Library Orientation for Students in Fully-Online Programs – Two days – Sept 28th & 29th

Library Online Learning SupportLibrarians at Claire T. Carney Library are offering an orientation to online library services. Sign up for one of two sessions designed especially for students in online programs. Find out how the Carney Library’s staff and resources can help you succeed. The orientation will cover key library services and ensure that you know how to seek additional help from your liaison as well as library’s online support coordinator.

The orientation sessions are scheduled for Tuesday, September 28th from 6 to 6:45 pm and Wednesday, September 29th from 10 to 10:45 am. The synchronous sessions will be conducted using Wimba, an online teaching and learning tool. We will email attendees the link to the Wimba classroom and directions for accessing it.

If you’re interested in attending one of the sessions, please complete the online registration form by September 22nd.

Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have questions!


Matt Sylvain, Library Online Support Coordinator
Charlie McNeil, Library Systems and Digital Services Librarian

Technical Requirements

You need speakers or a headset to listen to the presentation. We also recommend that you have a microphone to ask questions and make comments. If you don’t have a microphone, you may use Wimba’s text-based chat to communicate with the presenters and fellow participants.

We also recommend that you use a broadband connection or higher.

Operating System

Windows 2000, XP or Vista; Mac OSX 10.3+
Java: Windows – J2SE(TM) Runtime Environment 5.0, Macintosh – Java for Mac OS X
Virus Scan and all Windows or Mac software updates installed (recommended)


256 MB RAM
Sound Card
Microphone Headset (recommended)

Web Browser

Windows: IE (7.0, 8.0), Firefox (3.0, 3.5)
Macintosh: Firefox (3.0, 3.5), Safari (3.0, 4.0)
Macromedia Flash Plug-in