Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Fun at the Library

Ground breaking research -- forwarded by Val Manes and Patty Andersen...

Monday, October 29, 2007

New books

We have been considering ways to make the Acquisitions List more useful to our patrons. Please take a look at and let me know if you think this sort of information would be of interest. This is just a small sample!

If you experience trouble accessing the reviews use the Login to ProQuest link.

Tuesday @ Your Library

Tuesday October 30th at 10:00 AM explore the world of Wiki's @ Your Library in the I-Hub Area.

Monday, October 22, 2007

Tuesday @ Your Library :

Many novel features have contributed to making "delicious." The most popular social bookmarking service' website has simple interface, human-readable URL scheme, a novel domain name, and RSS feeds for web syndication. Want to get started? Join us Tuesday Oct. 23rd at 10 AM @ Your Library.

Thursday, October 18, 2007


Please visit the Devereaux Library’s newest blog at to find out more about our DVD collection.

Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Soapbox cars race down College Hill - Campus News

Soapbox cars race down College Hill - Campus News The Good, The Bad and The Nerdy - comprising five students from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology - won first place. They dressed in nerdy outfits and drove in a calculator-shaped car named The Numerator 2.0.

Friday, October 12, 2007

Tuesday @ Your Library -- RSS

How can RSS be useful to library researchers?

Tuesday 10:00 AM I-Hub Area. Devereaux Library

Thursday, October 11, 2007

Special Library Hours Saturday Oct. 13

The library will be open extra hours on Saturday, October 13. To accommodate “Visit Mines” and “Family Weekend” events, we will open at 9 am on Saturday.

Friday, October 05, 2007

Tuesday @ Your Library

October 9, I-Hub 10AM

Last summer an episode of History Detectives Investigations - Red Cloud Letter was filmed in the Black Hills. Parts were recorded here in the library. If you missed Devereaux Library’s 15 minutes of fame, stop in and catch it the second time around.

Thursday, October 04, 2007

Monday, October 01, 2007

Tuesday @ Your Library

EndNote Web

Your Web-based research and writing tool

10 AM Tuesday Oct 2 in the I Hub area of the library.

EndNote Web is a Web-based service designed to help students and researchers through the process of writing a research paper.
Undergraduate students can organize their references for citing in papers
Professional reseachers and graduate students can use EndNote Web as the perfect complement to EndNote and other desktop writing tools, as well as storing references between ISI Web of Knowledge search sessions

Rising Journal Costs Limit Scholarly Access

Courtesy of Emory University

Are publishers getting rich publishing your research? A Bear-Stearns evaluation of Reed-Elsevier (one of the world's largest publishers of scholarly journals) recently rated the company, which earns profits of almost 40% annually, "a stockholder's dream." Should private publishers be getting rich selling information generated by research that is funded by academic institutions and the public? What's happening and how does it affect scholars? This article looks at one university’s experience.

Special Library Hours Oct 6, 7 & 8

In observance of Native Americans’ Day, the library will be closed on Saturday and Sunday, October 6th & 7th. The Library will be open on Monday, October 8, 4 pm to 12 midnight.