Tuesday, June 21st, 2011

Virtual tour of the Chester Temp-brary

Check out Chester Campus Library’s temporary space in the Nicholas Center. Books, magazines, computers are…it is all here! The library (temp-brary?) will operate here during the yearlong renovation of Moyar. Come in and see for yourself! Music “Loop 93″ courtesy of RoyaltyFreeMusic.com

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?

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 [...]

Monday, May 9th, 2011

The Icing on the Cake: true stories from StoryCorps

Ever wondered what stories your family might have to tell? StoryCorps helps America listen and remember. In less than a decade, StoryCorps has recorded and preserved over 30,000 interviews; children interviewing parents, husbands telling romantic stories about their wives. All of the interviews are stored at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress. [...]

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

Kennedy loves…interview from the Love Learning Studio at Fool for Art

At the Fool for Art Festival, the library challenged everyone to step into the Love Learning Studio, and tell the world what they love! Kennedy accepted the challenge and told Molli about her loves (bones and Dr. Seuss.) Tell us…what do you love?

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

Cooking for Geeks: Real Science, Great Hacks, and Good Food

Part science project, part dinner… Cooking for Geeks author Jeff Potter shows you how to hack it, mash it, sous-vide it, caramelize it, and eat it! THEN he explains the science behing it all. Think Mythbusters for the kitchen… Cooking for Geeks (print) and Cooking for Geeks (web) Not feeling geeky? Try these other cooking titles from [...]

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.