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Library News

Read the Fall 2019 issue of Plough Library's The Same Page newsletter (PDF).

Got Library Books? How & When to Return Them

If you are a graduating senior and have books to return to the library, this is what you should do: Per the president's e-mail of May 1, 2020, students "may request permission to come to campus to take care of essential matters by emailing  Covid19-info .“  Communicate through this email before coming to campus.  Once approved, you can put your books in the bookdrop on the front porch of Plough Library. We will check them... Read More
Posted by Deborah Babb at May 11

More eBooks to Use until End of Term

Many eBook providers are expanding access to their collections for use during the COVID-19 emergency, among them: EBSCO eBooks , one of Plough Library’s databases, has changed its limited-access books into unlimited-access. This means multiple people can use the same book at the same time, useful for classes and collaboration. JSTOR , also one of our existing databases, has opened up its eBook collection—25,000 titles in the social sciences and the humantities. (Limit... Read More
Posted by Deborah Babb at Mar 26

Chat with a Librarian

Plough Library has a brand new chat reference service! Look for a box or button labeled Ask a Librarian. Find it on the library homepage at and the COVID-19: Library Support guide as well as most other library pages and subject guides. Read More
Posted by Deborah Babb at Mar 25

COVID-19: Library Support

Plough Library has assembled COVID-19: Library Support , a guide that pulls together information about the library's resources and services during the time that CBU's campus is closed. Use the page to access our brand new Chat service and to find information about accessing resources to use with research assignments. Remember the library has a collection of databases that provide full text journal articles, ebooks, and streaming videos on all subjects. Of particular note, you... Read More
Posted by Deborah Babb at Mar 20

Plough Library Response to COVID-19

To CBU Students, Faculty, and Staff: As CBU transitions to online course delivery, Plough Library is adapting its services. Remember that our online resources include research databases, ejournals, ebooks, and streaming videos. All these and (digital) interlibrary loan should continue to be available for students and faculty to access. Soon, library staff will begin offering online chat reference, remote research consultations via WebEx, and more. If you have library material checked... Read More
Posted by Deborah Babb at Mar 16