Category: Students

ALUKA Resource at Milne! Struggles for Freedom: Southern Africa

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Struggles for Freedom: Southern Africa
Repository: Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies, Northwestern University
Collection: Southern Africa Magazine

https://libguides.geneseo.edu/african_struggles
Aluka Struggles for Freedom: Southern Africa brings together materials from various archives and libraries throughout the world documenting colonial rule, dispersion of exiles, international intervention, and the worldwide networks that supported successive generations of resistance within the region. The resource consists of  of more than 20,000 objects and 190,000 pages of documents and images, including periodicals, nationalist publications, records of colonial government commissions, local newspaper reports, personal papers, correspondence, UN documents, out-of-print and other particularly relevant books, pamphlets, speeches, and interviews with those who participated in the struggles.

You can also find this resource  on the Milne Library A-Z Databases page, https://libguides.geneseo.edu/az.php

 

Summer reading in Geneseo and beyond! Resources and Library information for you!

Want to cozy up indoors or outdoors with a good book?  Need reading material for camping off grid?

Visit Milne Library ! We also have links to local libraries and reading lists:

Livingston County, NY libraries:  https://www.livingstoncountychamber.com/list/category/libraries-90

Our neighboring Monroe County Library System: https://libraryweb.org/

American Library Association Recommended Reading Lists: https://libguides.ala.org/recommended-reading

Rochester Reads at Writers & Books, a literary center that fosters and promotes reading and writing as lifelong activities. https://wab.org/rochester-reads/

Enjoy!

Summer activities in Geneseo and beyond! Free, fun, festivals, food faire, forests, and more

Livingston County Events lists hikes and nature programs from Letchworth State Park, plus festivals, concerts, art shows, and workshops! https://www.livingstoncountychamber.com/events/calendar

For farmers’ markets, festivals, art shows, readings, and local food and drink faire, the Geneseo, NY site has you covered: https://geneseony.com/todo/seasonal.htm

The Genesee Valley Council on the Arts maintains an extensive calendar of visual and performing arts events, as well as classes and workshops at the New Deal Gallery and throughout the area: http://gvartscouncil.org/

Look just 30 minutes north to Rochester, NY for concerts, art exhibits, museums, sports, local bands, theatre, plus all things LGBTQ-friendly: https://www.rochestercitynewspaper.com/rochester/EventSearch

Explore the hidden treasures of Upstate and Western NY , with a guide for places and things to do, both tourist-style and “off-the-path” : https://www.newyorkupstate.com/things-to-do/

If you want to cozy up indoors or need books for camping off grid,  check out the American Library Association Recommended Reading Lists: https://libguides.ala.org/recommended-reading

Enjoy!

Journal of Biological Chemistry: Now available via Milne!

Journal of Biological Chemistry
March 10, 2017
http://www.jbc.org/content/292/10.cover-expansion

Papers published in JBC can therefore fall under the umbrellas of not only biological chemistry, chemical biology, or biochemistry, but also allied disciplines such as biophysics, systems biology, RNA biology, immunology, microbiology, neurobiology, epigenetics, computational biology, ’omics, and many more.

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Digital Exhibits: The Green New Deal: Art During a Time of Environmental Emergency 

https://openvalley.org/exhibits/show/green-new-deal/ This series of digital exhibits  was created during the 2018-19 academic year  by students of Associate Professor of English Ken Cooper, with technical support from Milne Library.  The project is a partnership between SUNY Geneseo and the New Deal Gallery in Mount Morris, NY, part of the  Genesee Valley Council on the Arts.

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Citation: Theobald, Samuel (painting) Moody, Melissa (design) Cooper, Ken (design), “Artwork for Green New Deal ,” OpenValley, https://openvalley.org/exhibits/show/green-new-deal–social-surreal/

 

ALUKA Resources at Milne! World Heritage Sites: Africa

https://libguides.geneseo.edu/african_heritage
Aluka World Heritage Sites: Africa is made up of more than 86,000 objects in 30 sub-collections. The resource links visual, contextual, and spatial documentation of African heritage sites. The materials in World Heritage Sites: Africa serve researchers in African studies, anthropology, archaeology, architecture, art history, Diaspora studies, folklore and literature, geography, and history, as well as those focused on geomatics, advanced visual and spatial technologies, historic preservation, and urban planning. The collection is also a tool for museums, libraries, NGOs, and government organizations that manage or oversee cultural heritage sites, as well as for experts and professionals engaged in the conservation and management of such sites.

You can also find these databases  on the Milne Library A-Z Databases page, https://libguides.geneseo.edu/az.php

 

Finals Week Stress Relief: Tea and Daily Therapy Dogs at Milne Library!

Monday May  13, 12–2:30 p.m Tea Time: Need some caffeine…but not too much? Join us in Milne Library for tea in the lobby! Both caffeinated & decaf tea will be available to help you stay focused on your work.
Monday May  13, 1–2 p.m  Get Your Furry Fix: Stop by Milne Library to relax with two therapy dogs!
Tuesday May 14, 11 a.m.–noon Get Your Furry Fix: Stop by Milne Library to relax with a therapy dog!
Tuesday May 14, 12–2:30 p.m  Tea Time: Need some caffeine…but not too much? Join us in Milne Library for tea in the lobby! Both caffeinated & decaf tea will be available to help you stay focused on your work.
Tuesday May 14, 1–2 p.m Get Your Furry Fix: Stop by Milne Library to relax with a therapy dog!
Wednesday May 15,  1–2 p.m Get Your Furry Fix: Stop by Milne Library to relax with a therapy dog!

 

 

De-stress at Milne! Finals Week Dog Therapy and more, starting Friday May 10, 11am!

Throughout Finals Week, Milne has stress-relieving activities for you! Schedule is below:
Friday May  10, 11 a.m.–noon Get Your Furry Fix: Stop by Milne Library to relax with a therapy dog!
Friday May  10, 2–4 p.m  Stressed Is Desserts Backwards! Everyone knows that carbohydrates help with studying…so join us in Milne Library for brownies & rice krispie treats to help your studying efforts!

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Finals Week Survival Guide!

Sleepy Study Cat

Check out the Final Exam Schedule so that you know when your exams will be!
Come to the Library for a break and for help!
Milne Library is open 24 hours during Final Exam days.  Check our Library Hours schedule.
Study and wellness tips:

1.  Study in chunks. Block off specific hours of your schedule to study for each test you have to take. A ten minute study break every few hours is also a good idea.

2.  Schedule in some exercise. There’s no better way to relieve stress.  Don’t plan on studying non-stop the whole week.

3.  Take advantage of study groups.  A group can motivate you to get started and discussing difficult concepts with each other can aid in understanding.

4.  Take advantage of review sessions.  Most professors will touch on certain topics more heavily than others in review sessions and this might give you a better idea of what will be on the exam.

5.  Take advantage of your professor’s office hours.  If you’re unsure about anything, touch base with your professor or TA.

6.   Make sure you have the materials you’ll need for the test the night before.  Bring a back-up pen or pencil.

7.   Get a good night’s rest  and have a good breakfast before your test.  If you follow tip #1, you won’t have to stay up all night cramming.

8.   Don’t wait until your class is about to begin to get a bluebook.  If you need a blue book, you can pick it up at the Library Service Desk for 15 cents.

9. Don’t psych yourself out.  You’ve studied, so don’t talk yourself into doing poorly.  Put yourself in confidence mode, visualize it all going right and think A+.