In a flamboyant age and a notoriously flamboyant profession - he was an
active member of a theatre company for at least 20 years - Shakespeare
was abnormally reticent. As a result, researchers have had painstakingly
to piece together the story of his life from surviving scraps of
From Google Image
Shakespeare wrote most of his greatest plays during the first decade
(1599-1608) of his company's occupation of the Globe. They include the
mature comedies, Much Ado About Nothing (which may shortly pre-date the move), As You Like It and Twelfth Night; the darker comedies, sometimes called ‘problem plays’, All's Well that Ends Well, Measure for Measure and Troilus and Cressida; a pot-boiler, The Merry Wives of Windsor, written in response to demands for more of Falstaff; and the major tragedies, Julius Caesar, Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, Macbeth, Antony and Cleopatra, Coriolanus and Timon of Athens.
It was a period that saw the Lord Chamberlain's Men honoured by the new
monarch with the title of King's Men and confirmed in their ascendancy
at court. (From Credo Reference)
This book explains how Billy Beene, the general manager of the
Oakland Athletics, is using a new kind of thinking to build a successful
and winning baseball team without spending enormous sums of money. The
author examines the fallacy behind the major league baseball refrain
that the team with the biggest wallet is supposed to win.
Watch the Movie:
Moneyball - Alcuin Library DVD 5876 and Clemens Library DVD GV880 .L49 2012
Did you know you can renew your books online? Go to Your Borrowing Record
(see steps below) to view and renew items you have checked out like
your books, DVD's and items loaned from other libraries (Interlibrary
Loan)*. View a tutorial here.
Materials borrowed from other libraries need to be renewed prior to the
due date to ensure ample time for the borrowing institution to respond
to the request. Not all renewal requests are extended, so you need to
continue to check Your Borrowing Record to see if your request has been
The Clemens Library of the College of Saint Benedict will once again be
the venue for an Art Contest and Show sponsored by the joint libraries.
The Libraries are inviting any student at CSB/SJU to submit artwork. The
show will be juried by members of the Art Department and the Library,
and the selected works will be awarded cash prizes and displayed in the
gallery space of the Clemens Library. If you entered last year, do not
hesitate to enter again this year! Entries to the contest must be
submitted by April 28, 2014 to David Malone (rm.A109) at Clemens Library
(CSB) or to Kelly Kraemer in the Library Reference Office at the Alcuin
Library (SJU). Students may submit up to three pieces unless it is a
series which consists of more than 3 pieces. This contest is open to all
CSB/SJU students, not just Art Majors!
Work in all
two-dimensional and three-dimensional media will be accepted including
but not necessarily limited to sculpture, painting, prints, drawings,
photographs, jewelry, ceramics, video, computer or artist’s books. Work
created in classes is certainly eligible. All work should be suitably
framed (in whatever way the artist thinks is appropriate to the piece)
and ready for hanging.
The artwork should be accompanied by a
typed statement relating the intentions, motivations, or themes of the
artist. The statement should be approximately 100 words. The prizes
include 1st place of $300, 2nd place of $200 and 3rd place of $100. The
contest is sponsored by the Clemens Library of the College of Saint
Benedict and the Alcuin Library of Saint John's University with the
assistance of members of the CSB/SJU Art Faculty.
reasonable care and precaution will be taken in the handling, storing,
and installing of the artworks submitted for this contest. Neither the
Libraries nor the jury committee will be responsible for damage to works
while in our possession. Submission to this contest shall imply
agreement to all conditions of the contest.