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Problems with OhioLINK Services

OhioLINK is performing emergency maintenance on one of their servers today, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013. Patrons may experience problems with several OhioLINK services during this maintenance, including the Electronic Theses and Dissertations Center, OhioLINK List of Databases, E-Journal Finder, OhioLINK Member Libraries database, and the Contact a Librarian referral service.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2013-01-15 13:28:48. Reply to Jeff_Beuck. Categories: Library News.

Protect Your Laptop With FrontDoorSoftware

Cleveland State University has partnered with FrontDoorSoftware to provide a free laptop theft-prevention and tracking package to CSU faculty, staff, and students.

In the event your laptop is stolen, FrontDoorSoftware allows you to remotely send a lockdown code to prevent the computer from being used, produce an audible anti-theft alert, display a "stolen computer" message, and track the laptop's approximate location through Google Maps. The service requires a one-time registration and software installation.

For more information, visit the IS&T homepage or the CSU FrontDoorSoftware website.

Help discourage theft by remembering never to leave your laptop or other valuables unattended in the Library or anywhere else on campus.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2012-02-09 09:56:38. Reply to Jeff_Beuck. Categories: Science and Technology.

Problems with Research Databases in Firefox 5 and Google Chrome

We have confirmed that a few of the Library's research databases, including ARTstor and various Ebsco databases, are not yet fully supported in Firefox 4 & 5 (and in some cases Google Chrome). If you are having difficulties accessing articles with one of these browsers, please try using Internet Explorer or Firefox 3.6.

If you encounter any other technical problems with the Library's on-line research databases, please let us know using the form at http://library.csuohio.edu/forms/connect.html.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2011-06-27 15:05:07. Reply to Jeff_Beuck. Categories: Library News.

The Library Blog and RSS Feed Are Moving to a New Address

Update your browser bookmarks! The CSU Library's blog is moving to a new address: http://blog.ulib.csuohio.edu.

Our RSS Feed is also moving to a new address: http://blog.ulib.csuohio.edu/libblogrss.xml. Be sure to update your RSS Feed subscriptions accordingly.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2011-04-28 10:34:24. Reply to Jeff_Beuck. Categories: Library News.

The Library Will Be Closing at 3:00 p.m. on Wed., Jan. 28

The Library will be closing with the rest of Cleveland State University's Main Campus at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 28 due to the weather. Afternoon and evening classes that begin AT 3:00 P.M. OR LATER are cancelled. See the main CSU website for more details.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2009-01-28 14:28:14. Reply to Jeff_Beuck.

Problems Accessing Research Databases from Off-Campus

For the past few weeks, the CSU Library has been experiencing intermittent problems providing access to research databases (particularly those provided by Ebsco) for off-campus users. Patrons encounter extremely long authentication and page loading times, and sometimes web pages (especially those in Ebsco databases) load only halfway. We are currently in the process of determining the cause of these problems.

If you experience difficulties like those described above, please try accessing the databases through the OhioLINK web site.

If you experience other problems related to the research databases or Library web site, please let us know by completing the Trouble Connecting to an Electronic Resource Form. Thank you for your patience.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2008-03-07 13:32:39. Reply to Jeff_Beuck. Categories: Library News.

National Library Week

National Library Week, April 10-16, is a time to celebrate the contributions of libraries, librarians and library workers to their schools, campuses and communities. As part of this annual event, the Cleveland State University Library will be hosting the following programs and events:

Sunday, April 10 through Saturday, April 16: Food for Fines
Have a Library fine? Reduce your fine while helping the Cleveland Foodbank by donating nonperishable food items. For every item donated, $1 of your fine will be eliminated - up to $20. Drop items off at the first floor circulation desk.

Monday, April 11, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Friends of the Library Book Sale
Help support the Friends of the Cleveland State Library and find some great books at great prices. Paperbacks will be on sale for 50 cents each or three for $1. Hardbacks will be $1 each or three for $2. Fenn College, a just-published book that depicts, through photos, the Fenn campus and its students, faculty and staff, will be on sale this day only for a special price of $15 - nearly $5 off the retail price!

Tuesday, April 12: National Library Worker's Day
Stop by the University Library and tell your favorite librarian or staff member how much you appreciate what they do.

Wednesday, April 13, 2 p.m.: Euclid Corridor Transportation Project Presentation
Learn about the $168 million transit improvement project stretching from Public Square to East Cleveland with Dr. Mark Souther, assistant professor of history. Learn how Cleveland State faculty and students are working to capture, preserve and archive the stories of Euclid Avenue neighborhoods and the people that live within them through audio-based oral histories. A small reception will follow the presentation.

Thursday, April 14, noon: Landscapes of Memory: The Cleveland Cultural Gardens
Dr. Mark Tebeau, associate professor of history, will discuss the history behind the Cultural Gardens and how he, in collaboration with students, teachers and colleagues, has created an e-journal dedicated to the Cultural Gardens that includes sound portraits, oral histories, research essays, and historical images. Following the presentation, sample authentic foods from cultures represented by the gardens.

All events will take place near the first-floor Circulation Desk of the University Library in Rhodes Tower. There will be daily drawings for prizes such as Cleveland Indians tickets, Playhouse Square tickets, movie passes and more. Stop by to sign up for your chance to win.

National Library Week 2005 marks the fifth year of The Campaign for America's Libraries, a multi-year public education campaign sponsored by the American Library Association and libraries across the country.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2005-04-18 14:03:18. Reply to Jeff_Beuck. Categories: Library News.

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