An InfoSavvy way of doing business

Image from Victor1558 : Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/76029035@N02/6829381157/, and used according to a Creative Commons Attribution License 2.0 As I promised in my April 28 post , I’d like to share some workplace etiquette resources.  Business etiquette is indeed a subject heading in  URSUS, the UMaine system  catalog.  Let’s not forget what you might find in Read More…

TRiO for help close at hand

If you see a student needing extra help in order to succeed, USM has a new program that may provide that help.  TRiO Student Support Services can help students: Learn about scholarships & financial support for college Keep the GPA up & stay in good academic standing Meet their graduation goals Take steps toward your Read More…

The information cycle in action

Image  from http://www.freeimages.co.uk/ Last weekend (April 29-May 1) opened with one historic event, the Royal wedding, and ended with another, the death of Osama bin Laden.  Though very different from each other these two events illustrate the cycle of information. Each event had immediate coverage on television and online.  Then newspapers started covering the events Read More…

Lifelong learning after graduation

Image from http://www.freeimages.co.uk/ As graduation approaches, I’d like to remind out soon-to-be alumni about library privileges that they will continue to have.  The alumni card allows for in-library borrowing, as well as  URSUS or MaineCat requests.   With the card alumni can also print from library computers and photocopy.  Check here for more information. Though the Read More…