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INSIDE The Clarion University Libraries

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2013 - 2014 Academic Year

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April 15, 2014 • Volume 9, Number 26
In This Issue
  • CU Libraries Closed This Weekend
  • What is ABI/INFORM Complete?
  • Need Help When The Libraries Are Closed?
  • Library Tip: iPads At The Library
  • Cranial Candy: Word Of The Week … vole
  • Computer Tip: Heartbleed Bug Could Allow Access To Your Password!

  Something To Think About:
Never worry about numbers.
Help one person at a time,
and always start with
the person nearest you.
~Mother Teresa
 
April 8, 2014 • Volume 9, Number 25

In This Issue

  • LibGuides: Jump Start Your Research
  • What Is
    Mergent Online?
  • White Boards -  Make Your Own… Or Use Ours!
  • Cranial Candy: Word Of The Week
  • Computer Tip: Move Or Delete Multiple Files

  Something To Think About:
 To find out a girl's faults,
praise her to her girl friends.
~Benjamin Franklin
April 1, 2014 • Volume 9, Number 24 
In This Issue
  • Research Project? We Can Help!
  • What is Literature Resource Center?
  • Library Quiet Zones
  • Cranial Candy: Word Of The Week
  • Computer Tip: Identity Theft... Reduce The Risk
  Something To Think About:
 Silence is one of the hardest
arguments to refute.
~Josh Billings
March 25, 2014 • Volume 9, Number 23 
In This Issue
  • Welcome Back! We Are Here To Help
  • What Is LexisNexis Academic?
  • Library Tip: DIY Renewals
  • Cranial Candy: Did You Know?
  • Computer Tip: Your Home Router May Be A Public Hotspot – Don't Panic! 
 
Something To Think About:
You cannot add to the peace and
goodwill of the world
if you fail to create an
atmosphere of harmony
and love right where
you live and work.
~Thomas Dreier 
March 11, 2014 • Volume 9, Number 22
In This Issue
  • What Is Statistical Datasets?
  • Winter Break Hours
  • Library Tip: Borrowing At Other Libraries
  • Cranial Candy: Bananas Are My Favorite, Because They Have Appeal (A "Peel")!
  • Computer Tip: Find Something Specific On A Webpage 
  Something To Think About:
Minds are like parachutes;
they work best when open.
~Lord Thomas Dewar
March 4, 2014Volume 9, Number 21

In This Issue

  • What Is Opposing Viewpoints In Context?
  • EBSCOhost Listen
  • Library Tip: iPads At The Library
  • Cranial Candy: Bet You Didn’t Know…
  • Computer Tip: Improve Your Writing Style With Expresso
  Something To Think About:
People are illogical,
unreasonable,
and self-centered.
Love them anyway.
~Kent M. Keith
February 25, 2014Volume 9, Number 20
In This Issue
  • Collaborative Study & Presentation Rooms
  • Research Tutorials Online
  • Library Tip: What Is CQ Researcher?
  • Cranial Candy: Bet You Didn’t Know...
  • Computer Tip: Ten Great Tips For MS Word
  Something To Think About:
Nobody really cares
if you're miserable,
so you might as well
be happy.
~Cynthia Nelms
December 3, 2013Volume 9, Number 15

In This Issue

  • Studying Around The Clock At Carlson Library!
  • Carlson Library 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
  • Cranial Candy: The Week Ahead
  • Computer Tip: More Secrets Of Google Search
  Something To Think About:
We make a living
by what we get,
we make a life
by what we give.
~Winston Churchill
November 26, 2013Volume 9, Number 14

In This Issue

  • Thanksgiving Break Hours
  • The CU Libraries Are Closed?
  • Library Tip:
    Research Guides & Tutorials
  • Cranial Candy:
    The Week Ahead
  • Computer Tip: Secrets Of Google Search
   Something To Think About:
Your assumptions are
your windows on the world.
Scrub them off
every once in a while
or the light won't come in.
~Alan Alda
November 19, 2013Volume 9, Number 13 

This Issue

  • Research Project? We Can Help!
  • Need Newspaper Access?
  • Library Tip: Suhr Library Extends Hours!
  • Travel & Leisure Book Club Events
  • Cranial Candy: The Week Ahead
  • Computer Tip: Dating In Excel
   Something To Think About:
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
~John Wayne
 November 12, 2013Volume 9, Number 12 

In This Issue

  • Northwest Pennsylvania Railroads
  • Meet The New Guy In Carlson Library!
  • Library Tip: Collaborative Study & Presentation Rooms
  • Library Tip: iPads Available At Venango College
  • Travel & Leisure Book Club Events
  • Cranial Candy: Did You Know?
  • Computer Tip: My Hard Drive Is Full…NOT!
   Something To Think About:
Blood relatives often have nothing to do with family,
and similarly,
family is about who you choose to make your life with.
~Oliver Hudson
November 5, 2013Volume 9, Number 11

