Please help yourself to a sheet of our library note paper. The navigation bar along the left side of the page is a reminder of all the good stuff on the library site. If you'd like a paper copy or a high-quality image file, send an email to Tom Nichol.
Friday, January 28, 2005
Thursday, January 27, 2005
Go to Tax Forms and view links to the IRS, Minnesota, North Dakota and other states. There is also information as to where you can go to get help with your tax questions!
"How will you spend your refund?"
- Tracy Charles, Duke University
Tuesday, January 25, 2005
Monday, January 24, 2005
Internet users (44%) tend to settle quickly on a single search engine, rather than comparing results with other search systems. "But these same satisfied internet users are generally unsophisticated about why and how they use search engines. They are also strikingly unaware of how search engines operate and how they present their results."
To read more go to: Online Activities & Pursuits.
Yet another reason librarians are sexy: they help you decipher between the good, bad and ugly on the Internet!
Sunday, January 23, 2005
So, what say you bloggers? Is the noise in the library and computing lab a problem? If so - any thoughts on what could/should be done?
Thursday, January 20, 2005
Unfortunately, we don't have any librarians at CSB/SJU that regularly wear their hair in a bun. However, we are taking votes for the sexiest librarian - male or female. Any nominations?
So far, we've had several web pages created using LibData:
The nice thing about this software is that it allows us to rapidly deploy courses for particular classes, or for particular topics, re-using the existing pool of resources. If you've had a chance to use any of these pages, please let us know what you think about them.
Monday, January 17, 2005
Tsunami Disaster that covers the events, images, contacts, relief
efforts, and science. It was created on December 27, and since then has been updated on a daily basis. It is available at: Tsunami Guide
First.gov has also compiled links to resources and assistance to find out the whereabouts if Anericans in the region, offer humanitarian relief, access information about earthquakes and tsunamis, and read other news about the disaster. This information can be found at: First.gov Tsumani Guide
Thursday, January 13, 2005
· When a book is due, an email is sent to remind you to renew or return it.
· On the 10th day overdue, a $10 fine is charged to your student account.
· On the 28th day overdue, a $10 processing fee and replacement cost is charged.
· Media materials begin incurring fines immediately at $1.00/day for 10 days.
· On the 10th day overdue, a $10 processing fee and replacement cost is also charged.
For complete Circulation Policies click on: http://www.csbsju.edu/library/about/services/circ.html#ovrd
Tuesday, January 11, 2005
Once we had this in place, our traffic has more than doubled - we now field over 20% of our reference questions via this service. If you haven't used our "Ask A Librarian" service, consider giving it a try! If you have used it, please let us know how it works for you by responding to this post.
More info on the service at our Online Chat page.
It's always amazing to me as a librarian that people can get so worked up about a book that they think it wise to disallow others from seeing it.
See the story on CNN.com - Library board puts Jon Stewart's book back on shelves. For more info on "banned books" see the American Library Association's page at BannedBooks Week