Friday, December 23, 2016

Pima Community College Library Tutorials; Introduction to Tripod

The latest PRIMO (Peer-Reviewed Instructional Materials Online) site of the month is Introduction to Tripod. "This interactive tutorial provides an introduction to searching Tripod, the library catalog of the Tri-College Libraries (Bryn Mawr College, Haverford College and Swarthmore College), and covers searching for known items and items by topic and finding physical items in the library using Library of Congress call numbers". The interview with creator Alex Pfundt is at
The tutorial is at

The previous site of the month (announced a couple of weeks ago) was Pima Community College Library Tutorials "Pima Community College Library’s online, self-paced tutorials instruct students in academic-level research skills at point-of-need, without the limits of time or place. The tutorials educate and entertain researchers as they accompany an animated anthropology student on a research quest into the desert southwest. The tutorials’ setting reflects the unique landscape and history of Tucson, Arizona." There is a text interview with creators Sandra J. Ley and Rob Booth at
The tutorials themselves are at
Photo by Sheila Webber: Xmas wreaths of South London, 44; December 2016

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