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Newsletter 2011-2012

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INSIDE The Clarion University Libraries

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2011 - 2012 Academic Year

May 1, 2012 • Volume 7, Number 29

  • Library Goes 24 Hours!
• It's Not Too Late To Get Help
• Library Tip: Protect Your Stuff
• Library Tip: Return Day
• Did You Know?
• Computer Tip: See Into The Future
• Cranial Candy: On The Move?
 

Something To Think About:
Your outlook
affects your
outcome
~John Paul Warren

April 24, 2012 • Volume 7, Number 28

  • Two Weeks And Counting...
• Extended Library Hours
• Library Tip: Ask Me! Roving Reference
• Did You Know?
• Computer Tip: Paint Your Excel Spreadsheet
• Cranial Candy: Less Cranial...More Candy!
 

Something To Think About:
Perhaps the world
little notes nor remembers
individual acts of kindness
--but people do.

~Herm Albright

April 17, 2012 • Volume 7, Number 27

  • Faculty/Staff Scholarship Recognition
• Library Quiet Zones
• Library Tip: Flash Drives, Batteries, & Supplies
• Did You Know?
• Computer Tip: Underlining In MSWord
• Cranial Candy: TwoFoods
 

Something To Think About:
Life is like
a ten-speed bicycle.
Most of us
have gears we never use.
~Charles M. Schulz

April 10, 2012 • Volume 7, Number 26

  • VuFind: A New Way To Search The Library Catalog
• Group Study Rooms
• Library Tip: Roving Reference
• Did You Know?
• Computer Tip: Make Comments Visible For Printing In Excel
• Cranial Candy: Dark Roasted Blend
 

Something To Think About:
The most important thing
in this world is to
learn to give out love,
and let it come in.
~Morrie Schwartz

April 3, 2012 • Volume 7, Number 25

  • Research Project? We Can Help!
• Need Help But The Library Is Closed?
• Faculty Author Seminar Today: "Nanostructure Fabrication"
• Library Tip: Libraries Closed This Weekend
• Computer Tip: Change The Line Spacing In Word
• Cranial Candy: CIA Museum
• Something To Think About
 

Something To Think About:
Some people are
always grumbling
because roses have thorns.
I am thankful
that thorns have roses.
~Allophones Karr

March 27, 2012 • Volume 7, Number 24

  • Faculty Author Seminar: Nanostructure Fabrication
• Research Management With RefWorks
• Faculty Study Room
• Computer Tip: Convert One Column To Multiple Columns In Excel
• Cranial Candy: Physics Central
 

Something To Think About:
"All science is
either physics or
stamp collecting."
-Ernst Rutherford,
Nobel Prize for discovering
the nucleus of the atom

March 20, 2012 • Volume 7, Number 23

  • Welcome Back - We Are Here To Help!
• Open Access Journals Added
• Library Tip: Online Renewals
• Computer Tip: Watermarks In Less Than A Minute
• Cranial Candy: Scale Of The Universe
 

Something To Think About:
The universe is wider
than our views of it.
~Henry David Thoreau

March 6, 2012 Volume 7, Number 22

  • French Rock Stars, 1966-1969
• Winter Break Hours
• Library Tip: Borrowing at Other Libraries
• Computer Tip: What Do All Those Error Codes Mean?
• Cranial Candy: Weather News
 

Something To Think About:
Everybody talks
about the weather,
but nobody does
anything about it.
~Mark Twain
(or Charles Dudley Warner?)

February 28, 2012 • Volume 7, Number 21

  • LibGuides: "Sparkplugs" For Research
• Library Tip: Text A Call Number
• Computer Tip: Color-Coded Excel Tabs
• Cranial Candy: Games For The Brain
• Something To Think About
 

Something To Think About:
There are two ways to live:

you can live as if
nothing is a miracle,
or you can live
as if everything is a miracle.
~ Albert Einstein

February 21, 2012 • Volume 7, Number 20

  • If We Don't Have It...We'll Get it!
• Book & Resource Suggestions?
• Library Tip: Research Help Where You Are
• Computer Tip: Printing & More...Eagle Dollars Work For You!
• Cranial Candy: Learn In A Flash(card)!
• Something To Think About
 

