Monthly Archives: November 2012

SPSS Up and Running

November 29, 2012
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Kim Wong has notified Library IT Staff that SPSS is currently up and running on all the old Dells and the new small Slim Dells in both Research and Study Commons.   -Holden

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Electricity Outage NOT b/c of Rain

November 28, 2012
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CSO Jeff O’Conner has notified Richard Montgomery electricians are working in the library that will cause occasional power outage. Please let patrons know (and staff) to remember to save their work often this morning because we don’t know if this will affect our computers as well, especially since right now is a crucial time...

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SPSS Software License

November 27, 2012
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We are experiencing problems with the SPSS software license on the computers in Research Commons and Study Commons. We have requested a new license code and will address this problems as soon as possible. If you have any questions regarding this, contact Chris Novak.

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Proquest database access problmes

November 26, 2012
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fyi! from pam howard: Apparently all ProQuest databases are not allowing us in; you get this error – Authentication error Pam Howard, Associate Librarian Biology and Health Professions Subject Specialist J. Paul Leonard Library, SF State 1630 Holloway Avenue San Francisco, CA 94132-4030 Tel: 415/338-7395

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Instruction Room Reservations

November 19, 2012
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SF State faculty and staff are now allowed to reserve Library instruction rooms (LIB 280, 281, 282, 284, 285)  if within 7 days of the date they are asking for .  They currently need to send their request to Steve Duddy who is handling the reservations for the...

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Holden On Vacation

November 18, 2012
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Holden is on vacation this week. Please contact IT staff for assistance with instructional rooms, event room and other  IT related tasks.

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Print Dictionaries

November 6, 2012
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Amazing though it may seem, some students have asked why we don’t have print dictionaries on stands like we had in the old library.  There is now a copy of the large Webster’s 3rd International Dictionary on a wooden stand at the following open study locations: Quiet Study Room in Study Commons; Quiet Study...

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Help Desk(s) – SF Chronicle / Newspaper Index On Microfiche

November 5, 2012
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We found the microfiche for SF Chronicle and SF Newspaper Indexes.  Its located on the 3rd floor, in the metal file cabinets with all the other microfilm/ fiche.  (It used be filed on a revolving carousel in the old library building)  Look for the sign:  “California News Indexes” on top of the cabinets. tki...

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Group Room Sign-In

November 4, 2012
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Starting Monday, November 5th, we are requiring students to sign-in for the group rooms. We currently are working on an online reservation system; however, this system is not in place yet. As an interim system we are implementing group room sign-in at the help desk. A sign-in sheet is located at the Help Desks...

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Help Desks – Library Catalog Info!

November 1, 2012
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Everyone: Reminder: When assisting patrons with our Library Catalog, be sure to explain the “Location” field to users. If the Location is: “Books, 3rd and 4th Floor”, patrons needs to retrieve the book from the library stacks collection. If location says “Library Retrieval System”, patron needs to request via online link. Also, we have...

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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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