Monthly Archives: August 2010

Kinesiology – Request For Definitions Within The Discipline

August 31, 2010
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Everyone: I’ve had two Reference Desk questions where a student is requesting a book that defines the terms used in the discipline “Kinesiology”.  They want it ‘right now’.  I asked Pam Howard for some assistance and here are some links to electronic books – the advantage being they can be viewed immediately w/o going...

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Reference Books (old library) vs Reference Books (Annex 1)

August 31, 2010
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Everyone: While we maintain a ‘small’ collection of Reference titles in Annex 1, we also maintain some of the collection in the old Library. If you view the “Location” field for a specific title, you’ll see “Reference Coll” or “Annex 1 Reference”. The Annex 1 Reference titles are available for viewing in Annex 1,...

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New Posts / Monday, August 30th

August 30, 2010
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Everyone! 1. All public workstations down as of 12:00am. Its 8:15am (Monday) and Holden is working on the problem. 2. Jeff O’Connor (our Library Guard) is on vacation for this week. If there are security issues, contact “Department of Public Safety”. Non-emergency number is x87200. Emergency – x911.

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LRS Request Update

August 26, 2010
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As you all know there have been some problems with requests for items stored in the LRS which Innovative has not been able to help us resolve. This is an update of where things stand Thursday afternoon. When patrons currently request an item stored in the LRS they are redirected to a page that...

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Textbook Questions

August 24, 2010
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Links for textbook rental information...

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New LRS Issues/ Problems

August 24, 2010
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Everyone! 1. If a student is requesting an item from the LRS AND using “Internet Explorer”, they need to use the button “Request Item” at the top of the page. (The ‘request item’ button from the “Status” section of the record  is missing). 2. If they’re using ”Firefox” as a browser,  they can request an item using...

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New LRS Retrieval System – A Few Bugs

August 24, 2010
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Everyone: With the implementation of any new system, there may be a few problems with things working smoothly. Please note any problems that you may encounter. I’ve already discovered an error with ordering a specific volume from a multi-volume set.

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LRS Request Issues

August 23, 2010
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There are still a number of issues around how patrons request items that are in the LRS. When a patron requests an item on open shelving he/she is prompted to authenticate, then request the item. Unfortunately, this isn’t happening yet for items in the LRS. Currently, patrons only have to enter the first 9...

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New Video Editing Sign-In Procedure

August 17, 2010
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Students can now use PC Reservation to make a reservation for one of the video editing Macs. Reservations can be made up to 7 days in advance, for up to 3 hours per day. To make a reservation, students need to use the computer that’s been setup on the far end of the service...

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ALERT: Change in Late Night Access!!

August 16, 2010
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Beginning fall semester (Monday, August 23), Annex I will be limited after midnight to current students, faculty and staff holding SFSU identification. Community Service Specialists are moving I.D. checking from 9:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. Please note that this change will allow FOL, CCSF, and community users to stay in Annex I until 12...

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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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