Blog Archives

Microfilm Assignment!

September 24, 2013
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Everyone: There is a GWAR course in the History Department where students are required to use the microfilm machines and (I believe) utilize the SF Chronicle microfilms. There are instructions posted on the right side of microfilm reader. ps. It takes some patience to figure out this machine. I’ll check into having step-by-step photos...

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“Quick Print Stations” and “WiFi Printing”- Copy/ Print Areas

September 16, 2013
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If students are sending/retrieving documents from the Black and White/ WiFi Printer, they may see a long print queue (with Job Name and Owner columns). This is because it displays ALL requests sent from any floor of the Library, including: 1. Library WiFi network (personal and library laptops) 2. Quick Print Stations (from 1st...

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DoIT/ Help Desk!

September 11, 2013
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Everyone: The DoIT Help Desk (Division of Information Technology)  is alive and well. They’re located in Admin 110 (phone: 338-1420).  The staff are willing and able to solve tech related questions and software problems. (Hardware problems can be confirmed, but will require a referral i.e. they don’t fix hardware). Their hours are: 8am to...

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Textbooks and Hardcopy Reserves!

September 9, 2013
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Reminder To Everyone: We usually don’t purchase textbooks for specific classes.  But many “Hardcopy Reserves” are available as ‘personal copies’ from the instructor.  They have a unique call number (example:  Reserve Collection — BLAJO b4 — AVAILABLE) and searchable by “Course Number” and “Instructor’s Name”.  Here are some tips: 1. Go to our “Library Catalog”...

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Scavenger Hunt – English 214

September 4, 2013
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Everyone: There is a class assignment for a large group of students – English 214 – where they’re required to find resources in the Library. I’ve answered 5 questions within the last 3 minutes! Questions include: where are the periodicals? how do I find a book on a subject? who is J. Paul Leonard?...

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Printing In The Library- Tip!

August 26, 2013
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fyi: Students sending documents to the ‘Print Release Station’ are required to enter their ‘made-up’ password TWICE (from their workstation). Then, they go to the “Print Release Station”, find their document, and enter their password once.

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Add Value Stations – Reminder!

August 5, 2013
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Everyone: FYI – ALL of the new “Add Value Stations” will accept $1, $5, $10, and $20. thomas

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Factiva – Cancelled

July 17, 2013
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Factiva (subscription database with news sources, articles, full-text journals, etc) has been cancelled.  We’re still getting limited access to some of Factiva’s information sources, so Factiva is still available  from the “Articles and Databases” page.  However, many of the full-text journals linked to Factiva (and from our “Electronic Journal List”) are unavailable.  Ya Wang...

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Sierra – Issues and Concerns

July 11, 2013
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Just a reminder to everyone. If you experience any problems with the migration to Sierra, here is the email address to send info. Please be as specific as possible with any issues/ concerns. lib-sierra@lists.sfsu.edu

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Reminder For Today! (July 10th, 2013)

July 10, 2013
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Some Library Services Unavailable Wednesday, July 10th Due to a systems upgrade, some Library services will be unavailable on Wednesday, July 10th. Starting at 8am and potentially lasting until 7pm, the Library catalog, Link+, online article databases, eJournals and eBooks will be unavailable both on and off-campus. Laptop and headphone checkout will also be...

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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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