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Archive for June, 2009

Over the quarter break the Cannell Room on the first floor of the library has been updated to a Smart Classroom. This upgrade provides many features for instructors. One feature is a multimedia lectern fitted with a touch-screen control system enabling  users to draw on an image on the screen and project it for larger view. The system […]

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Digitization can be a good thing.  We now have access to some of Washington’s earliest territorial newspapers, including The Vancouver Register, 1865-1869, via the Secretary of State’s Washington History web site. Just as today, almost 150 years ago, some folks  were feeling overwhelmed by the onslaught of technology. In the first edition of The Vancouver […]

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It’s almost the end of the quarter and time is running out to request interlibrary loan books and articles from the Cannell Library for spring quarter!  Effective 6/11/2009, the interlibrary loan form will be unavailable until the start of summer quarter.  Students should ask a Reference Librarian about other options for getting books and articles quickly. Use the Ask a […]

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Are you having difficulties opening your interlibrary loan attachments in Gmail? You’re not alone as recent changes in Gmail have been preventing successful delivery of interlibrary loan articles to students with Gmail email accounts. Computing Services is presently investigating the problem. In the meantime, if you receive notification that your document is available but are […]

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