2016-2017 Newsletters

May 2, 2017, Volume 12, Number 29
  • Study 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
  • The S.W.A.T. Minion’s Tip: Making The Move
  • Cranial Candy: Word Of The Week … frabjous
  • Something To Think About
Something To Think About
Everyone you will ever meet knows something that you don't. ~ Bill Nye
April 25th, Volume 12, Number 28
  • Two Weeks And Counting…
  • What is LexisNexis Academic?
  • New Library System Software Coming
  • 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 19th, Volume 12, Number 27
  • Research Project? We Can Help!
  • What is Dissertations & Theses (ProQuest)?
  • 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 11th, Volume 12, Number 26
  • Save Time; Get Better Grades
  • CU Libraries Closed This Weekend
  • What is JSTOR?
  • 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 4th, Volume 12, Number 25
  • What is ABI/INFORM Complete?
  • What is Business Source Complete?
  • 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 28th, Volume 12, Number 24
  • 180,000+ E-Books!
  • What is Literature Research Center?
  • Library Tip: Easels
  • 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 begins with you.
~ Wayne Shorter and Herbie Hancock
March 21st, Volume 12, Number 23

 

  • Welcome Back…We Are Here To Help
  • What Is Statista?
  • Library Tip: EBSCOhost Listen
  • 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.
~ Viktor E. Frankl
March 7th, Volume 12, 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 28th, Volume 12, Number 21
  • Change in OffCampus Access to Databases
  • What Is CQ Researcher?
  • iPads At The Libraries
  • 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 Bayd
February 21st, Volume 12, Number 20
  • 39,457 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 14th, Volume 12, Number 19
  • If We Don’t Have It…We’ll Fetch It!
  • Got Newspapers?
  • 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
Do not judge by appearances.
A rich heart may be under a poor coat.
~Scottish Proverb
February 7th, Volume 12, Number 18
  • Research Help Is Here!
  • African-American Resource Guide
  • 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
It's easy to attack and destroy  an act of creation.  It's a lot more difficult  to perform one. 
~ Chuck Palahniuk

January 31st, Volume 12, 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
It's easy to attack and destroy  an act of creation.  It's a lot more difficult  to perform one.
~ Chuck Palahniuk

January 24th, Volume 12, 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
I am I plus my surroundings  and if I do not preserve the latter,  I do not preserve myself.
~ Bob Chapman

December 6th, Volume 12, Number 15

 

  • Studying Around The Clock At Carlson Library!
  • Carlson Library Is Going To The Dogs!
  • 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
All we know is still infinitely less
than all that remains unknown.
~ William Harvey

November 29, Volume 12 - Number 14

  • Two Weeks and Counting …
  • What Is Dissertations & Theses (ProQuest)?
  • Library Tip: 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
Piglet noticed that
even though he had a Very Small Heart,
it could hold a rather large amount
of Gratitude.
~ A.A. Milne

November 21, Volume 12 - Number 13

  • Thanksgiving Break Hours
  • The CU Libraries Are Closed?
  • What Is ABI / INFORM Complete?
  • The S.W.A.T. Minion’s Tip: Never Download “Codecs” or “Players”
  • Cranial Candy: Word Of The Week …affectious
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)
  • Save Time And Get Better Grades! What Is LexisNexis Academic?
  • 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
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 8, Volume 12 - Number 11

  • Faculty Tenure & Promotion Recognition Reception
  • 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
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 26th US president (27 Oct 1858-1919)

November 1, Volume 12 - Number 10

  •  Let Us Fetch That!What Is JSTOR?
  •  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
'Tis now the very witching time of night, When churchyards yawn and
hell itself breathes out Contagion to this world.
~William Shakespeare

October 25, 2016, Volume 12 - Number 9

  • LibGuides: Jump Start Your Research!
  • What IsOpposing 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
Who, being loved, is poor?
~ Oscar Wilde

October 18, 2016, Volume 12 - Number 8

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

October 11, 2016, Volume 12, Number 7

  • What is Academic Video Online (AVON)
  • Student Tip: Text A Call Number
  • 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
Freedom is the kite's response to the wind.
~ Marty Rubin

October 04, 2016 - Volume 12, Number 6

  • 180,000+ E-Books
  • Collaborative Study & Presentation Rooms
  • Printing/Copying
  • The S.W.A.T. Minion's Tip: Fax?
  • Cranial Candy: Word Of The Week ...effrontery
Something To Think About
If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
~ Mother Teresa

September 27, 2016 - Volume 12, Number 5

  • ALF Schedule
  • Student Tip: White Boards
  • Library Tip: Easels
  • Library Tip: Photocopying
  • The S.W.A.T. Minion's Tip: Printing FactsC
  • Cranial Candy: Word Of The Week ...tawdry
Something To Think About:
Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.
- Henry Ford

 

September 20, 2016 - Volume 12, Number 4
  • What is Academic Search Complete?
  • Student Tip: Group Study Rooms
  • Faculty Tip: Faculty Study Room
  • The S.W.A.T. Minion's Tip: Printing With Eagle Dollars
  • Cranial Candy: Word Of The Week ...mainspring
Something To Think About:
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
- Khalil Gibran
September 16, 2016 - Volume 12, Number 3
  • 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:
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)
September 13, 2016 - Volume 12, Number 2
  • Clarion Online / Distance Education Support
  • 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:
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.
- The Dalai Lama
August 30, 2016 - Volume 12, 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
Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses.
- Alphonse Karr -

·    Save Time;
Get Better Grades

·    CU Libraries Closed This Weekend

·    What is JSTOR?

·    The S.W.A.T.
Minion’s Tip:
Scam Watch!

·    Cranial Candy:
Word Of The Week …

paper tiger

·    Something To Think About

Last Updated 9/7/17