Milne Library News and Events
Are you staying in Geneseo over break? There are plenty of indoor, outdoor, and FREE things to do!
Livingston County Events lists hikes and nature programs from Letchworth State Park. There is something to do every day, snow or shine: https://www.livingstoncountychamber.com/events/calendar
For skiing, snowboarding, festivals, art shows, readings, wineries, breweries, cideries, and local food 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
Want to explore the hidden treasures of Upstate and Western NY ? Here is a guide for places to visit and things to do, both tourist-style and “off-the-path” : https://www.newyorkupstate.com/things-to-do/
If you just want to cozy up indoors and catch up on reading, check out the American Library Association Recommended Reading Lists: https://libguides.ala.org/recommended-reading
The Geneseo Maker Fest is a one-day celebration to promote and share the creative pursuits of our local makers and what they create. This year’s festival is March 30, 2019. Makers range from kitchen scientists or garage tinkerers to coders or teachers to choreographers or dance enthusiasts. Share your talents and skills with our local community. Are you a budding inventor? Do you have ideas to combine technology and woodworking? Or something else not-yet thought of? This is the opportunity for you!
Maker Application form is here:
Deadline to apply: Midnight, December 17th, 2018.
All applicants will be notified by January 18, 2019.
Geneseo Maker Fest website: https://www.geneseomakerfest.com/
Registration information and and more details (such as information about the Makers) will come at a later date.
Starting Monday, December 11, Milne Library will be open 24 hours through Friday December 14. The Library will have extended hours over the weekend, and start another 24 hour run on Sunday, December 16, ending Tuesday, December 18 at 10pm.
Complete schedule is below, and is also available at https://www.geneseo.edu/library/library-hours
Best wishes to everyone during Finals Week!
- Find subject specific databases on Milne Library’s Research Guides.
- DIY: Visit our Self-Help page at https://libanswers.geneseo.edu/ for helpful information.
- As always, Milne Librarians are here for you!
|Finals Week Hours|
|Tuesday, December 11, 2018||Study Day||7:30am-7:30am||OPEN 24 HOURS|
|Wednesday, December 12, 2018||Final Exams||7:30am-7:30am||OPEN 24 HOURS|
|Thursday, December 13, 2018||Final Exams||7:30am-7:30am||OPEN 24 HOURS|
|Friday, December 14, 2018||Final Exams||7:30am-1:00am||Closing at 1am|
|Saturday, December 15, 2018||10:00am-1:00am||Open at 10am; Closing at 1am|
|Sunday, December 16, 2018||10:00am-7:30am||OPEN 24 HOURS starting 10am Sunday|
|Monday, December 17, 2018||Final Exams||7:30am-7:30am||OPEN 24 HOURS|
|Tuesday, December 18, 2018||Last Day of Finals!||7:30am-10:00pm||Closing at 10pm|
Milne Library owns over 70 games and all of these games can be borrowed for free for up to 28 days. We carry anything from classics like Scrabble, Life and Clue to educational games such as Race to Madrid and First Orchard to action/adventure games like Takenoko and Carcassonne. Continue reading…
We don’t have Library cats here, but we do have some tips to get you through exams.
2. 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.
3. Schedule in some exercise. There’s no better way to relieve stress. Don’t plan on studying non-stop the whole week.
4. Take advantage of study groups. A group can motivate you to get started and discussing difficult concepts with each other can aid in understanding.
5. 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.
6. Take advantage of your professor’s office hours. If you’re unsure about anything, touch base with your professor or TA.
7. Make sure you have the materials you’ll need for the test the night before. Bring a back-up pen or pencil.
8. 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.
10. 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+.
11. Come to the Library! Milne Library is open 24 hours during Final Exam days, and open for extended hours in between, for maximum warmth and study comfort during those cold Geneseo nights (pardon the pun). Check our Library Hours schedule and come on in!
The PowerSearch tool takes the titles, subjects, and approximately the first 100 words from a subset of your top results and feeds them into an algorithm.
Keywords shown in the graphics are those found most often in the text with your search term. The Topic Search graphically displays terms by relevancy. The more relevant the term, the larger the block.
Link to Milne Library’s Gale PowerSearch tool:
Link to the Geneseo Gale Search Group:
Link to NovelNewYork:
Milne Library’s HeinOnline resource gives you 160 million pages and 200,000 titles of historical, government, and law-related documents. This post offers a guide for your legal research needs at Milne. The URL to start your law research journey is https://libguides.geneseo.edu/HeinOnline Continue reading…