Blog Archives

Chairs Galore!

September 4, 2013
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Over 300 chairs will arrive early Monday morning (9/9) from the Holloway side, through the Research Commons, beginning 7-8:00 AM.  Matt Blevin and Rita Hernandez will be coordinating the delivery.  Over 200 of these will be wooden study chairs that will reside on the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th floors.  These do not nest...

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Chancellor’s Library Tour

August 30, 2013
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HEADS UP:  CSU Chancellor Tim White will be visiting SF State on Sept.  3-4.  He and an entourage of other SF State administrators will be given a tour of the Library on Sept. 3 from 1:00-2:00 p.m., so please look alert, engaged, and tidy up the service desk and area as best as you...

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Help Available for Open Stacks

August 29, 2013
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Many of our students don’t seem to know how to read a call number and are having difficulties finding books in the stacks.  If someone needs help in the stacks and you can’t leave the service desk, try calling Mitch Turitz – x87883.  If  he’s available, he’ll meet a patron and help them read...

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Furniture Arrival – Heads Up!

August 23, 2013
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On Monday, 8:00 a.m., 280 chairs will be arriving from the Holloway entrance in the Research Commons into the Library. Our Building Coordinator, Matt Blevin, and Frank Young from Capital Planning, will be coordinating the move.  80 chairs will be added to the Research Commons, 80 to Study Commons, 20 to Digital Media Studio,...

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EMS Upgrade

August 16, 2013
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Due to a scheduled upgrade of the EMS system (Reserve It) that will take place over this coming weekend, please do not make any reservations in the Reserve It system between Sat. 8/17 and Mon. afternoon 8/19. That includes instruction rooms and group study rooms.

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Slow WIFI?

May 13, 2013
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If you receive complaints about slow wifi in the building, please make sure that you send a message to Thoreau Lovell (tlovell@sfsu.edu) and/or Chris Novak (cnovak@sfsu.edu).  Unless the Lib IT staff are alerted to issues related to slow wifi, they may not  be aware that there is a problem.  If you can specify location...

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Library Directors @JPLL Today & Tomorrow

February 21, 2013
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Library Directors from the 23 CSU campuses are meeting in the Library Events Room today and tomorrow.  There will be tours, but likely that individuals will be walking through to observe our services and new facilities and may have lots of questions.  This is just a heads up  — SMILE and Be Helpful!

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Emergency Analog Phones

January 11, 2013
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Two analog telephones have been installed in the Library for emergencies (our VoIP phones don’t work if there’s a power outage):  one is in the office (124A) behind the Research Commons service desk, on the bookshelf, and the other is in the Library Administration office.

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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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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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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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