Something To Think About:
Our greatest glory
is not in never falling,
but in rising
every time we fall.
~Confucius

February 14, 2012 • Volume 7, Number 19

  • African-American Resource Guide
• Research Tutorials Online
• Library Tip: Videos, DVDs, and CDs
• Computer Tip: Show Your Computer Some Love
• Cranial Candy: What Do You Love?
• Something To Think About
 

Something To Think About:
Love: a wildly misunderstood
- although highly desirable -
malfunction of the heart
which weakens the brain,
causes eyes to sparkle,
cheeks to glow,
blood pressure to rise,
and the lips to pucker.
~Author Unknown

February 07, • 2012 Volume 7, Number 18

  • Need Help? Roving Reference is Here ... And There!
• Film Clips On Demand
• We Know News
• Computer Tip: Windows 7 In A *SNAP*
• Cranial Candy: Is Everybody Happy?
• Something To Think About
 

Something To Think About:
People are just as happy
as they make up
their minds to be.
~Abraham Lincoln

January 24, 2012 • Volume 7, Number 17

  • Virtual Campus/Distance Education Support
• Chronicle of Higher Education - Online!
• Journal of College Student Retention - Online!
• Computer Tip: Shade Blank Excel Cells
• Cranial Candy: Groundhog Day...Again!
 

Something To Think About:
The gem cannot be
polished without friction,
nor man perfected
without trials.
~ Chinese proverb

January 24, 2012 • Volume 7, Number 16

  • Welcome Back!
• Faculty...Information Literacy Instruction For Your Students
• Library Tip: Eagle Dollars Accepted At Carlson
• Computer Tip: Avoid Reinventing The Wheel In Excel
• Cranial Candy: Think Big At Big Think
• Something To Think About
  Something To Think About:
Life is not complex.
We are complex.
Life is simple,
and the simple thing
is the right thing.
~Oscar Wilde

December 6, 2011 • Volume 7, Number 15

  • Carlson Library: Open 24 Hours!
• It's Not Too Late To Get Help!
• Don't Distress ... De-Stress With The Dogs!
• Library Tip: Protect Your Valuables
• Library Tip: Return Day
• Library Tip: Eagle Dollars Accepted At Carlson
• Computer Tip: Shortcut To Synonyms
• Cranial Candy: What Is A Therapy Dog?
• Something To Think About
 

Something To Think About:
I try to take
one day at a time,
but sometimes
several days
attack me at once.
~Jennifer Yane

November 29, 2011 • Volume 7, Number 14

  • Uh Oh! My Paper Is Due!
• Library Quiet Zones
• Extended Library Hours
• Library Tip: Ask Me - Roving Reference
• Computer Tip: Quick Horizontal Lines
• Cranial Candy: Holiday Gifts From Your Heart And Hands
• Something To Think About
 
Something To Think About:
When we seek to discover
the best in others,
we somehow bring out
the best in ourselves.
~ William Arthur Ward

November 22, 2011 • Volume 7, Number 13

 
  • Eagle Gold: An Easier Way To Search
  • Thanksgiving Break Hours
  • Need Help when The Libraries' Are Closed?
  • Computer Tip: Convert Text To Table
  • Cranial Candy: All Things "Thanksgiving"
  • Something To Think About
 

Something To Think About:
The Pilgrims made seven times
more graves than huts.
No Americans have been
more impoverished than these who,
nevertheless, set aside
a day of thanksgiving.
~ H. U. Westermayer

November 15, 2011 • Volume 7, Number 12

 
  • 33,000 Electronic Journals
  • Research Tutorials Online
  • Faculty Tenure & Promotion Recognition Reception
  • Library Tip: Ask Me Roving Reference
  • Computer Tip: Send It Now!
  • Cranial Candy: Google Museum
  • Something To Think About
 

Something To Think About:
When a deep injury
is done to us,
we never recover
until we forgive.
~Alan Paton

November 8, 2011 • Volume 7, Number 11

 
  • E-Books For Everyone!
  • Faculty Tenure & Promotion Recognition Reception
  • Congratulations, Dr. Martin!
  • Library Tip: Ask Me Roving Reference
  • Computer Tip: Keep Text Formatting In Word
  • Cranial Candy: Jigsaw Planet
  • Something To Think About
 

