2019-2020 "Inside the CU Libraries" Newsletters

April 21st, 2020, Volume 15, Number 29
  • It's Not Too Late To Get Help
  • 55,912 Electronic Journals!
  • 370,425+ E-Books!
  • Cranial Candy: Word Of The Week ... frabjous
  • Something To Think About
Something To Think About
Everything you will ever meet knows something that you don't.
-Bill Nye
April 14th, 2020, Volume 15, Number 28
  • Librarians Are Here! Working Remotely Like You!
  • What Is Nexis Uni?
  • The S.W.A.T. Minion's Tip: Time To Save!
  • Cranial Candy: Word Of The Week ... niggle
  • Something To Think About
Something To Think About
The meaning of life is to find your gift.  The purpose of life is to give it away.
-Pablo Picasso
April 7th, 2020, Volume 15, Number 27
  • Research Project? We Can Help!
  • What Is Dissertations and Theses (ProQuest)?
  • Research & Reference Services Not Available This Weekend
  • What does Internet Privacy Mean to You?
  • 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
March 31st, 2020, Volume 15, Number 26
  • Save Time; Get Better Grades
  • What Is JSTOR?
  • Library Tip: Research Guides & Tutorials
  • 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 people.
-Victor Borge
March 24th, 2020, Volume 15, Number 25
  • CU Libraries Virtually Have Your Back
  • What Is ABI/INFORM Complete?
  • What is Business Source Complete?
  • Library Tip: Save Early & Save Often
  • 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 throughful, committed, citizens can change the world.  Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
-Margaret Mead
March 17th, 2020, Volume 15, Number 24
  • Online Information Resources & Support
  • 370,425+ E-Books!
  • Laptops To Go
  • What Is Literature Resource Center?
  • Carlson Library Browsing Books - Great Firewall of China
  • The S.W.A.T. Minion's Tip: Save Early Save Often
  • Cranial Candy: Word Of The Week ... dégagé
  • Something To Think About
Something To Think About
The answer to peace is simple; it begiins with you.
-Wayne Shorter and Herbie Hancock
March 10th, 2020, Volume 15, Number 23
  •  Welcome Back ... We Are Here To Help
  • Library Tip: Roving Reference & Research Help
  • That Is Statista?
  • 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 circumstances, to choose one's own way.
-Vikto E. Frankl
February 25th, 2020, Volume 15, Number 22
  • LibGuides Jumpstart Your Research
  • What Is Opposing Viewpoints In Context?
  • Winter Break Hours
  • Library Tip: Streaming 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 discovery.
-William Jevons-
February 18th, 2020, Volume 15, Number 21
  • 1,000+ Scholarly Journals Added!
  • What Is CQ Researcher?
  • 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 11th, 2020, Volume 15, Number 20
  • 55,912 Electronic Journals!
  • 600,000 Words... 3 Million Qoutations... 1,000 + Years of English
  • Got Newspapers?
  • 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 4th, 2020, Volume 15, Number 19
  • If We Don't Have It... We'll Fetch It!
  • Black Studies Resource Guide
  • Oxford University Press E-Books
  • 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 28th, 2020, Volume 15, Number 18
  • Suhr Library & Learning Commons is Open!
  • Research Help Is Here!
  • Carlson 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 here a positive vision.
-Dalai Lama
January 21st, 2020, Volume 15, 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 14th, 2020, Volume 15, Number 16
  •  Welcome Back!
  • Dear Faculty: Information Literacy Instruction Is Here!
  • Library Tip: Best Sellers
  • 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.
- José Ortega y Gasset
December 3rd, 2019, Volume 15, Number 15
  • Studying Around The Clock At 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 25th, 2019, Volume 15, Number 14
  •  Thanksgiving Break Hours
  • The CU Libraries are closed?
  • What Is Dissertations & Theses Global?
  • Carlson Library Browsing Books - There is Life After College
  • 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 19th, 2019, Volume 15, Number 13
  • Two Weeks and Counting...
  • What is ABI/INFORM Complete?
  • Library Tip: Research Guides & Tutorials
  • Library Tip: Roving Reference & Research Help
  • 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 12th, 2019, Volume 15, Number 12
  • Save Time And Get Better Grades!
  • What Is Nexis Uni?
  • Library Tip: Roving Reference & Research Help
  • 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 5th, 2019, Volume 15, Number 11
  • Faculty Tenure & Promotion Recognition Reception Thursday
  • What Is Literature Resource Center?
  • Carlson Library Browsing Books - The Only Plane in the Sky
  • Library Tip: Roving Reference & Research Help
  • The S.W.A.T. Minion's Tip: USB 2.0 - vs - USB 3.0
  • Cranial Candy: Word Of The Week
  • 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 whole railroad.
-Theodore Roosevelt
October 29th, 2019, Volume 15, Number 10
  • Let Us Fetch That!
  • What is JSTOR?
  • Cell Phone Charging Station in Carlson Library
  • Library Tip: EBSCOhost Listen
  • Faculty Tip: Tenure & Promotion Recognition - November 7
  • 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 itself breathes out
Contagion to this world.
-William Shakespeare
October 22, 2019, Volume 15, Number 9
  • LibGuides: Jump Start Your Research!
  • What Is Opposing Viewpoints In Context?
  • Carlson Library Browsing Books - The Addiction Solution
  • Faculty Tip: Tenure & Promotion Recognition - November 7
  • 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 15, 2019, Volume 15, Number 8
  • Research Help Is Here!
  • What Is CQ Researcher?
  • Library Tip: Roving Reference & Research Help
  • The S.W.A.T. Minion's Tip: Why Computers Can't Boot Instantly
  • Cranial Candy: Word Of The Week ... cantankerous
  • Something To Think About
Something To Think About
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
-Kahlil Gibran
October 8th, 2019, Volume 15, Number 7
  • What is Academic Video Online (AVON)?
  • 600,000 Words...3 Million Quotations...1,000+ Years of English
  • Carlson Library Browsing Books
  • 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 1st, 2019, Volume 15, Number 6
  • ALF Schedule
  • 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
September 24th, 2019, Volume 15, Number 5
  • 348,000+ E-Books!
  • Carlson Library Browsing Books - Why We Sleep
  • Student Tip: Whiteboards
  • 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 it together is progress; working together is success.
-Henry Ford
September 17th, 2019, Volume 15, Number 4
  • What is Academic Search Ultimate?
  • Student 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
  • Something To Think About
Something To Think About
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
-Khalil Gibran
September 10th, 2019, Volume 15, Number 3
  • Clarion Online Support
    Virtual Learning/ Outreach Librarian
  • Laptops At The Libraries
  • iPads At The Libraries
  • Carlson Library Browsing Books
  • The S.W.A.T. Minion's Tip: We Are S.W.A.T.
  • 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 3rd, 2019, Volume 15, Number 2
  •  EBSCO Discovery Service
  • New Journals And Databases
  • 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.
-Ernest Hemingway, author and journalist, Nobel laureate (21 Jul 1899-1961)-
August 27th, 2019, Volume 15, 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 grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful thorns have roses.
-Alphonse Karr-

 

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