Monthly Archives: March 2011

March Madness?

What would you say if someone asked you, “Who do you think is going to win March Madness?” Would you stare blankly at the person, or would you immediately answer, “I’ve got Butler winning it all!” Like so many other … Continue reading

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Give a Little…

With the recent disaster in Japan, charitable giving is at the forefront of many people’s minds. As summer rapidly approaches, it’s a good time to consider opportunities to spend your summer giving back to those in need. The Herman B … Continue reading

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Current Events Information: Beyond Free Online News

If the current unrest in various countries around the world has caught your attention, you should know that the library can meet many requests for information about current news and detailed information about foreign countries. Using news sources such as … Continue reading

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Relatively Unknown Resources

I have received questions at the reference desk from people asking about resources for specific types of resources.. The ones that come in mind the most are those for pictures, new broadcasts, and plays online. The library has databases for … Continue reading

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Sweet Ole Grandpa: The Folklorist? Part One

Memories of sitting on grandpa’s lap and listening to some broadly comic tale of the unbelievable deeds of outrageous characters, or giggling at the silliness of jokes and riddles you’ve heard over and over… Perhaps you have memories like those … Continue reading

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