Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Google's New Privacy Policy

Starting Thursday, March 1, 2012. Google’s new privacy policy will go into effect.

Find out what you need to know and how to protect yourself. If you have a YouTube, Gmail, or Picasa account, or simply use Google as your search engine, this will affect you!

Listen to a summary of the changes, and how you can protect yourself: (NPR - Morning Edition, 2/29/12)

Read and follow these steps to protect yourself: (NPR - Tell Me More, 2/29/12)

Use these tips to take your privacy to the next level: (NPR - all tech CONSIDERED)

Emily Hart, Reference and Instruction Librarian

Thursday, February 23, 2012

New Arrival: Cut & Paste

For the D-I-Y-ers out there, this is a wonderful collection compiled by Richard Brereton with Caroline Roberts. Subtitled 21st Century Collage, it contains biographical text and lots of full-color reproductions. This collection reminds us of the multidimensional medium of the mind.

Artists represented include:

Ashkan Honarvar
Julien Pacaud
James Dawe
Theo Mercier
Drew Beckmeyer

and many more...

~Jennifer, Reference and Instruction Librarian

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Spotlight on...

Joshua Serrano, Class of 2015, works on a collaborative project for BIDS 229: Two Cities.

He says that the library's first floor is a nice space for the size of this kind of project and that it combines a social and academic atmosphere where you can talk to your group members and concentrate.

For more information about this course and the Urban Studies Program: