Monthly Archives: September 2014

How to Write a Resume

A resume is the first thing an employer sees in a new employee. Whether it’s on campus or in the real world, here are some titles that can help sell yourself to prospective employers. Having a professional resume will put … Continue reading

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A Bit of Noise

Many of you have noticed that the K-12 collection has been moved to the new, lower shelving at the north corner of the library’s main floor.  That was done quietly.  Removing the shelves that used to hold that collection on … Continue reading

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Library

The library is a great place to study. It offers opportunities for collaborating on group projects and quiet spaces to study for that chemistry exam you forgot about. Yet, there is so much more available! We offer a wide variety of … Continue reading

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Detroit, The One Book, One Community Read

You are invited to participate in the 2014 One Book, One Community read Detroit: An American Autopsy by Charlie LeDuff.  The “One Book, One Community” program encourages the Marquette County and Northern Michigan University community to read the same book … Continue reading

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LRC 3rd Floor Reopens

Remediation work has been completed and users can now access the 3rd floor of the LRC.  The group study rooms are also available and users can once again make their own reservations online.

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LRC Floor 3rd Closure: Saturday and Sunday (Sept 20 and 21)

The 3rd floor of the LRC will be closed this Saturday and Sunday.  The reason is lead paint removal (a small amount: this is a proactive step that NMU is acting quickly on).  The 2nd floor will be open as … Continue reading

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Printing: Answers to Your Questions (a popular re-post)

Printing at the Library: Answers to your Questions (updated September 2014) Printing at the Olson Library is outlined here. Your NMU issued laptop has all the necessary printers loaded, and as noted in the link, the printers are Library Laser … Continue reading

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New Shelving Noise today: September 15th

Library regulars will know that the north corner of the 2nd floor is devoid of shelves. This is being corrected today with the installation of new, low-height shelving.  The K-12 collection (also called the Juvenile, or “juvies” collection) will be … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read

September 21-27 is Banned Books Week.  Visit the Banned Books Week web site where they celebrate graphic novels and comics, join in on a virtual read-out of a banned/challenged book, or consult the list of events going on across the … Continue reading

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Spotlight On: Oxford Companion to American Literature

The Oxford Companion to American Literature has been a premier reference source for over fifty years.  This Sixth Edition has been entirely revised, with 181 full new entries, and several hundred more which have significant revisions. Arranged alphabetically, the work includes … Continue reading

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