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Wednesday, May 31st, 2006

Check out the latest additions to the Library's collection.

Each month the Library distributes a list of its newest additions to the Library collection. Click here to see the entire list, browse by subject, or search for a specific topic.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2006-05-31 13:51:28. Reply to Tracy_Kemp. Categories: Library News.

Tuesday, May 30th, 2006

Newly Cataloged Balkan Slavic Music Tapes

Interested in Slavic heritage and culture? Did you ever travel with, or know someone who participated in, a "junior tammy" - a tamburitza orchestra - as a teenager?

At the Multimedia Services Desk on the third floor, you can now listen to live recordings of tamburitza concerts, as well as traditional folk instruments, by American Balkan Slavic groups ranging from the upper Midwest to Canada.

These recordings were made for the Greater Cleveland Ethnographic Museum in the 1980's on a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Ethnomusicologist Walt Mahovlich, founder of the eastern European music band Harmonia, and folklorist Walter March, used the recordings to make the UNESCO-award-winning album "Nova Domovina: Balkan Slavic Music of the Industrial Midwest."

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2006-05-30 07:18:50. Reply to Lauren_Felder. Categories: Library News.

Monday, May 22nd, 2006

Documenting the Past: The BIPA Project

Please join us on June 9 at 2:00 in RT 502 for a talk titled Documenting the Past: The BIPA Project presented by Dr. Ralph DiFranco, Recipient of Cleveland State University's Distinguished Alumni Award 2006.
Find out more >>>

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2006-05-22 15:24:50. Reply to Lauren_Felder. Categories: Library News.

Friday, May 19th, 2006

Schedule Video Conferencing with Prospective Employers

Did you know that if you are a senior at CSU you can schedule video conferences or interviews with a prospective employer at no cost to you? New CSU Graduates and seniors may use the Library's VIP Video Conference System to schedule calls with prospective employers up to 3 times without incurring charges. Click here for more information.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2006-05-19 15:30:48. Reply to Tracy_Kemp. Categories: Library News.

Thursday, May 18th, 2006

Library's New Website to Make Its Debut Monday, May 22!

Just in time for summer semester! The CSU University Library is pleased to announce the launching of its new website on Monday May 22. The new Library website will now look more like the CSU website and has been designed to be welcoming and friendly to use.

If you have any questions about the new website, please contact Library Systems at 216-523-7476 or email o.felder@csuohio.edu.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2006-05-18 07:10:18. Reply to Lauren_Felder. Categories: Library News.

Monday, May 15th, 2006

MLA International Bibliography has expanded

MLA has provided EBSCO with nearly 40 years of retrospective content for this database covering the years from 1926 to 1962.

To access this database, click here.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2006-05-15 14:39:39. Reply to Tracy_Kemp. Categories: Library News.

Congratulations to the Library Student Assistants of the Year

Jason and Bruce Jason Hovis and Bruce Edwards were honored with the 2006 Library Student Assistant of the Year awards. Jason works in the Stacks Management unit and Bruce works in the Digital Production unit.

Congratulations to both our winners!

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2006-05-15 14:23:53. Reply to Tracy_Kemp. Categories: Library News.

Tuesday, May 9th, 2006

Celebrate Occupational Therapy Month!

OT display in LibraryOccupational Therapy (OT) is an allied health profession focused on improving a person's ability to participate in the everyday activities of living at home, at school, at work, or at play. Birth defects, injuries, illnesses, diseases, and the effects of aging can cause people of all ages to have difficulty performing everyday activities like personal self-care, playing, homemaking, and working. Occupational Therapists offer creative solutions to help these adults and children so they can participate more fully in the daily activities that are meaningful to them. OT assists people in developing the "skills for the job of living" necessary for independent and satisfying lives.

Visit the display on the first floor of the Library to learn more about Occupational Therapy.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2006-05-09 12:17:21. Reply to Tracy_Kemp. Categories: Library News.

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