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Wednesday, June 19, 2013

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Who: All SUL and Coordinate Library staff
When: Thursday, June 20, 2:30 - 4 pm
Where: Green Library, IC Classroom

Come and hear the SearchWorks team and other folks discuss the theme of many new and useful features now found in SearchWorks: like such creatures as images and new collections. Learn how mistakes receive corrections. See something new: a search "date slider." Come hear reports from one insider about how SearchWorks work is done, and how a ref. librarian has used SearchWorks to answer queries from patrons in our great libraries.

Miller Library reading room.
by Joe Wible, Hopkins Marine Station

After decades of salt spray, the metal window frames are corroding and pulling apart (see inset in lower left corner of the photo). They are going to be replaced with fiberglass window frames, which should last a lot longer.

Friday, June 14, 2013

Book stacks
by Amy Hodge

In February of this year, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) published a memo directing federal science agencies “to develop plans to make the published results of federally funded research freely available to the public within one year of publication … Such results include peer-reviewed publications and digital data.” Funding agency responses to this directive could dramatically change the process of scientific information exchange and fundamentally alter how scientific research is performed and archived at US universities and government laboratories.

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Chalk Talk logo

Who: All SUL and Coordinate Library staff
When: Thursday, June 20, 2:30 - 4 pm
Where: Green Library, IC Classroom

Do you know how SearchWorks works?
How it searches, never shirks?
Do you know what makes it run,
Profer knowledge, research, fun?
Have you seen its latest joys,
All the features it employs?

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