Friday, June 11, 2010

Library Corner


More ABCs of the library’s recommended websites:

Job Listings: Several different sites under this topic full of job listings.
K: No topics! Do you know of some topics that start with 'K' that would support your program or class? Contact librarians Jennie or Sue with suggestions.
Law: WashLaw: Your Guide to Legal Information on the Internet contains links to state and local government legal web sites.
Mechanical Engineering: MecMovies for the Mechanics of Materials contains tutorials.
Nutrition: MyPyramid.gov offers personalized eating plans and interactive tools to help you plan/assess your food choices.

Library adds KBTC programs
The library has partnered with KBTC to house one copy of select programs at the South and Downtown Campus Libraries. This week the library added three episodes of the Emmy-award winning documentary series Full Focus to the library’s collection:

• Full Focus: Bridging the Narrows
• Full Focus: Bone Marrow Transplant
• Full Focus: We are them: the words of Rachel Corrie

KBTC, a service of Bates Technical College, recently won two Emmy awards. You can read about their exciting wins here.

What's happening at Bates the week of June 14

Monday, June 14
KBTC Managers Meeting, 10 a.m., MC Conference Room

Tuesday, June 15
Auto Mechanic Advisory Meeting, 7:30 a.m., SC Auditorium
Teacher Retreat (H & FL), 9 a.m., SC Auditorium
Leadership Team, 9 a.m. DT Auditorium
General Info Session, 3 p.m., SC A100
Paint Tacoma Beautiful, 6 p.m., DT Auditorium

Wednesday, June 16
First Aid/CPR Class, 8:30 a.m., SC Auditorium
Fire Service Info Session, 3 p.m., SC A100
Strategic Planning Council, 3 p.m., SC Auditorium

Thursday, June 17
Global Heritage 2, 7 a.m., DT Auditorium
World Affairs Council Board of Directors Breakfast Meeting, 7 a.m., SC Auditorium
Welding Advisory Meeting, noon, SC Auditorium
Safety Committee Meeting, 1 p.m., MC Conference Room
John Howard Department Meeting, 1:30 p.m., Clyde Hupp Room
I-Best Info Session, 2 p.m., SC A100
Truck Driving Session, 3 p.m., SC A100
PTE General Membership Meeting, 4:45 p.m., DT Auditorium

Saturday, June 19
Fashion Construction Workshop, 9 a.m., DT Auditorium