Kirsten Mentzer Presents at 32nd Computers in Libraries 2017

Kirsten Mentzer, technology specialist in the library at the Medical Education Campus (MEC), presented at the 32nd Computers in Libraries 2017. Computers in Libraries is a nationally renowned conference focusing on computers and technology as used by all types of libraries and librarians. Mentzer was part of a panel that included Meghan Kowalski from Catholic University, Alex Zealand from Arlington Public Library and Lennea Bower … Continue reading Kirsten Mentzer Presents at 32nd Computers in Libraries 2017

NOVA Library Scholarship Recipients

 The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) is the higher education association for librarians. ACRL “develops programs, products and services to help academic and research librarians learn, innovate and lead within the academic community.” This year the biannual conference will be held in Baltimore, Maryland, in March and is an exceptional opportunity for NOVA’s Libraries to benefit from these offerings. ACRL awarded scholarships … Continue reading NOVA Library Scholarship Recipients

Live flowers as well as books

A Collection of Art as Well as Books

The Annandale Campus Library has renewed the look of its facility by installing artwork in creative places using creative materials. Among the eye-catching works are sound suppression panels with photographs of skateboards that students brought into the library. As shown in the accompanying photograph, the Skateboards in the Library collection includes “Santa Cruz” and “Penny.” The panels will soon be installed on the library walls … Continue reading A Collection of Art as Well as Books

National Information Literacy Awareness Month

NOVA libraries are joining other libraries, museums and educational institutions across the nation in promoting October as National Information Literacy Awareness month. In today’s digital world, people who are information literate know how to find, access and critically evaluate information to improve their health, environment, education and workplace performance. Having that skill set empowers them to interpret and make informed decisions about their lives, in … Continue reading National Information Literacy Awareness Month