20 years ago today, the Berlin Wall, separating West and East Germany came down. This event was pivotal to the eventual fall of communism in Europe. Miami has been holding a series events over the past few weeks to remember this historic event, including a speech today at 12:30 by Josef Joffe, publisher of the German newspaper, Die Zeit (online). The speech will be held in the MacMillan Great Room.
The health care debate is heating up in Washington. Learn about the critical issues involved by checking out some of our great books in the Brill Science Library:
Total Cure : the Antidote to the Health Care Crisis by Harold S. Luft
Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise: Five Steps to a Better Health Care System by John F. Cogan, Glenn R. Hubbard and Daniel P. Kessler
Power to the Patient: Selected Health Care Issues and Policy Solutions by Scott W. Atlas, Daniel P. Kessler and Mark V. Pauly
The TIM Workshops for Photoshop have been rescheduled. Here are the new dates:
Introduction to Photoshop: Wednesday 10/14 from 11am-12:30 pm in KAMM (King 110)
Intermediate Photoshop: Wednesday 10/21 from 1-2:30pm in KAMM
The MLB Playoffs kick off tonight at 6pm with the Bronx Bombers facing off against the underdog Twins. Come to the library and check out some books about the history, lore and strategies of baseball!
The Major League Pennant Races of 1916: "The Most Maddening Baseball Melee in History" by Paul G. and John G. Zinn
The Evolution of Pitching in Major League Baseball by William F. McNeil
May the Best Team Win: Baseball Economics and Public Policy by Andrew Zimbalist
Brill Science Library has the Logger Pro software needed for your Chemistry assignments. Brill Science Library is located in Hughes Hall.
The Miami University Library Diversity Cluster is pleased to announce a Cultural Biography Film Series and Workshop with Dr. Ray Terrell which will take place beginning on September 10th. All screenings and discussions occur on Thursdays from 12 noon to 2 p.m. in King Library Room 320. The series is open to all University faculty, staff and students.
Three films will be screened and discussed over the course of the fall semester. A final session on the process of writing a cultural biography will complete the series. The final session will also include a brief introduction to podcasting for sharing cultural biographies on the web.
1. Clown (offered two different days – choose one 9/10/09 or 9/17/09)
2. The Way Home (9/24/09) or White Mirrors of Privilege: Making Whiteness Visible (10/08/09)
* Select and attend one or may attend both if you like.
3. Final Session on Creating a Cultural Biography (10/22/09)
This event is sponsored by the Library's Diversity Cluster
Your professor just assigned a paper requiring scholarly citations, and you have no idea where to begin. Or you’ve looked around and can’t seem to find anything on your topic. Where can you go? Who can you ask for help?
Schedule an appointment with a subject librarian! With the new webpage, the Libraries have implemented a research consultation program. It’s as easy as clicking on the “Research Consultation” link under Services on the Library’s homepage. Fill out the form, and a librarian will contact you to arrange a meeting. Get help from one of the best resources at your disposal!