Entries from January 2009

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009

A People’s History of American Empire: A Graphic Adaptation

Ever sat through a long history lecture on kings or presidents and thought, “There must be more to the story?” Or even “What was everyone ELSE doing when Washington and his friends were crossing the Delaware?” A Peoples’ History of the American Empire tells the real tale–the grassroots history–in graphic form (graphic=sequential art or comic [...]

Thursday, January 22nd, 2009

Never miss a thing with RSS

Technology should make your life more efficient and simple, right? And until personal robot assistants are available, make RSS feeds YOUR personal information tool. What is RSS? RSS is how you can get it together and Get Things Done. RSS is an acronym that few agree on. Really Simple Syndication Rich Site Summary RDF Site [...]

Thursday, January 15th, 2009

A New Birth of Freedom

Join with the college community and watch the historic inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th president of the United States. Each campus has planned a public showing of the event on Tuesday, January 15 at 11:30 AM. At Midlothian the library will be hosting the inauguration. We plan to drop the big screens and [...]

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

Read All About It!

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Monday, January 12th, 2009

Print smart!

John Tyler encourages everyone to think green, even in the library. Everyone can help conserve paper and ink by printing smart. Before hitting print, think. Do I only need a section of this longer document? You can print a few pages of the article or web page rather than an entire book. PowerPoint: did you [...]

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

Outliers: The Story of Success

Why are some people super-successful–and other just drift along in obscurity? Does success require brains, opportunity, luck or some other unidentifiable trait? Is the idea of the self-made man a myth or a reality? What real goes in to becoming an outstanding success–an Outlier? Malcolm Gladwell explores the making of successful people through a series [...]