Entries from October 2013

Friday, October 18th, 2013

What’s all the pink about?

October is all about awareness. Help the John Tyler libraries spread consciousness by learning more National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM). It’s more than wearing pink, its helping others learn about this disease and how to overcome this challenging diagnosis. Every October, NBCAM partners with health and research associations, government agencies, and other supporting organizations [...]

Friday, October 11th, 2013

Some Library Resources at a Standstill

                    Having problems accessing certain materials through the databases and online article indexes?  Thousands of students, researchers, and academics across the country are having the same issues.  Due to the federal government shutdown, many of the online resources used by John Tyler students and staff are [...]

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

The Ig Nobel Prize

The world is a strange, fascinating and sometimes hilarious place. Nothing brings that idea to light better than the Ig Nobel Prizes awarded by the Improbable Research organization. Motto: Research that makes people LAUGH then THINK. This year’s honors, presented September 12 in the 23rd First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony, were conferred by actual [...]