Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Library and Information Services

News for 2013

LIS welcomes you to campus. Check out what’s new for this year!

Need Space?

Reserve a Wallace Library Collaboration Room online!

On the Move?

Check out our mobile-friendly library resources!

Need a Tour of the Library?

Watch our video tour of the Wallace Library (filmed by student, Jillian Carkin ‘14 and narrated by student Elie Chauvet ‘14) to take full advantage of all that the building has to offer!

Also check out the Top Ten Things to Know About Your Library!

Free Public Printing?

Yes! There is NO FEE for printing. But we do want you to be thoughtful about what you print! When you release a print job you will see a print accounting pop up window.

The print accounting software works on a currency basis. Every student has been given a starting balance of $40.00 for the semester. Prints that are double-sided will be charged at $.04 per side. Prints that are single-sided will be charged at $.05 per side. All public MFPs default to double-sided printing. But remember, we’re not really charging you!

When you release a print or photocopy job, your balance will decrease for each side printed. If you go over 1000 double-sided prints (the equivalent of 500 pieces of paper), your balance will turn negative. You will still be able to print and photocopy, but we hope you’ll pay attention to the amount of paper and toner you are using!

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Need More Resources?

Use ILLiad, our new Interlibrary Loan software that lets you create your own account to receive items, tracks the status of your requests, and keeps a history of what you have ordered! Use it for requesting books, articles and DVDs not owned by Wheaton or the HELIN libraries.

OnCourse has a new look?

Yes that’s right! onCourse has been upgraded with many new features. Take a look at a summary of the new features.

If you are new to onCourse, you can find out more about how to use it on our onCourse documentation page.

Want some quiet?

There’s now more seating available in the Reference Study Room.

On Twitter?

Follow @elizabtweetin and @WallaceLibrary for news old and new.

Need help with your computer or navigating the Wheaton Network?

For up-to-the minute technology information and Do-It-Yourself computer maintenance it all begins here. You can also visit Technology Support, located on the periodicals level of the library. We are open Monday through Friday from 8:30am until 4:30pm. Feel free to call us at 508.286.3900 or email us at support@wheatoncollege.edu. We’re here for you!

Need help organizing your digital scholarship?

A series of tutorials is now available regarding file naming conventions, folder organization, saving and backing up files, an introduction to using zotero, and using Google Drive for collaboration. The tutorials were designed for a pilot project with several FYS classes, but check them out to see if they might help you!

Questions or comments? Megan Wheaton-Book can help: 508.286.3713 or wheaton-book_megan@wheatoncollege.edu.

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