Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Stay in Touch with 2008 Election Campaign News

Stay in touch with the 2008 Election Campaign News from LexisNexis Academic, which provides news items from thousands of newspapers, political blogs, magazines and journals. A good search is: Obama McCain. You may want to limit it to the last week. This database is offered via the Baron Forness Library and is but one of over 80 research databases in support of teaching and research at Edinboro University. If you need assistance with this or any other library resource, call 732-2253 or IM BF Library from the box on the upper right on the Library's Home Page.

Friday, May 9, 2008

Scotland the Brave exhibit opened Tues. May 13.

Scotland the Brave, by Professor Loralyn Whitney, opened Tuesday May 13, 2008. Scottish artifacts, along with recent library acquisitions on Scottish culture and history are on display. It is on the second floor, adjacent to the Computer Lab.

Baron-Forness Library displays for your interest and viewing pleasure

  • Edinboro memorabilia from the estate of Elaine Ghering Uht, Class of 1941, by Dr. Andrea Wyman. This exhibit is located on the first floor.
  • "Meet Owly and Andy Runton," by Dr. Andrea Wyman. Graphic novels and comic books are on display that were created by visiting artist, Andy Runton of Atlanta, Georgia. Also included are lesson plans for using the Owly books in the classroom. This display is located on the second floor.
  • "Find Library Materials Using Google Scholar," an informational poster created by Professors Christine Troutman and Barry Gray.
  • "Holy Tyrannosaurus Rex!" - Curriculum Materials Center - Resource materials for teaching children about dinosaurs including charts, diagrams and models.