Monday, January 7th, 2013

New Year, New Semester, New You

The Dangerous Library Book Pushers welcome you to the first day of classes for Spring Semester 2013! Is it time for you to make some resolutions for the New Year and new semester? Here are some suggestions for making this your best year ever: Did you know that sharing your goals can help you maintain [...]

Saturday, December 15th, 2012

Study Break: Library Book Dominoes

Saturday! The last day of exams. Time to have fun with some books. It has been Study Break Week here at LibrarySpace. All week we have posted interesting and funny videos to relieve exam stress. Laugh your way to an A!

Friday, December 14th, 2012

Study Break: Library Movie Montage

Libraries have been featured in movies and on television many times. Enjoy this video of library moments featured on the big (and small) screen. It is Study Break Week here at LibrarySpace. All week we are posting interesting and funny videos to relieve the exam stress. Laugh your way to an A!

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

Great Debate!

Three debates down and two weeks before the election: are you more confused than ever? For an historical view of presidential debates have a look at these video clips from the library database, Films on Demand. The 1960 debate between John Kennedy and Richard Nixon is often cited as a turning point in that year’s [...]

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Happy Birthday Library Space!

Four years ago today, October 16, 2008, Library Space made its debut. Besides highlighting the many services John Tyler libraries offer Library Space also featured this short video: Video Better Results produced by DePaw Libraries Visual Resource Center. Just as then the libraries at John Tyler are here to help you with your information needs. [...]

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

Now showing: High quality streaming video!

Films on Demand, a service of Films for the Humanities, a leading provider of high quality educational videos is now available through the John Tyler Library. With 9,000 full-length videos and 100,000 clips covering 24 subject areas ranging from mathematics to music from history to biology there is something for everyone. Students can stream video [...]

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–!