Complete the Smart Student Scavenger Hunt!

Starting on Fri.. Sept. 21 through Sun. Sept. 30, come to the library and complete the “Smart Student Scavenger Hunt.”  Start at the front Circulation desk or Information desk where you’ll receive your packet. Answer the questions on the packet (the included library map will help guide you– and you can always ask friendly library staff for help too, we love to give hints!) and return the packet to the front desk. Your packet will be collected and in exchange the librarian on duty will stamp your Scavenger Hunt handout (included in your GST 110 packets; remember to bring your handout if you want to receive credit for completing the assignment!).

Upon completion, you will also be entered into a drawing for one of two $50 Amazon.com gift cards! 

Drawing will be held on Oct. 1.
Winners will be notified by Salve email.

iPod Touch Available for Checkout

The library now has 6 iPod Touches available for checkout (ask at the Circulation desk, or check the catalog for availability at http://library.uri.edu/record=b4033123).

The iPods are on a 48 hour (2 day) loan period. They’re preloaded with over 50 apps, including:

  • Ted talks
  • BBC News
  • Shakespeare books
  • WorldCat
  • Ebrary
  • Internet Movie Database
  • JSTOR mobile
  • EBSCOhost mobile
  • ARTstor mobile
  • iTunes University
  • iMovie
  • Instagram
  • Angry Birds (Original, Seasons, Rio and Space)
  • Temple Run
  • DropBox
  • FlipBoard
  • Micromedix Drugs Database (for Nursing majors)
  • Google Earth
  • Pinterest
  • QuickCite

Don’t see an app that you’d like to use? Recommend a particular app be loaded onto the iPod Touches by emailing Lori Barile, Learning Commons Librarian at lori.barile@salve.edu or fill out the App Request portion of the agreement form at the Circulation desk!

“The Lady Who Paints” Spotted Outside Library

On Monday, award-winning local painter Rosemary Kavanagh (aka “The Lady Who Paints”) was spotted through a library window. What was she doing? Why, painting the library of course!

Rosemary Kavanagh has participated in numerous exhibits in the U.S. and in Europe. She has won awards for exhibiting in group and solo shows in America, Europe and Mexico.
You can visit her studio/gallery at The Walker Building, 9A Bridge Street, Newport, RI 02840
Studio/Gallery hours are Mon-Sat 10 am – 2 pm