Friday, December 5, 2014

Ten Study Methods That Work

What really works??   Try these good ideas from Chadron State College.   Time management, good planning, proper motivation, over learning?   All helpful, and not just for studying.




Thursday, December 4, 2014

How to Study: Studying Tips for College Students

Good ideas from Rasmussen College from studies done about what is most effective.  The proper techniques you use to study will help you get those good grades and do well on the final.


Monday, December 1, 2014

Monday, November 24, 2014

Late Night Study at the Library

We we be having some extended hours at the Library.
For all of those serious about studying for finals and completing those final projects, see our hours listed below.  You will need to have your student ID with you and be in the Farm Boys Room before 11:50.

The computer classroom in that area will also be open during these same times. 
Extended hours:   11:50 pm - 2:00 am
Dates: 
     Monday, December 1
     Tuesday, December 2
     Wednesday, December 3
     Thursday, December 4
     Monday, December 8
     Tuesday, December 9
     Wednesday, December 10
Sunday, December 7  - Entire library will be open from 4pm-11:50pm

Friday, November 21, 2014

Library Student Employees Make a Difference

Asbury University - Kinlaw Library student assistants are very important members of the Kinlaw Library staff. The tasks they perform are critical to the efficient and successful operation of the library. Whether at a service desk, on the phone, or performing other tasks or projects, student employees are very important and appreciated. Meet our talented library student assistants and learn about the exciting projects they are working on. Enjoy!

  Ashley Hibbert

What is your job title?
 Circulation Student Assistant
In what section or unit of Kinlaw Library do you work?
  Circulation Desk
What is your student job in a nutshell?
   I assist patrons with locating resources, checking out materials, and utilizing Library resources.
What are you working on right now?
  I am creating a display of Christmas books in the Children's Collection.
How long have you been at Kinlaw Library?
    This is my first semester.
Have you held any other jobs with Asbury University?
   Yes, I've worked on the Audio / Visual support team in the Miller Communication Arts Center.
Do you have a favorite accomplishment at Kinlaw Library?
   Helping patrons to find a book that they are looking for always gives me a sense of accomplishment.
What is your major, and intended date of completion?
    My major is Media Comm and I intend to complete my degree in May 2016.
What career/s are you interested in?
    I am interested in corporate production.
What are your passions or interests outside of work and school?
    I love to serve on the tech team at church, spend time with friends, and be outdoors.
What is the last book you read, or the last book you loved?
   A Sick Day for Amos McGee by Philip C. Stead.  It is a children's book, but it brings a smile to my face every time I read it! 

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Charge up your devices

At the Library!  We have a new charging station for all your devices.


Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Library Student Employees Make a Difference

Asbury University - Kinlaw Library student assistants are very important members of the Kinlaw Library staff. The tasks they perform are critical to the efficient and successful operation of the library. Whether at a service desk, on the phone, or performing other tasks or projects, student employees are very important and appreciated. Meet our talented library student assistants and learn about the exciting projects they are working on. Enjoy!

  Lauren Ury


What is your job title?
  Circulation Desk Student Assistant
In what section or unit of Kinlaw Library do you work?
   I work at the Circulation Desk.
What is your student job in a nutshell?
 I'm the first face people see when they walk in the Library.  I answer questions for them or direct them elsewhere if I can't help them with their problem.  I also check books in and out to patrons.  I also do other little jobs like dusting and making lots of coffee!
What are you working on right now?
  Right now I am sitting at the main desk filling out this Q & A about my job.  I pause every once in awhile to sell coffee to a patron or give out keys to study rooms.
How long have you been at Kinlaw Library?
    Ever since I was a wee Freshman 2 1/2 years ago.
Have you held any other jobs with Asbury University?
  Yes.  I worked in the cafeteria and I currently also work in the office in McCreless.
Do you have a favorite accomplishment at Kinlaw Library?
   One time I stacked an entire box full of chocolate caramel coffee creamers on a single shelf of the display on the coffee cart.  It was glorious.
What is your major, and intended date of completion?
  Art Education in Spring 2017.
What career/s are you interested in?
   My goal right now is to become an independent art teacher.  Being an undersea photographer isn't out of the question either.
What are your passions or interests outside of work and school?
   I love to play guitar and travel.  Often at the same time.
What is the last book you read, or the last book you loved?
  I started reading A Series of Unfortunate Events over the summer.  Every good thing I'd heard about the series was true.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Need to pay a fine? Don't have cash? Give us cans instead!

We will take food for the hungry and take care of your fine as well.  Contact someone at the Circulation Desk for more information.   We will also just take donations.


Monday, November 17, 2014

Library Student Employees Make a Difference

Asbury University - Kinlaw Library student assistants are very important members of the Kinlaw Library staff. The tasks they perform are critical to the efficient and successful operation of the library. Whether at a service desk, on the phone, or performing other tasks or projects, student employees are very important and appreciated. Meet our talented library student assistants and learn about the exciting projects they are working on. Enjoy!

  Berenice Heinlein


What is your job title?
 Curriculum Lab Assistant
In what section or unit of Kinlaw Library do you work?
  King Curriculum Lab
What is your student job in a nutshell?
   I shelve and organize books and materials. I specifically work with the fines and records.
What are you working on right now?
  Fines.
How long have you been at Kinlaw Library?
    I have been working here for about 2 and a half years.
Have you held any other jobs with Asbury University?
   Yes, I currently also work as an academic coach and as a tutor. Last year I was the RA of Lower Glide in Glide-Crawford female dormitory. I served my time in the cafeteria my Freshman and Sophomore year.
Do you have a favorite accomplishment at Kinlaw Library?
   I created a system for managing overdue books and fines. Last year I decorated the board by the door of the library. I loved creating interactive and three-dimensional bulletin boards to encourage reading.
What is your major, and intended date of completion?
    I am an Elementary Education Major with an emphasis in Teaching English as a Second Language.
What career/s are you interested in?
    I am interested in teaching in lower income school as a general education teacher where there are many children learning English as a second language. I would also be interested in becoming a school principal.
What are your passions or interests outside of work and school?
    I love music!  I am passionate about singing and dancing and I currently sing with the Asbury Chorale as an Alto. I enjoy anime and games such as D&D or board games. I truly enjoy going to festivals in Lexington and going on adventures.
What is the last book you read, or the last book you loved?
   I recently read The Giver by Lois Lowry for the first time because many others have read it in childhood. It was great.