Wedding etiquette tips from InfoSavvy

Image from www.freeimages.co.uk/ Did your invitation to the Royal wedding get lost in the mail?  So did mine (Maureen Perry’s).  Seriously, though, such occasions bring to mind the occasional need for etiquette and protocol information. The URSUS catalog lists general etiquette books and specific guides to wedding etiquette. Official government websites often have links related Read More…

Profiles in Collaboration Three

Word cloud created at http://www.wordle.net On November 4, 2010 and again on December 2, 2010 I showcased particular librarian/faculty information literacy collaborations.  This time I would like to discuss a day full of  different types of collaborations.  April 15 marked the 3rd Annual Maine Academic Libraries Day.  This year the event took place at Colby Read More…

FRS 197, unleash the power!

Image from http://www.freeimages.co.uk With registration for Fall 2011 already upon us, I would like to mention a particular Fall 2011 course: FRS 197, Information Power Unleashed.  This course will explore “how to recognize when information is needed and how to locate, evaluate, and effectively use the needed information.”* Portland and Gorham library staff have offered Read More…

Just a JSTOR reminder

This logo is used with permission: JSTOR® and the JSTOR logo are registered trademarks. Back in the Fall we announced the expansion of our JSTOR® collections.  With projects due time-strapped researchers may need a reminder about these collections. These collections include varied content on  a wide range of topics.   The content is scholarly, and you Read More…