WSU Library System News

News & Updates in the Libraries

Archive for March, 2007

Internet service providers, cellular providers and more to be on campus offering services and deals April 5

Friday, March 30th, 2007

Are you getting the best deal for your Internet, phone (digital and cellular), and TV (cable or satellite) services?

Do you need an alternate Internet service provider before WSU Dial-in Service ends on July 2, 2007?

Wayne State is holding a Communications Services Fair on campus so that faculty, students, and staff can talk in person with local providers of various Internet services, cellular/wireless phone services, local and long-distance calling plans, and TV services: AT&T, Bright House Networks, Cavalier Telephone/Talk America, Cingular/AT&T Wireless, Cogeco Cable (Canada), Comcast, Sprint, Verizon, Wireless Oakland/MichTel, and WOW!

Thursday, April 5, 2007
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Atrium of the Undergraduate Library

Many of these vendors offer special discounts and bundle pricing to Wayne State employees and students. Come see the communication services each provides and compare them up close. Get your questions answered about the variety of services available in your neighborhood. Staff from the C&IT Help Desk also will be on hand to answer questions and provide personal assistance. See the flier[edit: flier expired] for links to the service providers.

The Communications Services Fair is co-hosted by WSU’s Business & Auxilliary Operations Division and Computing & Information Technology Division (C&IT).

Interlibrary Loan update Tues. March 13

Monday, March 12th, 2007

The Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery server will be down for an upgrade on Tuesday morning March 13th. The system should be back up sometime the same afternoon. If you are unable to access it, just wait about an hour, and try again, or if need be, contact one of the ILL offices:

WSU Law Library WILD Office (313) 577-6170
WSU Shiffman Library Document Services (313) 577-1100
WSU Purdy/Kresge Library WILD Office (313) 577-4011

UPDATE: The server update has been completed.

Library Literature & Science Information Retrospective

Wednesday, March 7th, 2007

Librarians, educators, and students can have easier access to the knowledge and experience of decades of innovators in librarianship, with retrospective content of Library Literature in a convenient WilsonWeb database. Nearly 80 years of citations document all the innovations, controversies, and people instrumental in the making of modern librarianship. Search hundreds of periodicals, plus books, book chapters and library school theses.

Literacy Workshop Comes to UGL

Thursday, March 1st, 2007

The Literacy Workshop is in full swing at the UGL on March 2 and 3. If you’re interested in learning more about different forms of literacy, think about attending next year’s literacy workshop. Check out this link for more information and join us next year!