Archive for April, 2013

  • “It was a long way up for the humble zipper, the mechanical wonder that has kept so much in our lives ‘together.’ On its way up the zipper has passed […]

    Zipper Day–the mechanical wonder!

    “It was a long way up for the humble zipper, the mechanical wonder that has kept so much in our lives ‘together.’ On its way up the zipper has passed […]

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  • No one has received more U.S. patents than Thomas Edison – 1,093 to be exact. http://ow.ly/kx1Vs

    Patents

    No one has received more U.S. patents than Thomas Edison – 1,093 to be exact. http://ow.ly/kx1Vs

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  • http://www.earthday.org/blog/2013/04/22/its-earth-day http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/comic-riffs/post/earth-day-2013-to-celebrate-google-doodle-puts-the-power-of-nature-at-your-fingertips/2013/04/22/3259c822-ab40-11e2-b6fd-ba6f5f26d70e_blog.html http://searchenginewatch.com/article/2262944/Earth-Day-2013-Google-Doodle-Control-the-Weather-in-Interactive-Logo http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=BUOQ_yPW_0s

    It’s Earth Day!

    http://www.earthday.org/blog/2013/04/22/its-earth-day http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/comic-riffs/post/earth-day-2013-to-celebrate-google-doodle-puts-the-power-of-nature-at-your-fingertips/2013/04/22/3259c822-ab40-11e2-b6fd-ba6f5f26d70e_blog.html http://searchenginewatch.com/article/2262944/Earth-Day-2013-Google-Doodle-Control-the-Weather-in-Interactive-Logo http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=BUOQ_yPW_0s

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  • Open access is an electronic publishing model that allows free and immediate access to research, and  also allows authors to retain intellectual property rights to their research.  Many open access […]

    Open Access

    Open access is an electronic publishing model that allows free and immediate access to research, and  also allows authors to retain intellectual property rights to their research.  Many open access […]

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  • Celebrate National Library Week, April 14-20, 2013, with Honorary Chair Caroline Kennedy. Communities matter @ your library Every day across the country, libraries open their doors to everyone: students, parents, seniors, […]

    National Library Week

    Celebrate National Library Week, April 14-20, 2013, with Honorary Chair Caroline Kennedy. Communities matter @ your library Every day across the country, libraries open their doors to everyone: students, parents, seniors, […]

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  • Learn more about Patents during a 15 minute Library Xpress Class, April 18th at 10:00am and 2:30pm in the Engineering Library.

    Xpress Class–Patents

    Learn more about Patents during a 15 minute Library Xpress Class, April 18th at 10:00am and 2:30pm in the Engineering Library.

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  • ebrary currently hosts 630,401 documents with 13, 634 added in the past 30 days.  This month, ebrary added more than 5,500 e-books from Encyclopedia Britannica, Peter Lang Publishing, University of […]

    ebrary new titles

    ebrary currently hosts 630,401 documents with 13, 634 added in the past 30 days.  This month, ebrary added more than 5,500 e-books from Encyclopedia Britannica, Peter Lang Publishing, University of […]

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  • April 15th Tax Day is when you celebrate this weird and wacky holiday called national Eraser Day.  Office supply geeks, eraser collectors, artists, writers, librarians school children and rubber eraser […]

    National Rubber Eraser Day

    April 15th Tax Day is when you celebrate this weird and wacky holiday called national Eraser Day.  Office supply geeks, eraser collectors, artists, writers, librarians school children and rubber eraser […]

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  • born on April 15, 1452 Leonardo da Vinci was an Italian Renaissance painter, sculptor, architect, musician, mathematician, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist and writer.  He epitomized the Italian Renaissance, a period […]

    Happy birthday Leonardo da Vinci

    born on April 15, 1452 Leonardo da Vinci was an Italian Renaissance painter, sculptor, architect, musician, mathematician, anatomist, geologist, cartographer, botanist and writer.  He epitomized the Italian Renaissance, a period […]

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  • check out the Engineering Library’s MECCA exhibit an Engineering celebration very popular from the 1920-1970 celebrated with parades, long beard contests, finding and kissing the Blarney stone by upper classman. […]

    The MECCA Exhibit

    check out the Engineering Library’s MECCA exhibit an Engineering celebration very popular from the 1920-1970 celebrated with parades, long beard contests, finding and kissing the Blarney stone by upper classman. […]

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