2018-2019 "Inside the CU Library" Newsletters

April 16th, 2019, Volume 14, Number 27

  • Research Project? We Can Help!
  • What Is Dissertations and Theses (ProQuest)?
  • Library Tip: Roving Reference & Research Help
  • Carlson Library Closed Sunday
  • Library Tip: Group Study Room Reservations
  • What does Internet Privacy Mean to You?
  • Library Tip: Online Renewals
  • The S.W.A.T. Minion's Tip: Excel...Have It Your Way
  • Cranial Candy: Word Of The Week ... bankster
  • Something To Think About:
Something To Think About
Enjoy the little things in life because one day you'll look back and realize they were the big things.
-Kurt Vonnegut

April 9th, 2019, Volume 14, Number 26

  • Save Time; Get Better Grades
  • What Is JSTOR?
  • Library Tip: Roving Reference & Research Help
  • Library Tip: Group Study Room Reservations
  • Carlson Library Browsing Books
  • The S.W.A.T. Minion's Tip: Scam Watch
  • Cranial Candy: Word Of The Week ... paper tiger
  • Something To Think About
Something To Think About
Laughter is the closest distance between two people.
-Victor Borge

April 2nd, 2019, Volume 14, Number 25

  • What Is ABI/INFORM Complete?
  • What is Business Source Complete
  • Library Tip: Roving Reference & Research Help
  • The S.W.A.T. Minion's Tip: How To Use Periods In Excel Dates
  • Cranial Candy: Word Of The Week ... nidus
  • Something To Think About
Something To Think About
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world.  Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
-Margaret Mead

March 26th, 2019, Volume 14, Number 24

  • 348,000+ E-Books!
  • Laptops To Go
  • What Is Literature Resource Center?
  • Library Tip: Roving Reference & Research Help
  • Carlson Library Browsing Books
  • Library Tips: Easels
  • The S.W.A.T. Minion's Tip: Save Early Save Often
  • Cranial Candy: Word Of The Week ... degage
  • Something To Think About
Something To Think About
The answer to peace is simple; it begins with you.
-Wayne Shorter and Herbie Hancock

March 19th, 2019, Volume 14, Number 23

  •  We Are Here To Help
  • What Is Statista?
  • Library Tip: Roving Reference & Research Help
  • Carlson Library Display
  • Carlson Library Browsing
  • The S.W.A.T. Minion's Tip: Where's Waldo?
  • Cranial Candy: Word Of The Week ... sate
  • Something To Think About
Something To Think About
Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms -- to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstance, to choose one's own way.
-Vikto E. Frankl

February 26th, 2019, Volume 14, Number 22

  • LibGuides Jumpstart Your Research
  • What Is Opposing Viewpoints In Context?
  • Winter Break Hours
  • Library Tip: Sreaming Video
  • Library Tip: Borrowing At Other Libraries
  • The S.W.A.T. Minion's Tip: Misspelled Words In Your Dictionary?
  • Cranial Candy: Word Of The Week ... gaucherie
  • Something To Think About
Something To Think About
Fertility of imagination and abundance of guesses at the truth are among the first requisites of discover.
-William Jevons

 

February 19th, 2019, Volume 14, Number 21

  • What is CQ Research?
  • iPads at the Libraries
  • Carlson Library Browsing Books
  • The S.W.A.T. Minion's Tip: The Perfect Email
  • Cranial Candy: Word Of The Week ... unmitigated
  • Something To Think About:
Something To Think About
When you really pay attention, everything is your teacher.
-Ezra Bayda

February 12th, 2019, Volume 14, Number 20

  • 57,405 Electronic Journals
  • 600,000 Words... 3 Million Quotations... 1,000 + Years of English
  • Collaborative Study & Presentation Rooms
  • The S.W.A.T. Minion's Tip: Just The Fax!
  • Cranial Candy: Word Of The Week ... Victorian
  • Something To Think About
Something To Think About
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

February 5th, 2019, Volume 14, Number 19

  • If We Don't Have It... We'll Fetch It
  • African-American Resource Guide
  • Got Newspaper?
  • Student Tip: Great Study Spaces
  • The S.W.A.T. Minion's Tip: About Those "Free" Apps...
  • Cranial Candy: Word Of The Week ... unco
  • Something To Think About
Something To Think About
Do not judge by appearances. A rich heart may be under a poor coat.
-Scottish Proverb

