• History,  Library News

    New Book Display: Inauguration 2009

    Sandra Chauvin – Circulation Librarian In honor of the historic Inauguration of the 44th President of the United States, the staff at Ohrstrom Library has assembled a display of related materials. Please take a moment during the next week or two to learn about other Presidential inaugurations in such books as The inaugural addresses of twentieth-century American presidents edited by Halford Ryan (353.03 In1R) and Lincoln’s greatest speech: the second inaugural by Ronald C. White Jr. (Big. L638W5).   Listen to the actual voice of FDR give three of his inaugural addresses on the recording FDR: nothing to fear (CD Biog.  R6772). Learn more about what experiences have shaped and inspired…

  • Databases,  History,  Research,  Web Resources

    Spotlight On: Biography Resource Center

    Lura Sanborn – Reference Librarian Ohrstrom Blog is celebrating the inauguration of Barack Obama as our 44th President with the following database search tip: Interested in comparing the legacies of past presidents?  Check out the reference articles available in Biography Resource Center, one of Ohrstrom Library’s online database resources. Simply visit the Library’s website and select Biography Resource from the database menu: Now, conduct a biographical facts search by clicking on the link: Click on: Category Browse Now choose: American Presidents Select & Compare!