Thursday, February 26, 2009

New & Interesting websites - Environmental Studies

Newly added to the Research by Subject links for Science/Health and Hawaiian/Pacific pages on the library website:

The Macaulay Library at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology has one of the world's largest online archives of sound and video of various animals - including mammals, reptiles, fish, arthropods, amphibians and birds. Some Hawaii fauna are also included (i.e. elepaio, i`iwi, Hawaiian monk seal):

Searches are best done using the Latin (scientific) name.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Ash Wednesday


Sullivan Family Library will be closed from 11:45am - 1 pm on Wednesday, February 25 for Ash Wednesday.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Access to Research Databases

You can access the library's research databases these different ways:

1. Search by subject or title from the library website using the Search For link in the left sidebar.

2. Search each database from the new web portal using the tab Resources > Research Databases.

3. Search by subject using the OneSearch page.

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Library Staff is reading

Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace- One School at a Time/ by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin

Linda said: What amazed me is that this man lived in his car while all his money went to support his goal. Mortenson had been climbing the K2 mountain in Pakistan, was sick, got lost and stumbled upon a village whose people cared for him. He observed the village kids learning in the open air (too cold to learn in winter) and promised to return to build a school. Mortenson typed (with a typewriter!) letters soliciting donations. This humble beginning grew into the Central Asia Institute foundation and the construction of more than 70 schools in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Call Number: LC2330 .M67 2007
Title: Three cups of tea
Author: Mortenson, Greg

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