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National Career Development Month Begins!

by Sarah Berry

November marks 47th annual National Career Development Month. Here at KU, the Career Development Center will be hosting a series of events from November 15, 2016 to November 18, 2016.

Check out the list of events below and considering attending a few, such as Finding Internships or the CDC Mini Workshop Marathon for improving your interview skills.

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“Plum Prints” added to EBSCOhost databases

by Sarah Berry

Recent users of EBSCOhost databases may have noticed a new addition to their search results – a so-called “Plum Print.”

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Plum Prints are displayed in search results, allowing users to compare and contrast resources.

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A close-up of the analytical information provided by the Plum Print

Developed by Plum Analytics these prints are icons that provide valuable viewing information to users, such as the number of views, shares, or cross references of the book or article. As a result, viewers are able to visualize the impact or use of a specific resource in the academic world.

To learn more about Plum Prints check out these Plum Analytics articles: “The Plum Print: Coming to a Result List Near You,” “See the Plum Print Altmetrics…In More than Just Articles,” and “Visualizing Impact: The Plum Print.” 

Today’s Highlighted Library Service: Article Request

The Rohrbach Library offers a myriad of print and electronic resources its students, faculty, staff and other patrons. However, if there is something that we don’t have within our collections, we will do everything we can to attain it for you! That is why our Article Request form is such a powerful tool, that enables us to retrieve periodical articles that you need from outside sources. If you are in need, fill out the form and allow us to help you in your research process!


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