Wednesday, October 28, 2009

DISPLAY: Books by Chris Crawford, Interactive Storyteller and Game Designer

Books by Chris Crawford, Interactive Storyteller and Game Designer who will be speaking at Champlain later this week, are now on display at the main desk in Miller Information Commons.

Monday, October 26, 2009

EVENT: Belize

Michele Melia, Cataloging and Systems Librarian
Tuesday, October 27, 2009
Noon-1:00 pm
Vista Room, Miller Information Commons

Have you ever heard of Belize? Michele Melia, Cataloging and Systems Librarian at Miller Information Commons, was inspired by her father's stories of his early life in Belize and has sought to learn more about this Central American/Caribbean country. She will explore her African, European, and Native American roots as they are part of the fascinating history and complex culture of Belize.

Sponsored by "Speak Out! Embracing Diversity!", Sophia Morris-Pittman, 383-6621,

Thursday, October 22, 2009

EVENT: Chili Cook-Off Today, Oct 22!

Champlain College's 2nd Annual Chili Cook-Off, hosted by the Library and the Networking and Recreation Committee, is today!
Where: Miller Information Commons
When: Thursday, October 22nd
Time: 2:00-4:15pm or until the chili runs out!
Come and taste--we need your votes on the People's Choice chili award!

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

EVENT: China Mojo!

Join us at the Library on Monday for this exciting presentation!

China Mojo: Twitter! Wordpress! YouTube! Facebook!
How Champlain Travelers Used Web 2.0 Social Media To Share Our Summer 2009 Two-Week Adventure In Western China

MIC 305-306, Miller Information Commons
Monday, October 26, 2009
3:30 to 5:00; Light Refreshments Will Be Served

Join Jenica Norrish (Class of '07), Katherine Maund (Class of '09), Kristen Mercure (Class of '09), and CCM's Dr. Rob Williams for a fun and interactive conversation about Web 2.0, 21st Century Global Education, and International Travel.

Mini Presentations:

3:30 Welcome - Rob

3:45 Wordpressing China: How We Used Our Blog Abroad - Jenica

4:00 Twittering for Dollars: Fundraising and Web 2.0 Social Media - Kat

4:15 Youtube'ing Mojo: FLIPping our Daily China Adventures  - Kristen

4:30 Open Discussion - Curricular and Community Possibilities - All

Saturday, October 17, 2009

NEWS: Reciprocal Borrowing News

Champlain students, faculty, and staff may now borrow books from UVM! In addition, Champlain faculty members may now borrow books from Vermont Consortium of Academic Libraries member institutions. Both of these reciprocal agreements augment Champlain's collections, so read the links for details.

Friday, October 16, 2009

DISPLAY: Support Your Local Museum!


Plan to visit The Robert Hull Fleming Museum - a cultural treasure prized by Vermonters and visitors for more than 70 years. Located on the campus of the University of Vermont, the Fleming is a short walk from the Champlain campus. See some cool stuff and meet neighboring friends and students at the same time……CC ID GETS YOU IN FREE

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Workshop: Refworks

The Library will be hosting three workshops over the next few days to introduce RefWorks. Refworks is a tool to organize all your citations and easily create a bibliography from them. Workshops will be held at the following times:
  • Thursday, Oct. 15th, noon, Foster 100
  • Monday, Oct. 19th, 3:30, MIC 308
  • Tuesday, Oct. 20th, 7 pm, Foster 104
Please feel free to join us at any of these workshops to learn more about RefWorks.

Friday, October 9, 2009

NEWS: Website Down Monday

On Monday Oct. 12th the website will be down due to network upgrades. Until then bookmark for access to most services.