Learning Resources

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Come Visit the New, Improved, Reference Area!

Reference Area

Librarians and Library staff have been hard at work this summer making some adjustments to the Library’s Reference Area in your award-winning Library. Upon entering, you will be greeted by a Learning Resources staff member at the new Welcome Desk who will be happy to assist you in your Library/Learning Resources quest.

Look to your left and you will see a friendly librarian, just beyond the self check-out station (yes, you can check out library books yourself!). Librarians are waiting to help you with research for your assignments, whether you are looking for books and articles, media content, or other information. We’re hoping reference conversations will happen easier in this spot, tucked away from the business¬†

Reference Desk

Look to your right and you will see that we have redesigned this side of the Reference Area to open up more table space and to help you find your way to the Media Lab (formerly known as MInDSpace). This adjustment involved moving all of those bookcases, and before that could happen we had to move all of the big, heavy reference books! This was an enormous job as you may imagine, but during the process we were able to evaluate the collection to make sure our reference books are current and relevant to the courses taught at Bucks.

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Here’s Margaret the Librarian after a long day of book-moving in August! (Other librarians elected not to be photographed.)

Make sure to check out our Print and Copy Center where you can pick up your printed documents, make photocopies, and use the Book Scanner to copy book pages and documents directly to email or a USB drive.

Print and Copy Center

This is only the tip of the iceberg. The Learning Resources Department (housed in the Library Building) can also help you find a tutor, technology help, and assistance with virtual courses while loaning out laptops and books, and making your Student ID! Ask at the Welcome Desk for more details!