Over the past four years, the LLC has been hard at work systematically removing outdated and unused materials from our collection, a process called weeding. Dr. George Griffith, the recently retired, longtime CSC English Professor with a wonderful way with words, preferred to call it “Gardening.” When done properly, weeding/gardening […]
Any Minute Now, the Pets on the Couch will hear The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo put her key in the door and open it. As she does they all dance around her looking for food; Real Food/Fake Food, they don’t care. She pulls at her clothing mumbling under […]
But I Don’t Know How to Read a Map! : Navigating “MAP Support” on The Library Learning Commons Webpage
If you have been on campus the last three years you have undoubtedly heard about “The MAP.” It’s been MAP this and MAP that. You might have even taken a look at the MAP display in the library’s atrium. With the upcoming HLC visit, the MAP has gotten even more […]
Angela Merkel, Bobby Kennedy, and the Vinegar Girl were at an outdoor café discussing the most recent round of TED Talks focusing on everything from Politicians and the Egalitarians and Valiant Ambition to Paper and The Inevitable. There were questions posed such as Who Rules the World?, But What If […]
As much as the Buyer’s Club hates the job, about once a year they need to decide which books from the Rotating Collection to return and which books to keep. There are always more books that they want to keep than return since each member comes from a different subject […]
After Harry Switched On the infamous Siddhartha’s Brain, he taught him Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, How to Eat in the Woods, and Algorithms to Live By. The lessons were Disrupted when Siddhartha suddenly asked, “What Happened, Miss Simone?”
The week of April 4-8, 2016 has seen an unprecedented flood of new books into the Library Learning Commons. In total, we received 117 new books, 17 boxes of donated titles, and 29 Rotating Collection books.
Lady Bird and Lyndon, Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates, and the Lion of the Senate were at a Washington dinner party discussing the Pacific with The War Reporter. A Black Man in a White Coat joined them after attending the Custer Trials and the conversation moved to The Rift […]
I was really looking forward to doing one of my “new title stories” with the titles purchased recently. That is proving to be a daunting task as the library has purchased 425 titles since December 1, 2015. Purchasing has been done across the nine departments on campus based on faculty […]
Did you know that the CSC Law Collection is the only print legal collection in a three county area? Did you know that the print legal collection is sometimes more up-to-date than online sources? Did you know that the Law Collection is open to members of the community to use?