Monthly Archives: October 2012

Help Desk – Searching Music Scores In Our Library Catalog

October 31, 2012
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Everyone: If patron asks a question about ‘musical scores’, refer them to a librarian or IM service. While most scores are cataloged in the “M” call number range (3rd floor or Library Retrieval system), they can be extremely complicated to find and retrieve – especially the classical composers. fyi! tki

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ArcGIS Licensing

October 31, 2012
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As of this morning, Library IT was notified ArcGIS is not working on any of the old (towers off to the side of the monitor) and new Dells (Slim Form Factors) in both Research and Study Commons. The conclusion is that it is a licensing issue and Kim Wong will be notified about this...

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DMS Editing Room Policies and Reservations

October 29, 2012
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Starting today (10/29/2012) students will be able to reserve the audio and video editing rooms in the Digital Media Studio. Editing rooms can be reserved for 3 hours per day and up to 1 week in advance. When available, students may extend reservations for an additional 3 hours. A reservation workstation in located in...

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Problem with Patron Records – Its been reported

October 25, 2012
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There is a problem with accessing patron records. Students are getting the message about ‘expired library privileges’, even though they’re currently enrolled. The problem rests with an upload of patron records done by the Registrar’s office. Problem should be fixed soon. fyi thomas

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Be on the lookout for Gilkey

October 21, 2012
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Someone resembling John Charles Gilkey, the book thief who is wanted by police, was in the building Saturday evening.  He was wearing a dark black hairpiece and was thinner than in the most recent mugshot available. Staff please make sure all of the student assistants understand what to do if they see him.  An...

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“GamePlan” Software in Digital Media Studio

October 18, 2012
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Business or Math students may be asking about a software called GamePlan. We have it installed on 3 PC’s on the north wall of the Digital Media Studio, 2nd Floor.

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New Headphones

October 17, 2012
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We have replaced the missing headphones and added additional headphones for checkout. In total, we have 31 pair divided between Study Commons, Research Commons and Digital Media Studio. Make sure to do the headphone inventory every night, and report any missing or damaged headphones.

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Laptop Checkout – New Procedures and Need for Security

October 9, 2012
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Laptop carts and shelving holding the laptop bags have now been placed  along the north wall, behind the service counter to make it quicker and easier for Student Assistants to check out/in the laptops. To reinforce the idea that the secure area behind the service counter is for employees only,  stanchions have been placed...

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Library Catalog – Location Field (Changes!)

October 1, 2012
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Everyone: You may have noticed the “Location” fields have changed in our library catalog. Instead of saying ‘Main”, there is a more specific descriptor – “Open Shelves (3rd and 4th)”. Books beginning with the call number ‘”A – L” are located on the 4th floor. Books with the call number “M-Z” are on the...

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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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