Archive for the Collection Updates Category
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 […]
Patrons have frequently requested The New York times as a resource for the library, but unfortunately the Times does not deliver to Dawes county. So, we at the LLC found a digital solution and have acquired a site license to nytimes.com! The New York Times contains “all the news that’s […]
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. […]
One of the LLC’s major projects for 2014-2018 is to revitalize the Library’s print collection. A big part of this goal is ordering new books that align with CSC’s curricula and promote faculty and student interest in utilizing the resources. . Each year, CSC librarians research the needs of CSC’s […]