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West Region Learning Support Updates — April 2021

Thursday, April 8, 2021 A Message from Jennifer Tomlinson, Interim Dean, Learning Support Please enjoy the news and highlights from the West Campus Learning Support department. LIBRARY Valencia College Library Receives a $92,383 Grant Recently our library applied for and received a grant from the Florida Department of State, Division of Library and Information Sciences (DLIS). […]

West Region Learning Support Updates — March 2021

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 A Message from Jennifer Tomlinson, Interim Dean, Learning Support Hello West Region, I bring you greetings on behalf of Learning Support and wish you a Happy Women’s History Month. We hope to continue to provide you updates and news in our monthly West and Downtown Campus Concentrate. Please enjoy this month’s news […]

New COVID-19 Vaccines Library Guide Offers Helpful...

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 To help address the concerns of students, faculty and staff, a team of Valencia College librarians has created a new COVID-19 Vaccines Guide to serve as a one-stop source for the latest developments related to COVID-19 vaccines. The guide offers information on how to get the vaccine or pre-register to receive it in Florida, […]

Add Open Education Resources and Free Library Materials...

Thursday, January 28, 2021 As you continue planning for the spring semester, consider adding Open Educational Resources (OER) content and free library materials to your course. OER are teaching and learning materials that are free and legal to share, use and re-mix, depending on their license. These materials can help increase student success by lowering […]

New Humanities Research Modules Now Available

Thursday, October 8, 2020 A Message from Terri Graham, Interim President, West and Downtown Campuses Humanities Professor Jessica Hoeschen and Librarian Beth King launched a series of humanities research modules in Canvas that include instructional pages, helpful links, quizzes and interactive web activities. The modules also discuss the role of secondary and primary research in the humanities. Instructors […]

New APA Seventh Edition Modules Now Available in Canvas

Thursday, August 27, 2020 Valencia librarians have launched a series of American Psychological Association (APA) Seventh Edition modules in Canvas. These modules can be used by instructors as a supplement in any course that requires students to write assignments in APA style. APA format is the official style of the American Psychological Association (APA) and […]

Join Author Kelly Link for the NEA Big Read

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 Valencia faculty, staff and students are invited to join Valencia College’s Libraries, in partnership with the Orange County Library System, from Sunday, August 23 through Thursday, September 10, 2020, for the NEA Big Read to explore the book “Pretty Monsters,” a short-story collection by author Kelly Link. The NEA Big Read […]

NEA Awards Grants to Orange County Library, in...

Friday, June 19, 2020 A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses Valencia’s Southern Region has partnered with Orange County Library System (OCLS) for the 2020 NEA Big Read grant. NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. This $15,000 grant […]

Winter Park Campus Library Launches New Family Resource G...

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 The Winter Park Campus Library has a new online resource for Valencia families. The Family Resource Library Guide is an online tool for students, faculty and staff who are parents or caretakers of young children to help them navigate difficult situations such as COVID-19 and separation and divorce, with additional subjects coming soon. The guide provides […]

Library Research Workshops Course Now Available for Students

Thursday, May 28, 2020 The library is offering a Research Workshops course via Zoom and modules to help students with research assignments. The self-enroll course offers live Zoom sessions and self-paced modules to help students with their research assignments. Each session and module focuses on a different component of the research process and provides practical […]