Monthly Archives: April 2011

Haiku You 2: Winning Poems

A few weeks ago, we asked you to send us haiku in celebration of poetry month. And you did! Over 80 haiku were submitted to our haiku contest—thoughtful, sad, funny, silly, weird and beautiful haiku from students, faculty, alumni, staff and friends … Continue reading

Oh, Catalyst. What can’t you do?!

Are you using Catalyst yet? It’s the Hopkins Libraries’ spiffy new catalog interface. Check out this video on how easy it is to find ebooks in Catalyst… This post comes to us from SAIS Librarian Steve Sears. Thanks, Steve! Treat yourself … Continue reading

Faculty: Don’t Forget Your Course Reserves!

Calling all summer session instructors! Summer is right around the corner. Perhaps you have readings you would like to be available electronically for your students. Do you need to put books or videos on reserve for your summer class? Whether you’re teaching a … Continue reading

Satyajit Ray (1921-1992): A Great Indian Filmmaker

Satyajit Ray, a highly acclaimed filmmaker in India, was born on May 2, 1921 in Calcutta (now known as Kolkata) in India to his parents, Sukumar and Suprabha Ray. His father, Sukumor Roy, was a well-known writer of nonsense rhymes … Continue reading

For The Birds

Whether we live in the city, the suburbs, or the country, birds are as much a part of our life as the sky and the air. As a whole, the class aves (Linnaean) is intelligent, resourceful, adaptable, and beautiful in form, … Continue reading

Creating Stable Database & Article Links

You’ve found the perfect database, you know, the one that holds the key to your end-of-term paper. You’d like to save the URL for future reference or to share with your study group. But wait! Don’t copy the address as … Continue reading

New Financial and Business Resources from Mergent

Mergent continues to serve as one of the leading providers of financial data and company information since 1900. Check out these web-based databases for your business research by clicking on the letter M in the Search a Database box on … Continue reading

Get the Answer, Get a T-Shirt!— Continued

Back by popular demand! Our previous T-shirt question received fast and enthusiastic responses. We would like to continue this series by inviting  you to conduct a fact-finding mission on money and politics. In CQ Moneyline, can you locate the top 3 … Continue reading

Vote for Haiku!

JHU students, Faculty, staff, alumni, friends: vote for haiku! Choose your favorite In each sweet category, Plus one best in show. Your friends and colleagues have written such cool poems– funny, sad, thoughtful. Haiku about spring, Baltimore, Blue Jays, science, … Continue reading

Congratulations to this year’s Student Book Collecting Contest winners!

The 2010-2011 Betty and Edgar Sweren Student Book Collecting Contest has come to a conclusion. This annual Johns Hopkins University contest recognizes the love of books and the art of shaping a thoughtful and focused book collection.  Dr. Edgar Sweren … Continue reading