• Databases,  General Works,  Library Tech,  Research

    Citation Resolutions

    Resolute to citing all sources?   Many library eCollections will self-cite.  Look for buttons that read ‘cite’ or ‘cite now.’   Products from the Gale company will even import the citation into your Google Drive.  Level up!     “Research Methods – Citation Pop-Up.” Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 22 Dec. 2015.  

  • Library Tech,  Technology

    Bluefire App: For Ebsco and ebrary

    Two of the library’s largest eBook collections, Ebsco Academic eBooks and ebrary, are now using the Bluefire app as their iOS eBook reader. To read eBooks from either of these collections on your iOS device, please first download the Bluefire app.  After doing so, when logged into your Ebsco and/or ebrary account, one can then select and download titles to read within the Bluefire app.   Ebsco has created a video to explain the process from an Ebsco viewpoint – click HERE to watch the video.   ebrary has created a video to explain the process from an ebrary viewpoint – click HERE to watch the video.  

  • Library Tech,  Technology,  Web Resources

    Facebook Interest Lists: Important Changes in How to View Pages

    If you are a typical Facebook user, you have probably “Liked” a good number of Facebook pages – including the Ohrstrom Library and the Ohrstrom Library Digital Arcitves pages.  It used to be that liking a page automatically meant that the page’s content would show up in your News feed, but that is no longer the case. You must opt in to have the content show up on your Home news feed, by clicking “Like” and then “Show in News Feed”.  Now Facebook has an additional feature, called Interest Lists, that allows you to create custom lists of pages, friends, and other Facebook content, so you can be sure not…

  • Archives,  History,  Library Tech

    New Archives Exhibit: The T. Mitchell Hastings Album of 1890

    A new online exhibit, “The T. Mitchell Hastings Album of 1890”, is now in place in the display cases on the upper level of Ohrstrom Library.  The online version of the exhibit is accessible through the Ohrstrom Library Digital Archives website by clicking HERE. A free downloadable eBook of the entire album is also available online, formatted for reading on the iPad, iPod Touch, and iPhone using the iBooks application – click HERE to access this and other OLDA eBooks. This multi-formatted exhibit is based on a personal photo album that was donated to the St. Paul’s School archives some years ago.  The album is inscribed with the title “Views…