All About Call Numbers: Dewey Decimal

April 12, 2013 - A few weeks ago we featured a post about Library of Congress call numbers. But LOC call numbers only account for part of the Trinity Library collection. What about the rest of our books? How are they organized? Continue reading
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Catholic University: 126 Years Strong

April 10, 2013 - On April 10, 1887, Pope Leo XIII authorized the establishment of The Catholic University of America (CUA). As their neighbors, we too celebrate their founding today! Continue reading
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National Poetry Month

April 8, 2013 - Pull out your favorite poems because April is National Poetry Month. It’s time to celebrate. Continue reading
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New Database: Business Source Premier

April 5, 2013 - The library is pleased to offer a new database: EBSCO’s Business Source Premier! Learn about this new resource and all the ways it can help you excel in the business world. Continue reading
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World Autism Awareness Day

April 2, 2013 - Today is World Autism Awareness Day. How much do you know? Continue reading
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You’re Going to Graduate Soon. Then What?

March 30, 2013 - With a little over a month left in classes, many of you are starting to feel the pre-graduation itch and the call of the wide world. Now is the time to get ready for the next step. When you’re finally holding that hard-earned diploma, what will you do? Continue reading
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Disaster: Three Mile Island

March 28, 2013 - Today is the anniversary of the nuclear accident at Three Mile Island. Let the library help you learn about nuclear energy -- then go out and shape the future of our world! Continue reading
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Spotlight on the Collection: Juvenile Books

March 26, 2013 - We all know the Sr. Helen Sheehan Library has books, and we know it has movies. We know about the computers, the WiFi, and the databases. But did you know that the library also has a collection of children’s picture books? Continue reading
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All About Call Numbers: Library of Congress

March 23, 2013 - Ever had trouble finding a book in the library because you couldn’t figure out the call number? If so, you’re not alone. Call numbers are useful for organizing a library collection, but for many customers they take getting used to. But never fear: we're here to help! Continue reading
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Big Bird Turns 6… Again

March 20, 2013 - Happy first day of spring -- and happy birthday Big BIrd! Continue reading
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