Library Informer (Vol.1 no.5)

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Library Informer (Vol.1 no.5)
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Libraries & Instructional Media Services Department
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Libraries & Instructional Media Services Department
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, TbttNSQIIlarch1988.. COLLEGEOF TIlE BAHAMAS NASSAU, 1974AMONTHLYNEWSLETIERYo)proeI,Number5THEFREEPORT CENTPE LIBRARYThemissionoftheCollegeoftheBahamasFreeportCentreLibraryisto develop acollectiontosupportthecurriculumofthecampus, (.melto provideabasiccollectionapartfrom the curricularrequirements.TheFreeportCentreLibrary(FPC)becameoperationalinSeptember 19871,Ot.with:l small coLlecti.on ofduplicatetitlesfromthemaincampus in New Providence.Itserves primarily as a:'!.s-:;f availablefourhundredtitlesnow in the librar7, areallowedtocirculate(mostly Among.thecollectionare severed.doncttionsf.::-om communityorganizations,namely, The RotaryClubofFreeportandSirCharles I1aT-Jard Librtry.FundingforFPCisincludedinthebudgetofthemain cameuslibrarv in Nass,u. -The prese;tfacilities are mostoftheneededequipmentandfurnituretomakeitfullyoperational.ThefutureoftheFreecortCntre Librarv is deQendent onthegrowthanddevelopmentoftheCentre'sactivitiesinFreeport,anditsacceptanceintheFreeportcommunity.Fromallrecentreports,thefuturelooksbrightforFreeportCentrecampusanditslibrary.PROFESSIONALDEVELOPME T Thelibrarystaff in trLiining sessieS (:In Thursdayand Friday,M3.rch25th and26th.Session_opic3included:PublicRelations,TelephoneEtiquette,Hotivation,HandlingChange,HumanRelations,Communications andSucer vision.Sessionfacilitators came fromboththe andoutsieagencies, and'-Jere asfollo':Js: i-'!issRigbv, DepartmentofPublic Mr. Shuffle TheSheratonGrand Mrs. Beuerley Saunders,TheMinistryofTourismand FOreignnffairs andthe PersonnelOfficer,Mrs.Mavis Pr.t:t. Thelibrary ""ill itsstaffevelopment t.::-aining throughout the monthof r1a.::-ch.

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CIRCULATIONDESKNOTASTORAGEDEPOTThelibrarystafftriestobehelpfultolibraryusers,butsomepeople expect toomuch.Recentlyanumberofpersonshavebeenaskingpersonnelatthecirculationdeskto"hold"or"watch"thingsforthem,sometimesforhoursorevendays.Thisincludesbooks,notebooks,clothing,andfood..Otherswanttoleaveobjectsforthirdpartiestopickup.Thisproblemisnotlimitedtostudents,butextendstocollegefacultyandstaffmembers.Whilethelibrarystaffhastriedtobehelpful,thisissimplynotaservicewecanoffertoourpatrons.Thelibrarycannotacceptresponsibilityforotherpeople'spropertyeitherforshort-termstoragefortheownerorbyholdingitforsomeoneelsetoclaim.Libraryusersarealsoremindedthatthereisnoareainthelibraryforthepublictoeatordrink,andthatpersonalgoodsleftunattendedwillbeplacedoutside;thelibrarycannotbeliableforitemslostorstolen.Yourco-operationinthesematterswillbeappreciated.DATES TO NOTEMarch2-4Collegeofthe BahBll'as /Ministryof Education Careera Dny Mar c h11.............. J.:l tn R yt a'd thdr m fromcla 8 R e R with('litClc:ld"micpenalty.H archI4Comm rm.;e .11thD ay March17..... St.Fntrick'R DayMarch18-2319thAnnualArt C:xhibition byrenowned ArtistAltonLowe,at Nassau BeachHotel,WestBay Street, 11a.m.to9p.m.daily..March20FirstDayof Spring March23.. Heteon'logicn1 DayMarch24-26.. ConferenceMarch27.PalmSundayAREYOUAvvARE??..TheSeafloorAquarium, showcasp. of T3ahamas marinelifeandoneofNassau'smain was openedinMarch 19677 TheGreenPaperon waspL2sented toParliamentonMarch8,19727OnMarch31,1921,theHotelColonial,builtby Henry11. Flaglerin1901, b'lrnt dmvn? Reconstructiontookpl.acein1922,intimefor the'dinter touristseason.

