Monthly Archives: February 2011

Fixing Holes in Literary History

We all know what happens to the losers in the canon wars: their works are relegated to the lowly position of “minor” literature. William Gilmore Simms, anyone? A nineteenth-century South Carolingian novelist that Edgar Allan Poe admired, Simms’ support of slavery—and … Continue reading

Oscar Night is coming!

Oscar Night is this weekend! Planning your own Academy Award party? Seeking a refresher on winners and nominees? Here are some ideas to consider for a great celebration! Background Explore these interesting resources within the library’s collection to learn more about … Continue reading

And the Most Popular Database is…

It’s February. That means the Oscars are on people’s minds. While most people are wondering which of the nominees will win best picture, I’m wondering which literature database is used most frequently. (This proves I’m a librarian!) The answer is … Continue reading

Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941): A Cultural Icon and A Nobel Laureate

My Song This song of mine will wind its music around you, my child, like the fond arms of love. This song of mine will touch your forehead like a kiss of blessing. When you are alone it will sit … Continue reading

Who, What, When, Where, How

How long can I check out books for? Who do I contact if I want an instruction session on library resources for my students? How do I get to databases from off-campus? What is the name of my subject librarian? Where are … Continue reading

The Carey Business School-Harbor East Library Reopens

If you’re a member of the Carey Business School faculty or a student taking classes at the Harbor East campus, you’ll appreciate the improvements we’ve made for you. We now offer: Greatly increased librarian staffing for onsite and remote research … Continue reading

Short: A Reading by Cortright McMeel

Wednesday, February 23 6:00 pm Mason Hall, Homewood Campus The Friends of the Libraries invite you to hear alumnus Cortright McMeel read from his newly published novel, Short. McMeel is a 1993 graduate of the Krieger School’s Writing Seminars and holds … Continue reading

Pop Quiz: What is a TEAMSPOT?

1. Where the lacrosse team practices? 2. What an aspiring athlete hopes for? 3. A new way for students to collaborate? If you guessed number 3 – a new way for students to collaborate – you are correct! TeamSpot is … Continue reading

The New Season of Book Awards

The National Book Critics Circle (NBCC) has announced its list of finalists for this year’s awards in Fiction, Poetry, Biography, Autobiography, Criticism, and Nonfiction. The awards will be given out in New York on March 10, 2011. NBCC was founded … Continue reading

Resources for Business Plans and Planning

Calling all entrepreneurs! Check out these useful materials on business plans and planning as you develop your ideas into strategy. Business Plans Handbooks Search a topic of interest to see actual business plans online. Center for Business Planning Samples, software, … Continue reading