Blog Archives

Important: Innovative Down/ Friday Morning (9/17/2010)!

September 15, 2010
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Innovative server needs to replaced on Friday morning, so there will be major disruptions to service for in-house and remote access users.   Access to databases from remote sites will be unavailable during this period.  There will be no check-in/ out of periodicals, books, etc.  Users will not be able to request books or...

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Hard Copy Reserves – Referrals

September 14, 2010
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Everyone! If you’re working in Annex 1 and a student asks for a ‘hard copy’ reserve item, please check the online record before sending them to HSS 102. Oftentimes, there may be a single copy that is checked out. We don’t want to be sending students to HSS site when the Reserve material is...

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Microform/Fiche Requests from the Library Catalog!

September 8, 2010
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Important Reminder! If a student is requesting a journal in microfilm/ microfiche format from the old library, they will see a ‘request item’ button beneath the “Status / Available” field. If they initiate a request from ‘request item’, they will eventually get a message saying “No Requestable Items Are Available”. HOWEVER, what they need...

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Student Assistants – Network Printers

September 7, 2010
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The network printers often require hourly maintenance in terms of stocking them with paper. Some print jobs are large and may use an entire ream of paper. Please remember to check all printers (MAC and 6 PC printers) on a regular basis. Thanks!

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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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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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I'm on vacation from August 16-20 (tki)

August 13, 2010
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Everyone: I will be unavailable from Monday (August 16th) through Friday (August 20th).  If problems arise, please contact Jeff Rosen (Reference Desk) or Loan Tran (Info Point) during my absence. thomas iwatsubo

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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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