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Voting 101

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Voting 101

Wednesday, February 5th, 4pm-6pm

Library Second Floor

Stop by the library to register to vote, change your registration, or check that you’re registered to vote at the right place.  But registering to vote is only the first step, so don’t stop there!  Volunteers will help you learn how to look up your ballot, find your voting location, and request an absentee ballot if needed.  They will show you how to research the individuals and issues on your ballot so you can make informed decisions and feel confident on Election Day.  There will also be a voting machine so you can see how they work!  The League of Women Voters, staff from the Franklin County Board of Elections, library staff, and students from Raise Your Voice will be on hand to answer any questions you may have. #INST approved

So You Want to Be a Librarian...

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So You Want to Be a Librarian…

February 12th @ 6pm

LIB 011

So, you want to be a librarian? Maybe you’re just a little interested in learning more about what librarians do?  We have just the program for you! Join information professionals Rares Piloiu and Elizabeth Zeitz on Wednesday, Feb. 12 from 6-7p in LIB 011 to learn all about the exciting (no, really) field of librarianship and information science!  While reading all the books is the dream, librarians do way more than just that – we are involved in technology development, web design, instruction, marketing, research, leadership, and yes, helping other people find great new books!  #INST approved

Human Library

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ASC Upcoming Events

  •  Study Smarter -  Tues., Sept. 17 @ 3 PM - Library 124
  • Test Taking Tips - Mon., Sept. 23 @ 3 PM- Library 011
  •  Learning From Your Previous Math Exam? - Thurs., Sept. 26 @ 3 PM- Library 011
  •  Test Anxiety -  Mon., Sept. 30 @ 3 PM- Library 127
  •  Time Management - Tues., Oct. 8 @ 5 PM - Library 011
  •  Midterm Regroup -  Wed., Oct. 23 @ 4 PM - Library 011
  • Test Anxiety -  Tues., Nov., 5 @ 3 PM - Library 124
  • Test Taking Tips - Mon., Nov.,19 @ 3 PM - Library 011
  • Finals Prep -  Tues., Dec. 3 @ 4 PM - Library 011 
  • Finals Prep -  Wed., Dec. 4 @ 4 PM - Library 127

Workshop Descriptions

Study Smarter
Are you studying for long periods and not getting the results you want?  Are you finding that you're not always sure how to study the material in your college classes?  We'll examine some principles of learning and discuss strategies for learning more effectively.

Test Taking Tips
Are you looking for ways to improve your test taking skills?  We will explore different test taking strategies to use for any type of test and look at specific strategies for multiple choice and essay tests.

Test Anxiety
"I hate exams!" "I study but then I freeze up on every test!" "Tests make me so anxious!" Sound familiar? Then this session is for YOU! Join us to discuss test anxiety, explore ways to break the cycle, and practice techniques that can help relieve some of the stress brought on when taking a test.

Learning from Your Previous Math Exam?

Did your math test grade not meet your expectations?  Need help figuring out where you went wrong while preparing for a math exam?  Bring a recent math quiz or test and we will explore ways to up your game before the next one!

Time Management
During this interactive workshop students will learn effective time management techniques and create their own Master Schedules.  The session will focus on strategies for managing life as a student that balances study and commitments with self-care and a social life.  Students should bring their course syllabi and calendars/planners to the session.

Midterm Regroup
Finish the semester strong!  Join us at this session to learn time management skills, how to avoid procrastination, and study strategies to help you succeed.  With 8 weeks left in the semester it is a perfect time to regroup.

Finals Prep

During this interactive workshop students will create a concrete study plan for the last week of the semester and final exams.  The session will emphasize time management, study strategies, and self-care.  Students should bring their course syllabi and calendars/planners to the session.