Friday, April 29, 2011

New Movie Titles - Apr. 29

Alcuin Library:

Robinson Crusoe
A Few Days In September
Going to School
Pioneers of Television
The Disappeared
Winter Kept Us Warm
Alamar
The Border
If God Is Willing And Da Creek Don't Rise
Rabbit Hole
The King's Speech
The Way Back
Donnie Brasco
The Alan Bennett Collection
Farewell
The Lion King
Doctor Who: The Complete Specials
Blow Out
Moguls & Movie Stars: A History Of Hollywood
The disappeared
Pioneers of television
Going to school = Ir a la escuela
The African Burial Ground: an American discovery
Making Maasai Men: growing courage toward circumcision
Teen truth: an inside look at body image
Environmental sustainability in business: a case study
Costa Rica: ecotourism and economic development
Ip Man 2: Legend Of The Grandmaster


Clemens Library:


Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Weaving Peace in the Rift Valley
Shine of Rainbows
The King’s Speech
Bambi
Silent Choices
You Don’t Know Dick
Will Eisner
Cochise County USA
Hopalong Cassidy
Beyond Borders
The Responsibility Revolution
Sustainability Considerations
Rabbit Hole
Country Strong
The Chronicles of Narnia
COUNTRY STRONG
WHITE MATERIAL
GEENER WORKPLACE, PLANNING AND MANAGING FOR SUSTAINABILITY
SUSTAINABILITY CONSIDERATIONS IN DESIGN
RESPONSIBILITY REVOLUTION, THE
12 ROUNDS EXTREME CUT
1 A MINUTE (BREAST CANCER)
TOURIST, THE
RABBIT HOLE
YOGI BEAR

Monday, April 18, 2011

Social Explorer Workshop

Faculty members are invited to join librarians Dave and Diana for a workshop on Social Explorer, a newly available online research and data visualization tool. Tuesday, April 26th, 4-5pm, Simons G60. Please RSVP to dsymons at csbsju dot edu if you plan to attend.

--DW

Easter Break -- Library Hours

Easter Break -- Library Hours

Wednesday, April 20 - Thursday, April 21: 8:00am-4:30pm
Friday, April 22 - Sunday, April 24: CLOSED
Monday, April 25: 8:00am-12 Midnight

The BAC Music Library will close at 4:00pm Wednesday, April 20 and open for regular academic hours, Tuesday, April 26 at 9:00am.


-sg

Friday, April 15, 2011

New Movie Titles - Apr. 15

Alcuin Library:

Tron: Legacy
Hubble
I Love You Phillip Morris
Friday Night Lights: The Fifth Season
Marwencol
Mike Rice: The Re-screening Motion Offense
The Last Fix: An Addict's Passage From Hell To Hope
Harry Potter And the Deathly Hallows, Part 1
Alex & Leo

Thursday, April 14, 2011

ebrary trial

2011 has been called by some the year of the e-book. Although e-books have been around for some time now in various shapes and forms, they seem to be reaching a critical point of our collective consciousness since the release of several new e-reader devices and tablet computers. The library is wanting to learn more about how to supply e-books to meet the demand and needs of a changing environment.

One supplier of e-books is ebrary, and we have a 30-day trial (through May 14) to their e-book system.

http://site.ebrary.com/lib/csbsju

There is an intro video that explains how ebrary works here:

http://www.ebrary.com/corp/collateral/flash/QuickStart/

If you have thoughts about e-books, please let us know!

--DW

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Book Lovers Night - This Thursday!

Join us this Thursday, April 14th to hear Author Rae Eighmey discuss her book, "Food Will Win the War: Minnesota Crops, Cooks and Conservation during World War I". This engaging case study of food, conservation, and life during World War I brings alive the unparalleled, mostly voluntary efforts made by everyday Minnesotans to help win the war.

The event will take place at O'Connell's in the Haehn Campus Center (CSB). An information book discussion and book swap will be at 6:00pm; community readers at 6:45pm; and, the author will present at 7:00pm.



Please join us this Thursday!

For more information go to: Book Lovers Events.

-sg

Thursday, April 07, 2011

14th Annual Clemens Library Art Contest

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 15, 2011 to Diana Symons (rm.A108) at Clemens Library (CSB) or to David Malone 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.

The work will be displayed in the Clemens Library from April 19 – May 13. For more information contact David Malone (dmalone@csbsju.edu).
All 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.

-sg

Wednesday, April 06, 2011

Access to New York Times

Readers of the online edition of the New York Times will have seen that full access over the web now requires payment. The Times is developing a campus license, but we have yet to receive details of pricing and access. Good journalism has a cost, and we are watching this new business model with great interest. Your libraries already pay for online access to New York Times content through our ProQuest subscription. While it is not the same experience as the fuller context of nytimes.com, you can read up-to-date individual articles. We will continue to keep our users informed of reader options as the Times transitions to a new online service.


-sg

Friday, April 01, 2011

New Movie Titles - Apr. 1

Alcuin Library:

Sasha
All Good Things
Topsy-Turvy
Black Swan
Mad Men: Season Four
So right so smart
The desert of forbidden art
Hidden battles
The billionaires' tea party
Fair Game
Letters To Father Jacob
Plastic Planet


Clemens Library:

BLACK SWAN
FATHER OF MY CHILDREN, THE
FANAA
HOW DO YOU KNOW
MADE IN DAGENHAM
MAO’S LAST DANCER
TANGLED
WHAT IF
WHICH WAY HOME
WHICH WAY IS EAST