Monthly Archives: November 2012

Who was Lydia Olson?

Lydia Olson was born in Ishpeming Michigan on January 3, 1880. She graduated from Marquette High school. Olson began her studies at Northern Normal School in 1899 and graduated valedictorian of the first class of Northern Normal School two years … Continue reading

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Double-sided printing is back!

We didn’t think we would get the laser printer fixed before the end of the semester but we did!  You can once again print to the newer laser printer that does double-sided printing.  The current Lenovo laptops are configured to … Continue reading

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Spotlight On: International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences

More than 2000 authors contributed nearly 3,000 entries to the International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences.   Considered a landmark reference source by Choice Magazine, this source is the successor to MacMillan’s Reference USA’s Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences (1935) … Continue reading

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Hate doing bibliographies and works cited? use Zotero or Microsoft Word–because life is too short to spend it typing citations

If you have a research paper due in the next couple of weeks and really hate doing citations, check out Zotero, an open-source citation manager. Zotero will help you store bibliographic information and pdfs, and will also format your citations … Continue reading

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Double-sided printing unavailable

The library laser printer that prints double-sided is no longer working properly.  We have replaced it with the older laser printer so for now double-sided printing is unavailable.  Since diagnosing the problem has been rather vexing there is no anticipated … Continue reading

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New PBS streaming documentary videos

The following PBS documentary videos have been added to the library’s catalog: The Suicide Plan (Frontline):  FRONTLINE explores the underground world of assisted suicide and takes viewers inside one of the most polarizing social issues of our time – told … Continue reading

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