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What Researchers Look for When They Search Funding Opportunities


Because it is such a ubiquitous part of the academic experience, we closely examined the trends and habits of researchers looking for funding opportunities.

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12 Oct 2016

How to Make a Difference During Library School with Academic Research

Melody Tsz-Way Leung

Opportunities to participate in research projects has solidified my goal of helping everyone find a voice and be confident in who they are.

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11 Oct 2016

How I am Revealing Life’s Possibilities with Multicultural Storytime

Melody Tsz-Way Leung and Dream Drum activity

Information behavior, community engagement, and under-served populations. What do all of these have in common?

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10 Oct 2016

Helping the Researcher...there is a Dissertation for That!

Sparkling crystals

One dissertation can lead to the discovery of more sources, as well as other works that have been cited in additional dissertations.

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22 Sep 2016

How to Grow Community with a Seed Library

Pima County Library Seed Library

Seed libraries provide the community with a free resource for growing healthy foods and they promote sustainability and biodiversity.

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21 Sep 2016

The Future of Academic E-reading, Still a Long Way to Go

Library computer stations

Can academic reading happen as effectively with ebooks as with print books?

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20 Sep 2016

Remembering the Trail of Tears

Painting: Bear's Paw

The enduring legacy of Indian removal policies in the U.S.

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16 Sep 2016

Hunt & Gather: The Fundamentals of Collection Assessment

Library computer stations

Hunt & gather, verify, analyze, and disseminate are the 4 steps of collection assessment, which focus both on the collection and the use/user.

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13 Sep 2016


Misty Copland; Photo Credit: Naim Chidiac Abu Dhabi Festival

Happy birthday, Misty Copeland!

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10 Sep 2016

Divorce Petitions Reveal the Lives of 19th Century Women

19th century divorce petition

Divorce petitions extremely frank and candid offering numerous possibilities for research into the lives of 19th-century women.

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08 Sep 2016