Finals Week Survival Pack Contest

November 10, 2014 at 6:01 pm | Posted in contests, facebook, twitter | 15 Comments

Finals Pack_Fall 2014As you look ahead to Finals Week, and working long hours studying, writing, and finishing projects around the clock, do you anticipate long sleepless nights with no time to eat or do laundry? Do you worry about finding a seat at Galvin Library during finals? Take care of those worries, and more, when you enter our Finals Week Survival Pack Contest! To enter, send us a tweet, comment on Galvin Library’s Facebook page or if you don’t have a Twitter or Facebook account, you can post your comment here at our blog. Tell us how you love Galvin Library and/or how you use the library during finals and you will be entered for a chance to win a Finals Week Survival Pack!*

The Finals Week Survival Packs* have been assembled by Galvin Library, with additional items donated by other university offices on campus. The packs contain:
• Reusable Water Bottle
• T-Shirt
• Reuseable Shopping Bags
• Coffee Mug
• Book: IIT Architectural Tour by Frank Schulze
• Book: AUTOGRAPHED copy of The Sparrow by Dr. Mary Doria Russell
• Pens and Post-It Notes
• IIT Memo pad
• Luggage tag, IIT pins, and an IIT screen cleaner
• Energy Drink
• Snacks, from breakfast to lunch and in-between
• Best of all, the 4 lucky winners of the Finals Week Survival Packs* will be able to designate and reserve a guaranteed spot to study at Galvin Library!

*Small print – to win a Finals Week Survival Pack:
• You must comment on Facebook, our blog or twitter to enter
• You must be an IIT student to win
• You can reserve any seat of your choosing in the library (study carrel, table, bean bag) just once
• Seat has to be reserved 24 hours before use
• Deadline to enter is Midnight on Wednesday, November 26. Winners will be notified by Sunday, November 30.

A BIG thanks to the following offices for their support and contributions for their contributions to the Finals Week Survival Packs:
IIT Stuart School of Business
School of Applied Technology
University Tech Park
Institutional Advancement
Student Health and Wellness Center
Anonymous Donor – The Sparrow

 

Facebook Photo Contest – Extended!

April 24, 2013 at 5:13 pm | Posted in contests, facebook | Comments Off on Facebook Photo Contest – Extended!

movie ticketsSo, you really ARE busy with finals, but we know you’ve been in the library and photos have been snapped (we hear there’s even a video or two?!?) Maybe you’ve just been too busy to post them. So we’ve extended the contest deadline by 5 days. Now you have time to after finals to relax and still time to post and win a pair of movie tickets. Read on for all the rules…..

Spending all your time during Study and Finals Weeks at the library studying, writing, printing, scanning and studying some more? Might as well participate in our Facebook Photo Contest*. All you have to do is take a photo of yourself, or with your friends in your favorite library locations and then share those images with us via our Facebook page. At the end of the week, the photo with the most “likes” will win a prize from the library – a  pair of AMC movie tickets, just the thing to enjoy after finals are over!

So, start studying, get snapping photos, make sure your friends “like” your photos, and scan the movie reviews for which movie you’ll go see with your winning tickets!

*Contest Rules:
• must be a currently enrolled student (UG, GR, PhD, Shimer)
• photo must be taken any time after Sunday, April 28 at 12 Noon (the official start of Study Week)
• photo(s) with the most “likes” win
• contest ends at 12:01 a.m. Thursday, May 9 – EXTENDED till May 14!
• winner(s) will be notified and will need to be able to pick up the prize at Galvin Library

And the Winners of the Finals Week Survival Packs Are…

November 28, 2012 at 5:12 pm | Posted in contests, facebook | Comments Off on And the Winners of the Finals Week Survival Packs Are…

Galvin Library staff would like to thank everyone who joined the Finals Week Survival Pack contest by liking the library on Facebook, and we would like to congratulate the four winners of Survival Packs: Christina Castillo, Jonathon Sena, Faisal Syed, and Rytis Bizauskas.

Remember that Galvin Library is open 24 hours on BOTH levels for Study Week (started November 25th) and will stay open continuously on BOTH levels through Finals Week (ends December 7). Check library hours on our web page.

Christina!

Jonathan!

Rytis!

Faisal!

Last Chance to Enter – Win a Finals Week Survival Pack!

October 22, 2012 at 1:52 pm | Posted in contests, facebook, hours | Comments Off on Last Chance to Enter – Win a Finals Week Survival Pack!

Fuel for Finals!

As you look ahead to Study Week and Finals Week, working long hours around the  clock, do you anticipate long sleepless nights, with no time to eat or do laundry? Do you worry about finding a seat at Galvin Library during finals? All you have to do is “like” Galvin Library’s Facebook page  and you will be entered for a chance to win a Finals Week Survival Pack!*

The Finals Week Survival Packs* have been assembled by Galvin Library, with additional items donated by other university offices on campus. The packs will contain:

• Snacks
• Energy drinks
• Reusable water bottles
• Scarlet Hawk T-Shirt
• Pens, post-it notes, hand sanitizer, and more
• Best of all, the 4 lucky winners of the Finals Week Survival Packs* will be able to designate and reserve a guaranteed spot to study at Galvin Library!

*Small print – to win a Finals Week Survival Pack:
• You must “like us” on Facebook to enter
• You must be an IIT student to win
• You can reserve any seat of your choosing (study carrel, table, bean bag) just once
• Seat has to be reserved 24 hours before use

Thanks to Undergraduate Admissions, Office of Campus Energy and Sustainability, Student Health and Wellness Center, and Campus Life for their contributions to the Finals Week Survival Packs.

Search the IIT Library Catalog from Facebook

February 15, 2008 at 10:00 pm | Posted in facebook, new resources, research tools | 1 Comment

Galvin Library has created an application that allows you to connect to library resources directly from your Facebook profile. Here’s what it looks like in your profile:

IIT Library Catalog search

Use the IIT Library Catalog Search application to:

  • Search the IIT Library Catalog: find books, e-books, videos, and journals
  • Log in to your IIT/I-Share library account: renew books, check the status of your requests
  • Connect to the library’s Ask a Librarian service: get research help via IM, email, or phone

The library offers many other electronic tools that make online research easier, including browser toolbars and plugins, and citation management software. Click here to see a list of more options.

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