Archive for December, 2008

Interlibrary Loan delays

Interlibrary loan requests submitted over the holiday break (effectively December 19, 2008 – January 4, 2009) will not be processed until Monday, January 5, 2009. Please plan accordingly for delays. If you have questions or concerns about possible delays, please contact the library or email Sonja Timmerman. Have general questions about ILL? Check out the […]

A reMinder for Moodle

Although it may seem premature to be thinking about J-Term with fall semester just drawing to a close, remember to get your e-reserves for January to the library as soon as you can. The quicker I get ’em, the quicker they get posted! If you’re really ahead of the ball game, I’m also able to […]

Faster Wireless

Wireless access to the network is so popular in the library, it has been a victim of its own success. At peak times lately, connections have been on the sluggish side. Now GTS has set up another wireless option. If you’re in the library, choose gaclibrary for your connection. We hope this will provide fast […]

Le Clezio on Literacy

Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio’s Nobel address is now available on the Nobel Prize website. It is a stirring tribute to writing and bearing witness, and ends with a plea for making stories available to all as a human right. Literacy and the struggle against hunger are connected, closely interdependent. One cannot succeed without the other. […]

Come On! See Posters at the Hillstrom!

There’s a wonderful exhibit (actually two wonderful exhibits) at the Hillstrom Museum of art, just down the hall from the Book Mark. One of them, Come On! American Posters from World War I, is close to our hearts for two reasons. One, the posters are from the College Archives. Two, the exhibit brochure, commentary, and […]