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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 […]

New Library Resources and Canvas Course

Friday, May 22, 2020 Our librarians have been working hard to enhance online offerings to students during this time of uncertainty. They have created a series of live Zoom sessions and on-demand Canvas modules that cover topics usually addressed in library instruction sessions. Students can self-enroll or enroll at the direction of their instructors and […]

Sarah Dockray Wins Statewide Award!

Friday, May 22, 2020 A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona, and Poinciana Campuses Osceola Campus librarian Sarah Dockray recently won an award for exemplary reference support with the statewide Ask a Librarian system. Exemplary Reference Awards are given out every month. A Quality Assurance Workgroup of librarians from public and academic libraries throughout Florida reviews every […]

Downtown Campus Library Produces ‘We Miss You’ Video for ...

Thursday, May 14, 2020 A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses  Employees at UCF and Valencia College’s Downtown Campus Library created a video to let students know how much they miss them during the COVID-19 pandemic. Staff members also took advantage of the opportunity to remind both students and staff that they are here for […]

Announcing a New, One-stop Location for Library Videos...

Thursday, April 30, 2020  Valencia College librarians recently created a handy resource that houses all library videos and tutorials in one place — the Library Videos and Tutorials Guide. In addition to video content, the guide lists Valencia library content available in the Canvas Commons, such as documents and full modules with built-in assessment components. The […]

Library Database Changes for 2020

A Message from Regina Seguin, Librarian The new subscription year for library databases began on Wednesday, January 1, 2020. A combination of factors has again led to the decision to eliminate select library databases. Certain library databases are funded by Valencia College, while others are funded at the state level. Decisions regarding database additions and deletions […]