Entries from December 2010

Monday, December 20th, 2010

Winter Break

JTCC Library will have reduced hours during the winter break. Monday – Wednesday December 20-22: 7:30am – 5:00 pm Thursday – Sunday December 23-January 2: CLOSED Monday – Thursday January 3-6: 7:30am-7pm Friday, January 7: 7:30am – 5pm Saturday, January 8: CLOSED NOTE: Moyar Hall’s CLC Computer Lab will be closed for maintenance from Monday, [...]

Friday, December 17th, 2010

Study Break: Simon’s Cat – Santa Claws

Simon’s Cat is a regular feature from The Guardian. Study Break Week here at LibrarySpace; all week we are posting funny videos to relieve the exam stress. Laugh your way to an A!

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

Study Break: Medieval Help Desk

Finally, a book related video! Study Break Week here at LibrarySpace; all week we are posting funny videos to relieve the exam stress. Laugh your way to an A!

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

Study Break: The Horde

The Horde! Study Break Week here at LibrarySpace; all week we are posting funny videos to relieve the exam stress. Laugh your way to an A!

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

Study Break: Charlie the Cheez-It…homage to Marcel the Shell

Followup to Marcel the Shell: Charlie the Cheez-It! Study Break Week here at LibrarySpace; all week we are posting funny videos to relieve the exam stress. Laugh your way to an A!

Monday, December 13th, 2010

Study Break: Marcel the Shell with Shoes On

Study Break Week here at LibrarySpace; all week we are posting funny videos to relieve the exam stress. Laugh your way to an A!

Friday, December 10th, 2010

Book Club: Wizard’s First Rule by Terry Goodkind

The JTCC Book Club will discuss Wizard’s First Rule at the upcoming January meeting.  Author Terry Goodkind has sold over 25 million books; Wizard’s First Rule is the first in his 10-title Sword of Truth series. This classic fantasy promises swords, dragons, wizards and plenty of adventure…perfect for holiday reading! Read Wizard’s First Rule and join the discussion with [...]

Monday, December 6th, 2010

SmartHistory.org

SmartHistory is an open source, web-based textbook created by two art historians. Study art in a modern way with video, commentary and interactive content.  SmartHistory.org won a Webby for Best Education Website in 2009. Watch videos of two scholars analyzing work while viewing it in person. (The Starry Night video includes discussion about how difficult it [...]

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

Academic Mercenary: Essayist for Hire

The Shadow Scholar: The Man Who Writes Your Student’s Essays Tells his Story The author Ed Dante writes custom papers through an online essay mill. Students provide the parameters of the assignment; he does the research and writing. Dante never uses the library; Google Scholar and Amazon provide his research materials. I’m a hired gun, [...]