Entries from July 2010

Monday, July 26th, 2010

What’s for dinner?

Rethinking your plate? Eating local? Eating less—or cooking more? Food itself (organic, sustainable, local) is in the news. No longer are American fed by our own family’s farms; now our dinner is dished out by big agribusiness. Do factory farms make us sick? Does the American diet provide the nutrition we need? How do we [...]

Friday, July 16th, 2010

Google docs: make, store and share online

Stuck without a flash drive? No access to a desktop computer? Create and load your documents into Google Documents. Google Docs comes automatically with John Tyler email. Have access to all of your docs anywhere with an internet connection or smart phone. No flash drive needed! With Google docs you can: Upload any file for [...]

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

Being with Animals by Barbara J. King

In Being with Animals, Barbara J. King explores why we are fascinated by the animals around us. King begins with the dawn of time in the Chaudet Cave, where prehistoric humans painted images of aurouchs, mammoth, and deer on the walls. Dogs likely walked over the Bering Strait with the first Americans; 10,000 year old [...]

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

Summer Break Library Hours: CORRECTION

Both campus libraries will have reduced hours during the college’s mid-summer break (July 4-11). Monday, July 5. Closed. Tuesday, July 6  & Wednesday, July 7. Open 7:30 AM -5:00 PM Thursday, July 8.  Open 7:30 AM -7:00 PM (this is a change) Friday, July 9. Open 7:30 AM -5:00 PM Saturday, July 10. CLOSED Libraries [...]