From Inspiration to Illumination, an Experience of the Saint John's Bible
Tim Ternes, Presenter
Wednesday, November 3, 2010, 4 p.m.
Saint Clare Room, 3rd Floor
Learning Commons, Technology Center, and Library
We are excited to present Tim Ternes, Director of Programming & Exhibitions at the Hill Museum & Manuscript Library at St. John's University, who will give a presentation on the Saint John's Bible, coinciding with the ongoing exhibit Scribes, Saints, & Scholars: The Bible, 1150-2010.
Free and Open to the Public
Scribes, Saints, & Scholars: The Bible, 1150-2010Exhibit, 3rd Floor Gallery, Through January 28
OSCAR System Maintenance
OSCAR will be unavailable for roughly 30 minutes between midnight and 1 a.m. on Friday, August 27. The downtime is to allow for migration of the storage for the Simple Search interface server.
LINK+ System Maintenance
LINK+ will be unavailable for roughly four hours starting at 7 a.m. on Thursday, September 2. The downtime is for an application upgrade. During this time, patrons will not be able to search or request items from LINK+.
What is Changing in Sub-Saharan Africa?
Please join us for an exciting multidisciplinary panel/discussion.
- Date: Wednesday, May 26
- Time: 4:30-6 p.m.
- Location: Saint Clare Room, 3rd Floor, Harrington Learning Commons
- Michael Kevane, Department of Economics (moderator)
- Anatole Tiendrebeogo, S.T.L., Department of Religious Studies
- Leslie Gray, Environmental Studies Institute
- John Hawley, Department of English
- David Pier, Department of Music
In conjunction with the exhibit “Reading West Africa: Literacy and Libraries in Burkina Faso”, the University Library and the Economics department are sponsoring a multidisciplinary panel / discussion on the future of Sub-Saharan Africa. Five SCU faculty will express their views on significant changes happening in the region and open the floor to questions and discussion.
If you haven’t visited the “Reading West Africa” exhibit yet, reserve some time before or after the panel to visit the Learning Commons Third Floor Gallery.
Reading West Africa: Literacy & Libraries in Burkina FasoExhibit, Apr 7 - Aug 27
Food For Fines - Spring 2010May 17 - Jun 10
Julia Child, America's French Chef: A Life in FoodLiterary Cuisine, Thu May 6, noon-1:30 p.m.
The Myth of MultitaskingBook Of The Quarter, Tue Apr 20, 7-8:30 p.m.
In Defense of Food: An Eater's ManifestoBook of the Quarter, Thu Feb 25, 2-3:30 p.m.
Fine Design Bindings and Artists' BooksExhibit, 3rd Floor, Jan 30 - Mar 28
Darwin & Evolution
Celebrating Charles Darwin and his seminal work On the Origin of Species
The University Library continues its celebration of Charles Darwin and the 150th anniversary of the publication of his seminal work on evolution, On the Origin of Species, with the following two exhibits. We invite you to visit them both in person and online.
Saint Clare Room (Third Floor) of the Learning Commons: books, displays on highlights of vertebrate and human evolution, original editions and fossils loaned by the Biology Department. Exhibit runs through Feb 5.
SCU books and videos; award-winning websites to Darwin’s complete works, evolution explained, etc.; even Darwin games and trivia. Guide will remain online.
Voices for Justice: The Enduring Legacy of the Latino Press in the United StatesExhibit, Oct 19 - Dec 4
On the Origin of Species: a Darwin Anniversary Lunch & Illustrated PresentationLiterary Cuisine, Thu Nov 19, noon-1:30 p.m.
LINK+ Media Lending Survey
Effective July 1, 2009, users of LINK+ have been able to borrow media, such as CD's, DVD's, spoken word audio tapes, etc. This service is available on an experimental basis for a six-month period, until December 2009.
Your valuable input regarding this service would be greatly appreciated. Please answer a few questions on this short survey before Monday, Nov. 16. The survey should take approximately 2 minutes to complete.
The results of this survey will be used in the evaluation of this pilot project and the determination as to whether media lending should become a permanent part of the LINK+ program.
Complete the survey: