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INSIDE The Clarion University Libraries

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2012 - 2013 Academic Year

 
May 7, 2013Volume 8, Number 29
  • Library Keeps Going…and Going…and Going…
  • It’s Not Too Late For Help!
  • Library Tip: Protect Your Valuables
  • Library Tip: Return Day
  • What Are You Reading? Book Discussion
  • Computer Tip: Edit Within The Excel Cell
  • Cranial Candy: Did You Know?
  Something To Think About:
(Today is "National Teacher Appreciation Day")
The mediocre teacher tells.
The good teacher explains.
The superior teacher demonstrates.
The great teacher inspires.
~William Arthur Ward
April 30, 2013Volume 8, Number 28
  • Two Weeks and Counting…
  • Extended Library Hours
  • Library Tip: Roving Reference
  • Library Quiet Zones
  • What Are You Reading? Book Discussion
  • Computer Tip: How To Cancel Everything!
  • Cranial Candy: Did You Know?

Something To Think About:
Never allow
the fear of striking out
keep you from
playing the game!
~Babe Ruth
April 23, 2013Volume 8, Number 27
  • Savvy Researcher: “Using WorldCat” … Today!
  • 36,000+ E-Books!
  • Library Tip: Roving Reference
  • What Are You Reading? Book Discussion
  • Computer Tip: Let The Painter Do It!
  • Cranial Candy: Did You Know?
  Something To Think About:
It's not easy to
find happiness in ourselves
and it is not possible to
find it elsewhere.
~Agnes Repplier

April 16, 2013Volume 8, Number 26

  • Savvy Researcher: “Searching In JSTOR” … Today!
  • Faculty/Staff Scholarship Recognition Tomorrow
  • Library Tip: Roving Reference
  • Library Tip: Text A Call Number
  • What Are You Reading? Book Discussion
  • Panel Discussion: Islam
  • Computer Tip: Sleeping Or Hibernating?
  • Cranial Candy: Drawastickman
  Something To Think About:
He who conquers others
is strong.
He who conquers himself
is mighty.

April 9, 2013Volume 8, Number 25

  • Savvy Researcher: “MLA & APA Basics ” … Today!
  • LibGuides: “Sparkplugs” For Your Research
  • Library Tip: Roving Reference
  • Library Tip: Save Your Money!
  • What Are You Reading? Book Discussion
  • Computer Tip: Visualize Your Organization
  • Cranial Candy: The Ark In Space
  Something To Think About:
When they discover
the center of the universe,
a lot of people will be
disappointed to discover
they are not it.
~Bernard Bailey

April 2, 2013Volume 8, Number 24

  • Savvy Researcher: “Zotero” … Today!
  • Research Project? We Can Help!
  • Library Tip: Roving Reference
  • Library Tip: Online Renewals
  • What Are You Reading? Book Discussion
  • Computer Tip: Need More Sheets? Word Smarter – Not Harder – In Excel!
  • Cranial Candy: Bitstrips

  Something To Think About:
Change the way
you look at things
and the things
you look at change.
~Wayne W. Dyer

March 26, 2013Volume 8, Number 23

  • Welcome Back – We Are Here To Help
  • Savvy Researcher: “Zotero” – Today!
  • Library Tip: Roving Reference
  • “Ideas To Help You Keep Your Resolutions”
  • Computer Tip: Spring Clean Your Smartphone
  • Cranial Candy: Cowbird – An Amazing Space To Share Stories
  • Something To Think About
  Something To Think About:
Great stories happen
to those who
can tell them.
~Ira Glass

March 12, 2013Volume 8, Number 22

  • Savvy Researcher: “Avoiding Plagiarism” … Today!
  • Library Tip: Winter Break Library Hours
  • Borrowing At Other Libraries
  • Faculty Tip: Roving Reference
  • What Are You Reading?
  • Computer Tip: How To Clean Your Dirty Smartphone (Without Breaking Something)
  • Cranial Candy: Wizgig
  Something To Think About:
The safest way to
double your money
is to fold it over and
put it in your pocket.
~Kin Hubbard

March 5, 2013Volume 8, Number 21

  • Savvy Researcher: “Google Like A Librarian” … Today!
  • Faculty Authors: “Two Perspectives Of A Sabbatical Leave” … Wednesday
  • Library Tip: Roving Reference
  • Faculty Tip: Streaming Videos
  • What Are You Reading?
  • Computer Tip: Smudge Attack! Why Keep Your Screen Clean?
  • Cranial Candy: Hunkin’s Experiments
  Something To Think About:
You only live once,
but if you do it right,
once is enough.
~Mae West

February 26, 2013Volume 8, Number 20

  • Savvy Researcher Series: “How To Read A Scholarly Article” … Today!
  • Library Tip: Roving Reference
  • Tuning Up Your Finances … Tonight!
  • What Are You Reading?
  • Computer Tip: Move Your Router … Improve Your Wi-Fi
  • Cranial Candy: Are YOU Overdosing on Social Media?
 

