Archive for December, 2010

Web Site Service Outages at Ford Library

Friday, December 17th, 2010

The Qualtrics Web Survey software that Ford Library uses to manage some Library services and database subscriptions will be offline for system maintenance all day on Monday, December 20th.

Consequently, the following services will be unavailable on Monday, December 20th:

  • Capital IQ account requests
  • Vault Alumni account requests
  • BoardEx account requests
  • Professional School Libraries Staff Email List registration
  • Ford Library Suggestion box

We apologize for any inconvenience this necessary down time may cause you; and hope to have the maintenance concluded by Tuesday, December 21.

Closing Early Today

Thursday, December 16th, 2010

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Ford Library will be closing at 6PM on Thursday, December 16 due to deteriorating weather and driving conditions.

Please follow the Library’s Twitter feed for the latest changes in our hours of operation due to weather conditions .

Changes in Library hours will also be listed on our Hours & Directions web page, although it may not be updated as quickly as our Twitter feed.

Please drive safely, and remember to check the links above to make sure we’re open before traveling into campus to visit Ford Library .

New Movies for December

Monday, December 13th, 2010

Our latest titles:

Barry Munday
Beauty and the Beast
Disney’s A Christmas Carol
The Disappearance of Alice Creed
Going the Distance
Holy Rollers
Hunter Prey

Knight and Day
The Last Airbender
Shrek Forever After
Solitary Man
The Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Twilight Saga: Eclipse
The Vicious Kind

Holiday Reading – Classic Business Books

Friday, December 3rd, 2010

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Widely read and often quoted, these classic business books are among the most influential of all time. A decade ago, some of them were listed as NYT Best Sellers for months. In 2010, these books are still among the library’s most heavily requested.

As you head out for the holidays, browse our display of classic business books. Pick up a volume to read in the airport, or select an audiobook to listen to in the car.

Click on the title for the print book, or the audiobook link, to request material for pick-up at the Ford Library.

Happy Holidays!

S&P NetAdvantage

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

S&P NetAdvantage, had you seen it before it was a database, would be shelf upon shelf of directories, stock guides, and industry reports.  Respected for years, S&P NetAdvantage provides users information on broad industries, company financials and stock performance, as well as executive biographies.  Whether you need to find trends within an industry or looking for investment information, this would be a good choice for your research.