Monthly Archives: March 2010

Info Point Phone

March 23, 2010
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The patron that was abusing the phone usage at the Info Point is back. Today she was given permission to make “one” “short” call, and then proceeded to make multiple extended calls. Please don’t let her use the phone. Her pattern is to ask to make a “short emergency” call, and then to make...

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Repair Work in Annex 1 – Tuesday, March 23rd

March 23, 2010
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Everyone: Some maintenance work will be done to the interior ceiling insulation in Annex 1 today. A crane will be moving in and out of the emergency exit doors. Please use caution and report any unsafe condtions. thomas

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Missing Statistics Sheets – (Scrap Paper?)

March 22, 2010
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We’ve noticed that many ‘dated’ statistics sheets for Annex 1 have disappeared.  At first, they were the sheets for the Student Assistant Desk area.  This morning, all the ‘dated’ sheets (for the entire week) were missing from the clipboards for all service point areas.  Does anyone know where they went?  We collect statistics and...

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SMOKING CRACKDOWN-Citations will be given

March 16, 2010
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Just got back from the Academic Senate Meeting where it was announced that campus police will begin to cite those who smoke cigarettes outside the designated smoking areas. From now until mid-April those involved with the no smoking campaign will be making those designated smoking areas more visible and less confusing. Let’s see how...

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Students referred to video in "the library's digital collection"

March 12, 2010
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Students from Zoe Cardoza-Clayson’s H ED 655 class are being asked to “log into the Library’s digital collection” to locate a video called “Changing Nature”. This video is not in our catalog/AT, but is available  through Films on Demand. The problem seems to be that Prof. Clayson is using confusing terminology of  her own...

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SAFARI, MAC computers and Library Catalog/ Link+

March 11, 2010
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Everyone: There are problems with Safari working effectively with our Library Catalog, for MAC users. I’ve noticed if you’re performing a search in our catalog, multiple entries may appear.  You can  ’select’ one, but later, if you want to go back to the page with multiple listings and hit the ‘back’ arrow key (i.e....

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VTS Machine Out of Service (Right Side VTS)

March 10, 2010
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One of the VTS machines is out of service in Annex-I. The OneCard Office has been notified regarding the problem.

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MEDIA LENDING PROJECT VIA LINK+

March 10, 2010
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Did you notice that there is a Media Lending Project happening right now via Link+? See more info: http://csul.iii.com/screens/media_pilot_info.html Media items (e.g. DVDs, CDs, audio books, etc.) listed as “available” in the Link+ union catalog may be borrowed by patrons whose home libraries have chosen to participate in this pilot project. Participating Libraries Alliant...

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Reminder: Microfiche reader in Annex!

March 5, 2010
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We were surprised last week to rediscover that we do in fact have one microfiche reader in the Library Annex.  This is so that patrons can use the California Newspaper Index, a microfiche set in Reference.  Both the reader and the set live near the photocopy machines — the reader is sort of tucked...

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No DoIT computer training this year

March 5, 2010
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In trying to help a patron who need some serious Excel training, I noticed that DoIT is not offering their computer/software training this year.  From their website:  “Due to budget cuts causing limited staffing resources, a reduction in the number of positions, the implemented furlough program (time and pay cut) for SF State, and...

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Reminders

Bones for Biology Students in Media Services

Just a quick reminder to send any Biology students looking for bones to Media Services (LIB 85) — home to all non-print materials! They...

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Add Value – Card Differences

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Note that users adding funds to their OneCard insert the card one way while those adding funds to Guest cards must insert the card...

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OASIS and graduation

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Please give graduating students the following information: ******************** Students can file their applications for graduation BEFORE they finish OASIS. OASIS must be done by...

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OneCard website & credit card value add feature

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Students can add value to there OneCard through the OnceCard website using a credit card. They can also view past transactions and disable their...

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