Something To Think About:
We do not need magic
to transform our world.
We carry all of the
power we need
inside ourselves already.
~J.K. Rowling

February 19, 2013Volume 8, Number 19

  • Savvy Researcher Series
  • If We Don’t Have It…We’ll Get It!
  • Library Tip: Textbooks
  • Tuning Up Your Finances
  • What Are You Reading?
  • Computer Tip: Running Out Of Memory?
  • Cranial Candy: Chronicling America
  Something To Think About:

The most damaging phrase
in the language is:
It's always been done
that way.
~Grace Hopper

 

February 12, 2013Volume 8, Number 18 

• African-American Resource Guide
• Research Tutorials Online
• Tuning Up Your Finances
• What Are You Reading?
• Computer Tip: Is It Just Me?
• Cranial Candy: Playing With Silk
  Something To Think About:
Don't wish for less challenges;
wish for more wisdom.
~Unknown

February 5, 2013Volume 8, Number 17

•  Virtual Campus/ Distance Education Support
•  Films & Clips On Demand
•  Faculty Tip: VHS Tapes
•  Computer Tip: Poor Grammar? Bad Spelling? Great!
•  Cranial Candy: Factsie

 
Something To Think About:
Friends and good manners
will carry you
where money won't go.
~Margaret Walker

January 29, 2013Volume 8, Number 16

• Welcome Back!
• Faculty Tip: Information Literacy Instruction
• Faculty Author To Speak Friday: Dr. Susan Turell
• Library Tip: Best Sellers
• Computer Tip:20-20-20 Eyes
• Cranial Candy: Groundhog Day…Again!
• Something To Think About

  Something To Think About:
Don’t knock the weather;
nine-tenths of the people
couldn’t start a conversation
if it didn’t change
once in a while.
~Kim Hubbard

December 4, 2012Volume 8, Number 15

 

•  ‘Round The Clock Hours At Carlson Library!Carlson Is Going
•  To The Dogs!
•  It’s Not Too Late To Get Help!
•  Library Tip: Protect Your Valuables
•  Library Tip: Return Day
•  Library Tip: Eagle Dollars Accepted At Carlson
•  Computer Tip: Stupid Geek Trick…Date Calculations in
•  Windows Calculator
•  Cranial Candy: Jinxi Boo – Learn, Think, Inspire

 

Something To Think About:
Whether you believe
you can do a thing or not,
you are right.
~Henry Ford

November 27, 2012Volume 8, Number 14

• Last Week To Take The Survey!
• Faculty Promotion & Tenure Recognition
• Papers Due?
• Faculty Authors Speaking Wednesday: Tilting At Windmills
• Library Tip: Roving Reference
• Computer Tip: How To Safely Clean A Touchscreen
• Cranial Candy: Get More Out Of Google

 

Something To Think About:
Each of us will one day be judged

by our standard of life –
not by our standard of living;
by our measure of giving –
not by our measure of wealth;
by our simple goodness –
not by our seeming greatness.
~ William Arthur Ward

November 19, 2012Volume 8, Number 13

• Thanksgiving Break Hours
• Take The Survey – Get A Chance For A Prize!
• Need Help When The Libraries Are Closed?
• Computer Tip: How To Send Email To Many (Privately)
• Cranial Candy: World’s Most Beautiful Libraries
 

Something To Think About:
You get the best

out of others
when you give the best
of yourself.
~ Harvey S. Firestone

November 13, 2012 • Volume 8, Number 12

• New Database: Literature Resource Center
• Take The Survey – Get A Chance For A Prize!
• Need Access To Newspapers?
• Library Tip: Roving Reference
• Computer Tip: Fastest Task Manager In The West?
• Cranial Candy: Collective Noun Fun

 

Something To Think About:
There is nothing noble

in being superior
to some other man.
The true nobility
is in being superior
to your previous self.
~ J.S. Brown

November 6, 2012 • Volume 8, Number 11

• Take The LibQUAL+ Survey For A Chance To Win Great Prizes!
• Library Tip: Roving Reference
• Book & Resource Suggestions
• Computer Tip: Your Desktop, Your Way
• Cranial Candy: Rhymes
  Something To Think About:
I said,
“Somebody should do
something about that.”

