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Title:
Library Informer
Abbreviated Title:
Library Informer
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4 p.
Language:
English
Creator:
Libraries & Instructional Media Services Department
Publisher:
Libraries & Instructional Media Services Department
Place of Publication:
Nassau, Bahamas

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Libraries -- Newsletters   ( lcsh )

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Library Informer (Vol. 1, no. 5)

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College of The Bahamas
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College of The Bahamas
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AA00008755:00022


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COLLEGEOFTHE BAHAM.ASNASSA.U.BARAM.AS-E5T. 1974VolumeIIINumber4 AMDTHLYNEWSLETIERFebruary 1990TheOralHistoryInitiativeMuchofoursocialhistoryhasbeenhandeddowntousbywordofmouth,notinbooks.Transformingourcollectivememoryfrom words intopermanentrecordscallsforlnterviewingpersonswholivedcertainexperiencesandrecordingtheirreflectionsonaudiotapeandvideotape.ThisistheworkoftheOralHistoryProjectTeam.EstablishedlntheLibraryinJanuary1990,theOralHistoryInitiativeaimstodevelopamajorcollectionofrecordlngsandphotographsofrecognizedexcellence.TheOralHistoryTeamdesignsandcarriesoutfieldresearchprojectsintheFamilyIslandsandNewProvidence.OurTeamforeseescompletinginMarchplansforourPilotResearchProject.ThePilotwillexploresocialandpoliticallifeofthefirsthalfofthetwentiethcentury.WeinviteallmembersoftheCollegecommunityandotherswhoareinterestedinourworktocontactusintheLibrary.Theproject'sextensionis250.JOURNALSONMICROFILMTheLibrary'smicrofilmjournalcollectionhasbeenupdatedwiththeadditionofthe1988issuesofover500journalscoveringallsUbjects.TheselectionismuchgreaterthanisvisibleandisavailableincurrentpaperissuesintheLibrary.Don'tneglecttousethesejournalsforyourresearch;manyarticlescanbeaccessedthroughtheperiodicalindexes.AsktheReferenceLibrarianforassistanceifyouareunfamiliarwithhowtousetheseresources.

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LIBRARY STAFF HappyBirthdayto:ElsiernaeBain funique JohnsonFebruary2,1990February18,1990 THEvVAGON,."" VDO58VDO,59VDO72Steroids:shortcuttomake-believemuscles.SUMMARY:Thisvideoprogramexamineswhatsteroidsare,whousesthemandwhy.Itdescribestheharmfulandlong-termeffects,andhowtosay"NO".Thisprogramalsoshowsthatonemustsay"YES"toagoodnutritionalprogram.(32min.)AIDSalert.SUMMARY:Thiscartoonaudio-visualprogramanswersthemostcommonlyaskedquestionsonAIDSthatcausesthepublicincreasingconcernandfear.(22min.)AIDS:Changingtherules.SUMMARY:Thiseducationaldocumentaryisaimedatadultheterosexuals.ItgivestheviewersdistinctinformationonAIDSandpreventivemeasuresoneshouldtakeifoneissexuallyactive.(30min.)ITHEABOVEMENTIONEDTITLESAREAVAILABLEINTHELIBRARYON VIDEO CASSETTE TAPES .

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THEBOOK SHELFA LITTLEBAHAMIANCOOKBOOK byRosamundLambert.IllustrationsbySueBennett-Williams.Belfast,Ireland:AppletreePress,1990.$7.95.Thisbeautifullyillustrated60-page,3"x5"cookbookoffamiliarBahamianentrees,desserts,drinksandproducehas comeonthelocalmarket.WhilethereareanumberofBahamiancookbooks,thisoneisuniqueinthatitcontains28colouredillustrations.AllaretakenfromoriginalwatercolourspaintedbyMrs.SueBennett-Williams,aHumanitieslecturerinArtatTheCollegeofTheBahamas.Inlate89,these displayedatanartexhibitionatMarlbcroughAntiques.Recipesincludeboiledfishwithanaccompanyingpaintingofafishvendorpreparinghisproduce. for'preparingpeasandricearetemptinglyillustratedinachinaserving surroundedbyhibiscus.Additionally,suchlocalproduce sapodillasandpeppershaveshortdelightfuldescriptionswhichareenhancedbyaccompanyingpaintings.Whilethoseconcernedwithdevelopingtheirculinaryskillsmayfindthebooklimited,itisofinterestasasouvenirorgift,asadecorativeadditiontoanykitchen,ortocollectorsofartbooks.Forpurchasinginformation,contactSueBennettWilliams,HumanitiesDivision,TheCollegeofTheBahamas.AcopyislocatedinTheBahamianCollectionofTheCollegeofTheBahamasLibrary.

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DATES TONOTE -----""'-FEBRUARYISBLACKHISTORYMONTH.February4-7.....8thBahamasInternationalBankingConference.February4-10.....JuniorAchievementWeek"QuestforSuccess".February14...Valentine'sDay"ShowaLi'1BitofLoveToday".February24...CancerSeminar-ParadiseTowers,9:00a.m.-4:00p.m.Contact:PamBurnside.CONFERENCES/SEMINARS/WORKSHOPS May23-29.Congress MarineTourismHonolulu, )Hl.waii. Contact:Dr.JonAuyong,MarineTourismCongressSeaGrantExtensionService.ARE,YOU AWll.RE ??.OnFebruary6,1960,HuntingtonHartfordpurchasedHogIsland(nowParadiseIsland)fromWenner-Grenataprice' j of tpJIteen million($13m). .QueenElizabeth,HeadoftheCommonwealthofNations,ascendedtotheEnglishthroneonFebruary6,1952.LIBRARYTRIVIAANSWERSTOLASTTRIVIA1.Elderly.2.72years.NEWTRIVIA1.2.AccordingtoarecentrecruitingsurveydonebyTheBlackCollegianwhatarethetopfivemajorarea-s-ofstudyindemandinthe1990s?Whoisresponsibleforthecreationoftheworld'sfirstelectroniccomputer?


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