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Research First Aid

Research First Aid is a program developed for library users on the resources and services available at the Laupus Health Sciences Library and the Joyner Academic Library. The program may be viewed via a computer or free podcast subscription.

New episodes of Research First Aid will be released every two weeks with the exception of holidays and official ECU breaks.

Subscribe to the video podcast

To subscribe, type the following address into your video podcast receiver, or click the link for more subscription options:

Or iTunes users may click the icon: Podcast Logo

Watch the Newest Episode

Watch Other Research First Aid Episodes

You will need to have QuickTime on your computer before opening the MP4 video files. This is a free media player.
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Fall 2010

Welcome Back - Fall 2010
September 8
New Databases for ECU Libraries
September 22
Exhibits at ECU Libraries
October 7
One Search
October 27
2010 Holiday Hours
November 19

Spring 2011

Changes at Joyner
January 11

Fall 2009

Welcome Back and Liaisons August 26
Ask a Librarian September 9
Research Consultations September 23
How Do I...? October 7
E-Books October 21
Equipment Loan Program November 10
Holiday Hours December 10

Spring 2010

2 Year Anniversary and Welcome Back January 20
Borrowing from Other Libraries February 4
Online Tutorials at Joyner and Laupus February 17
Spring Break Hours March 3
PeeDee Visits Special Collections at ECU Libraries March 17
LibGuides March 31
Study Spaces and Summer Hours April 14

Fall 2008

Liaisons June 27
Faculty Services July 21
Help Sheets and Tutorials August 25
Food and Drink Policy September 8
Videos, DVDs and Models September 22
Blogs October 6
Study Rooms November 3
Holiday Hours November 17

Spring 2009

Anniversary January 22
iPods and Ipod touches February 2
Interlibrary Loan February 16
2009 Spring Break Hours March 2
Classes March 16
New Databases at Laupus and Joyner March 31
Suggestion Boxes at Joyner and Laupus April 15
Summer hours for Joyner and Laupus April 29

Spring 2008

Introduction January 11
Consultations February 12
E-books March 17
How Do I? March 31
Renewal of Books April 14
Equipment Loan Program May 27
Second Life May 9


Information about podcasts

A podcast is a collection of audio or video files which is distributed over the Internet using syndication feeds for playback on portable media players and personal computers. Video podcasts are also known as vidcasts or vodcasts.

You can subscribe to a podcast in the same way that you subscribe to an RSS feed. This no longer requires downloading anything to your computer. To find out more, please see our RSS Feed and Readers Handout.

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