SU Libraries News

Information Literacy Partners of the Month

The SU Libraries Information Literacy Partner of the Month Award is given semi-monthly to honor faculty with whom we partner in teaching students to find, evaluate, and effectively use information.

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Help Your Student Succeed!

We are quite friendly, but a university library can be an intimidating place. It differs from a public library in many ways and is far more complex than a typical high school media center. Studies show that college students, especially first-year students, often turn to their parents or other family members for help with research and studying. To equip you to do the best job possible helping your student take advantage of the SU Libraries...

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Orientation: Welcome to the Library!

Each August and January, we welcome new students to the SU Libraries at Orientation. The Guerrieri Academic Commons is a beautiful building, but it’s big and it can be an intimidating place. New students, whether freshman or transfer, often aren’t comfortable asking questions and can end up feeling a little lost...

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From Coastal Maryland to the World

As part of its efforts to prepare students to be successful in an interdependent world, Salisbury University has a robust study abroad program. SU students may opt for a short-term program led by SU faculty during summer or winter terms or even spring break, or they may choose from hundreds of other opportunities to study abroad for a semester or even a year. And when they go abroad...

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Working Together to Teach Students

Last year, the SU Libraries began a grant program to encourage faculty to partner with librarians to develop in-depth assignments that would take advantage of the Libraries’ resources and teach students more advanced research skills. We are pleased to award Course Enhancement Grants to the faculty and projects (with partner librarians) listed below for the 2019-20 academic year. We are delighted that these courses represent...

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Art in the Academic Commons

One of the pleasures of being in the Guerrieri Academic Commons is seeing the art on display around the building, created by SU students. Thanks to a generous endowment provided by the Middendorf Foundation in 2007, we are able to buy art exhibited at the senior art shows each year and display...

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Spotlight on Student Workers: Katie Hopwood

Katie Hopwood is a junior from Carroll County, MD. She chose SU because when she “visited it was a place where I loved the campus and all it had to offer. I just felt like it was the place where I should be for college.” She admitted, however, that she also chose it because of its nearness to the beach.

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