Cites & Bytes @ Bailey

a library newsletter, a compendium of interesting tidbits, a communication tool....from Bailey Library @ Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. (Site Feed)

Friday, January 30, 2009

Pittsburgh's Going to the Super Bowl!

Bailey Library shows their continued support of the Black & Gold. GO STEELERS!

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Slumdog $1 a Day

Doesn't have quite the same ring does it? But that's the reality for millions of people in the world. If you've seen "Slumdog Millionaire," you've gotten a glimpse into what such a life is like. This narrated slide show will open your eyes even more. Not only does disease and starvation run rampant in such conditions, but children are extremely vulnerable to being duped into crime or, even worse, trafficked as slaves. The most recent U.S. State Department Trafficking in Persons Report estimates that, of the 800,000 men, women, and children trafficked across international borders each year, 50% of them are children.

Friday, January 23, 2009

To be or not to be...

Wondering what to be when you grow up?

U.S. News & World Report offers profiles of 30 FABULOUS careers proving to have strong outlook and high job satisfaction. No surprise to us at Bailey Library, LIBRARIAN made the list. Wondering about being a librarian? Stop by Bailey; we'd love to talk to you about it.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

How Quickly We Change

While we were watching Barack Obama take the oath of office yesterday, a very visible symbol of the change of power appeared. Check out this enlarged view of the before and after shots of the home page of the President (where, by the way, you can find President Obama's inaugural address, photos, and the White House blog).

Friday, January 16, 2009

Here we go Steelers! Here we go!

Bailey Library shows support for the big game this weekend against the Baltimore Ravens. Hopefully the Steelers will be as fierce as the Bailey Library crew!

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Marjorie Stephenson Scholarship Applications Available

Applications for the Marjorie Stephenson Scholarship are available now. This annual undergraduate scholarship was established by former SRU librarian, Marjorie Stephenson. Black female students receive priority consideration; all students who meet the criteria, however, are invited to apply. For further information and an application, stop in room D309 of Bailey Library. Questions? Contact Jane Smith, or 724.738.2638.