Tuesday, December 22, 2009

TLS Historical Archive

We just bought the TLS Historical Archive, the full text of the Times Literary Supplement from 1902-2005. This archive increments one year annually, so it will grow with time. This important literary source covers the past century of literary life and offers critical analysis of literature, theatre, cinema, and exhibitions.


Please let us know if you have any questions or comments about this archive.


Thursday, December 17, 2009

New Movie Titles - Dec. 17

Here are the new movies for the week for Alcuin Library:

Peter’s Friends
Eyes of Laura Mars
A River of Waste: The Hazardous Truth About Factory Farms
Somers Town
Taking Woodstock
Inglourious Basterds
The Hangover
Robot Chicken: Season 4
Kyle XY: The Complete Third Season
The Tudors: The Complete Third Season
An American in Paris
Hollywood, je t’aime
Townes Van Zandt: Be Here to Love Me


Winter Break -- Library Hours

The Libraries will be closed Thursday, Dec 24 – Sunday, Jan 3 and have shortened hours other days. For the complete listing of these dates and times click:

The BAC Music Library will be CLOSED.

Monday, December 14, 2009

Avoid Library Fines

Avoid library fines by returning all library items before leaving for break! All library books for undergraduate students are due on Thursday, December 17, 2009. Replacement costs will be billed for any books not returned.

If you would like to take library material with you over break you can renew. Click here for help: http://www.csbsju.edu/library/services/circ.htm#renewing

If you need further assistance, please feel free to contact the Circulation Offices at 363-5604 (CSB) or 363-2120 (SJU).


Friday, December 11, 2009

Finals Week -- Library Hours

Finals Week -- Library Hours

Monday, December 14 (Study Day) – Wednesday, December 16: 8:00am – 1:00am.

Thursday, December 17 – Friday, December 18: 8:00am – 4:30pm

Saturday, December 19 – Sunday, December 20: CLOSED

For Winter Break Hours: http://www.csbsju.edu/library/about/calendar.htm


Cookie Study Break - Mon. Dec. 14

Dining Services is once again partnering with the CSB/SJU Libraries to provide cookies for students!

Take a study break, and stop by either Clemens or Alcuin Libraries on Monday around 9pm to get some cookies!


Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Vote for favorite READ poster!

You have made your submissions – now cast your vote!

Vote for your favorite READ picture!!

Come to either library and see the photographs displayed and then cast your ballot!

Voting will commence Tuesday, December 8th and continue through December 17th.

The votes are considered along with the judgment of the library staff.


New Movie Titles - Dec. 11

Here are new movie titles from this past week!

Clemens Library:

King Leopold’s Ghost
Julie and Julia
Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince
Chess In Concert
Miracle On 34Th Street
Paper Heart
Refrigerator Mothers*
Toy Story
Toy Story 2

Alcuin Library:

A Christmas Tale
Lost: The Complete Fifth Season
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
The Cove
Heartworn Highways
Nature: Alaska
I Am Cuba
Chuck: The Complete First Season
Kyle XY: The Complete First Season
Kyle XY: The Complete Second Season
The Donna Reed Show: Season Two
Not Quite Hollywood
World’s Greatest Dad



Friday, December 04, 2009

New Movie Titles - Dec. 4

Here are the newest movies added the libraries!

Clemens Library:

Dragon Hunters
My Sister’s Keeper
Stress: Portrait of a Killer
That Hamilton Woman
White Night Wedding
Four Christmases
The Ugly Truth
Full Cover Girl
The Prince & Me
Land of the Lost
Rethink Afghanistan
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
When I Came Home

Alcuin Library:

Psych: The Complete Third Season
Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soapbox
Futurama: Volume 3
Blood Rain
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
Terminator: Salvation
The Wendell Baker Story
Not Forgotten
Mon Oncle
The Universe: The Complete Season Three
The Botany of Desire
Stress: Portrait of a Killer
Young Mr. Lincoln
The Butterfly Tattoo
Vampire Diary
Is Anybody There?
India Song
Take Out
Scream 3
Le Mans
North by Northwest: 50th Anniversary Edition
The Power of One
Summer Storm
Sympathy for the Devil
Angels & Demons
The Maiden Heist
Imagine That
Funny People


Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Government Resources on AIDS/HIV

Today is World AIDS Day.

Here are some government resources for finding out more on HIV/AIDS issues and prevention.

Government websites
*Testing, treatment, and prevention educational materials
*Immigration policy information
*Incarceration policy information

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: HIV/AIDS
*Daily news
*Brochures and fact sheets

MedlinePlus: AIDS
*Videos and tutorials.
*Research information
*Latest news
*Treatment Information

Obama's presidential proclamation for World AIDS Day 2009
*Commitment to combating the disease on a national and global level
*Statistics and information on the PEPFAR program

Food & Drug Administration: HIV and AIDS Medicines to Help You
*Information on the various drug options
*Drug Risks and Side Effects

National HIV and STD testing Resources
*Search by zip code to find the nearest testing site
*FAQs about HIV testing

E-Government Documents
Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency Act of 1990

Methamphetamine Use and Risk for HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS among Youth

A glance at the HIV/AIDS epidemic

Quintessential Careers

Quintessential Careers is a free site that provides more than 4,000 pages of valuable career resources for college students in various industries, career changes and career counselors. The resources comprise career articles (written by experienced professionals in the field), a variety of informative tutorials, links to career and job sites, and much more. You can subscribe to QuintZine, a free, biweekly career newsletter that provides useful information for all types of job seekers. You can receive job alerts by e-mail and post your resume; stream informational career videos that include videos on career advice or discussions on "top employers of women".

If you are looking for a job, this might be a great place to start!