Entries from March 2011

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Grow your own!

Concerned about cost, source, even the methods used to grow your food? GROW YOUR OWN! Why garden? Health. Gardening provides exercise and food. Variety. Home gardeners select vegetable varieties for taste or appearance—not on how well a vegetable keeps in the refrigerator, or how well it travels to market. Striped tomatoes, anyone? Heritage. Remember your [...]

Monday, March 21st, 2011

Surprising truth about Wikipedia

Wikipedia is not verified, fact checked, or guaranteed to be true. Really. From Wikipedia: “It is in the nature of an ever-changing work like Wikipedia that, while some articles are of the highest quality of scholarship, others are admittedly complete rubbish. We are fully aware of this.” Researcher beware! With Wikipedia, anyone can change any [...]

Monday, March 14th, 2011

Smart People. Smart Libraries.

Enjoy Spring Break and Saint Patrick’s Day! Check out this video produced by Library Ireland to celebrate Ireland’s public libraries. Remember: JTCC Library is still open during Spring Break: 7:30-5 Monday to Friday. Come in and work on projects without distractions, get help with a paper, or study in peace.

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

Anatomy and Physiology via web: Google Body

Can’t get to the library to study with the box of bones? Need a quick skull refresher before your final? Try Google Body! With Google Body you can: View and move detailed model of the human body in 3D See systems individually or together Add or subtract labels Search for organs, bones, muscles and more [...]

Monday, March 7th, 2011

Ophelia Joined the Group Maidens Who Don’t Float by Sarah Schmelling

Ever wonder why Romeo didn’t get the tip from Friar Lawrence that Juliet was only taking fake poison? It’s not because Friar John got held up in the quarantine house—it’s because he wasn’t checking his Facebook messages!  That is according to Sarah Schmelling in Ophelia Joined the Group of Maidens Who Don’t Float: Classic Lit [...]