Thursday, December 17, 2009

Sherlock Holmes reception Monday January 11!

You are cordially invited to the opening of the Richard Ray & Joshua Davis Green Sherlock Holmes Collection BSC Library ~ Wood Room NOW Monday, January 11th from 4 – 5:30 p.m.
  • Enjoy scones, tea, and other refreshments
  • Peruse a unique collection of books, magazines, films, and posters, and memorabilia —including a complete 1893 first-run set of stories appearing in Harper’s Weekly
  • Meet the collectors of these treasures, which will henceforth be housed in the Library Wood Room

Free tickets to see the new Sherlock Holmes movie, starring Robert Downey, Jr. and Jude Law, will be available to the first 30 BSC students who attend.

Best costume contest: Students who come in costume as a Sherlock Holmes character will also have a chance to win a a Barnes & Noble gift certificate!

Co-sponsored by BSC Library, Office of Interim & Contract Learning, and SGA Quest II

Library Closed for the Holidays

The BSC Library will be closed over the College's holiday break, from December 19 through January 3. We will reopen on Monday, January 4 at 8 am. Happy Holidays!

Sunday, December 6, 2009

Library schedule for reading days/final exams

Reading Days / Final Exams schedule: December 9 - 10 (Wednesday - Thursday) 8:00am - 2:00am December 11 (Friday) 8:00am - 10:00pm December 12 (Saturday) 9:00am - midnight December 13 (Sunday) 2:00pm - 2:00am December 14 - 16 (Monday - Wednesday) 8:00am - 2:00am December 17 (Thursday) 8:00am - 10:00pm December 18 (Friday) 8:00am - 5:00pm
During these extended hours, the Electronic Classroom on the ground floor will also be open during the hours the Library is open.
The library will be CLOSED for Christmas & New Year's holidays from December 19 - January 3

InterLibrary Loan Notice:
All Interlibrary Loan Books are due back in the library December 9th. The library will give no renewals and we will not ask other libraries for any ILL books after December 9th due to the Christmas rush of mail. We will still ask for articles until December 18th. Students can still submit requests for books; we will hold these requests and and ask for them first thing on January 4th.

Thursday, December 3, 2009

Professor Jim Neel's podcast now available

Art professor Jim Neel's Provost's Forum presentation, "Babel, Babel, Babel: Politics, Plumbing and Porcelain (Or why we should change the name of our species)" is now available. It is a really interesting discussion of how Professor Neel developed the idea for his current exhibition. The podcast is at:
We hope you enjoy the presentation.
Steve Laughlin

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Two new faculty podcasts available!

The Library is pleased to present two podcasts of recent BSC faculty presentations. Kelly Russell’s talk entitled “Redefining the Family” is an insightful look at how changes in family structures have affected classroom environments. The podcasts are at (video listed first, then audio):
Renée Norrell’s talk, “Memory and the Quest for Identity: Québécois Fictional Narratives during the Quiet Revolution” is a fascinating discussion of the literature of French speaking Quebec during the time of the 1960s Quiet Revolution. The podcasts are at (video listed first, then audio):
Remember that all the podcasts available from the Library are accessible from the Podcast link on the bottom of the BSC Library home page. Enjoy!! Steve Laughlin