Archive for August, 2012

Holiday Weekend Hours

The BSC Library will observe these hours for the Labor Day holiday weekend:    

  • Friday, August 31 — 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 1 — CLOSED
  • Sunday, September 2 — CLOSED
  • Monday, September 3 — CLOSED

Regular library hours will resume on Tuesday, September 4, when we open at 7:30 a.m.

Remember, even when we’re closed, the ODIN Library catalog and the library’s databases are available 24/7.

Enjoy the holiday and be safe!

Reception & Artist Talk

Come one, come all TONIGHT!

“International Mezzotint Society 2012 Exhibition” Reception

 Gannon Gallery/BSC Library

August 30, 2012,  4-6 p.m.

Gallery Talk at 5 p.m.

Meet the curator, Linda Whitney, enjoy some refreshments, and learn more about mezzotints and this particular exhibit

Free and open to the public

Twenty-four mezzotint images, created by artists from ten countries, are included in the exhibition. The artists are all members of the International Mezzotint Society (I.M.S.) and participated in the 2011 membership print exchange.   Each printmaker created a mezzotint edition of twenty-five prints exchanging their work with the other artists and donating one impression to be exhibited.

Hunger Games LibGuide

To help you in your reading and research for this year’s Campus Read of The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, we have created a LibGuide.

The Hunger Games LibGuide includes a variety of information about the book and the author, including the inspiration for the story, its principal characters, information about the world of Panem (including maps), lists of other works by and about Suzanne Collins, information about the movies, web links, selected BSC Library resources, and readalikes.  There is also an overview of BSC’s Campus Read and a place where you can tell us if you found the guide to be useful.

BSC librarians have created a variety of LibGuides on a variety of subjects to help you find and use information.

Another source of information as well as a discussion forum is the BSC Campus Read blog.  Post your comments and join the conversation!

Check them all out!

Peace Caravan – BSC Library Art Exhibit – September 1-28

Peace Caravan: the Journey of One Woman in Search of Her Religious and Cultural Heritage

Artist Marla Mossman

September 1 – 28, 2012

Gannon Gallery / BSC Library

Artist Reception, Wednesday, September 19, 4-6 p.m.

Artist Statement:

My photography strives to portray the human condition, representing people in their most natural surroundings. The images from photographic trips to northern India in 1996, Turkey in 2004-7, Afghanistan in 2005, the Middle East in 2007-8, and, most recently, China in 2010 illustrate the people and landscapes of the Silk Road. They reflect my style of photography and the type of subjects that convey the essence of the Silk Road as seen in my exhibitions, book and presentations, and on the Peace Caravan website.  — Artist Marla Mossman

A small sampling of the images you will see at the BSC Library’s Gannon Gallery …

 

Open Book Fountain

Lest we forget how a printed book works …

 

This “Open Book Fountain” is located in a plaza area near Királyi Pálat and Henszlmann Imre streets in Budapest, Hungary.

Library Hours – August 19 – September 3, 2012

The Library will observe these hours from Sunday, August 19 through Monday, September 3: 

  • Sunday, August 19 — Noon to 4 p.m. (Move-in Day)
  • Monday, August 20 – Thursday, August 23 — 7:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Friday, August 24 — 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 25 – Sunday, August 26 — CLOSED
  • Monday, August 27 – Thursday, August 30 — 7:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Friday, August 31 — 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 1 – Monday, September 3 — CLOSED (Labor Day holiday)

Regular academic year hours will resume on Tuesday, September 4.

ODIN catalog and Library Databases available 24/7

Court Lets Google Appeal Digital Books Class Status

August 14, 2012 (Reuters) – “Google Inc has won the right to appeal the granting of class status to thousands of authors suing the search engine company over its ambitious plan to create the world’s largest digital books library …”

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