Aleph (Integrated Library System) Update

Starting at 10 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26, ODIN (Online Dakota Information Network) will begin a process to upgrade our integrated library system, Aleph. The process should be complete by 8 a.m. on Friday, November 28.

During the upgrade process …


(1)   Users  will not be able to connect to the ODIN Classic library catalog.

(2)   The Primo library catalog will be searchable, but functionality will be limited. For example, users will not be able to renew materials.

(3)    In most cases, the databases will not be reachable. 

Used Book Sale

Come one! CCircus1ome all!


     Used Book Sale

       BSC Library – November 17 – December 19, 2014

Do your holiday shopping here … Something for everyone … Fiction and non-fiction books, DVDs/CDs/VHS tapes, car manuals, and more

Priced to sell

Proceeds will be used to purchase replacements for library materials that have been lost or damaged.

eBook of the Week

WolvesAn award-winning debut novel from Carol Rifka Brunt …

Tell the Wolves I’m Home

“… a moving story of love, grief, and renewal as two lonely people become the unlikeliest of friends and find that sometimes you don’t know you’ve lost someone until you’ve found them.”

Check it out! Beyond Library Walls Digital Collection

Put a Bird On It – Reception & Artist Talk TODAY (Thursday, Nov. 13)

This is a great show … flock to it!


 “Put a Bird on It”

Artists Ali LaRock and Paul Noot

November 3 – November 29, 2014

BSC Library/Gannon Gallery

Reception: Thursday, November 13,  4 to 6 p.m.; Artist Talk at 5:30 p.m.

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eBook of the Week – Drinking Diaries


Jemma & Kylie of The Paper Birds in “Thirsty”

The buzz around campus is about The Paper Birds, a theatre company from England, and their amazing show, ThirstyThe show explores binge drinking culture in the UK; something we can relate to in North Dakota. If you haven’t seen Thirsty, go tonight (Friday, November 7) at 7:30 p.m. at BSC’s Sidney J. Lee Auditorium.

Continue the buzz with this book …

Drinking Diaries: Women Serve Their Stories Straight Up by Caren Osten Gerszberg and Leah Odze Epstein


It takes “women’s drinking stories out of the closet and into the light. Whether it’s shame, sober sex, and relapsing, or college drinking, bonding, and comparing the benefits of pot vs. booze, no topic related to alcohol is off limits in this illuminating anthology.”

Check it out! Beyond Library Walls Digital Collection