Author Archives: Leslie L Morgan

About Leslie L Morgan

I am one of the First Year Experience Librarians at the University of Notre Dame. I work collaboratively with Faculty who teach First Year Undergraduate students. I encourage First Year students to schedule a one to one research consultation to review their research topic and explore many information tools important throughout their academic career.

Getting to know You: Librarians & Professional Staff ~ Hesburgh Library

One of the best opportunities for first year undergraduates, is making the connection to professionals who can assist you  in making the task of doing research less daunting. The Hesburgh Libraries – Academic Outreach & Engagement Program has a tremendous team of … Continue reading

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Useful Information: First Year Undergraduate @ Notre Dame

Good Morning First Year Students: It is my hope that your first semester at Notre Dame is moving along in a very good way for you. As you begin thinking about your research and writing projects this semester, I wanted … Continue reading

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Welcome Class of 2018!

I had a BLAST meeting so many new students and their families at the First Year of Studies Open House on Saturday, August 23, 2014. Thank you so much for introducing yourself and your families to me. I especially loved … Continue reading

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Crafting Original Writing: Composing Texts Across Media and Genres by Troy Hicks

As a librarian who works closely with First Year Undergraduates and High/Middle School students in the Summer months in South Bend, I stay abreast of innovations, ideas, suggestions and of course, books to read that I like to share with … Continue reading

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Frankenstein (1931) Starring Boris Karloff – Hesburgh Library Auditorium – April 9th 7pm-9pm & April 10, 2014 4pm-5pm

As part of the Hesburgh Libraries’ “One Book-One Michiana” events, we are pleased to present: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 from 7:00pm-9:00pm in the Hesburgh Library Auditorium: Frankenstein (1931) directed by James Whale and starring Boris Karloff. Take a break to … Continue reading

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One Book Michiana & University of Notre Dame Events: 3-28 thru 5-3-2014

One Book, One Michiana: Mary Shelley’s Frankestein – Month of March 28 – May 3, 2014 One Book, One Michiana is a community reading event sponsored by the St. Joseph County Public Library each year. This year’s novel is Mary … Continue reading

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Digital Literacy and the ND Student

From the Association of College & Research Libraries (October 1, 2011): “The importance of images and visual media in contemporary culture is changing what it means to be literate in the 21st century. Today’s society is highly visual, and visual … Continue reading

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“Beyond Text: The Power of Student Created Media”

Friday, February 28, 2014, 1:00pm – Hesburgh Library-Carey Auditorium – Keynote Speaker: Curtis Bonk, Ph.D. Professor, Indiana University School of Education – join Curtis Bonk to learn how student-created media increases engagement. Reception & Live Demos introducing REMIX, REMIX-T, & … Continue reading

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Need a One Credit Course? Register Now!

The College of Arts & Letters is now offering a one credit course entitled: AL 23200-01 “Research Strategies for the Information Age” beginning March 18, 2014. This course offers an introduction to developing skills for the location, critical evaluation, and ethical use of … Continue reading

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Happy Last Day of Classes! Happening around the library during Reading Days & Finals–FYI

On behalf of the Hesburgh Libraries, Academic Outreach & Engagement Program (AOE), Thank You for an engaging Fall Semester! The Hesburgh Library will be open for you to study 24 hours from December 8, 2013 thru December 20, 2013. Make sure … Continue reading

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