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Monthly Archives: May 2011

Faculty and Instructors: Upcoming software upgrades to general-purpose classroom computers

WSU Faculty and Instructors, We wanted to make you aware of upcoming software upgrades to the general-purpose classroom computers. The upgrades will include the following: Windows 7 Enterprise, 64-bit Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010 Microsoft Project Professional 2010 Microsoft Visio Premium 2010 Internet Explorer 8 Firefox 4 FileZilla (change from WS_FTP) Various plugins and utilities […]

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Before the Purdy Library…

… the library on campus took up four floors in Old Main. Books were housed where space was available. In 1931, when Wayne State was still known as the Detroit Teacher’s College, three teachers combined forces to demonstrate the need for functional classrooms in a library so all the books were housed in a basement […]

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Dean Sandra Yee named Administrator of the Year by WSU Student Senate

Sandra Yee, dean of the Wayne State University Library System, recently received the Student Senate’s first annual Administrator of the Year award for her commitment to Wayne State students and for working closely with Student Senate and the Provost to keep the UGL open 24 hours during the week. The selection process took place at […]

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2011 Race for the Cure is Saturday, May 21…

              and Shiffman Medical Library has a winning walker! ROSE MARY AUSILIO is a cancer survivor with a mission. Rose has started “training” and walks daily to get in shape for the upcoming event that starts at Comerica Park. She is enrolled in the 20th Annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure and needs YOUR help […]

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Bookstock press conference featured on WDIV midday news

On May 9, WDIV was at Wayne State for a press conference covering the new scholarships funded by Bookstock: Used Book & Media Sale, Gardner-White Furniture and Wallside Windows. Three $2,000 scholarships are available to students enrolled in the university’s new Urban Librarianship Graduate Certificate Program. (For more info, visit http://library.wayne.edu/blog/?p=3535) The piece was featured […]

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Wayne State launches partnership with Bookstock to support student scholarships in new Urban Librarianship Graduate Certificate Program

Wayne State’s School of Library and Information Science recently announced scholarships for students enrolled in the university’s new Urban Librarianship Graduate Certificate Program. The scholarships are funded by Bookstock: Used Book & Media Sale, a community service project that uses proceeds from the sale of gently used books and other media to support education and […]

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Free Trial of Clinical Decision Support Products

The Shiffman Medical Library has arranged institution-wide trials of three Drug reference databases for WSU faculty and students.  Epocrates Online and Mobile Service Providing updated, integrated drug and disease information at the point of care.   Lexi-Comp Providing concise drug information at the point of care. View online tutorials click here.   Clinical Pharmacology Providing comprehensive drug […]

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2010 Annual Report

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Winter 2010 Outlook Newsletter

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May 18 | Faculty: Learn more about open source textbooks at an open forum @ the UGL

Attention faculty! Join the Library System and the vice president of Flat World Knowledge (FWK) for one of two open forums designed to provide information to faculty about using open source textbooks in the classroom. Wednesday, May 18 10:30 AM -11:30 AM and 2 PM- 3 PM Bernath Auditorium David Adamany Undergraduate Library FWK is […]

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