Library Informer (Vol. 2 no 3)

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Title:
Library Informer (Vol. 2 no 3)
Abbreviated Title:
Library Informer
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4 p.
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English
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Libraries & Instructional Media Services Department
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Libraries & Instructional Media Services Department
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Nassau, Bahamas
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Libraries -- Newsletters   ( lcsh )

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Library Informer (Vol. 2 no. 3) - This issue highlights library mis- use and -conduct and provides interesting facts for library patrons.

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College of The Bahamas
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College of The Bahamas
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"828';G'..e:::cA:'or?:JC?'@ffi[M]m.wHolu'7\eCOllEGEOFTHEBAHAM-AS,.,.NASSAU,BAHAM.AS-EST.1974....-=AMONTHLYNEWSLETTER...r...,.. -......-.....IntheJanuary1988ofthisnewsletter,referencewasmadethefreluent)ftheabuseandmisuseoflibraryf.lcilitiesandresources.Havingbroughttheseconcernstoreaders'itwasanticipatedthattheseproblemswouiJhavebeeneliminated.However,manyoftheformerissues,continuetobeofconcerntousersandthelibrar,staff.Sincethebeginningoftllissemester,severalunpleasantries\vithregardtol_braryusehavebeenidenti-fied.Firstly,orper.:e''1SunknmJn.ha"ebeenre-,)movingthepocketsbookf'''Oi',:rnaterialsandstealingitems;forexampJ.e,TheColorWeaskthatthoseofyouforsuchactionsre-frainfromdoingsoandshm,':c;spe:.:tfo1.liiH".cypropertyandtheneedsofotherusers.Secondly,thereareconst.antcomi?laintsdboutthenoiselevelinthelibrary.1,numoer0Euser:;shownorespectforothers,allowingt:hemverylittleiany,peaceandquietinwhichtodotheirstudies.Ofparticularconcernarethosegroupsofindividualswhooccupythelowerwingsofthelio/aryandthenprocet:dtodisturbthosewhowishtodoseriousstudiesinnearbvareas.Presently,thelibrarynotprovidefacilitiesforgroupdiscussions,soitisthati.llternativevenuebesoughtasisnecessary.Thirdly,ithasbecomeapparentthatcertainindividualstakeadelightinre-arrangingthematerialsontheshelves.Insomeareas,wholeseemtohavebeendeliberatelypushedoutofposition.Withregardtothisproblem/pleasenotethatitemsarearrangedtofacilitatetheiruse,therefore,personswbowillbeadverselyaffectedbysuchdisarrayarethelUlll:"co-operationisencouraged.Thelibrarywasestablishedtobeutilizedbytheentirecollegecommunity.Ren.ovinylibraL'yma.terialswithoutproperauthorization,loudtalking,dEstroyinglibrarymaterialsandvandalizingbathroomfacilitiesareallseriousoffenceswhichcanresultinthewithdrawaloflibraryprivileges.Pleasecontrolyourselfishnessandbeconsiderateofthe:rightsofothels.

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TRIVIAWehaveawinnerforlastmonth'striviaquestions!Theanswerswere:1.TheRanfurlyOutIslandLibrarywasestablishedin1953.ItwasinitiatedbyLadyRanfurly,wifeoftheEarlofRanfurly,formerGovernorofTheBahamas.2.Awoman'sorganizationwhichcontributesregularlytotheFanfurlyLibraryBookFundistheAmericanWomen'sClubinTheBahamas.ThewinnerisPatriciaChisholm,astudentmajoringineducation.rQtriciawasals6thewinner,oflastmonth'striviaquestio!.sandshealovelyleathergiftforherefforts.WeencourageyoutotryyourhandatansweringthequestionsLnthismonthtsLibraryInformerandputanendtoPatricia'swinnings.Therearelovely,prizestobewon.NEWTRIVIA1.In1925,thefirststateprovisionforsecondaryeducationintheBahamaswasmade.Whatwasthenameoftheinstitutiontoperformthisfunction?2.Inwhich.yearwasthefirstMinisterofEducationappointed?LIBRARYSTAFFBRIEFSMcFalloftheMediaDepartmentiscelebratingabirthddythismonth.HappyB.-dayJanet!Con'JratulationstoMr.RobertJones,AcquisitionsLibrarian,whowonsecondprizeintheChessLogocompetitionsponsoredbyTheBahamasChessFederation.

