Saturday, October 28, 2006

Information for voters

When you vote this year you will be faced with a long list of issues and candidates. There is a wealth of information available to you including:
http://www.sdsos.gov/electionsvoteregistration/upcomingelection.shtm

Click on this link http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&ned=&q=south+dakota+election for news stories about the upcoming election.

Among the stories out there today are stories about for the abortion measure, and against, the marriage amendment and medical marijuana, etc.

These links are not intended to endorse the views expressed in these articles, only to show the sorts of things available for your consideration.
http://www.opendemocracy.net/democracy-americanpower/dakota_abortion_4035.jsp

http://stopthedrugwar.org/chronicle/459/nail_biting_time_for_south_dakota_medical_marijuana_initiative

http://www.sbcbaptistpress.org/bpnews.asp?ID=24257

Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Tuesday @ your library

Want to improve your research skills?
Then Tuesday @ your library is for YOU!
Informal sessions presented each Tuesday at 10 am & again at 2 pm.
You provide the questions. We’ll provide the answers along with a cup of coffee.

Tuesday October 31st
10 AM & 2 PM

A Halloween special. Find your family ghosts.
Learn about the specialized historical and genealogical databases provided by the SD State Library.
Library staff will help you look for a skeleton in your closet!

http://library.sdsmt.edu/tuesday.jpg

Library Open House


The Devereaux Library will hold a fall open house on Monday, October 30. Jared Dominak, CAS representative, will be on hand at 9 am to demonstrate SciFinder Scholar.


Visitors are also invited to enjoy the renovated downtime area and introduce themselves to the library's new electronic information center, i-hub. Both projects made possible by the Friends of the Devereaux Library.

Thursday, October 12, 2006

Message from SDLN

Due to a campus wide(BHSU), scheduled power outage early Saturday morning, October 14, we will be shutting down all servers located at SDLN starting at 10 PM Mountain Time, Friday, October 13. During this time, all SDLN provided services will be unavailable. This includes Aleph, ILL, OPAC, all services on the "databases" page, SDLN email accounts, SDLN listservs, and SDLN hosted web pages. Power will be restored by 6 AM Mountain Time on October 14 and it will take approximately 1 hour to restore services here. We apologize for any inconvenience this causes. Please let us know if you have any questions.

Friday, October 06, 2006

Web of Science / Scopus

The trials for Web of Science and Scopus have ended. Web of Science "won" at SDSM&T in a landslide. That feedback has been sent on to the people who will be negotiating contracts for databases. Thanks to everyone who took the time to help with this process. If you would like an email when new databases become available post a comment with your email address.

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