Congratulations to Madelyn Heinzelman, the winner of the $25 Amazon gift card with the earliest answers submission and an almost perfect score!
The answers to all of the questions are below, along with how to find them. Thank you to everyone who participated!
2021 Virtual Library Scavenger Hunt
- What is the title of the book the library just purchased which has reflections of Wisconsinites during COVID-19?
Hope is the Thing: Wisconsinites on Perseverance in a Pandemic. Do a catalog search for Wisconsinites and COVID-19.
- Who is the library’s Archivist?
Jason Skoog. Either go to the Archives menu from the main library web page and then the Archives Home page, or go to the About the Library menu from the main library web page, and then the Staff Directory.
- What anniversary did the library just celebrate?
80th as being the Viterbo University Library in the Murphy Center. Find the "Help the Library Celebrate 80 Years!" story on the newsfeed on the main library web page, or the Throwback Thursday posts from October 28th on our Facebook page and Instagram account.
- What quote by Dr. Matt Finch can be found on the library’s social media accounts?
"Libraries are innately subversive institutions, born of the radical notion that every single member of society deserves free, high quality access to knowledge and culture." See the Monday Meme post of November 8th on our Facebook page and Instagram account.
- How do you reserve a study room in the library?
Go to the link in the newsfeed article "Study Rooms Can Now be Reserved Online!" on the library's main web page (or scan the QR code in that story), log into your Viterbo account, select New Booking, then Reserve a Library Study Room, select your date and time, and save your reservation. You can also scan the QR code on any of the study room doors or on the binder at the main library desk, see the social media posts about this new service from September 20th, or go to the link to Study Room Reservation on the Services menu of the main library home page.
- What is the name of the library’s silent study room?
Robers Silent Study Room. See the Map of the library from the About the Library menu on the main library home page.
- What years of the journal Nursing & Midwifery Research Journal does the library hold, and in what database(s)?
2015-present in Academic Search Complete and Nursing & Allied Health Premium. From the Research menu on the library's main home page go to Journal Locator and search for Nursing & Midwifery Research Journal; scroll down to holdings. You could also do a library catalog search for ti:(Nursing & Midwifery Research Journal), limit to Journal, Magazine, click on Access Online, or click on the title and then Access Online.
- Who dedicated Marian Hall on November 1, 1957?
Bishop John P. Treacy, Chancellor of Viterbo College. See the This Day in Viterbo History post of November 1st on the library's Facebook page and Instagram account.
- Who is the Recreational Reading Library Partner?
Lisa Christie. From the Faculty Resources menu on the library's main page select Partnership Program and then scroll down to Recreational Reading, or from the About the Library menu select the Staff Directory and search for the Partnership area Recreational Reading.
- What is the title of the streaming video the library licenses about chiropractic care, and what database is it found in? (Hint: Alexander Street is the name of the company that produces the database, not the name of the database.)
Waking Up the Brain: Amazing Adjustments in the Academic Video Online database. Do a library catalog search for chiropractic care, limit the results to Video, click on View now to view the video, then click on the "hamburger" menu in the upper left corner of the screen which takes you to the Academic Video Online database screen.
- What is the name of the research symposium held at Viterbo each November, and where can you find copies of some of the projects presented in the past?
The Seven Rivers Undergraduate Research Symposium, projects from which can be found in the Viterbo Research Collection. Search the Viterbo University website from the search bar at the top of any page for research symposium and then view the results list for the name of the symposium. Several of the articles in the results list lead you to the Seven Rivers Archives or past presentations in the Viterbo Research Collection in the Viterbo University Digital Collections.
- What did the area of the library which currently houses the Archives used to be?
The Home Economics Food Labs. See the Happy Archives Month post of October 15th on the library's Facebook page and Instagram account.
- What are the names of the three major eBook collections the library subscribes to and where can you learn more about them?
Gale eBooks, EBSCO eBook Collection and Credo Reference, which you can learn more about on the library's eBook Guide. From the Research menu on the library's main home page, select Subject Guides and Tutorials, and then select the eBook Guide under the Research Help menu in the list of library guides. From the Subject Guides and Tutorials page you could also select the How do I...? option under Need some extra help?, and then select the VU Library eBook FAQ.
- What was the first piece of artwork carried downstairs when the library moved from the third floor of the Murphy Center to the first floor, and who carried it?
The bust of Shakespeare, carried by Viterbo President Robert Gibbons. Select About the Library Home under the About the Library menu on the library's main home page, and then read the Library History. There is a picture of President Gibbons carrying Shakespeare down the stairs, as well as a mention of it under the Library Rite of Passage paragraph next to the picture.
- What area did the library recently open to help students relax for awhile, and whose office is it located outside of?
The Mental Health Corner outside of Room 110, which is Mary Rieder's office. See the Facebook and Instagram post of October 15th featuring a picture of this new area and stating that it is located outside of Room 110. To find out whose office that is, see the Staff Directory under the About the Library menu on the library's main home page to find out who is in Room 110.