Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Online Masters Programs at Drexel University

There are a number of programs available in business and nursing. Many new programs have been developed in education as well. The title link of this post connects to the site.

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Your College ID is also Your Library Card

Students, Faculty and Staff:

Your College of Westchester ID fuctions as a Library Card. The barcode underneath the College seal on your ID is designated for borrowing purposes.

Please replace your ID if your picture or barcode become distorted.

College Librarian

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Adjunct Faculty Academy - The University of Virginia's New Certificate Program

The University of Virginia's new Adjunct Faculty Academy offers to adjunct faculty, very affordable online courses for development. A certificate can be earned for the completion of seven seminars. There is no application required and one is free to take as few or as many (8 seminars are available in total) as one wants. For available courses and registration information, visit: http://www.scps.virginia.edu/certificates/facilitate.php

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

The Modern Language Association Pamphlet for CW Students is Available Online

The Modern Language Association (MLA) Pamphlet is available in two formats for the convenience of the CW Community.

There are bright gold paper copies available for pick-up in the Library. In addition, copies can be found in portable document format at the blog title link above.

If you're reading the print copy of this blog, go online to http://library.cw.edu/mla.pdf. This link has been added permanently to the Library Blog on the right side bar under Student Resources.

The actual publication, MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers by Joseph Gibaldi, is available in the Library. It is on the Reference shelf and has the call number:
LB 2369 G53 2003

Students should be encouraged to read its index which includes information on how to cite interviews, geographic names, corporate authors, a publication on CD, an Internet site, a film or video recording, legal documents and more.

Managing Emotions for Successful Organizational Change

From the e-Newsletter Wharton at Work

Harnessing Fire: Managing Emotions for Successful Organizational Change, covers the role of emotions at work and provides tips on building emotional intelligence. It discusses how even the most positive changes can play on employees' emotions. The blog title for this entry will link directly to this article.

Thursday, March 6, 2008

Cast your vote - Building Design Contest for the George W. Bush Presidential Library

The Chronicle Review (March 7, 2008) presents an architectural theme. It features designs of new college and university buildings and costs of construction. You'll find some of the most beautiful dorms and libraries in this issue.

The most eye-catching article is introduced on its cover page that announces the Back-of -the Envelope Contest, a building design competition for the George W. Bush Library.

The Chronicle asked readers to draw on the back of an envelope, their design ideas for the George W. Bush Library. The designs have true personality. There's an issue in the staff lounge and they can also be found online. To see the Library designs and vote, click the title of this blog posting. If you're reading a printed version of this Blog, go to: http://chronicle.com/free/v54/i26/26b01401.htm
to access the designs and voting buttons.

Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Library Evening Hours - Good News!

Beginning March 10, 2008, The College of Westchester Library will close at 9:30pm Monday - Thursday. Friday and Saturday hours have been revised as well.

New Library Hours (Beginning March 10, 2008)

Monday - Thursday 8:00AM - 9:30PM

Friday 8:00-3:00PM

Saturday 9:00-3:00PM*

*Special Library reservations past 3:00PM on Saturday can be made on a case by case basis.