Then I realized
I am somebody.
~Lily Tomlin

October 30, 2012 • Volume 8, Number 10

• New Database: Dissertations & Theses
• Films & Clips On Demand
• Library Tip: Online Renewals
• Computer Tip: Excel Charts Can Be More Interesting!
• Cranial Candy: Caverns of Blood!
  Something To Think About:
Laughter is

an instant vacation.  
~Milton Berle

October 23, 2012 • Volume 8, Number 9

• If We Don't Have It...We'll Get It!
• 36,000+ E-Books
• Computer Tip: Emails Are NOT "Greater Than" Anything!
• Cranial Candy: whichbook?

 

Something To Think About:
Choose a job you love,
and you will never
have to work
a day in your life.
- Confucius

October 16, 2012 • Volume 8, Number 8

• Faculty Author, Dr. Vasudeva Aravind, Speaks Friday
• 35,000+ Electronic Journals
• Library Tip: Eagle Dollars Accepted At Carlson
• Computer Tip: Dress Up Those Column Headings
• Cranial Candy: Brusspup
  Something To Think About:
Never become so much
of an expert that you
stop gaining expertise.
View life as a continuous
learning experience.
~ Denis Waitley

October 9, 2012 • Volume 8, Number 7

• LibGuides: "Sparkplugs" For Your Research Projects
• Faculty Library Tip: LibGuides
• Computer Tip: Wearing Out A Flash Drive
• Cranial Candy: Greatest Engineering Achievements Of The 20th Century
 
Something To Think About:
"I can forgive
but I cannot forget..."
is only another way of saying I cannot forgive.
~Henry Ward Beecher

October 2, 2012 • Volume 8, Number 6

• Help Available Via Phone, Chat, Text, Email
• ALF Schedule
• Library Tip: Easels
• Computer Tip: Auto Size Excel Columns
• Cranial Candy: Cool Conversion Tool
 

Something To Think About:
"In the long run of history,
the censor and the inquisitor
have always lost.
The only sure weapon
against bad ideas is better ideas.
The source of better ideas
is wisdom."
-- Alfred Whitney Griswold,
Essays on Education

September 25, 2012 • Volume 8, Number 5

• Banned Books Week
• Student Tip: Text A Call Number
• Faculty Tip: Chronicle Of Higher Education Online
• Computer Tip: Why Is There A $ In That File Name?
• Cranial Candy: Origami
 

Something To Think About:
That men do not
learn very much
from the lessons of history
is the most important
of all the lessons of history.
~Aldous Huxley
("Banned Author")

September 18, 2012 • Volume 8, Number 4
• Virtual Campus/ Distance Education Support
• Student Tip: Group Study Rooms
• Faculty Tip: Faculty Study Room
• Computer Tip: Five Ways To Destroy Your Laptop
• Cranial Candy: Paper Toys!
 
Something To Think About: Forgiveness does not
change the past,
but it does
enlarge the future.
~Paul Boese
     
September 11, 2012 • Volume 8, Number 3
• New Databases
• Student Tip: Whiteboards
• Faculty Tip: VHS Tapes
• Computer Tip: Cookies (Milk Not Required)
• Cranial Candy: Flight 93

 
Something To Think About:
Once you begin to acknowledge
random acts of kindness
- both the ones you have received
and the ones you have given -
you can no longer believe that
what you do does not matter.
~Dawna Markova
     
September 4, 2012 • Volume 8, Number 2
• Database Changes
• Student Tip: Color Printing In Suhr Library
• Faculty Tip: Streaming Videos
• Computer Tip: Automatically Change Cell
          Formatting  In Excel
• Cranial Candy: One Man's Thoughts, Ideas,
          Creations, and Experiences
• Something To Think About
 
Something To Think About:
The mind is not
a vessel to be filled,
But a fire to be kindled.
~Plutarch

     
August 28, 2012 • Volume 8, Number 1    
• News Flash!
• Welcome!
• About The Libraries
• Library Lab Help Desk
• Library Tip: ID Card
• Computer Tip: Easy Zooming
• Cranial Candy: Duct Tape-The Student's Best Friend
 
Something To Think About:
If you wish to travel
far and fast, travel light.
Take off all your envies,
jealousies, unforgiveness,
selfishness and fears.
~Glenn Clark