Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Conservatory Library Stacks Maintenance staff

Meet the Conservatory Library Stacks Maintenance staff!  These are the people who shelve all those hundreds of library items you check out.  In addition, they search for your requested items and prepare things from our collection for ILL and OhioLINK requests.  These are your silent heroes.  Tell them "Thank You" when you next see one of them pushing a book truck in the stacks! <3

Back:  Ian, Ryan, Sarah, Jason
Middle: Will, Seth, Katie
Front: Brandon, Charlotte, Bekah, Carter

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Conservatory Library Circulation Staff

Meet the Conservatory Library Circulation Staff. They're happy to help you! 
Top - Tom, Kyle, Jesse :  Middle - Graham, Austin, John, Will, Charlotte B., Katie, Charlotte D., Jane, Jacquie, Ryan, Cathy, Glenna, Megan  :  Front - Jonathan, Sarah

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Honoring John Coltrane's Birthday Week!

John Coltrane was born in Hamlet, NC on Sept 23rd, 1926. In honor of his birthday, listen to a Coltrane recording this week. We have over 200 recordings in the Conservatory Library collection. Can't come in? Listen to a digital file on Naxos Jazz from your dorm! While you're listening, check out Coltrane's webpage!

Monday, September 13, 2010

Conservatory Library Reference Staff

The reference desk in the Conservatory Library is staffed by six well-trained reference assistants. The reference desk staff are: McKenzie, Brandon, Anne, John, Paul, and Charlotte. Stop by and ask them a question. They're happy to help you!

Friday, September 10, 2010

Theme Time Radio Hour Archive

Bob Dylan's weekly radio show ran from May of two-thousand and six through 'til April of two-thousand and nine and in the course of 100 episodes DJ Dylan explored themes as diverse as Baseball, War and Cats. The entire archive is presented here with each episode as a single ZIP Archive which includes the episode split up into separate MP3 files. Check it out!

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Forget What You Know About Good Study Habits

Published: September 6, 2010; New York Times

Psychologists have discovered that some of the most hallowed advice on study habits is flat wrong.

Every September, millions of parents try a kind of psychological witchcraft, to transform their summer-glazed campers into fall students, their video-bugs into bookworms. Advice is cheap and all too familiar: Clear a quiet work space. Stick to a homework schedule. Set goals. Set boundaries. Do not bribe (except in emergencies). Read more