Archive for February, 2009
Confused about copyright and fair use? You’re not alone. Read about a contemporary copyright conundrum involving the campaign of President Obama and what one copyright expert has to say about it. The library can help if you have questions about copyright. Stop by and chat with us.
Have you ever been writing a blog post or putting together a website and thought that all it really needs is a couple of decent photos? If you don't have the time or talent to take photos for your pages, you might feel like you are out of luck. On the contrary, there's good news for you--an ocean of free images awaits you on Flickr Creative Commons search.
Be on the lookout for the Portion Creep Who is he? He’s a pusher. He’s the furtive guy standing on your shoulder at Hello Wok, who says “hey, that person in front of you got more than you did! You’re getting ripped off!” And when you say, “but I don’t WANT any more than this, [...]
On Thursday, February 12th, we’re marking the 200th birthday of Charles Darwin and the 150th anniversary of the publication of his paradigm-shifting book, On the Origin of Species. We’ll mark the occasion from 2-4 pm with cake and conversation. At 2:30 Alan Gishlick, Professor of Geology, will give a talk about Darwin and his contribution [...]
You may have noticed that a number of Gustavus pages feature calendar widgets that display events from the College Calendar. Today we added a small but hopefully useful feature to these widgets--whenever a date is shown, that date will link to the same date in the College Calendar.
We have two changes in our database offerings. 1. Sage Premier now includes the full text of over 500 Sage Publishing journals in a variety of subject areas. You may search all Sage journals together, or you may limit your search to one of ten collections: Communication Studies, Criminology, Education, Health Sciences, Management & Organization [...]