Are you excited about the Alternative Media Conference coming up on May 18th? So are we! Swing by the library and check out the books we’ve put on display to celebrate the conference, all of which are authored by conference speakers or address substantial parts of the first Alternative Media Conference in 1970.
Have you checked out the Library Catalog Video Tutorials lately? You can find them under the “How To” menu of the LITS Website. We’ve recently added some new topics and embedded the videos in the page, like this one, so that it’s that much easier for you to watch. Enjoy!
Don’t miss the display near the library info desk on the rich labor history of Goddard. It covers labor conferences & CIO steward training in the 1940/50s, the AFT union in the 1970s, the NEA union organized the 1990s, and the UAW unions of the 2000/10s.
The Library of Congress conducted a survey to “spark a national conversation on books and their importance in Americans’ lives, and, indeed, in shaping our nation.” From the results, they compiled a list of 88 Books That Shaped America. We’ve tagged the books and ebooks that are in the Eliot D. Pratt Library Catalog. Simply click on “Tag Cloud” below the search box and then click on the “LOC88″ tag to view what we have. Enjoy.
New to Library of Congress? Need to find a book on the shelf? Wondering about the structure of a call number? Want to browse subjects?
Our Call Number Tutorial explains each part of the call number and how to use it. Watch a 2 minute video, read a detailed description, or skip to the subject-call number correlations. Get as much or as little as you need out of it!
Don’t forget to grab the free (or discount) passes available at the info desk. They can go out for two days (not including days we are closed). Check out the details by clicking through to each one in the catalog.
We have withdrawn the VHS Tapes from the library. It was time. They are now on the Book Sale Shelf (the shelves that make up the Pratt Computer Lab wall). Everything is first come, first serve and there’s some great stuff there if you still have a VCR. The book sale policy is come, fill your backpacks, boxes, etc. and leave a donation you feel is appropriate.