Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

Study Break: Brontë Sisters Power Dolls

Remember Jane Eyre? Catherine Linton? Agnes Grey? Of course you do! And what could be better than a set of action figures modeled after their creators? It is 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 10th, 2012

Study Break: Henri 2, Paw de Deux

Could this be the funniest cat video on the internet? Boing Boing thinks so! It is 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, 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. [...]

Saturday, December 17th, 2011

Timelapse-The City Limits: Study Break Week

Timelapse – The City Limits from Dominic on Vimeo. The day begins in cities around the world–a short film by Dominic Boudreault. Hope your exams went well! After exams, the library will have reduced hours. Check the web for details!

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!

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!

Monday, December 5th, 2011

Documentary: From Place to Place

Produced by Porch Productions , From Place to Place recounts the stories of three teenagers who have “aged-out” of the foster care system. Although too young to stay in foster care, they have not yet developed the inner resources to succeed in either life or school. While legally adults they continue to need nurturing, encouragement [...]

Monday, October 24th, 2011

Don’t panic! Study skill solutions

Now that we are 8 [or so] weeks into the semester could your study skills use some fine-tuning? If you are feeling that there must be a better way to manage the reading, the writing, and the studying required by your classes…help is just a click away. How to Study.org has tons of links to [...]