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Molecular glasses from the organic chemistry teaching laboratory to our daily life
Our current quotidian lives are surrounded by a plethora of solid materials built by an enormous chemical repertoire. These collection of materials are made with well-known chemical species such as metals, minerals, ...
Recycling Electronic Waste: A 21 st Century Challenge
Electronic waste (E-Waste) can be defined as waste material from electric appliances. Currently, a large quantity of E-Waste ends up in landfills, where it can have adverse effects on the environment. Furthermore, E-Waste ...
The OA2020 Expression of Interest
The OA2020 Expression of Interest OA2020 is an international initiative that supports institutions committed to the large-scale shift toward open access to the scholarly journal literature. Institutions that sign the ...
Becoming a One Service Desk
Muntz Library had endeavored to become a one service station for a number of years. This is an idea that the Executive Director had desired for some time. When the opportunity arose, the idea began to take shape. The ...
What is in the BOX? Building excitement with the unknown
In the My-story BOX! Building excitement with the unknown Using consistency, and a little mystery I will show you how to create and build excitement from one Storytime to the next. I will share best practices designed to ...
Benefits of weeding your collection
I “art” libraries: Exhibiting 101
Art is essential for expressing a community’s cultural identity and promoting the growth of ideas. Libraries can leverage local resources to provide patrons with access to quality art experiences and services. Embrace your ...
Making a Case for Makerspaces
Libraries strive to create and foster a collaborative learning environment for various types of learners. To fulfill this mission, libraries need to include a space that engages users and gives them opportunities to use ...
Reference is Dead: A Peer Research Assistant Program
The classic reference interaction with patrons is all but a thing of the past. At our institution, the reference desk itself disappeared altogether five years ago, with reference shifting to an on-call model. This ghosting ...
Vendor Relations: Evolving ethos and etiquette
As vendors consolidate and the electronic resources market matures, products are increasing in complexity and vendors are marketing ev¬er-changing acquisition models. To safeguard the financial health of our institutions ...