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2010 - 2011 Academic Year

April 26, 2011 • Volume 6, Number 29

 
  • Carlson Goes 24
  • It's Not Too Late Too Get Help
  • Library Tip: Protect Your Valuables
  • Library Tip: "Return It All" Day
  • Computer Tip: Converting Text To Table
  • Cranial Candy: 100 Healthy At-Home Remedies
  • Something To Think About
 

Something To Think About:
The only way to keep your health
is to eat what you don't want,
drink what you don't like,
and do what you'd rather not.
~ Mark Twain

April 19, 2011 • Volume 6, Number 28

 
  • Two Weeks And Counting...
  • Carlson Library's 24-Hour Schedule
  • Library Tip: Libraries Closed This Weekend
  • Computer Tip: Why Did Line Spacing Change In Word 2007?
  • Cranial Candy: Emergency And Disaster Information Service
 

Something To Think About:
You can no more win a war
than you can win an earthquake.
~~Jeannette Rankin

April 12, 2011 • Volume 6, Number 27

 
  • Faculty/Staff Scholarship Recognition Today
  • Faculty Author Seminar On Thursday
  • Library Tip: Library Quiet Zones
  • Computer Tip: Do You Know The Menu Key?
  • Cranial Candy: 100 Very Cool Facts About The Human Body
 

Something To Think About:
Take care of your body.
It's the only place
you have to live.
~Jim Rohn

April 5, 2011 • Volume 6, Number 26

   
  • Faculty Author Seminar ... Taylor Hahn, Communications Department
  • Librarian SMS For Information ASAP
  • Library Tip: Faculty/Staff Access To Special Databases
  • Computer Tip: Spell (Re)Check
  • Cranial Candy: ARKive: Images Of Live On Earth

 

 

Something To Think About:
We share this planet
with many species.
It is our responsibility to protect them,
both for their sakes  and our own.
- Pamela A. Matson,
Ecologist

March 29, 2011 • Volume 6, Number 25

 
  • Research Project? We Can Help!
  • Need Help When The Libraries Are Closed?
  • Library Tip: Text A Call Number
  • Computer Tip: Quickly Select Excel's Adjacent Cells
  • Cranial Candy: The MegaPenny Project
 

Something To Think About:
We are becoming so accustomed
to millions and billions of dollars
that "thousands" has almost
passed out of the dictionary.
--Everett Dirksen (1896-1969)
American Politician

March 22, 2011 • Volume 6, Number 24

 
  • Useful Workshops - Act Quickly!
  • Manage Research Work With RefWorks
  • Computer Tip: In Loving Memory Of My USB Flash Drive
  • Cranial Candy: Devastation Of Japan
 

Something To Think About:
We always talk
about working together...
perhaps crisis can give birth
to new evolution.
--Yuka Saionji

March 15, 2011 • Volume 6, Number 23

 
  • Welcome Back - We Are Here To Help
  • Faculty/Staff Scholarship Recognition
  • Library Tip: Online Renewal
  • Computer Tip: Force A New Page In Excel
  • Cranial Candy: YourIrish
 

Something To Think About:
Great opportunities
to help others seldom come,
but small ones
surround us every day.
-Sally Koch

March 01, 2011 • Volume 6, Number 22

 
  • Workshops To Hone Your Research Skills
  • Faculty Author Seminar: "The Role of Technology..."
  • Winter Break Hours Announced
  • Computer Tip: Separate Text Into Multiple Columns
  • Cranial Candy: Visit The Exploratorium
 

Something To Think About:
Life is 'Baeutiful'
Mistakes are the usual bridge
between inexperience
and wisdom.
--Phyllis Theroux

February 22, 2011 • Volume 6, Number 21
 
  • New LibGuide: Special Education & Rehabilitative Sciences
  • Out-Of-Town Borrowing
  • CU Libraries' Quick Journal Facts
  • Computer Tip: Got The Time (for Excel)?
  • Cranial Candy: Get Organized With Springpad!
 

