• Library News,  Library Tech

    The Green Cup Challenge

    Just in time for the Green Cup Challenge, Ohrstrom Library has two new solar battery storage units available to recharge your small devices. Next time you check out a phone charger at the front desk, use the stored power of the sun to recharge your phone or tablet! 🌞📲#ohrstromlibrary #greencup #greencupchallenge #solarpower #solarchargers #batterybackup #environmentalstewardship #gosolar #phonecharger

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    New Archives Online Exhibit: Ohrstrom Library Celebrates 25 Years

    A new online exhibit is available on the Ohrstrom Library Digital Archives website: Ohrstrom Library Celebrates 25 Years. This exhibit features sixteen photographs from the St. Paul’s School Archives collection that document the planning, construction, and dedication of Ohrstrom Library twenty-five years ago this spring. From the introduction: On the 25th Anniversary of Ohrstrom Library, we are pleased to present this exhibit highlighting some of these events that were the result of years of careful planning and great thought by many who cared deeply for the role of the library at St. Paul’s School. Take a few moments to enjoy the photographs, descriptions and slide show of Ohrstrom Library, celebrating…

  • General Works,  Library Tech,  Research,  Technology,  Web Resources

    Google Scholar? Holler!

    Google Scholar What?  A subset of Google that searches for scholarly literature on the web. A mix of full-text, citations and abstracts.   New: Three of the library’s digital collections are now indexed in Google Scholar: JSTOR, Ebsco, and Proquest.   Meaning? When searching Google Scholar, freely available citations, abstracts and full-text are retrieved, AND now, content from the three library providers named above.   “Adolescents and Sleep.” Search results page.  Google Scholar. Web. 02 Feb. 2016. Quick note: While an exciting and valuable tool, Google Scholar is a non-discerning aggregator, in that it includes questionable and even possibly predatory open-access titles.  When using Google Scholar, consider consulting Beall’s list of “Potential, possible,…