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NAMETHAT MnGAZINE Here'syourchanceforalittletinychunkofimmortality,notto a$50.00giftcertificateatalocalbookstore.DidyoueverwonderhownameswerechosenforfamousmagazineslikeTime,Newsweek, and theJournalofIrreproducibleResults?Someonehadtothinkthemup.Surelyyoucandoaswellastheydid.TheCollegeoftheBahamasLibraryandtheBahamasLibraryAssociationareabouttolaunchanewperiodical,whichwillpromotelibraries,read in% literacy,andcommunicationingeneralinthe Inordertofindasuitablenamethatisappropriateto the purposesofthemagazineanditsaudiencetheyaresponsoringa"NametheMagazine"contestduringthemonthofMarcil.Anyoneiseligibletoenter,exceptmembersofthemagazine'seditorialcommittee,whichwillselectt,hewinningentry.Youmayenterasoftenasyouwish.Entriesmaybe de positedinthesuggestionboxinthe College oftheBahamasLibraryormailedto: Name the Magazir{c ContestCollegeofthe Bahamas Library P. O.Box (I-4912 Nassau 'ihnners Be surc= tonumberwith$50.00 ri.cher. EntriesmustbereceivedbyMarch31,1988.willbeannouncednotlaterthanMay1, 1988. includeyourname,mailingaddress,andphoneyourentry.YoucouldbeslightlyfamousandLIBRARYSTAFFBRIEFS !lapFYDirtht1flY RosemaryiI.ButlerHarch 12thWeddingAnniversaryAgathaBrown-March29thTHE MEDIA WAGONTheCollegeisinpossessionof 11 Satellite System, andwereceivetransmissionEromthosestations havenotyetbeenscrambled.For access'to thesystem,pleaseenquireattheMediaDepartmentoftheLibrary,where we caneitherrecordaprogramforuseinaclass;orarrangeforyourstudentsand/oryourselftoviewthe proqram,while itisbeinqtelevised,fromourmonitorithe ViewingRoomintheLibrary. A copyof eJwhichprovideslistingsforallprograms,isavallableforyoureasyreferencein the MediaDepartment.Weencourageyoutomakeuseofthis source ofmedia,intheeducationalprecess here attheColleqe,asthere1Saqreatdealofcurrent and informativeprogrammingbeinqmadeavailabletousthrou h:his

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THE BOOKSHELFThismonthwewillhighl.ight tl-IO veryimportantreferencesourcesinourcollection.REFG122C671988Countriesoftheworldandtheirleadersyearbook, Detroit:GaleResearch, ThiS isanexcellentsourceofinformationforboththeseriousstudentandthepleasureseeker.Itcomesin2volumesandcontainsinformationofcontemporary,politicalandeconomicconditionsofselectedcountriesoftheworld.Alsoincludedis ontravelconcerns,worldhealth)andcustomsanddutyprocedures.REFBS425Y71982Young'sAnalyticalConcordancetotheBiblebyRobertYoung.Nashville: Thomas Nelson,1982Thisunabridgedsourcegroups listingofwordsintheKingJamesVersionofthe Bible bothbytheEnglishtranslationandtheHebrewand wordsoftheoriginallanguage.Italsoincludesnumerouscross-referencesandpropername LIBRARYTRIVIA ANSWGRS TOLASTTRIVIA:1.Abaca,Andros,Eteuthera,HarbOUrIsland,Inagua2.MinistryofEducationCongratulations,we have anotherwinner,.MichelleHeadlycorrectly lust month'striviaquestions,andherprizeis a pen5etdonatedby 0lassau Stationers.LibraryTriviaWinners PLEnSE collectyourprizefromMrs.Toppin, Media Department.1.In '.vhich yeardid the OutIslandPublicLibrariesActcomeinto exiStence? 2.Inwhatyeardid theFox HillPublicLibraryopen?