Friday, December 16th, 2011

MARCEL THE SHELL WITH SHOES ON, TWO: Study Break Week

Another classic from Marcel the Shell. This time with a canine frenemy…! Hope your exams are going well. One more day!

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

Address is Approximate: Study Break Week

Address Is Approximate from The Theory on Vimeo. Google Street View + stop motion animation = Amazing! A personal project by director Tom Jenkins. From the Vimeo description: A lonely desk toy longs for escape from the dark confines of the office, so he takes a cross country road trip to the Pacific Coast in [...]

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

World Record Rube Goldberg Machine: Study Break Week

The history of the world in 244 steps! From the YouTube description: The 2011 Purdue University Rube Goldberg machine shattered the world record for most steps ever successfully completed by such a machine. In 244 steps the “Time Machine” traces the history of the world from Big Bang to the Apocalypse before accomplishing the assigned [...]

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

English and Empire, The History of English: Study Break Week

Free learning from The Open University http://www.open.ac.uk/openlearn/history-the-arts/culture/english-language. Another fun semi-academic video for Study Break Week. Good luck on your exams–!

Monday, December 12th, 2011

Like Father, Like Son: Study Break Week

EXAMS HAVE BEGUN! The library will be open normal hours during exams. Come in for some peace and quiet. During Study Break Week we will share some (semi-) academic clips. Relax and enjoy!

Friday, May 20th, 2011

50 book spoilers in 4 minutes

Brings Cliffnotes to a WHOLE NEW LEVEL! Hope you enjoyed the study break…it is back to the books next week when classes start Monday, May 23. The Midlothian campus library will return to regular operating hours on Monday. Chester library is still closed during the move, but hope to open in June. Read on!

Thursday, May 19th, 2011

Hemmingway look-alike contest: Running of the Bulls in Key West

Running of the bulls is a strong word…more like rolling and strolling of the bulls to me. Papa is everywhere! Confused about the connection of Santa-like men and herds of bovines? Check out Death in the Afternoon by Ernest Hemingway from the JTCC library.

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

Facebook…becomes a book!

When Facebook becomes a book from Siavosh Zabeti on Vimeo. Web to print…”the app that lasts a lifetime.” How do you preserve your online life?

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

The Meowmorphasis by Franz Kafka and Coleridge Cook

The Meowmorphosis: Book Trailer from Quirk Books on Vimeo. From the self-proclaimed “Masters of our Public Domain,” Quirk Classics brings another literary mashup sure to delight the animal lover in all of us. Gregor Samsa wakes up one morning to find out he is an adult-sized kitten. Does his family LOL or OMG? Publisher Quirk remastered [...]

Monday, May 16th, 2011

Philosopher’s Football: Germany vs. Greece

Bend it like…Hegel? Marx claims Socrates was OFFSIDE! (I think he’s right…) Thanks to Monty Python for the laughs. No classes are in session now (summer session starts Monday May 23). The Midlothian library is open until 7 p.m Monday – Thursday. During this Study Break Week LibrarySpace will share some (semi-) academic clips. Relax and [...]