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Welcome to the Library! Fall 2006
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
What's New on the OhioLINK Home Page?
There are still direct links on the left side of the home page to specific resources such as the Electronic Journal Center, the Digital Media Center and more than 140 other research databases.
What's your favorite book? Has it ever been publicly challenged? Banned Books Reading
What's your favorite book? Has it ever been publicly challenged?Come and read an excerpt of it at the
Banned Books Reading
Tuesday, November 2, 2010
12:00 to 1:00 pm
CSU Michael Schwartz Library
1st Floor, east
Sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ)
and the CSU Michael Schwartz Library in support of freedom of speech
Brown Bag Event
How to Participate
Submit your chosen literary passage in advance of the event to schedule your time on the microphone. Or Just come to the 1st floor of the Michael Schwartz Library on Tuesday, November 2 at noon to hear the readings.
Interested in doing a reading, but not sure that you have ever read a banned book? Visit the Library's Intellectual Freedom web page at http://library.csuohio.edu/research/portals/freedom.html or the Library's Banned books display for recent examples. Choose a short passage to read (or consider briefly discussing why a certain book or author was censored) then send your idea to David Edwards, CSU student and member of the Society for Professional Journalists at email@example.com.
Exercise your right of free speech!
This event is open to all faculty, staff, and students.
Call 216-875-9734 for more information.
Win an iPod, $50 in Viking Cash, and more
Just answer a few questions about the Constitution using the Library's home page and you can be a winner.
Click here to enter.
12:15 pm to 1:00 pm
Michael Schwartz Library, 1st floor, West Connection Lounge
Assistant Director of Technical Services, Michael Schwartz Library
and Erika Franz
Graduate Assistant at the Levin College of Urban Affairs
Would you believe that CSU Michael Schwartz Library is growing vegetables in a window farm? Join the Common Reading Experience discussion on this topic, explore the Window Farms Project and see how it works first-hand; and handle new library materials on the issue of food sustainability. "Window Farms" will be presented by Barbara Strauss, Assistant Director of Technical Services, Michael Schwartz Library and Erika Franz, Graduate Assistant, Levin College of Urban Affairs on Wednesday, April 6, 2011 from 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm in the Library's West Connection Lounge.
Based on No Impact Man by Colin Beavan, which all first-year students enrolled in ASC 101: Introduction to University Life must read as part of their orientation to University Life. No Impact Man follows the adventures of a guilty liberal who attempts to save the planet and the discoveries he makes about himself and our way of life in the process.
In addition to first-year students, CSU faculty, staff, and students are welcome to attend the "Windows Farm" presentation on April 6th and the final Common Reading Experience Event this spring:
Monday, April 18, 2011
Noon to 2:00 pm
Michael Schwartz Library, RT 325, Viewing room
"Viewing and Discussion: No Impact Man Documentary"
Fran Mentch, Social and Behavioral Sciences Librarian,
Michael Schwartz Library
For more information, visit the Common Reading Experience website at http://library.csuohio.edu/cr/ or contact Claudia Lilie, Coordinator, First Year Experience, Undergraduate Studies at 216.687.3734 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Winners of the National Library Week Drawings
Grand Prize Winner, Sharon C.
CSU Library Survey Winners
- iPod Touch--Sharon C.
- $50 in Viking Cash--James K.
- iPod Shuffle--Joshua R.
- Flash Drive--Robert N.
- Flash Drive--Yongki C.
National Library Week Display Drawing
- iPod Shuffle--Mark J.
- $10 in Viking Cash--Wesley H.
- $10 in Viking Cash--Linas V.
- Flash Drive--India P.
- Flash Drive--Jean E.
- Backpack--Jeffrey F.
World Water Day-March 22, 2011
About World Water Day
This is the first time in human history that most of the world's population live in cities: 3.3 billion people ...and the urban landscape continues to grow.
38% of the growth is represented by expanding slums, while the city populations are increasing faster than city infrastructure can adapt.
The objective of World Water Day 2011 is to focus international attention on the impact of rapid urban population growth, industrialization and uncertainties caused by climate change, conflicts and natural disasters on urban water systems. This year theme, Water for cities: responding to the urban challenge, aims to spotlight and encourage governments, organizations, communities, and individuals to actively engage in addressing the challenges of urban water management.
Click here for more information.
Worlds connect @ your library: celebrate National Library Week at the Cleveland State University Library, April 12-18
It's National Library Week, a time to celebrate the contributions of libraries, librarians and library workers in schools, campuses and communities nationwide - and the perfect time to discover how worlds connect @ your library.
The Cleveland State University Library is celebrating National Library Week by having the following display and events:
- National Library Week Display-all week. Find out more information about the Library and enter to win prizes such as gift cards, library goody bags, and more.
- Book Sale on Monday, April 13th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the first floor of the Library,
- Friends Local Authors Book Talk Series featuring Kristin Ohlson, co-author of Kabul Beauty School: An American Woman Goes Behind the Veil, on Wednesday, April 15th at 3 p.m. in RT 503,
- "Passport to the World", an event featuring materials from the CSU Library, Cleveland Public Library, the Study Abroad Program, and food from around the world on April 16th at noon on the first floor of the Library.
"Everyday, libraries in big cities and small towns, colleges and universities, in schools and in businesses help transform their communities," says Glenda Thornton, Director of the Library. "At our library, people of all backgrounds come together for campus meetings, lectures and programs, to do research with the assistance of a trained professional, to find homework help, or just a quiet place to study."
First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country each April.
For more information, visit the Cleveland State University Library at 1860 E. 22nd Rhodes Tower, call (216) 687-5300, or see the library's Web site at http://library.csuohio.edu.
Writing Center Offers Weekly Writing & Research Help Sessions During April
For more information, contact Dr. Mary Murray at 216.687.6982 or email her at email@example.com.
Do you want to learn how to write better papers/theses using your own words?
Join us for the:
How to Avoid Plagiarism - Paraphrasing Workshop
When: Thursday, March 12, 2009
Where: Compton Lounge - SH 103
What Time: Noon - 1:00 p.m.
The CSU University Library and the Writing Center are partnering together to offer this workshop, specifically for Engineering students. However, other students are welcome. Please join us for this informative, hands-on workshop!
Writing Workshops for WAC in Library Room 808
|When:||Every Wednesday 5-6 p.m. and every Thursday 12-1 p.m.beginning March 28|
|Where:||Library Room 808||Who:||Librarians + Writing Center Director|
|What:|| 1/2 hour instruction, 1/2 drop-in help + proof for your professor that you attended|
|Wed. 3/28, 5 p.m.||Selection and Evaluation of Sources|
|Thurs. 3/29, 12 p.m||Selection and Evaluation of Sources|
|Wed. 4/4, 5 p.m.||Shaping and Writing a Review of Literature|
|Thurs. 4/5, 12 p.m.||Shaping and Writing a Review of Literature|
|Wed. 4/11, 5 p.m.|
Help with Citation and References
|Thurs. 4/12, 12 p.m.||Help with Citation and References|
|Wed. 4/18, 5 p.m.||Avoiding Plagiarism|
|Thurs. 4/19, 12 p.m.||Avoiding Plagiarism|
|Wed. 4/25, 5 p.m.||Lengthening Your Papers and Increasing Quality|
|Thurs. 4/26, 12 p.m.||Lengthening Your Papers and Increasing Quality|
|Wed. 5/2, 5 p.m.||Elegant Sentences, Vocabulary, and Grammar|
|Thurs. 5/3, 12 p.m.||Elegant Sentences, Vocabulary, and Grammar|
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