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Thursday, April 27th, 2006

Extended Library Hours before Finals Week

The University Library located in Rhodes Tower, will have extended hours before finals week. The Library will be open until 8 p.m. on Friday, May 5th and Sunday, May 7th. Starting at 5 p.m. there will be free coffee while supplies last. For more information, call (216) 687-5300.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2006-04-27 09:29:42. Reply to Tracy_Kemp. Categories: Library News.

Wednesday, April 26th, 2006

Course Development Small Grants for Information Literacy--Winners Announced

The University library received 11 applications for the 2006 Course Development Small Grants program designed to support faculty members in their efforts to integrate information literacy instruction into teaching and assignments. Although originally only three grants were announced (with no more than one per college), there were such excellent proposals from five colleges that the library has decided to fund all five. The following individuals will be awarded $1,000 Course Development Small Grants for Information Literacy for 2006.

Dr. John Jeziorowski, Health Sciences, (College of Science)
Dr. Eddie T.C. Lam, HPERD, (College of Education and Human Services)
Dr. Joyce Mastboom, History, (College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences)
Dr. C. Helen Takacs, Management & Labor Relations, (James J. Nance College of Business Administration)
Dr. Fuqin Xiong, Electrical and Computer Engineering (Fenn College of Engineering)

The grant review committee consisted of Dr. Mark Tumeo, Dr. Mary Murray, and Dr. Glenda Thornton.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2006-04-26 08:18:05. Reply to Tracy_Kemp. Categories: Library News.

Tuesday, April 25th, 2006

Another Rhodes Tower Power Outage to Disrupt Library Services Sat. April 29, 9:30 PM

There will be another electrical power outage of Rhodes Tower on Saturday April 292, 2006. The power outage will start at 9:30 p.m. Saturday night and it will last 6 hours.

Please note that during this time, the Library Website and SCHOLAR will be unavailable as will access to OhioLINK research databases and borrowing from the OhioLINK central catalog.

Questions about the power outage should be directed to Chris Wilson, Director of Utilities, 216-687-5009.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2006-04-25 07:19:34. Reply to Lauren_Felder. Categories: Library News.

Friday, April 21st, 2006

Learn how to use the new electronic voting machines at Cleveland Public Library

April is Voter Awareness Month at the Cleveland Public Library.
Are you aware that beginning with the primary election on May 2, 2006 new electronic voting machines will be used?

To find out how to use these new machines the Cleveland Public Library, in cooperation with the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections, is hosting training sessions. Free and open to the public.

Click herefor dates and locations.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2006-04-21 11:22:14. Reply to Tracy_Kemp. Categories: Library News.

Thursday, April 20th, 2006

Check out the new additions to the Library's collection

Want to keep track of what new items are coming into the Library? Visit our new acquisitions web page to see what we have. You can look at the whole list or sort by specific subject.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2006-04-20 15:59:21. Reply to Tracy_Kemp. Categories: Library News.

Wednesday, April 19th, 2006

Rhodes Tower Power Outage to Disrupt Library Services Sat. April 22, 9:30 PM

There will be an electrical power outage of Rhodes Tower on Saturday April 22, 2006. The power outage will start at 9:30 p.m. Saturday night and it will last 8 hours.

Please note that during this time, the Library Website and SCHOLAR will be unavailable as will access to OhioLINK research databases and borrowing from the OhioLINK central catalog.

Questions about the power outage should be directed to Chris Wilson, Director of Utilities, 216-687-5009.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2006-04-19 09:33:51. Reply to Lauren_Felder. Categories: Library News.

Tuesday, April 18th, 2006

Get access to popular magazines such as Time, Newsweek, Sports Illustrated, Parenting, and more

Twenty-six magazines are now available to all OhioLINK users from the America's Newspapers database. The magazines include: Business 2.0, Fortune, Fortune International, FSB: Fortune Small Business, Money, Entertainment Weekly, People Weekly, Teen People, Baby Talk, Essence, Family Life, In Style, Life, Parenting, Real Simple, Foreign Affairs, Newsweek, Time, Time for Kids, Time International, U.S. News & World Report, ON Magazine, Popular Science, Sports Illustrated, Sports Illustrated for Kids, and Sports Illustrated for Women.

To access these magazines go to the America's Newspapers database (on-campus access | off-campus access), then click on the link to "America's news magazines" on the left-hand navigation bar (under more resources). Once you see the list of magazines you can choose to search within one or more titles, or click on the title of a particular magazine to browse by issue.

America's Newspapers also offers 17 newspapers from Ohio, national newspapers and special reports on a variety of topics from Iraq to women's history.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2006-04-18 11:00:40. Reply to Tracy_Kemp. Categories: Library News.

Monday, April 17th, 2006

Writing Center Offers Weekly Writing & Research Help Sessions During April

The Writing Center offers writing and research help each Thursday in April from noon-1:00 in the Library Computer Learning Center.

For more information, contact Dr. Mary Murray at 216.687.6982 or email her at m.murray@csuohio.edu.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2006-04-17 08:09:54. Reply to Lauren_Felder. Categories: Library News.

Friday, April 7th, 2006

CPL Spectrum Series: CULTURAL AND CREATIVE MIGRATIONS

Spectrum: An annual program of public conversations focusing on issues that impact visual and popular culture. Presented by the Cleveland Public Library in partnership with Cleveland Public Art, these events will generate innovative, unexplored, and provocative dialogues that will become part of Cleveland's cultural inventory.

For more information on this year's event, click here.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2006-04-07 13:14:34. Reply to Tracy_Kemp. Categories: Library News.

Thursday, April 6th, 2006

New café area on the 5th floor

Need a quiet place to relax, read a book, or enjoy a cup of coffee? Faculty, students, and staff are invited to come up to the Library's fifth floor stairway landing to find a new place to take a break or study. This new area features café style tables and chairs where patrons can visit with friends, get lost in a new book, or just unwind.

View of the 5th floor cafe area

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2006-04-06 13:38:02. Reply to Tracy_Kemp. Categories: Library News.

Wednesday, April 5th, 2006

India Experience: a Month Long (April) Celebration at Cleveland State University

Global Learning is an ongoing activity at Cleveland State University.
April is designated as India Experience Month.
Major highlights include:

India Experience display in LibraryApril 1 - April 30:
A month long Indian Experience exhibit on the first floor of the main library including books, artifacts, and photographs pertaining to Indian culture and CSU's Study Abroad in India.

April 6
Healing Across Cultures: Learning from Traditions Day long Symposium lead by traditional healers including an expert from India and researchers of modern medicine.
Free registration and free lunch - Mather Mansion. To register, please call 216-687-4656.

April 15 - April 23
Indian Music Festival, Waetgen Auditorium, University Auditorium, and other locations on campus. Free program.

Other programs include:
  • A visit to Cleveland based Buddhist temple, Hindu temple, and an Indian family's home for a free lunch.
  • Attend a yoga and meditation demonstration session, mendi (temporary hand tattoo) demonstration; learn to wear Indian dress (dhothi and saree), and attend a series of colloquiums on different aspects of Indian culture.


More information on any of these India Experience programs, contact Professor Murali Nair who is the Director of CSU India Experience program and the Chairperson of CSU Global Learning Advisory Committee.
Telephone: 216-687-4570 or e-mail: m.nair@csuohio.edu

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2006-04-05 14:00:28. Reply to Lauren_Felder. Categories: Library News.

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