January 29th, 2019, Volume 14, Number 18

  • Research Help Is Here!
  • Clarion Library Browsing Books
  • Library Tip: Book & Resource Suggestions@
  • The S.W.A.T. Minion's Tip: Scan And Fix A USB?
  • Cranial Candy: Word of the Week ... titan
  • Something To Think About
Something To Think About
In order to carry a positive action we must develop a positive vision.
-Dalai Lama

January 22nd, 2019, Volume 14, Number 17

  • Clarion Online/Distance Education Support
  • EBSCO Discovery Service
  • Textbooks
  • The S.W.A.T. Minion's Tip: Just... No!
  • Cranial Candy: Word Of The Week ... malapropos
  • Something To Think About
Something To Think About
It's easy to attack and destroy an act of creation.  It's a lot more difficult to perform one.
-Chuck Palahniuk

January 15th, 2019, Volume 14, Number 16

  •  Welcome Back!
  • Dear Faculty: Information Literacy Instruction Is Here!
  • Library Tips: Best Sellers
  • Carlson Library Browsing Books
  • Faculty Tip: Streaming Video
  • The S.W.A.T. Minion's Tip: Can't Sleep
  • Cranial Candy: Word Of The Week ... deferential
  • Something To Think About
Something To Think About
I am I plus my surroundings and if I do not preserve the latter, I do not preserve myself.
-Josh Ortega y Gasset

December 4th, 2018, Volume 14, Number 15

  • Studying Around The Clock At The Carlson Library!
  • Carlson Library Is Going To The Dogs!
  • Pizza Night - Monday
  • It's Not Too Late For Help
  • Library Tip: Protect Your Valuables
  • Library Tip: Return Day
  • Library Tip: Eagle Dollars Accepted At Carlson
  • The S.W.A.T. Minion's Tip: When Laptop Batteries "Go Bad"
  • Cranial Candy: Word Of The Week ... tempestuous
  • Something To Think About
Something To Think About
All we know is still infinitely less than all that remains unknown.
-William Harvey

November 27th, 2018, Volume 14, Number 14

  • Two Weeks and Counting
  • What Is Dissertations & Theses (ProQuest)?
  • Library Tips: Research Guides & Tutorials
  • The S.W.A.T. Minion's Tip: Driver-Updating Utilities Are Worse Than Useless!
  • Cranial Candy: Word Of The Week ... offal
  • Something To Think About
Something To Think About
Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.
-A.A. Milne

November 20th, 2018, Volume 14, Number 13

  • Thanksgiving Break Hours
  • The CU Libraries are Closed?
  • What Is ABI/INFORM Complete?
  • The S.W.A.T. Minion's Tip: Beware... Never Download "Codecs" or "Players"
  • Cranial Candy: Word Of The Week ... affectious
  • Something To Think About
Something To Think About
If it can be destroyed by the truth, it deserves to be destroyed by the truth.
-Carl Sagan, astronomer and author
(9 Nov 1934-1996)

November 13th, 2018, Volume 14, Number 12

  • Tell Us What You Think!
  • Save Time And Get Better Grades!
  • What Is Nexis Uni?
  • Carlson Library Browsing Books
  • Library Tip: Book & Resource Suggestions?
  • The S.W.A.T. Minion's Tip: Make Your PC Use Less Power
  • Cranial Candy: Word Of The Week ... ingurgitate
  • Something To Think About
Something To Think About
Do you wish the world were happy?
Then remember day by day, just to scatter seeds of kindness as you pass along the way.
-Ella Wheeler Wilcox, poet

November 6th, 2018, Volume 14, Number 11

  • Faculty Tenure & Promotion Recognition Reception Today
  • Tell Us What You Think!
  • What Is Literature Resource Center?
  • The S.W.A.T. Minion's Tip: USB 2.0 -vs- USB 3.0
  • Cranial Candy: Word Of The Week ... salacious
  • Something To Think About
Something To Think About
A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car; but if he has a university education, he may steal the who railroad.
-Theodore Roosevelt
26th US President (27 Oct 1858-1919)

