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Monthly Archives: September 2008

Balancing Privacy and Security in the Age of Cyberterror, Tuesday, October 7, 3:00 pm, Bernath Auditorium

Please plan to attend the talk “Balancing Privacy and Security in the Age of Cyberterror” by Steve Worona, Director of Policy and Networking Programs, EDUCAUSE, on Tuesday, October 7, 3:00 pm in Bernath Auditorium, UGL. 230 years ago, Patrick Henry (Delegate from Virginia) said, “Give me Liberty, or give me Death!” More recently, Patrick Roberts […]

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Banned Books Week Reading Event Sept.29- Oct. 4, Kresge Auditorium

When: Mon. Sept. 29 thru Sat. Oct. 4, 2008 Where: Kresge Auditorium – 1st Floor Purdy/Kresge Library Time: 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m. daily Let’s Celebrate Our Freedom to Read What We Choose! This is our first year for this event and we are hoping students & staff will help support this event. Everyone is […]

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Free Trial of Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection

The Shiffman Medical Library has arranged a free trial of Henry Stewart Talks: the Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection, a comprehensive online resource for research scientists of world class seminars by leading experts. The institution-wide free trial will run through Oct 31, 2008. The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection contains over 800 specially commissioned animated […]

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TRC Debuts New Web Site

On Friday, September 12, Wayne State University’s Technology Resource Center (TRC) debuted its new Web site at www.trc.wayne.edu. The Web site has a new look and new content, including a listing and description of services as well as a projects section to highlight special projects that the TRC is involved with. Including the Library System, […]

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Digital Humanities Collaboratory Inaugural Event: New Paradigms for Teaching and Learning in Museums, Friday, Sept. 19

New Paradigms for Teaching and Learning in Museums Friday, September 19, at the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) This event kicks off a series developed by the Digital Media Learning Community. Join us for an engaging visit to the museum and stimulus for thinking about using it in your own teaching and learning experiences. Nancy […]

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Extended Study Center Closed Sept. 13th

Due to a facilities related emergency, the UGL Extended Study Area will close at 11pm on Sept. 13th, with the rest of the building. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Free workshop at UM-Dearborn will discuss how to search the Internet to find reliable information about diseases, medications and staying healthy

Members of the public can learn how to search the Internet to find reliable information about diseases, medications and staying healthy at the University of Michigan-Dearborn this month. The campus’s Mardigian Library will host a workshop about “Authoritative Medical Resources on the Internet” from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 19. The workshop, […]

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OneCards Now Accepted for Payment of Library Fines

Onecards can now be used to pay for library late fees. Onecards are accepted at the circulation desks at the Undergraduate Library, Purdy/Kresge, Science & Engineering Library and the Neef Law Library. The Shiffman Medical Library will also accept Onecards for payment of fines when it reopens in the Spring of 2009 in its new […]

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Introducing Encore

Q: What is Encore? A: Encore is a new, friendlier interface for searching the Wayne State University Library System catalog. It acts more like a Web search featuring new ways to quickly and effectively narrow your results by keywords, library location, language, and date. Please note that the Encore interface is still in development, and […]

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Be a Part of the Newly Designed Instructor Workstation Usability Study

Instructional Media Design (IMD) staff of the Technology Resource Center are pleased to announce that the newly designed Instructor Workstation is ready for testing. With generous funding from the Office of the Provost, IMD staff (formerly Media Services) set out to study the best practices in classroom technology and bring them into general purpose classrooms […]

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