In This Issue

  • TODAY: Faculty Tenure & Promotion Recognition Reception
  • Save Time, Get Better Grades!
  • Library Tip: Text A Librarian
  • Travel & Leisure Book Club Events
  • Cranial Candy: Did You Know?
  • Computer Tip: Password Tips
   Something To Think About:
Ideas come from everything.
~Alfred Hitchcock
October 29, 2013Volume 9, Number 10

In This Issue

  • Faculty Tenure & Promotion Recognition Reception
  • 38,000+ Electronic Journals
  • Library Tip:
    Online Renewals
  • Travel & Leisure Book Club Events
  • Cranial Candy: Did You Know?
  • Computer Tip: Avoid Reinventing The Wheel
  Something To Think About:
Proof of our society's decline
is that Halloween has
become a broad daylight
event for many.
~Robert Kirby

 
October 22, 2013Volume 9, Number 9

In This Issue

  • If We Don’t Have It…We’ll Fetch It!
  • Book & Resource Suggestions?
  • Library Tip: Best Sellers
  • Travel & Leisure Book Club Events
  • Cranial Candy: Did You Know?
  • Computer Tip:Get More From Your Mouse

 

Something To Think About:
What I like in a good author
isn't what he says,
but what he whispers.
~Logan Pearsall Smith
essayist (1865-1946)

October 15, 2013Volume 9, Number 8

In This Issue

  • 141,000+ E-Books
  • Library Tip: Eagle Dollars Accepted Here
  • Travel & Leisure Book Club Events
  • Cranial Candy: Did You Know?
  • Computer Tip: Sticky Situation
  Something To Think About:
A good head
and a good heart
are always a
formidable combination.
~Nelson Mandela
October 8, 2013Volume 9, Number 7
In This Issue
  • LibGuides: “Sparkplugs” For Research
  • Student Tip: Text A Call Number
  • Library Tip: The Chronicle of Higher Education Online
  • Upcoming Book Club Events!
  • Cranial Candy: Did You Know?
  • Computer Tip: Color Code Excel Tabs
  Something To Think About:
October gave a party,
the leaves by hundreds came.
~George Cooper
October 1, 2013Volume 9, Number 6

In This Issue

  • Collaborative Study & Presentation Rooms
  • Student Tip: Help Is Available!
  • Library Tip: iPads At The Libraries!
  • Upcoming Book Club Events!
  • Cranial Candy: Did You Know?
  • Computer Tip: Avoid The “Junk”
  Something To Think About:
The best time to plant a tree
is twenty years ago.
The second best time
is now.
~Albert Camus
September 24, 2013Volume 9, Number 5

In This Issue

  • iPads At The Libraries!
  • ALF Schedule
  • Student Tip: White Boards
  • Library Tip: Easels
  • Cranial Candy: Did You Know?
  • Computer Tip: Save Your Data By Protecting Your USB Drive
  • Something To Think About
  Something To Think About:
Autumn is a second spring
when every leaf
is a flower
~Albert Camus
September 17, 2013Volume 9, Number 4

In This Issue

  • Virtual Campus/ Distance Education Support
  • Student Tip: Group Study Rooms
  • Faculty Tip: Faculty Study Room
  • Computer Tip:
  • Cranial Candy: Did You Know?
  • Something To Think About
  Something To Think About:
Learning without thought
is labor lost,
thought without learning
is perilous
~Confucius
September 10, 2013Volume 9, Number 3

In This Issue

  • EBSCO Discovery Service
  • Library Tip: Textbooks
  • Faculty Tip: VHS Tapes
  • Computer Tip: Photo Editing
  • Cranial Candy: Did You Know?
  • Something To Think About

Something To Think About:
Enjoy the little things,
for one day you may
look back and realize
they were the big things.
~Robert Brault

September 3, 2013Volume 9, Number 2

In This Issue

  • Database Changes
  • Library Tip: Simple Tip To Protect Your Money!
  • Student Tip: Great Study Spaces
  • Faculty Tip: Streaming Videos
  • Computer Tip: Increase Battery Life
  • Cranial Candy: Did You Know?
  • Something To Think About
  Something To Think About:
Courage is what it takes
to stand up and speak;
courage is also what it takes
to sit down and listen.
~Winston Churchill
August 27, 2013Volume 9, Number 1

In This Issue

  • Welcome!
  • Libraries’ Services And Hours
  • Carlson Lab S.W.A.T. Team
  • Library Tip: ID Cards
  • Faculty Tip: Library Staffing Update
  • Computer Tip: “Why Does My Anti-Virus Software Keep Turning Off?”
  • Cranial Candy: Did You Know?
  • Something To Think About
 

Something To Think About:
Indifference and neglect
often do much more damage
than outright dislike.
~J.K. Rowling