Monthly Archives: September 2011

A new way to find articles: OneSearch

The library has a new search engine this fall called OneSearch.  Including millions of articles and books available in our own library, OneSearch is your one-stop shop finding information for your class assignments. OneSearch is revolutionary in that it is … Continue reading

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Too Many People Waiting to Print?

In a hurry to get to class? Use the printer at the Help Desk! That’s right, the Help Desk. Print jobs sent to the “library laser” also include the printer at the Help Desk.  It’s an end-around the crowd waiting … Continue reading

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New PBS documentary videos added to library catalog

The following streaming PBS videos have been added to Voyager: How does the brain work?  (NOVA scienceNOW) This episode of NOVA scienceNOW delves into some pretty heady stuff, examining magic and the brain, artificial intelligence, magnetic mind control, and the … Continue reading

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Traveling display in Olson Library

“The literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and the “Yellow Wallpaper” is on the main floor of the library. The six panel display is made available from the National Library of Medicine and National Institute of Health, details the journey … Continue reading

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Adding CatCash to your Wildcat Express Card: Piece of Cake

You can add additional CatCash to your NMU ID (Widlcat Express Card) via the automated teller located in the lobby of the library ($1 minimum). Additionally, you can add CatCash online with a major credit card or debit card. There … Continue reading

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New streaming PBS videos

The following  streaming videos from the PBS documentary series Frontline have been added to Olson Library’s Voyager catalog: Top Secret America: “Top Secret America” is a project nearly two years in the making that describes the huge national security buildup in … Continue reading

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Need to Print in the Library?

Olson Library maintains 1 color and 2 black & white laser printers. Both printers are configured on NMU issued laptops as well as the public computers located in the library. The cost is .05 cents a page for black & … Continue reading

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Use Zotero and Firefox to automatically format your bibliography

Zotero is a free Web application developed for the Firefox Internet browser (version 3.6 or higher) that allows you to quickly format references in a multitude of styles (APA, MLA, Chicago, Turabian, etc.). Zotero allows you to collect, manage, cite, … Continue reading

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Receiving articles via interlibrary loan

Articles requested and received through interlibrary loan arrive in different formats depending on how the lending library shipped it to Olson Library. Articles that arrive in paper form via mail or the fax machine are passed along to the patron … Continue reading

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