Volume 2, Issue 1
From your Learning Resources Center
Contact the LRC:
While you were enjoying a beautiful summer, the LRC
staff were busy preparing for another school year.
We’ve been ordering new books, shifting the collection
to make room for the new materials, and buying
LRC Hours: furniture.
Mon. 8 am-7:30 pm Why new furniture? The LRC will soon have twelve
computers available for students to use for research,
Tue. 8 am-7:30 pm typing papers, checking email, and exploring the
internet. Six of the new computers have already
Wed. 8 am-7:30 pm arrived if you are curious about them. All we have
Office 2007 installed on them as well as other
Thu. 8 am-7:30 pm
applications related to various classes. About two
Fri. 8 am-5 pm weeks ago, the new computer tables and chairs were Caption describing picture or graphic.
delivered. Some students have already tried out the
new furniture and everyone is finding the chairs
Closed Sat. & Sun.
Along with the new books we’ve been adding to the
collection, the LRC has also added DVD’s. So far we’re DVD’s are available for 3-day checkout.
looking for Oscar winners and titles from the American
Film Institutes Top 100 Movies lists. There are also
some documentaries and other programs that have
ILC Hours: been aired on channels like the History Channel and Discovery. The DVD’s can be checked out
for three days by staff, faculty, or BHE students.
Mon. 9 am-Noon
Tue. 3 pm–7 pm
Wed. 9 am-Noon
Thu. 3 pm–7 pm Need to take a test?
Fri. 9 am-Noon The Independent Learning Center is open for business.
Please note that BHE’’s ILC hours are a bit different
Closed Sat. & Sun. than the Quad Cities campus. If you are coming in to
take a test for Study Unlimited, a make-up test, or
*You must have a photo ID anything else, you will need to show a photo ID.
to test. Thank you. There is a new nursing test that has replaced the NET
test and needs to be scheduled outside of regular ILC
hours due to the length of the test. If you have any
questions regarding the ILC, stop at the circulation
desk and ask for LaVon Franklin.
Win a USB drive
September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month. To celebrate, come into the LRC
and sign up for a new card or show us your current card and you can enter a drawing
for a USB drive.
Things you can do with a BHE library card:
1. Check out a cookbook and learn to a make something new.
2. Borrow a laptop to take notes on in class.
3. Use a Flip Video camera to tape a trip out of town.
4. Fill a free evening with one our DVD’s and a bowl of popcorn. (You have to
provide your own popcorn.)
5. Catch up on all the back issues of Newsweek.
6. Try out an Amazon Kindle. (And read a best-selling book.)
7. Find something at another library and have it sent here. Interlibrary Loan is free
and easy to do.
8. Have a cool-looking orange card to carry around in your wallet.
On the new book shelf
You Majored in What?: Mapping Your Path From Chaos
to Career by Katharine Brooks Ed.D.
Find cookbooks in the library. Make a
new dish using some of BHE’s organically
Summer World: A Season of Bounty by Bernd Heinrich
grown produce. Some great cookbooks
can be found in the TX715 area on the
shelves. The 100 Best Volunteer Vacations to Enrich Your Life by
Outside of a dog, a Heaven's Touch: From Killer Stars to the Seeds of Life,
book is a man's best How We Are Connected to the Universe by James B.
friend. Inside of a
dog, it's too dark to
read. Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry Into the Value of
— Groucho MARX
Work by Matthew B. Crawford