New Database: Illustrated London News Archive

By - Research & Instruction Librarian November 17th, 2011

Ohrstrom Library is pleased to share its most recent digital purchase: the Illustrated London News Archive.  This database provides access to the complete London Illustrated News from 1842 – 2003.

According to the Encyclopedia Britannica the Illustrated London News was London’s first illustrated periodical and the first to use photographs.  This title is noted for its coverage of global events.

The default search is keyword: keyword will look for search terms in the title and author fields.

To search the entire full-text of all newspaper articles, simply change the radio button to ‘entire document.’

Please feel free to contact Ms. Sanborn (lsanborn at sps dot edu) with any questions about or to arrange for a personal tour of this product.

 

Oh, the Places You’ll Go: March Break 2010

By - Systems Librarian March 4th, 2010

March break brings  a variety of travel opportunities to members of the SPS community.  Here are some of the travel plans for student groups this year:

  • Baseball Team – traveling to Florida for spring training and early games
  • The Dominican Republic Volunteers – traveling to the Dominican Republic to teach English to children
  • St. Timothy’s Appalachian Mission – traveling to Kentucky for service learning
  • Habitat for Humanity – traveling to Mississippi
  • Greece Classical honors students – traveling to Greece for cultural excursion
  • French students – traveling to Paris to study at Ecole Alsacienne
  • England Cultural Exchange students – traveling to London to study at Eton College and St. Paul’s Girls School
  • Also good luck to students heading out to term exchange: Seikei, Ecole Alsacienne and British Royal School

We wish everyone, whether traveling near or far, a safe and enjoyable journey!

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The Library hours for March break are as follows:

Sunday, March 7thLibrary closed

Monday, March 8th – Friday, March 12th: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Saturday, March 13th – Saturday, March 27th: Library closed

Sunday, March 28th: 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Monday, March 29th: Regular Library hours resume

Click HERE for the complete calendar.

All Journeys Begin at SPS

By - Research & Instruction Librarian February 27th, 2009

The Ohrstrom Library gang wishes you ALL an enjoyable and healthy break.

Happy Trails in particular to the SPS:

  • Baseball Team – traveling to Florida for spring training and early games
  • Choir Members – traveling to South Africa
  • Habitat for Humanity – traveling to Mississippi
  • French students – traveling to Paris to study at Ecole Alsacienne
  • German students – traveling to Leipzig to study at Humboldt Schule
  • England Cultural Exchange students – traveling to London to study at Eton College and St. Paul’s Girls School
  • Sweden Cultural Exchange students – traveling to Sweden to study at Sigtuna School

Enjoy your journeys, and we look forward to your safe return.

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Ohrstrom Library will be open during the March break and will follow the schedule below:

Sunday, March 1
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Monday, March 2 – Friday, March 6
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 7 – Sunday, March 8
CLOSED
Monday, March 9 – Friday, March 13
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 14 – Sunday, March 15
CLOSED
Monday, March 16 – Friday, March 20
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 21
CLOSED
Sunday, March 22
1:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Monday, March 23
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.