Shifting of the E call numbers from second floor to third floor has now begun! Please be aware of this as you direct patrons to the stacks or look for materials. The plan is to have all the volumes in … Continue reading → Continue reading
Monthly Archives: June 2013
This week, we’re featuring another item with some summer treats…and some raised breads? While this may seem an unlikely combination at first, these two categories do have something in common: yeast. Or, the particular case of this corporate pamphlet, Fleishmann’s Yeast… This pamphlet dates to about 1915, but by then, the Fleishmann Company was well […] Continue reading
Here are the slides that Joan Lippincott shared last week about learning environments:
Hi All: Below is a list of resources University Libraries’ has acquired for its users in fiscal year 2012 – 2013. Definitely check out our latest purchase—the National Geographic digital archive that dates back to its inception in 1888. Databases, … Continue reading → Continue reading
Last December, we found a catalog description that intrigued us. When the item arrived, it was better than we imagined. A scrapbook filled with cut out images from newspapers and magazines, depicting everything you might need to get started as a new homemaker. This scrapbook, wonderful as it is, reflects one of the challenges for […] Continue reading
This schedule is subject to change, but here is the current construction plan:
Most of the noisey work will be finished by July 8th. The public spaces should be open by August 16.
I have been using Asana, an online project and task management app, with my student assistants since the beginning of the year. The site allows me to create projects with detailed descriptions, then tasks under that project with corresponding descripti… Continue reading
Work is continuing on providing multiple pathways to access library resources (or databases in the very broad sense we use that term). These pathways were planned several years ago, based on work from the Databases/Subject guide team as we transitioned… Continue reading
Summon usage has increase over 45% over last year. This can be attributed to several things: more visibility on the website (such as the tab on the home page), better integration in the instruction program (especially at the freshman level), improvements to the interface (better direct linking and bypassing Get VText for full text), and an increase in the content indexed (we have emphasized ebooks and reference sources).
The Culinary Pamphlet Collection (Ms2011-002) is something we’ve talked about on the blog before. With publications from more than 125 companies, it includes a variety of materials: how-to booklets, recipes, advertisements, diet and nutrition plans, and more. The week, we’re taking a closer look at the folder for Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company. It currently […] Continue reading