Monthly Archives: May 2008

Wiley InterScience Downtime

Wiley Interscience, the web site that hosts online Wiley journals and books, will be down for maintenance starting at 7 am Saturday morning, May 24th. This outage could last between 4 and 8 hours. Please schedule your work accordingly. Hopefully, … Continue reading

GPS Units and Faculty Grants Available

The Government Publications and Maps section (GPML) of MSE Library recently purchased 12 mobile GPS units (2 Trimble Juno GTs & 10 Garmin eTrex legend HC-x) that faculty and students can reserve for research or classwork. GPML and the Center … Continue reading

Summer Hours Begin at MSEL

Finals end today (congratulations to all for surviving them!) so summer hours begin at the Eisenhower Library. The library will close at midnight tonight and the building will be operating on the following hours until classes begin September 4: Monday … Continue reading

Changing C Level

Before you disappear for the summer, you should hear about the changes we’re planning for C Level of MSEL. We’ve heard your requests for more seating and more power (electrical power), and have found a way to provide you more … Continue reading

Make a Video and Enter to Win $1,000

The Sparky Awards are looking for your videos on the value of sharing information and ideas. Submissions must be publicly available on the Internet — on a Web site or in a digital repository like JScholarship and available for use … Continue reading

New Lav Notes: Volume 4, Number 5

A new finals edition of Lav Notes has been posted. In this issue: help the libraries by volunteering for a quick interview about how you work, post-HUT 24-hour study space information, and a summer checklist to make sure you’re ready … Continue reading

3 Ways to Keep Current This Summer

As the year wraps up, here are a few ways you can prepare for summer with an eye toward keeping current, courtesy of the Sheridan Libraries Blog Archives… 1. Set up search alerts for your favorite databases. We’ve posted instructions … Continue reading

Open Humanities Press

If you’re following the Open Access movement, you are aware that medicine and the sciences have been really pushing ahead on this. Don’t think for a moment that other disciplines aren’t working in this arena! The Open Humanities Press has … Continue reading

Film Friday

It’s May. And it’s Reading Period. Who has time for movies, unless they’re for a paper or an exam? Consider this list of the 100 latest additions to the MSEL collection (after the jump) as something to look forward to … Continue reading

MSEL Open 24 Hours

It’s that time of year—the Eisenhower Library will be open 24 hours a day starting today, Friday, May 2 until midnight on Thursday, May 15. Thank your fellow students for asking for 24/7 access to start a little earlier than … Continue reading