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February 16, 2016

  • 3:30pm - 4:15pm: Appy Hours with Faculty Demo with Instructional Designer Janet Syed
    • 3:30 - 4:15 Appy Hours with Faculty Demo Every First and Third Tuesday starting 2/16. Location is the Merrimack Club Conference Room. Sessions will focus on apps currently being used in the classroom. Faculty will share strategies and a brief training will follow. Learners are encouraged to bring their inquiries and ideas. Some apps covered will be: Explain Everything, Notability, the Google Suite of Apps, Responseware (Socrative, Poll Everywhere), as well as Pages, Keynote, Numbers and iMovie

February 17, 2016

  • 2:00pm - 4:00pm: Shut up and Write!
    In the spirit of you don’t need to “go it alone” with your writing and research agenda, the CETL is pleased to offer you support options.

February 18, 2016

  • 1:15pm - 2:00pm: iPad Basics with Instructional Designer Janet Syed
    iPad Basics Every First and Third Thursday starting 2/18. Location is in the Lounge next to the Merrimack Club. Learn about using Airplay, general settings, affordances, app management, downloading apps and other basics. Drop-in session.

Quick Facts

  • 3,585 DVDs at McQuade–plus 21,000 online videos. What do you want to watch?

  • 9,367 items in the Education Resources Collection on McQuade’s 2nd floor. Good Night Moon!

  • 267,684 items were held by McQuade on June 30, 2015.  What do you need?

  • 18,000+ photos of Merrimack in our Media Center collection.

  • 17,567 items were checked out of McQuade Library last year.

  • 156,138 views or downloads from McQuade’s online resources last year.

  • 378 and counting…course and subject guides to help you with your research at McQuade Library.

  • 105,500+ journals are available from the McQuade Library. Journal Finder

  • 225+ databases are available through McQuade Library for your research! Resource List

  • 1,026 students, on average, use McQuade Library between midnight and 7 AM each month.

  • 148 hours a week – McQuade’s open for you. Study early or late.

  • ACCESS – make sure your password is set to access library resources from off campus! How-to

  • SHHH… The Foisy Family Silent Study Room on the 2nd floor of McQuade is the place to go to concentrate!

  • 24/5 MACKcard holders:  McQuade Library opens at 10am on Sunday and doesn’t close til 12 on Friday–plus we’re here 10am to midnight on Saturday.