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THEMEDIAWAGONThelibrarystaff,onbehalfofitsuserswouldliketothankMs.CherylCareyoftheCounsellingDivisionofTheCollegeoftheBahamas,forherkinddonationofthevideotapesthatwillbehighlightedinthismonth'sLibraryInformer.Thesubjectsareverytimelyandhavegeneratedmuchrequestsbylibrarypatrons.AIDSALERT-bvTheAmericanCollegeHealthAssociamin.col.booklet.58.Thiscartoonvideoanswersthemostfrequentlyaskedquestionsinadirectyetway.Itprovidesanswerstosuchquestionsas,whatisthemagnitudeofthisepidemic?HowcanyouavoidcontractingthisdisE'ase?HowtodiffucethemisconceptionsandmythsrelatedtoAIDS?HowiEAIDStransmittedandwhoarethehighriskgroupsforcontractingAIDS? COCAINEANDTHESTUDENTATHI,ETE40mins.col.andaccompanyingbooklet.VDO60.Thi"tapecontainsinterviewswithRalphSampson(NBA),MarkIvaroni(NBA),JimDombroaski(NFL)alongwithcoaches,physicians,psychologistsinanattempttoaddressthefollowingissues:reasonsforusingcocaine,someeffectsofitsuseandhowtosaynoandmeanit.Alsocoveredaretopicsonthehistoryofcocaine,andmedicalandlegalaspectsofitsuse.STEROIDS: SHORT-CUTTOMAKE-BELIEVEMUSCLES-32min.col.andbooklet.VDO59.Partbneofthisvideoemphasizestheriskofsteroidsuse;beingsuccessEulwithoutsteroidsandhowtosay'No'tosteroiduse.ParttwodemonstratesexercisesdesignedtohelpyouachieVethegreatlookyoudesire.

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NEIVADDITIONS! !Se'JeriJ1ll"''''tit10s'1avebeenaddedtothecollectionbytheHotell'-1i'lnngcmentSchool(U.\v.1.).i\.'i\ongthetitlesaddedare:R.Kinton,v.TheoryofCatering.TX945/K56.M.KasavaT'a.ComputerSystemsforFoodServicesOperation.TX911.3/E9/K37.O.Li11icrap.ofFoodPreparation.TX911.3/T7L55.LIBRARY C'ISPLAYThereispresentlyasmalldisplayonatthelibraryondrugabuse.Ifyouhaven'tdonesoalready,pleasefeelfreetocomeinandhavealook.AREY()UA'Jt/ARE??NOV.5nov.11-13NOV.13NOV.14-19NOV.20-26NOV.24NOV.25-26NOV.29-DEC.2WindsorFieldAirportwasrenamedNassauInternationalAirportonNovember1,19;7.WomenvotedforthefirsttimeinTheBahamasonNovember26,1962.ThetownofHOPETownon!':lbowCayintheAbacoscelebratedits200thanniTersaryinNovember,1985.ThePeople'sPennySavingsBankwasofficiallyopenedonNovember21,1952.Rev.Dr.MartinLutherJr.visitedtheBahamasin1958,andspoketoworker':;attheBahamasFederationofLabourHallontheofNovember25.DATES TONOTE. GuyFawkes.YouthWorkConvention.Day.Children'sBookWeek ..NatlonalHomentsWeek..u.s.Day.4thNationalWomen'sConference,NassauBeachHotelConferenceontheCaribbean,Hotel,Miami,F10