Following in the Footsteps of Henry David Thoreau

I think that I cannot preserve my health and spirits, unless I spend four hours a day at least - and it is commonly more than that - sauntering through the woods and over the hills and fields, absolutely free from all worldly engagements.  ~Henry David Thoreau Where can a John Tyler Community College student go to find woods and fields for sauntering? As it happens woods and fields are actually quite nearby. •    Amelia Wildlife Management Area: “an excellent place for wildlife viewing, nature photography and hiking.” •    Powhatan Wildlife Management Area…continue reading →

Print smart!

John Tyler encourages everyone to think green, even in the library. Everyone can help conserve paper and ink by printing smart. Before hitting print, think. Do I only need a section of this longer document? You can print a few pages of the article or web page rather than an entire book. PowerPoint: did you know you can print multiple slides per page? These condensed handouts can have 3 or more slides to a piece of paper (and then have less paper to drag around).Go to Print Preview and change the format of…continue reading →