Something To Think About:
Not all
who wander
are lost.
J.R.R. Tolkien

November 1, 2011 • Volume 7, Number 10

 
  • Save Time - Get Better Grades
  • Manage Your Research With RefWorks
  • Library Tip: Text A Call Number
  • Computer Tip: Deletion...
    Simplified!
  • Cranial Candy: Win-Win-Win
  • Something To Think About
 

Something To Think About:
We don't see things
as they are;
we see them
as we are.
~ Anais Nin

October 25, 2011 • Volume 7, Number 9

 
  • Eagle Dollars Accepted At Carlson
  • Text A Librarian
  • Library Tip: "Ask Me" Roving Reference
  • Venango Campus: Fulfilling the Promise of a Brave new World
  • Computer Tip:
  • Cranial Candy:
  • Something To Think About
 

Something To Think About:
When black cats prowl
and pumpkins gleam,
May luck by yours
on Halloween.
~ Author Unknown

October 18, 2011 • Volume 7, Number 8

 
  • Ask Me! ... New Roving Reference Service
  • Follow Up About Google Scholar & Google Books
  • If We Don't Have It...We'll Get It!
  • Book & Resource Suggestions
  • Computer Tip: Word Watermarks
  • Cranial Candy: Halloween Recipes 101
  • Something To Think About
 

Something To Think About:
There is never time
to do it right,
but there is always time
to do it over.
~ Carl W. Buechner

October 11, 2011 • Volume 7, Number 7

 
  • Clarion Call Online
  • Google Scholar & Google Books
  • Library Tip: Group Study Rooms
  • Computer Tip: Instantly Add Visual Effects To Text
  • Cranial Candy: Take On The Daily Beast
  • Something To Think About
 

Something To Think About:
The only way to do great work
is to love what you do.
If you haven't found it yet,
keep looking.
Don't settle.
As with all matters of the heart,
you'll know when you find it.
- Steve Jobs

October 4, 2011 • Volume 7, Number 6

 
  • Reference Help Via Phone, Chat, Text, And Email
  • ALF Schedule
  • Library Tip: Quiet Zones
  • Computer Tip: Read The Whole Column In Excel
  • Cranial Candy: Take A Look...Read A Book!
  • Something To Think About
 

Something To Think About:
Autumn is a second spring
when every leaf is a flower
~Alber Camus

September 27, 2011 • Volume 7, Number 5

 
  • Films & Clips On Demand
  • Library Tip: Linking To Library Resources
  • Library Tip: Closing Routine
  • Computer Tip: "Snip" It!
  • Cranial Candy: The Future Now
  • Something To Think About
 

Something To Think About:
The world is like a mirror,
frown at it,
and it frowns at you.
Smile and it smiles, too.
~Herbert Samuels

September 20, 2011 • Volume 7, Number 4

 
  • LibGuides: "Sparkplugs" For Your Research Projects
  • Faculty Library Tip: LibGuides
  • Library Tip: Printing From Your Laptop
  • Computer Tip: Getting A Better View
  • Cranial Candy: MakeUseOf
  • 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

September 13, 2011 • Volume 7, Number 3

 
  • Distance Education & The Virtual Campus
  • Library Tip: May I Hold That For You?
  • Library Tip: Library Conference Room Improved
  • Computer Tip: Excel From A Different Angle
  • Cranial Candy: Instructables
  • Something To Think About
 

Something To Think About:
AIf you judge people,
you have no time to
love them.
~ Mother Teresa

September 6, 2011 • Volume 7, Number 2

 
  • Database Changes
  • Library Tip: Important Info About Overdues!
  • Computer Tip: What Does "DPI" Mean?
  • Cranial Candy: Misconception Junction
  • Something To Think About
 

Something To Think About:
A person becomes wise
when they can see
what needs to be done
and do it successfully
without being told what to do.
~ Inuit Elder

August 30, 2011 • Volume 7, Number 1

 
  • Welcome!
  • Libraries Update!
  • Suhr Library hours Change
  • Library Tip: ID Card
  • Computer Tip: 32- or 64-bit?
  • Cranial Candy: TED
  • Something To Think About
 

Something To Think About:
A great many people
think they are thinking
when they are merely
rearranging their prejudices.
~ William James