Archive for April, 2013

  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above -->“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 […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    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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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above -->No one has received more U.S. patents than Thomas Edison – 1,093 to be exact. http://ow.ly/kx1Vs<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    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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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above -->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<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    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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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above -->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, […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    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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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above -->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 […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    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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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above -->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 […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    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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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above -->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 […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    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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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above -->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. […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    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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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above -->Whenever a fly alights on an ocean liner of about 35000 tons, the ship tends to sink lower in the water by one tenth of the thickness of an atom […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    A fly and a ship

    Whenever a fly alights on an ocean liner of about 35000 tons, the ship tends to sink lower in the water by one tenth of the thickness of an atom […]

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  • <!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons above -->announcing that the 16th Edition of Beaty’s Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers is now available on the site.  The new edition of this definitive Handbook includes coverage of green technologies, […]<!-- AddThis Sharing Buttons below -->

    Beaty’s Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers

    announcing that the 16th Edition of Beaty’s Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers is now available on the site.  The new edition of this definitive Handbook includes coverage of green technologies, […]

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