Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week 2018

Join Swipe Out HungerChallah for HungerFood for Thought and other student organizations in raising awareness about student food insecurity during Homelessness and Hunger Awareness Week 2018.

Homeless and Hunger Awareness Week is from November 10th to the 18th. There will be a book display and graffiti board in the IC Library (up on Friday the 9th), tables in Campus Center where you can sign up to volunteer with Swipe Out Hunger, and a Student Leadership Institute (SLI) session about food insecurity held on Tuesday November 13th at 7:00 pm in Textor 102.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations for the SLI event should contact Skylar Eagle at We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.


Cathy’s schedule Friday, November 9th to Monday, November 12th

Good Day:

You can use this form to set up an appointment with me anytime

I’m available from 1-3 pm Friday the 9th at the Research Help Desk.You can make an appointment or just drop by, call, or chat:

I’ll be answering questions from home (virtual reference) on Saturday, November 10th from 2-6 pm (email, chat, or Zoom).   I’ll be monitoring the account so you can use that account.

I’ll be at the Research Help Desk in the library on Sunday, November 11th from 2-6 pm.  You can make an appointment, just drop by, call, or chat:

I’ll be out-of-the office on Monday, November 12th.  If you need immediate assistance that day, contact the Research Help Desk:



Please VOTE on November 6th, voting matters

To encourage everyone to vote I moved John Henderson’s (retired Social Science Librarian) guide on communicating with your representatives to our new LibGuide platform — take a look! .

I added in some local information on voting, a few additional sources, and Twitter handles.

Please go Vote.  It is so important.


THIS THURSDAY AT 4 PM: Free Webinar – Using Nexis Uni for Legal Research

Consider registering at the link below for an online training session on how to do legal research using the database Nexis Uni (replaced LexisNexis Academic last spring).

Topic: Webinar on Nexis Uni–Legal Research

Posted by:  Cathy Michael, Communication & Legal Studies Librarian

Library Guide: Legal Studies > Nexis Uni: Legal Searching

Open to:  Members of Ithaca College

Date and Time:  Thursday, November 1, 2018 4:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Time

Instructor:   Earnrolyn “Lynn” Smith, J.D., MILS, Academic Customer Success Manager, LexisNexis Academic & Library Solutions

Lynn Smith of LexisNexis will guide us through how to find cases and codes using the new Nexis Uni platform.

Event address for attendees:
Teleconference information
Call-in toll-free number (Premiere): 1-855-733-3266 (US)
Attendee access code: 171 301 6960
It is not necessary to call-in.  There is an “audio broadcasting” feature via your computer.