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CS Maintenance for Thursday, August 29th, 2013

The following maintenance activities will take place Thursday August 29th, 2013 during our normally scheduled maintenance window beginning at 9:00 PM: Employee and TEC Classroom computers will receive critical security patches for Windows, Firefox, VLC, Flash, Adobe AIR, and Shockwave beginning at 9 PM. Employees are encouraged to log out and leave their computers on […]

Library Closed Labor Day Weekend

The Nielsen Library will be closed Aug 31 – Sept 2 for Labor Day weekend. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, Sept 3.

Get Involved in Intramurals!!!!

Hey everyone! Come sign up today for these upcoming Intramural leagues! Fantasy Football – starts on Thursday September 5th. Deadline to sign up is Tuesday, September 3rd at 4:00 PM. There will be an auto-draft taking place at 7:00 PM that evening. Make sure that you make your player rankings by then. 4 v 4 […]

Delegation vs. Facilitation

Delegation vs Empowerment September 6, 2010 — http://garyrunn.com/2010/09/06/delegation-vs-empowerment/ To delegate means to choose or elect a person to act as a representative for another.  To empower someone means to give power or authority to someone else.  Do you hear the difference?  To delegate something to someone is to only give them enough leash to act on your […]

Mobile Traffic

Here is the mobile and tablet traffic for the adams.edu website, first day of class: August 23rd 2010 Mobile 2.69% August 22nd 2011 Mobile 7.61% August 20th 2012 Mobile 9.47% Mobile and Tablet 12.51% August 19th 2013 Mobile 16.88% Mobile and Tablet 21.9%

Meeting Facilitation

Most advice on meetings focuses on the “how.” But the effort to improve meetings must start with the “what.” No matter how efficiently you meet about the wrong things, they are still the wrong things to meet about. I have sat in hundreds of bad meetings: no goals, no agenda, no preparation, no documents, no […]

The Dangers and Risks of Illegal File Sharing

As the fall semester gets underway, I’m writing to remind you of the risks involved with illegal downloading and/or sharing of copyrighted music, movies, games and software over the Internet. Unauthorized obtaining, sharing or offering such copyrighted material is illegal and in violation of U.S. copyright law. If caught, you may face severe civil and […]

New Books This Week

Here’s what’s new for the week of August 26: Flash and bones Nudge : improving decisions about health, wealth, and happiness Colorado revised statutes, 2012 The death and life of Main Street : small towns in American memory, space and community Colorado, 2010 Bad Blood Benjamin Britten : a life for music Vacationland : Tourism […]

Wireless Printing Comes to Adams State

ASU’s Computing Services implemented a new printing system over the summer, which allows students and staff to print directly from a laptop. You can send documents to over 20 printers around campus, including the printers in both of the library’s computer labs. To print wirelessly, you’ll need to login to  https://webprint.adams.edu, select a printer, upload your […]

Some New Faces This Fall

If you’re a returning student, you may notice some new faces in the library this fall. Stacy Taylor filled the position of Emerging Technologies Librarian in late April. She’ll be maintaining the Nielsen Library’s website and managing the library’s social media presence. Stacy relocated from the Chicago area. Jordan Gortmaker joined our team in mid-July […]

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