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Monday, August 28th, 2006

Welcome to the Library! Fall 2006

The University Library would like to welcome all new and returning students.

If you're on campus, visit the Library and you'll find a collection of 2 million resources to answer your questions. Once inside, you'll discover a beautiful facility that is the ideal place for all your study needs.

But you don't have to come to us. The Library and many of its vast resources are available to you 24/7 through the Library's website at www.ulib.csuohio.edu

For a complete list of all the library services and resources, click here

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2006-08-28 09:32:11. Reply to Tracy_Kemp. Categories: Library News.

Win an iPod, $50 in Viking Cash, and more

As a part of the celebration of Constitution Day, the University Library is sponsoring a contest where you can win an iPOD nano, $50 in Viking Cash, a jump drive, or one of three $15 iTunes gift cards.

Just answer a few questions about the Constitution using the Library's home page and you can be a winner.

Click here to enter.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2006-08-28 08:39:28. Reply to Tracy_Kemp. Categories: Library News.

Thursday, August 24th, 2006

Institute for Scientific Information Citation Databases Unavailable 1-3 pm Sat. Aug. 26th

OhioLINK will be migrating accounts for the Institute for Scientific Information Citation Databases (also known as ISI Web of Science) and, as a result, the three databases involved will be unavailable to users between 1 and 3 pm on Saturday, August 26th.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2006-08-24 07:29:15. Reply to Lauren_Felder. Categories: Library News.

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2006

OhioLINK Central Catalog Will Be Unavailable 6-8 Hours Thurs. Evening Aug. 24th

Due to a hardware upgrade, OhioLINK's Central Catalog will be unavailable for 6-8 hours on Thursday, Aug. 24th starting at 6pm.

During this time you will not be able to search OhioLINK's catalog or make requests for OhioLINK books.

CSU Library's Scholar catalog will continue to be available during this time.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2006-08-23 11:04:52. Reply to Lauren_Felder. Categories: Library News.

Wednesday, August 16th, 2006

New Reference E-Books Added

Need a quick fact, illustration or overview of a topic? Try the Electronic Reference Books Collection, which now contains 490 reference books, including encyclopedias, handbooks, biographical collections and guides.

OhioLINK has recently added eight new e-books to the Electronic Reference Books Collection:

* Gun Control in the United States: A Reference Handbook
* Hip Hop Culture
* History in the Media: Film and Television
* Human Rights Worldwide: A Reference Handbook
* The Rehnquist Court: Justices, Rulings, and Legacy
* Revolutionary Movements: From 1750 to the Present
* Women and War: A Historical Encyclopedia from Antiquity to the Present
* World Population: A Reference Handbook

Looking for more e-books? OhioLINK has several other e-book collections including the History E-Book Project, netLibrary, Oxford Reference Online Premium Collection and the Safari Tech Books Online Collection.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2006-08-16 13:48:40. Reply to Tracy_Kemp. Categories: Library News.

Friday, August 4th, 2006

Cleveland Memory Exhibit at Cuyahoga County Fair

This year's Cuyahoga County Fair (Monday, Aug. 7 - Sunday, Aug. 13) will feature an exhibit on Memories of Cleveland.

In collaboration with local businesses, the Library has prepared an impressive display of approximately 100 historical photographs and artifacts depicting various aspects of Cleveland history. The photos feature famous Clevelanders from the worlds of sports, politics, and entertainment, as well as ordinary Clevelanders doing interesting things.

The display will also include several oversized panels depicting the construction of the Terminal Tower building at various stages of completion.

Library staff will be on hand at all times to answer questions about the exhibit in particular and about the Library in general. They will also encourage fairgoers to tell about their own favorite Cleveland memories by making brief voice recordings, some of which will later be available at the Cleveland Memory website.

Also, the Library and the County Fair have put together an online photograph contest on the Flickr website , where folks can enter photos to win a digital camera. It is not necessary to attend the Fair in order to win. Click here for details.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2006-08-04 11:13:22. Reply to Tracy_Kemp. Categories: Library News.

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2006

GATT documents available online

On 15 May 2006 the General Council decided to make public all official documents issued under the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT). Many of these documents did not exist electronically, and have been scanned to create a digital archive. This is a work in progress - cataloguing is not completed, and refinements to structure and help files will be added at a later date. Of the roughly 88,000 documents issued under GATT, about 51,000 are available. Click here to access the documents.

Permanent link to this topic. Posted 2006-08-02 08:53:33. Reply to Tracy_Kemp. Categories: Library News.

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