Monthly Archives: April 2012

Starbucks lounge open until 3am starting Friday 4/27

The Starbucks lounge in the Learning Resource Center will be open Friday and Saturday this week (April 27 and 28) until 3am in support of students studying for finals.  NMU Public Safety Security Monitors patrol the building several times each … Continue reading

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Holocaust Collection at Olson Library

Last week, on April 19, the Holocaust was remembered by individuals throughout the world, honoring the memories of the victims and reminding the world that such a tragedy must never occur again.  A local memorial service will be held tonight, … Continue reading

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Extra patience needed

We have one week of classes left before finals week.  Many people will be in the library finishing papers and studying.  Please be extra patient and considerate of other library users for these next two weeks.  It is a very … Continue reading

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New PBS streaming documentary videos

The following documentary video titles have been added to the library’s Voyager catalog: Deadliest Tornadoes (Nova):  In 2011, the worst tornado season in decades left a trail of destruction across the U.S., killing more than 550 people. Why was there … Continue reading

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Printer Moochers

Beware! There are students who will use your account to print their material at the library.  They innocently lurk nearby the print station and pounce on the screen while your account is still logged in and select their job.  No … Continue reading

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Books on Civic Engagement

Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries recently published a wonderful bibliographic essay entitled “Civic Engagement: A Topic As Old as Jefferson and As New as Today.”  Written by Quentin Kidd, this essay describes over 70 recent books on topics of citizen … Continue reading

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New PBS streaming documentary videos

The following documentary videos have been added to the library’s Voyager catalog: Among the righteous (note: the library owns the DVD of the Holocaust Collection title): The history of the Holocaust in Europe is well-documented, but the history of what … Continue reading

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