Something To Think About:
Art enables us
to find ourselves
and lose ourselves
at the same time.
~Thomas Merton

February 15, 2011 • Volume 6, Number 20

 
  • Research Tutorials Online
  • Guides and Pathfinders
  • Faculty/Staff Scholarship Recognition
  • Computer Tip: A Touch of Elegance
  • Cranial Candy: How To Get Rid Of Stuff
 

Something To Think About:
The 50-50-90 rule:
Anytime you have a
50-50 chance
of getting something right,
there's a 90% probability
you'll get it wrong.
~Andy Rooney

February 8, 2011 • Volume 6, Number 19

 
  • Films & Clips On Demand
  • MathSciNet Cancelled
  • Library Tip: Videos, DVDs, and CDs...Oh My!
  • Computer Tip: Think Twice Before Cutting!
  • Cranial Candy: Techfloor-Providing The Means To A Better Campus!
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    Something To Think About:
    We cannot change
    the cards we are dealt,
    just how we play the hand.
    --Randy Pausch
    (The Last Lecture)

    February 1, 2011 • Volume 6, Number 18

     
  • Faculty Author Seminar - Wednesday
  • If We Don't Have It ... We'll Get it!
  • Library Tip: Electronic Journals
  • Computer Tip: Flash Drive Defragging?
  • Cranial Candy: 2011 ... Punxsutawney Phil's 125th Prognostication!
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    Something To Think About:
    Okay, capuers, rise and shine,
    and don't forget your booties
    'cause it's cooooold out there today.
    -- D.J. #1, from the movie,
    "Groundhog Day"

    January 25, 2011 • Volume 6, Number 17

     
  • Virtual Campus/Distance Education Support
  • Book & Resource Suggestions
  • Library Tip: Announcements
  • Computer Tip: Print Excel Gridlines or Headings
  •  

    Something To Think About:
    Even if you are
    on the right track,
    you'll get run over
    if you just sit there.
    -- Will Rogers

    January 18, 2011 • Volume 6, Number 16

     
  • Welcome Back
  • Popular Magazines Disappear Again?
  • Faculty: Information Literacy Instruction
  • Computer Tip: Two Dozen Reasons To Use Clipboard
  •  

    Something To Think About:
    I'd rather be a failure
    at something I love
    than a success
    at something I hate.
    -- George Burns

    December 7, 2010 • Volume 6, Number 15

     
  • 'Round The Clock Hours
  • The End Is Near ... Get Help Now!
  • Library Tip: Don't Lose It Now!
  • Library Tip: Return Day
  • Computer Tip: Excel Dating
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    Something To Think About:
    Behold the turtle.
    He makes progress
    only when
    he sticks his neck out.
    -- James Bryant Conant

    November 30, 2010 • Volume 6, Number 14

     
  • Papers Due?
  • Library Quiet Zones
  • Extended Library Hours!
  • Computer Tip: MS Office ... Just In Case
  •  

    Something To Think About:
    I can't change
    the direction of the wind,
    but I can adjust my sails
    to always reach my destination.
    -- Jimmy Dean

    November 23, 2010 • Volume 6, Number 13

     
  • Thanksgiving Break Hours
  • Need Help But The Library Is Closed?
  • New E-Reference Titles
  • Computer Change Directions In Excel
  •  

    Something To Think About:
    Thanksgiving dinners take
    eighteen hours to prepare.
    They are consumed
    in twelve minutes.
    Hal-times take twelve minutes.
    This is not coincidence.
    -- Erma Bombeck

    November 16, 2010 • Volume 6, Number 12

     
  • Databases From Anywhere!
  • Tell Us What You Really Think
  • Library Tip: Flash Drives, Batteries, And Supplies...Oh My!
  • Computer Tip: Splitting Text Into Two Columns
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     Something To Think About:
    Have the courage to say no.
    Have the courage to face the truth.
    Do the right thing
    because it is right.
    These are the magic deys
    to living your life with integrity.
    --W. Clement Stone

    November 9, 2010 • Volume 6, Number 11

     
    • Faculty Author Seminar: Writing For Publication
    • New Database: Key Business Ratios
    • Library Tip: Faculty & Staff Access To Special Databases
    • Computer Tip: Color Code Tabs
     

