News & Notes

By: Jason Paul Michel on: November 02, 2009 9:58 am | micheljp small twitter logo@jpmichel

From the Anthropology Department: The Department of Anthropology has teamed with the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Film + Video Center to offer a four-day showcase of contemporary Native American cinema, November 4-6, on the Oxford campus. The Festival features award-winning documentaries and numerous short films that highlight the diverse stories, histories, and experiences of North American indigenous filmmakers, bringing to Oxford a rich offering of the best in Native cinema. Screenings are free and open to the public. Wednesday, Nov. 4, McGuffey 322, 4-6pm, Thursday Nov. 5, 4-6pm, Friday Nov. 6, MacMillan Hall.
By: Eli Sullivan on: October 19, 2009 11:16 am | sullive4 small twitter logo@muElibrarian

A justice of the peace in Louisiana denied a marriage license to an interracial couple last week, citing concern for any children the couple may have. Read an article about it. Check out some of the library’s resources below to learn more about interracial marriage.
Interracial relationships in the 21st century King Library | HT1521 .I58 2009 White/black race mixing : an essay on the stereotypes and realities of interracial marriage King Library | E185.62 .G37 2000 Interracialism : black-white intermarriage in American history, literature, and law King Library | HQ1031 .I8 2000 See a full list of items available on Interracial marriage here
By: Jason Paul Michel on: October 13, 2009 1:52 pm | micheljp small twitter logo@jpmichel

The health care debate is heating up in Washington.  Learn about the critical issues involved by checking out some of our great books in the Brill Science Library:

  Total Cure : the Antidote to the Health Care Crisis by Harold S. Luft

  Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise: Five Steps to a Better Health Care System by John F. Cogan, Glenn R. Hubbard and Daniel P. Kessler

  Power to the Patient: Selected Health Care Issues and Policy Solutions by Scott W. Atlas, Daniel P. Kessler and Mark V. Pauly

More books about health care...

By: Jason Paul Michel on: October 07, 2009 11:04 am | micheljp small twitter logo@jpmichel

The TIM Workshops for Photoshop have been rescheduled. Here are the new dates:

Introduction to Photoshop: Wednesday 10/14 from 11am-12:30 pm in KAMM (King 110)

Intermediate Photoshop: Wednesday 10/21 from 1-2:30pm in KAMM

By: Jason Paul Michel on: October 07, 2009 10:33 am | micheljp small twitter logo@jpmichel

The MLB Playoffs kick off tonight at 6pm with the Bronx Bombers facing off against the underdog Twins.  Come to the library and check out some books about the history, lore and strategies of baseball!

The Major League Pennant Races of 1916: "The Most Maddening Baseball Melee in History" by Paul G. and John G. Zinn

The Evolution of Pitching in Major League Baseball by William F. McNeil

May the Best Team Win: Baseball Economics and Public Policy by Andrew Zimbalist

Indian Summer: the Forgotten Story of Louis Sockalexis, the First Native American in Major League Baseball by Brian McDonald

By: Jason Paul Michel on: September 16, 2009 11:16 am | micheljp small twitter logo@jpmichel

Brill Science Library has the Logger Pro software needed for your Chemistry assignments.  Brill Science Library is located in Hughes Hall.

By: tzoce_2 on: September 02, 2009 10:28 am | tzoce_2

 

The Miami University Library Diversity Cluster is pleased to announce a Cultural Biography Film Series and Workshop with Dr. Ray Terrell which will take place beginning on September 10th.  All screenings and discussions occur on Thursdays from 12 noon to 2 p.m. in King Library Room 320.  The series is open to all University faculty, staff and students.

Three films will be screened and discussed over the course of the fall semester.  A final session on the process of writing a cultural biography will complete the series. The final session will also include a brief introduction to podcasting for sharing cultural biographies on the web.

Dates:

1. Clown (offered two different days – choose one 9/10/09 or 9/17/09)

2. The Way Home (9/24/09) or White Mirrors of Privilege: Making Whiteness Visible (10/08/09)

     * Select and attend one or may attend both if you like.

3. Final Session on Creating a Cultural Biography (10/22/09)

This event is sponsored by the Library's Diversity Cluster

 

By: Eli Sullivan on: August 31, 2009 3:41 pm | sullive4 small twitter logo@muElibrarian

Your professor just assigned a paper requiring scholarly citations, and you have no idea where to begin.  Or you’ve looked around and can’t seem to find anything on your topic. Where can you go? Who can you ask for help?

Schedule an appointment with a subject librarian! With the new webpage, the Libraries have implemented a research consultation program.  It’s as easy as clicking on the “Research Consultation” link under Services on the Library’s homepage.  Fill out the form, and a librarian will contact you to arrange a meeting.  Get help from one of the best resources at your disposal! 

By: Jason Paul Michel on: August 20, 2009 10:36 am | micheljp small twitter logo@jpmichel

Well, it's move-in day! Welcome [back] to Miami.  Before classes get started, why not relax with some good movies.  We've got a bunch of great flicks you can borrow, like V for Vendetta and Transformers.

Search through our movie collection here: http://bit.ly/chmJt.

Welcome back!

By: Katie Gibson on: August 18, 2009 11:18 am | gibsonke

video screenshot A Chinese language video introduction to the Libraries' is now available.
It covers services and resources available in King Library and introduces all Libraries on campus.

To access the video:

View the video here: http://www.lib.muohio.edu/media/tour_chinese.mov

Find the link under Workshops and Instruction on the Libraries' website.

Download the podcast version from iTunesU: http://www.units.muohio.edu/itunes.