Friday, May 25, 2007

Naming Contest Extended!

The "Roaming Librarian" naming contest has been extended through the end of June! Stop by the library or post your suggestions to our blog and win a free UNT Dallas Campus backpack!

New Library Materials!

These resources have been added to our ever-growing print reference collection!

Margolin, Judith B. and Lubin, Gail T., Ed. The Foundation Center’s Guide to Winning Proposals II. This resource provides examples of actual proposals that were considered exemplary by funders. The volume provides excellent resources for grant-seekers and features diverse proposals in many fields and from several organizations. All of the proposals featured won grant support. (Call # HV 41 .9 .U5 F673 2005)

Geever, Jane C. The Foundation Center’s Guide to Proposal Writing. This is an invaluable resource for grant-seekers. It provides instructions on how to write winning grant proposals by incorporating pre-planning tips, a how-to guide for proposal writing, an explanation of all of the components of winning proposals, and guidance from actual grantmakers. (Call # HG 177 .5 .U6 G44 2004)

Whitson, Kathleen Krebbs. Bill Jason Priest: Community College Pioneer. Published by the University of North Texas Press, this book is a biography of a local hero: Bill Jason Priest. It tells the story of the community college boom of the 1960s and how the Dallas County Community College District led the way to affordable education that was close to home, making education more accessible and more diverse. (Call # LA 2317 .P74 W45 2004 c.3)

Thursday, May 17, 2007

Working on assignments for Professor Senderson got you down?

Are you a student in one of Professor Senderson's criminal justice classes?

Overwhelmed by APA?
Not sure how to cite a federal law?

Make sure you check out the Criminal Justice Resources page at

There are links to several sites that will help you avoid mistakes on your papers and help you get a better grade in the class.

The information covered includes:

  • Term Paper Assistance for Criminal Justice Students
  • APA Reference Format
  • APA Reference Format for Videos
  • APA Reference Format for Online Resources
  • Blue Book Legal Citation Format
  • A Guide to Punctuation
  • Structure of the Texas Courts
If you still have questions, contact the library or stop by. We'd be happy to help you find more information on citing resources correctly or find resources to help you evaluate the films you're watching for his class.

Friday, May 11, 2007

Library Instruction, APA, and Critical Thinking Workshops

The library will be hosting several workshops in the month of May for general Library Instruction, APA Citation and Critical Thinking. Brush up on your research skills by coming to room 201D at the following times:

Library Instruction:
Monday, May 14, from 12-1 pm
Tuesday, May 15, from 7-8 pm

APA Citation
Wednesday, May 16, from 12-1 pm
Thursday, May 17, from 7-8 pm

Critical Thinking
Tuesday, May 15, from 12-1 pm
Wednesday, May 16, from 7-8 pm

All workshops will take place in room 201D and space is offered on a first-come, first-serve basis, so reserve your spot in the library today!