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?
The week before spring semester classes started, the LLC and TLC staff moved every book between Dewey number 340 and 779.999. That means every book on the south side of the upper level (24,431) and every book from the Law Library on the lower level (3,161) was moved to a […]
Each semester the library compares the rate of circulation by academic department. This rate is calculated by taking the number of books that are identified as being put of a particular department’s subject areas and dividing that number into the total circulations (number of times checked out) for those titles. […]
I was trying to buy tickets to see the Alpha Docs and Blue and the Brain Storms in concert at the local theater when I ran into Kissinger’s Shadow trying to decide When to Rob a Bank. He assured me he would Do No Harm so I continued on to […]
The shelves holding the Rotating Collection are almost bare! No they haven’t all been checked out. (Although we would like that a lot!) Part of the Rotating Collection has been turned over, or returned to the vendor, so that we can order new titles that may be of interest to […]