Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Week 4

*Where can I find a white rhinoceras?
*Where is the CRC Atlas for spectral data?
*Books on the math of Jewish calendars?
*How do I find peer reviewed articles on steroid use in baseball?
*Long term gender differences with athletes who have had hip/knee replacements?

Thursday, April 20, 2006

The quarter moves on

*Lots of directional questions
*Looking for the Journal of the Chemical Society from 1949.
*Making stuff out of sulfur (promises to be stinky!).
*Looking for the Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London from 1908 - I don't think we have it.
*A book about Protezoa.
*Request for a database with data on metal complexes. (Metal attaching to organic compounds)
*Structural data for inorganic chemistry
*Still moving books and journals to CDA/MDLS and out of my office. Yeah spring!

Tuesday, April 11, 2006

Teaching CIS 199

Blogger is back up. Students are sleepy. What more is there?

Monday, April 10, 2006

Week 2 - Spring Term

*If you need something from SCI storage FAST, pick it up at Knight
*Birds/Audubon books on birds
*EndNote formatting questions
*Articles on fish that live in the desert (namely, cyprinodon nevadensis)
*Maps of Nevada
*A Swiss patent in English (SciFinder Scholar to the rescue)
*A table of compounds listed by their melting points

Thursday, April 06, 2006

Spring is in the air

*Folks looking for public health documents from the turn of the last century.
*Someone looking for an 1808 publication. Turns out wikipedia was surprizingly helpful, but the patron had already left.
*A patron wanting to know what phase of the moon North America saw during the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.
*Lots of geology articles from all over the place, but lots of it behind the Science Desk.
*A patron who needed to know how to enlarge her ID photo on the photocopier to use it for a class assignment.