Global Experiences 2016 October 28 Libraries at the University of Virginia

Global Experiences 2016 October 28 Libraries at the University of Virginia

Global Experiences through Panels 2016 October 28 Specialists in the Libraries at the University of Virginia. Scholar's Lab, Special Collections, Virtual Reality, 3D Demo of Tibet and printed artifacts, Authentic Data, International Films, Semester at Sea, Open Latin / Greek Project, Digital music, International Data, International Cooperation, Lynda.com, plus free Afghan Kabob Palace lunch buffet. Musicians - Native American Indian flute, banjo, piano, three Chinese instruments, and African music and sing along. Original file = 20161028GlobalExperiences1m15s.mp4 Length = 1 minute 15 seconds. Philip Mc philipmc

2018 Spring Commencement | UMD

2018 Spring Commencement | UMD

Des Moines Man Lost on the Titanic

Des Moines Man Lost on the Titanic

This weekend marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the unsinkable ship, the Titanic. It collided with an iceberg in April 1912 and took more than 1,500 lives. One of those victims was a Drake University student. His story was researched and recorded by retired Drake Librarian, James Leonardo. The house on 1209 23rd Street in Des Moines is the same one from 1909. That was when 22-year-old Ernest Portage Tomlin lived there. "He came to Des Moines because of Drake University, and he enrolled at the bible college," said Drake Librarian, Bart Schmidt. Tomlin traveled here from his home in London, England. He was studying to be a minister. One look at his transcript tells you he was a bright student. He got straight A's in everything from physics to Latin. At the end of the spring semester in 1910, Tomlin returned to England to take care of his sick father. Two years later, he was ready to come back to Drake. He sent letters to friends letting them know he would return. Tomlin bought a 3rd class ticket on the RMS Titanic for 8 pounds and 1 schilling. In a Des Moines Tribune article from April 16, 1912, one of Tomlin's friends from Drake was quoted. "We find that the Titanic was the only boat that left Southampton on that date and have every reason to believe that he was one of the passengers," said Will Mander. On April 20, his friends worst fears were confirmed. Tomlin's body was found floating in the sea. He is the only Des Moines victim lost on the Titanic.

Best of Thomas Sanders (W/Titles) Best Vines Compilation June 2017 - Vine Age✔

Best of Thomas Sanders (W/Titles) Best Vines Compilation June 2017 - Vine Age✔

In this compilation you can find the best vines and funny moments of Thomas Sanders. All the vine clips are watched more than 4 million views. Enjoy watching this comedy vine compilation. Pleas don't forget to SUBSCRIBE the Channel and SHARE for more funny video.

Select Committee on the Master Plan for Higher Education in California: Faculty and Staff Needs

Select Committee on the Master Plan for Higher Education in California: Faculty and Staff Needs

Cracking the Myth on Law Librarianship

Cracking the Myth on Law Librarianship

Podcast Links: http://amazon.sjsu.edu/slisPod/colloquia/fa13/collJulianoFA13.mp3 http://amazon.sjsu.edu/slisPod/colloquia/fa13/collJulianoFA13.mp4 Abstract In this Career Colloquium, two law librarians will give you the inside scoop on how to tap into the entry-level job market for positions in a law library. Get their perspectives on recommended classes to take, skills to develop, and where to look for opportunities. Bring your questions and ask the experts. Biography: Liano Juliano Liana Juliano is the information resources manager at Paul Hastings LLP, where she oversees the acquisitions and management of print and electronic resources across the firm's U.S. libraries and manages the use of web technologies for legal and business research. She is active in professional library organizations and seizes every opportunity to promote librarianship as a career. In 2010, Juliano was named a Library Journal Mover and Shaker. She is also an alumna of the School of Library and Information Science at San José State University. Biography: Camille Reynolds Camille Reynolds has more than 10 years of experience managing law firm information services, including risk management, library, knowledge management, and records functions. Reynolds focuses her role on developing efficient and effective processes that enable the firm's attorneys to provide the highest quality legal service to their clients. She leads the firm's Risk Management & Information Services teams that include conflicts, new business intake, library, competitive intelligence, records, patent, and trademark practice support.

Trampled to Death by Geese: Kierkegaard Caricatured in the Corsair

Trampled to Death by Geese: Kierkegaard Caricatured in the Corsair

Lecture by Troy Wellington Smith, Graduate Student, University of California, Berkeley Troy Wellington Smith received his BA in English literature and history from Swarthmore College in 2005, and—after some years of teaching English at home and abroad—his MS in library science from Clarion University of Pennsylvania in 2012. While reading in his spare time at Clarion, he was bowled over by the orchestral majesty of Søren Kierkegaard’s Either/Or, and decided that he wanted to write a master’s thesis on the Danish philosopher. Towards that end, he enrolled in an MA program in English literature at the University of Mississippi. Originally, he had intended to focus his thesis on Kierkegaard’s influence on southern literature, but his plans changed after a seminar on Lord Byron in the first semester. After writing his seminar paper on Byron and Kierkegaard, he presented on Kierkegaard’s reading of Byron at conferences in the US and the UK. One of these papers, “P. L. Møller: Kierkegaard’s Byronic Adversary,” was later revised and published in the June 2014 issue of The Byron Journal. In April 2015, he defended his MA thesis, entitled “Kierkegaard and Byron: Disability, Irony, and the Undead.” Smith has also given papers regarding Kierkegaard’s influence on American authors such as Richard Wright, Walker Percy, Flannery O’Connor, Carson McCullers, and Cormac McCarthy. At Berkeley, he hopes to broaden his knowledge of Scandinavian literature, not only for the sake of his teaching and research, but also for his librarianship, as he is intent on becoming a Scandinavian subject specialist. In his first year, he has been given the welcome opportunity to serve as librarian for the department’s library. This event is part of the lecture series accompanying the exhibition “The Sorrow of Too Many Joys: Satire in 19th Century France,” on view September 5 – December 6, 2015.

May 2 - 2018 PWCS School Board Meeting

May 2 - 2018 PWCS School Board Meeting

Serenity and The Rime of The Ancient Mariner

Serenity and The Rime of The Ancient Mariner

My favorite quote from the firefly spin off movie serenity in which they reference my favorite epic (or really long) poem by Samuel Taylor Coleridge and my favorite iron maiden song. Remember...never shoot the albatross

Season 201412Season27s

Season 201412Season27s

Tis the season - for family and friends to gather, for Christmas trees, yard decorations, leaves, clear cold skies with the moon and jet trails, ace that exam, Curry Club, librarian retirement celebrations, Afterwork librarians happy hour, unwelcomed winter guests, wreaths and trees, more and more, deck the halls, fa la la, fa lalala laaa

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