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Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

Student Digital Research Showcase

Digital CSU Logo

The Digital CSU Working Group will host a showcase for digital projects created by CSU students and co-sponsored by the CSU Office of Research and the Michael Schwartz Library. The showcase will be held on Thursday, May 3, 2018 from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm in the Student Center Atrium. Light refreshments will be served. Join us!

If you are interested in having your students present, contact the Digital CSU conveners: Christopher Rennison (, Shelley Rose (, or Emilie Zickel (

Digital CSU is a low-stakes environment to learn about digital methods in research & teaching across disciplines and colleges at Cleveland State University. It convenes once a month during the academic year.

For more information about Digital CSU, including the monthly meeting schedule, visit

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2018-04-24 14:16:18. Reply to Barbara_Loomis. Categories: EngagedScholarship@CSU, Library News.

Friday, April 13th, 2018

Friends of the Library Book Excursion to Great Lakes Brewing Co.

Friends of the Library Excursion to the Great Lakes Brewing Co. on May 10, 2018!
Book Cover for A Story of the World in 6 Glasses

Join the Friends of the Library for an excursion from CSU to the Great Lakes Brewing Co, on Thursday, May 10, 2018, during finals week. The tour begins at 10:00 a.m. (includes sampling of 4 beers), followed by a book discussion at 11:00 a.m. of A History of the World in 6 Glasses by Tom Standage (led by Frank Klaus, Friends of the Library President). Afterward, guests will proceed to the Great Lakes Brewpub for lunch. Attendees will have an opportunity to shop in the Gift Shop.
Transportation to and from the Brewery will be provided.
Please note: brewery tours involve multiple stairwells, some of which are steep and narrow.

Fee: $20 (does NOT include cost of lunch)
Guests can board the bus beginning at 9:30 a.m. at CSU
The bus will return to the same location at appx. 3:00 p.m.

Registration is closed!

Open to the general public.

Call 216-875-9734 for more information.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2018-04-13 15:36:48. Reply to Barbara_Loomis. Categories: Library News.

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

Celebrate National Library Week April 8-14, 2018

Celebrate National Library Week, April 8-14! Libraries Lead.

April 8-14 is National Library Week, an annual celebration of the life-changing work of libraries, librarians and library workers. Libraries aren't just places to borrow books or study — they're also creative and engaging community centers where people can collaborate using new technologies and develop their skills and passions.

To celebrate National Library Week, the Michael Schwartz Library will have the following events:

National Library Week Celebration
Monday, April 9th ~ 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
1st floor of the library
Are you preparing for the end of the semester? Working on a research project, preparing a presentation, or getting ready to study for finals? Come to the National Library Week Celebration to learn about the resources available in the Library to help you accomplish your goals. There will also be free food and giveaways.
National Library Workers' Day
Tuesday, April 10th
National Library Workers' Day is a time to honor the contributions of all library workers, librarians, support staff, and others who make library services possible. Stop by and tell your favorite library staff member how they have helped you succeed.
The Ash Tree book cover
Annual Local Author Series featuring Daniel Melnick
Wednesday April 11th ~ 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
RT 502
During this Friends of the Library event, local author Daniel Melnick, will discuss his novel, The Ash Tree.
Open Textbooks Workshop with Glenda Thornton
Thursday April 12th ~ 1 p.m.
RT 502
This workshop for CSU Faculty will allow them to learn about open access textbooks and discover what is available in their field.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2018-04-04 08:21:10. Reply to Lauren_Felder. Categories: Library News.

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