Category Archives: Library Hardware and Software
Includes info about public computers, printers, software, scanners, etc.
In order to perform some necessary maintenance and upgrade work, some library systems will be operating with limited functionality starting the evening of January 2. Everything is expected to be back to its usual fully-functional self by the afternoon of … Continue reading
Our Electronic Reserves system is undergoing maintenance tomorrow, Friday Nov. 15th. The system is scheduled to be offline from 10am to 1pm. For more information during the outage, please contact Reserves staff at firstname.lastname@example.org. We thank you for your patience.
Digital forensics is a specialized field that focuses on recovering and analyzing information from media and devices such as computer hard drives, floppy disks, flash drives, cell phones and so forth. Developed primarily for law enforcement, digital forensics tools and … Continue reading
I just read an interesting blog post about the future of desktop computers in libraries. Will mobile computing devices and improvements in collaboration tools (think TeamSpot) decrease the need for desktop computers in the academic library? In the early 1990′s … Continue reading
Guess how many languages the library has books written in. Just guess. Three-hundred and forty-six (346)!! Here is the list of all of them – it’s fascinating! Here are the 25 languages in which we have the most items: English 2,867,279 … Continue reading
You may have noticed a recently re-designed way to find out when things are open for business around these parts. Simple things don’t come easy, so let’s take a peek into what makes a page. Background Our original little hours … Continue reading
A happy conjunction of a US government crop acreage analysis in the 1930s and Baltimore’s City’s uncommon physical incorporation (surrounded by, but not part of, Baltimore County) has provided The Sheridan Libraries with a useful set of aerial map images … Continue reading
I’m always amused by my grad students who ask me each May – what are you doing this summer? Working of course! You may be lighting out for the territory - heading home, off to Europe, Asia, or Latin America, or … Continue reading
If you’ve been curious about the sounds of bookshelves being hung, at the sight of carts of books shifted from points A to B, and at the appearance of things in flux lately on A Level, we have an explanation … Continue reading
The Sheridan Libraries recently purchased a new online resource, that will be of immense value to humanities scholarship, maybe even scholarship in general. I’m talking about the Cambridge Companions Online, a collection of nearly 500 online books in literature, religion, … Continue reading