October 30th, 2018, Volume 14, Number 10

  • Tell Us What You Think!
  • Let Us Fetch That!
  • What is JSTOR?
  • Carlson Library Browsing Books
  • Library Tip: EBSCOhost Listen
  • The S.W.A.T. Minion's Tip: WiFi Is Dangerous!?
  • Cranial Candy: Word Of The Week ... phantasm
  • Something To Think About
Something To Think About
'Tis Now the very witching time of night,
when churchyards yawn and hell iteself breathes out
contagion to this world.
-William Shakespeare

October 23rd, 2018, Volume 14, Number 9

  • Tell Us What You Think!
  • LibGuides: Jump Start Your Research!
  • What Is Opposing Viewpoints In Context?
  • The S.W.A.T. Minion's Tip: Web Addresses (URLs)
  • Cranial Candy: Word of the Week ... olio
  • Something To Think About
Something To Think About
Who, being loved, is poor?
-Oscar Wilde

October 16th, 2018, Volume 14, Number 8

  • Research Help Is Here!
  • What Is CQ Research?
  • Carlson Library Browsing Books
  • The S.W.A.T. Minion's Tip: Why Computers Cannot Boot Instantly
  • Cranial Candy: Word Of The Week ... rancid
  • Something To Think About
Something To Think About
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
-Kahlil Gibran

October 9th, 2018, Volume 14, Number 7

  • What is Academic Video Online (AVON)?
  • 600,000 Words... 3 Million Quotations...1,000 + Years of English
  • Faculty Tip: Chronicle of Higher Education Online
  • The S.W.A.T. Minion's Tip: Get The Most From Your Mouse!
  • Cranial Candy: Word Of The Week ... knell
  • Something To Think About
Something To Think About
Freedom is the kite's response to the wind.
-Marty Rubin

October 2nd, 2018, Volume 14, Number 6

  • ALF Schedule
  • Carlson Library Browsing Books
  • Collaborative Study & Presentation Rooms
  • Printing/Copying At Carlson and Suhr Libraries
  • The S.W.A.T. Minion's Tip: Fax?
  • Cranial Candy: Word of the Week ... effrontery
  • Something To Think About
Something To Think About
If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
-Mother Teresa
 

Septmeber 25th, 2018, Volume 14, Number 5

  • 250,000+ E-Books!
  • Carlson Library Browsing Books
  • Student Tip: White Boards
  • Library Tip: Easels
  • Library Tip: Photocopying
  • The S.W.A.T. Minion's Tip: Printing Facts
  • Cranial Candy Word Of The Week ... tawdry
  • Something To Think About
Something To Think About:
Coming Together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.
-Henry Ford

September 18th, 2018, Volume 14, Number 4

  • What is Academic Search Complete?
  • Study Tip: Group Study Rooms
  • Faculty Tip: Faculty Study Room
  • The S.W.A.T. Minion's Tip: Printing With Eagle Dollars
  • Cranial Candy: Old Word of the Week ... mainspring
  • Something To Think About
Something To Think About:
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
-Khahl Gibran

September 11th, 2018, Volume 14, Number 3

  • Clarion Online Support
  • New Virtual Learning/Outreach Librarian
  • Laptops At The Libraries
  • iPads At The Libraries
  • The S.W.A.T. Minion's Tip: Print! Copy! Scan!
  • Cranial Candy: Word of the Week ... beleaguer
  • Something To Think About
Something To Think About:
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries.
Without them, humanity cannot survive.
-The Dalai Lama

 September 4th, 2018, Volume 14, Number 2

  •  EBSCO Discovery Service
  • Textbooks
  • Student Tip - Great Study Spaces
  • The S.W.A.T. Minion's Tip: We Are S.W.A.T.
  • Cranial Candy: Word of the Week ... hydra
  • Something To Think About
Something To Think About:
Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime.
Ask the infantry and ask the dead.
-Earnest Hemingway
author and journalist Nobel laureate
(21 Jul 1899-1961)

August 28th, 2018, Volume 14, Number 1

  •  Welcome
  • Carlson and Suhr Libraries'
  • Library Tip - ID Card
  • Faculty Tip - Information Literacy Instruction
  • The Minion's Mighty Tech Tip: S.W.A.T. The Problem
  • Cranial Candy: Word of the Week ... leviathan
  • Something To Think About
Something To Think About:
Some people are always grubling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.
-Alphonse Karr
Last Updated 4/16/19