Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Ready for Snow?

Be Sure You Are Signed Up for RAVE Alerts

This way, you won't miss being notified if school is closed or delayed.

Follow These Instructions to Enroll:

  1. To get started, go to www.getrave.com/login/sullivan 
  2. Click on the “Register” button.  
  3. Complete the form. Your “registration e-mail” is your Sullivan e-mail address and the password is any password of your choosing.  Then check the box next to “I have read and agree to the Rave Terms of Use” at the bottom. 
  4. Click the green “Proceed to Next Step” button. 
  5. Confirm that your correct mobile phone carrier is listed then click “Proceed to Next Step.” 
  6. The next screen should say that an email confirmation has been sent. 
  7. Check your email for the RAVE confirmation. 
  8. Click on the link in the email to confirm your registration. 
  9. The page will ask you to then confirm your mobile number. 
  10. Check your cell phone for a text message with a four-digit code. Enter the code in the correct box on the RAVE webpage (this is NOT the 5-digit number your received the text from). 
  11. Click “Finish.” This will take you to your account screen where you can send a test message to your phone and/or email. 
  12. In order to receive messages, you need to subscribe to the correct group. 
  13. Click on the “Groups” tab at the top of the page. 
  14. Click on “Find Groups.” 
  15. Under “Groups (click for details) click on Sullivan University Lexington – Students. 
  16. Click on the “Join” link by the words “Group Status” 
  17. You will now receive messages from Sullivan University Lexington.

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Good housekeeping and some fine cooking

Welcome to the winter 2016 quarter. Whether this is your first quarter at Sullivan University or your tenth quarter, the librarians at the Lexington campus want to welcome you.

Now, on to the good housekeeping (great information about the library that can save you lots of heartache as you work on class projects and research papers) and the fine cooking (the library has excellent print and online resources, including cookbooks, available for you to use).

  • Library Staff:
    • Kandace Rogers, Library Director
    • Wendell Barnett, Collection Management librarian
    • Hilary Writt, Reference librarian  
Kandace, Wendell, or Hilary will be glad to assist you with any research or library-related questions. We are here to help you as best we can. 

  • Library hours: 
**Please note that the library will be closed on Monday, January 18, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day**

Monday-Thursday: 8am-9pm
Friday: 8am-6pm
Saturday: 8am-12pm

During weeks 1, 5, and 8, the library will have extended weekend hours. Please see a librarian for details.

  • Social Media @ Your Library: 

Through the library's social media sites there are several ways to keep up with what is going on at the library. 

You may follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, or our blog. Check out any or all of these sites and let us know what you think. We really do value your input and feedback. 

  • Research Guides

If you have a question about how to format your paper using the APA format, where to go to find flash cards and/or other study apps, or how to do great research select this link to see library guides designed to help you be a successful student.

The library even has specific guides for programs like culinary, finance, and early childhood education.

*Image credit: ITM University Gwalior Human Smiley Face.jpg. Creative Commons CC0 1.0.