      Something To Think About:
    I've failed over and over
    and over again in my life
    and that is why I succeed.
    --Michael Jordan

    November 2, 2010 • Volume 6, Number 10

     
    • Research Project? We Can Help
    • Manage Research Work With RefWorks
    • Library Tip: Online Renewals
    • Computer Tip: Make Text Special With Special Effects
     

    Something To Think About:
    Everyone has a photographic memory.
    But not everyone has film.
    -- Unknown

    October 26, 2010 • Volume 6, Number 9

     
    • New Database: European Views Of The Americas
    • Clarion Yearbooks Online
    • Library Tip: Author Searching
    • Computer Tip: Change Cell And Font Colors Based On Contents Of The Cell!
     

    Something To Think About:
    "Eye of newt, and toe of frog, w
    ool of bat, and tongue of dog, a
    dder's fork, and owlet's wing.
    For a charm of powerful trouble,
    like a hell-broth boil and bubble."
    -- William Shakespeare

    October 19, 2010 • Volume 6, Number 8

     
    • Research Tutorials Online
    • Guides And Pathfinders
    • Library Tip: Faculty Study Room
    • Computer Tip: Choose Your Format
     

    Something To Think About:
    A picture is worth a thousand words,
    but it takes 3,000 times the disk space
    -- Unknown

    October 12, 2010 • Volume 6, Number 7

     
    • Faculty Author Seminar: White Collare Criminals
    • If You Can't find It... We CAN!
    • Library Tip: Text A Call Number
    • Computer Tip: Space Crazy  
     

    Something To Think About:
    Thousands of candles
    can be lit from a single candle,
    and the life of the candle
    will not be shortened.
    Happiness never decreases
    by being shared.
    -- Buddha

    October 5, 2010 • Volume 6, Number 6

     
    • Teacher Reference Center Returns!
    • Shhh...Library Quiet Zones
    • Library Tip: Group Study Rooms
    • Computer Tip: How Many Was That?
     

    Something To Think About:
    Nothing is impossible.
    Some things are just
    less likely than others.

    -- Jonathan Winters
     

    September 28, 2010 • Volume 6, Number 5

     
    • Thursday's Faculty Author Seminar: Educational Assessment
    • Library Tip: Reference Services - Any Way You Want It!
    • Computer Tip: Quick Launch Your Most-Used Apps
     

    Something To Think About:
    If you want others to be happy,
    practice compassion.
    If you want to be happy,
    practice compassion
    .
    -- Dalai Lama

    September 21, 2010 • Volume 6, Number 4

     
    • What's New In The Newspapers?
    • Library Tip: Electronic Books At Clarion University!
    • Computer Tip: Automatically Compare Excel Data
     

    Something To Think About:
    The ones who are hardest to love
    are usually the ones
    who need it the most.
    -- Dan Millman

    September 14, 2010 • Volume 6, Number 3

     
    • Virtual Campus/Distance Education Support 
    • New! Literature Criticism Online
    • Library Tip: Laptops
    • Computer Tip: Multi-Tab Start Up
     

    Something To Think About:
    A ship in harbor is safe,
    but that is not
    what ships are built for.
    -- John A. Shedd 

    September 7, 2010 • Volume 6, Number 2

     
    • Films On Demand Available!
    • PsycINFO & PsycARTICLES Updates
    • Library Tip: Faculty And Staff ID Cards
    • Computer Tip: Double-Click To AutoFit 
     

    Something To Think About:
    The things that come
    to those that wait
    may be the things left
    by those who got there first.
    -- Unknown
     

    August 31, 2010 • Volume 6, Number 1

     
    • Welcome!
    • Carlson And Suhr Libraries' Services
    • Library Hours Change
    • Library Tip: ID Cards
    • Computer Tip: What Version Are You?
     

    Something To Think About:
    I'm a grat believer in luck
    and I find the harder I work,
    the more I have of it
    .
    -- Thomas Jefferson