd floor.
E-books: over 18,000 titles available online!
Films on Demand available online 24/7
Inter-library loans
Law Library on the 2nd floor.
Librarians are available at the 1st floor Reference Desk to
answer all questions! (949) 451-5266.
Library 10 , 111 & 112: Library Research credit courses are
offered in the Fall and Spring semesters and transfer to CSUs.
Library Orientations can be scheduled for all IVC courses
throughout the semester, please contact us at [email protected]
Library Skills Workshops for students, faculty and staff. Sign
up online at http://ivc.libcal.com/workshops
Magazines (periodicals): current & back issues available
online and on the first floor of the library.
Music CDs are now located on the second floor.
 Newspapers: current & back issues are available on the first
floor of the library, including the Wall Street Journal and LA
Times, and online through LexisNexis.
Online Databases: Britannica Online, Country Watch, EBSCO,
JStor, LexisNexis, NetLibrary, MasterFile Premier,
MagillOnLiterature Plus, the Oxford English Dictionary, ProQuest &
many more.
Open Reserves located on the second floor offers older
textbooks for use by students and patrons.
Periodicals: Current and past hardcopy issues available on the
1st floor of the library.
For more information please stop by the Reference Desk:
Call: (949) 451-5266; Email: [email protected]
Or visit our website: http://www.ivc.edu/Library/
Article Databases by category: Questions, call: (949) 451-5266; email: [email protected]

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