Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Library Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

Just a friendly reminder that the Schwob Library, Main Campus has special hours during Thanksgiving: 

Wednesday, November 27, 7am - 3pm
Thursday-Saturday, November 28-30, Closed
Sunday, December 1, 5pm-10pm

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Classical Music Library

Did you know that classical music is the perfect genre of music to listen to while studying for final exams? The Classical Music Library (CML) database allows you to stream music without the interruption of annoying advertisements! There are many advantages to the CML including creating personal playlists and the free biweekly download.  In addition, this online music library has a wide variety of genres to choose from including the Blues, Rock and Holiday music.

To access the Classical Music Library, go to the CSU Libraries' site, and click on "GALILEO" under "Resources."  Look for the Classical Music Library under "Databases A-Z." If you need the GALILEO password, simply access your GIL account or call the library for assistance, 706-507-8670. 

Monday, November 18, 2013

Independent Writer Workshop

Have writer's block or just need help with those research papers?  Join us for,"The Independent Writer: YOU" on Wednesday, November 20 from 12:30 p.m. - 1:20 p.m at the Schwob Library Forum Area, 1st floor, next to the McNaughton Collection. For more information please visit:

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Check Out Films on Demand!

Did you know CSU Libraries subscribes to educational films such as those produced by BBC, PBS, The History Channel, National Geographic and much more? This can all be accessed through Films on Demand (FOD). Through this database, you have the option to create a playlist, share, and stream your favorite videos!  In addition, FOD covers a wide variety of topics from Anthropology to Music & Dance to Political Science; there are thousands of films to choose from!  

To access FOD, go to the CSU Libraries' website, and select GALILEO databases under "Resources." Films on Demand is listed in "Databases A-Z."  If you need the GALILEO password simply access it through your GIL account or call the Schwob Library at  706-507-8670. 

Tell us below, what is your favorite documentary film? 

Monday, November 11, 2013

Privacy Rights vs Public Safety Lecture

First Year Experience (FYE) is sponsoring a faculty lecture to continue the conversation begun by Lucinda Roy's book, No Right to Remain Silent about campus safety, privacy rights, and public policy. Theresa Willey, from the Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology, will deliver "Privacy Rights vs. Public Safety: Has Society Prepared the Crime for the Criminal to Commit?" Her presentation will be on Tuesday, November 12, at 12:30 p.m., in the Simon Schwob Library forum area. Refreshments will be provided starting at 12 noon. Please see flyer below for more information:

Continuing the conversation …
First Year Experience© presents

Privacy Rights
Public Safety:
Has Society Prepared the Crime for the Criminal to Commit?

Professor Theresa Willey
Department of Criminal Justice & Sociology
Tuesday, November 12
12:30  CSU Library
Light refreshments at noon       
Free and open to the public

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Guess what's in the works...

Columbus State University Libraries is launching a new Facebook page very soon!  Be sure to check the library's website, for updates.  In the meantime, please send us your suggestions, comments, etc. for what you would like to see on the site.

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Freedom Riders Lecture on Thursday

Join us on Thursday, November 7th at 12:30 p.m. for the last event in our Civil Rights Speaker Series, co-sponsored with CSU Department of History and Geography. At CSU's Simon Schwob Library forum area, there will be a free, public lecture by Dr. Tom Aiello, a Historian from Valdosta State University, on "Leaving the Promised Land: The Atlanta Hawks, Race, and the NBA's Move to the Deep South." In addition, this is the last week to view the exhibition so make sure you stop by before it's gone! For more information, visit:

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