Abstract Landscapes Exhibit by Mary Keefer

Abstract Landscapes” by Mary Keefer is on exhibit from January 16, 2009 through February 27, 2009 in Heathcote Court on the first floor of Renne Library. The exhibit includes 10 of the artist’s paintings. The work entitled “Transition” (the largest of the three pieces displayed close to the Small Teaching Area) was part of the Butte Copper City Artists nationally juried exhibit “Montana Interpretations” this past summer and was awarded the Irene Muir Award for Creativity. Visit the web page linked above for more information and photos.

Join Us for Workshop Wednesdays

Not sure how to use EndNote Web? Have you heard talk about the Creative Commons but don’t know how it can benefit you? Challenged by Word 2007? Unravel these and other technological mysteries by attending a session of the Libraries Workshop Wednesdays Series.

This new series of workshops will be offered on Wednesdays from noon to 12:50 pm in the Heathcote Classroom. A list of scheduled workshops are below. Register and see more workshops at http://www.lib.montana.edu/instruction/workshops.php

Jan 21, 2009: EndNote Web: Basics
The free EndNote Web makes formatting citations and managing bibliographies easy! Learn to import records, add notes, correct and format them in any one of thousands of citation styles.
Taught by Rene Tanner

Jan 28, 2009: Creative Commons
Let’s get creative. Did you know there is a resource that allows you to appropriate music, video, and images with little or no copyright restrictions? Join us to learn how to use this resource and copyright your our works using Creative Commons.
Taught by Connie Strittmatter

Feb 04, 2009: EndNote Web: Basics
The free EndNote Web makes formatting citations and managing bibliographies easy! Learn to import records, add notes, correct and format them in any one of thousands of citation styles.
Taught by Greg Notess

Feb 11, 2009: EndNote Web Advanced
Learn more about EndNote Web to get the most out of it. In this workshop you’ll learn how to import references into Word.
Taught by Rene Tanner

Feb 18, 2009: Library Databases: Tips and Tricks
Speed up your bibliographic research by learning how to better use our library databases. In this workshop see how to use some of our most popular databases and ones for your research areas. Learn tips and tricks for more effective searching and how to find the full text.
Taught by Greg Notess

Feb 25, 2009: Navigating Word 2007
In this workshop you’ll learn some of the most useful MS Word 2007 commands for your citation and other research needs.
Taught by Rene Tanner

EndNote Web Seminar

Writing a research paper? Would you like to save all of your references in one place? Would you like to generate a bibliography for your paper automatically? Join librarians René Tanner and Connie Strittmatter for a hands-on session in the Heathcote classroom on December 1, 2008 from 11am to 12pm and learn how to use EndNote Web.

Celebrate Banned Book Week at MSU Libraries

Help MSU Libraries celebrate Banned Book Week each day at noon beginning Monday, September 29 through Friday October 3 at Renne Library.

During Banned Book Week, libraries across the country celebrate readers’ freedom to choose what they read and writers’ freedom to express themselves through written or visual works. Each day at noon beginning Monday, September 29 through Friday October 3, members of the MSU community will read passages from their favorite banned or challenged book which include titles like To Kill a Mockingbird, Harry Potter, Fahrenheit 451, Beloved, and many more. In addition to the readings, visit the library’s display on Banned Books or even better — check out a banned book from the library’s collection.

For more information, please visit http://www.lib.montana.edu/~connie/bbw/bbw.html or contact Connie Strittmatter at x7708.

MSU Libraries Dinner Dialogues

Friends of MSU Libraries host their second annual Dinner Dialogues on Thursday, October 16, 2008. Social hour from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.; Dinner and conversations begin at 7:00. Please join us for an evening of dinner, wine and captivating conversations. Select a topic from nature, wine, medicine, economy… Discuss your subject with a local expert and 5-7 other guests…Relax in a friendly atmosphere enhanced by delicious dinner, fine wine, and good company. For more information on the dinner and available table hosts, please visit our website at www.friendsofmsulibraries.com, or call 994-3119. We hope to see you there!

Hiroshima-Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Commemorative Experience

In cooperation with the City of Hiroshiam and Nagasaki
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum

Talks by

Ms. Shigeko Sasamori, an atomic bomb survivor
Mr. Steven Leeper, Chairperson of the Hiroshima Peace Culture Foundation
September 13 (Saturday) at 5pm-7pm; reception to follow

Bozeman Public Library
(626 E. Main Street, Bozeman, Montana 59715)
Community Room
Free and open to the public

Hiroshima-Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Exhibition

At Bozeman Public Library, Community Room: Sep 12(Fri)-Sep 15(Mon)
At MSU Renne Library: Sep 17(Wed)-Sep 30 (Tue)
Free and open to the public

Film Series “Scars and Legacies: Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Apocalypse”

Starting Sep 11, Thursday s 7pm-; MSU campus, Room 101, Roberts Hall

For more information, please visit http://eu.montana.edu/hiroshima
Contact: Tomomi Yamaguchi, tyamaguchi@montana.edu, 406-994-7288
Event Poster

MSU Library Book Sale

MSU Libraries will hold our traditional used book sale on July 1st, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm on the first floor of Renne Library.These books are our unneeded gifts and withdrawn items. All proceeds will benefit our collections. We have thousands of books for sale. Come during the day to find those gems and then return between 4:00 and 6:00, when almost all remaining books will be free.

Featured Subjects: Montana History, Western Americana, Industrial Arts, Education, Business & Economics, Political Science, Law, Agriculture, Science

For more information see the Book Sale Flier pdf and List pdf of books for sale.

Annual Retirees’ Tea

Please join the local library retirees for an afternoon get together. All are invited to attend –

Annual Retirees’ Tea

Thursday, June 12, 2008

2:30~4:30 p.m.

Burton K. Wheeler Reading Room, Special Collections

Enjoy refreshments and mingle with friends.