Library today: Brief training sessions offered for students’ research needs St. Thomas Newsroom April 2, 2009 Library today: Brief training sessions offered for students’ research needs From UST Libraries ‘Just-in-time’ training for students O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library Center offers "just-in-time" training for students If you have research requirements coming up and want some quick and easy instruction on how to find books and articles, stop by the O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library Center reference desk next week at the times listed below. These 15-minute informal sessions are designed to provide basic skills for finding scholarly material on topics of your choice. The schedule: Noon Tuesday, April 7, "How to Find Books in UST Libraries Using CLICnet" Noon Thursday, April 9, "How to Find Articles Using UST Research Databases" * * * New database trial Proquest Civil War Era: This digital collection provides access to nearly 2,000 pamphlets and complete runs of eight newspaper titles, covering the period 1840 to 1865. These primary source documents span the entire era – from Manifest Destiny through the end of the Civil War – enabling researchers to investigate not only the battles but also the rising tensions that led the country to war. Send comments to Ann Kenne. The trial ends Friday, April 24. Database trials also can be accessed from the UST Libraries Web page. * * * Donate books for the National Library Week book sale There is still time to donate used and unwanted books, videos and CDs for the upcoming UST Libraries book sale, April 13-17. Drop them off at the collection table inside the main entrance of the O’Shaughnessy-Frey Library Center.