Blog Archives

Be Alert!

December 19, 2013
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Everyone: We had a theft of a backpack on the 3rd Floor about an hour ago. Please be mindful of your belongings and remind patrons that personal items should not be left unattended in public areas. Thanks! Thomas

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Referrals – Some Corrections!

December 13, 2013
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Everyone: There have been a few referrals within the last week that were incorrect. 1. Library or Campus Events – A patron was trying to find a campus/ library event  and was referred to the Library Administration Office for assistance.   This wasn’t a correct referral. Your best option is to send them to...

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Reminder! Masters Thesis Collection, Stacks, and Help!

December 10, 2013
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A few quick reminders! 1. Masters Thesis Collection – The SFSU Masters thesis collection is located on the 3rd Floor – - where the Reference collections used to be located.  (The library maps are being updated, but they still indicate the 4th floor as the thesis location.)   The Library Catalog shows the correction...

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Microfilm Issues- Moving Forward!

November 21, 2013
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Everyone: We’ve made some progress with providing support to our microfilm/ fiche collections! 1. Microfilm requests -Patrons have access to SF Chronicle (microfilm) on the 3rd floor.  (The microfilm cabinets are located near the Library Administration office, across from the bank of microfilm readers.)  For other microfilm titles, patrons need to submit an email...

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Graduate Thesis Work And ‘Incompletes’ – Borrowing Privileges / Remote Access

November 13, 2013
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Reminders! GRADUATE STUDENTS working on their thesis, but not enrolled in COURSE WORK are eligible for borrowing privileges (including remote access to databases) if they complete a registration form (available at “Book Checkout” desk) with their ADVISOR’S SIGNATURE. They can also have their advisor send an email authorization to circmail@sfsu.edu OR an email directly...

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Group Study – Reminder For Reservations!

October 22, 2013
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Everyone: Students can reserve a ‘group study’ room online. The rooms are  located in “Study Commons” (basement) and “Research Commons” (first floor). 1. The link is available under from our Library Home Page under: Quick Links>Reserve A Room 2. Policy issues! “You can make one reservation per day for up to two hours until...

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Government Working and Access Returns!

October 17, 2013
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“American Fact Finder” is up and running, along with other government internet sites… for now!

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Government Sites and Access!

October 14, 2013
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Many Government sites (linked from our library site) are unavailable due to shutdown, including a popular “American FactFinder”. Here is a link to alternative sources for government information. (Check out the “Social Explorer” link for census/ demographic info.) http://libguides.sfsu.edu/census Thomas

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More Microfilm/ Microfiche Class Assignments!

October 9, 2013
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This is interesting, but another class is assigned to find a journal in the 1970′s (Time Magazine) and print an ad from the journal. Reminder!  Microfilm/ Microfiche machines are located on the 3nd floor.  From our Library’s catalog for journals,  look for the “Location: Microfiche/ Microfilm 3rd Floor”.   These collections are shelved in large metal cabinets –...

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Library Instruction – Where’s my class?

October 3, 2013
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Everyone: A common question from students is ‘Where’s my class? A librarian is teaching my class and I don’t know where to go !” To get to our room reservation/ listings page, go to”Quick Links” and “Reserve a Room” and you’ll find our “LibRooms” listings. The first option – “Browse Events” – is rather...

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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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