Library, Academic Link, Computer Lab Hours Reduced

The hours for Brown Library (Top Floor Reference and Circulation) and the Academic Link (First Floor) will be reduced starting Monday, February 16th.

The new hours are:

Monday-Thursday 8:00am – 6:00pm
Friday                       8:00am – 2:00pm
Saturday                  9:00am – 1:00pm

The Writing Center hours are :

Monday-Thursday 9:00-6:00, Friday 9:00-2:00, Saturday, closed.

The Ground Floor computer lab (B17) is now closed.

The Business Science computer lab (M302) is now open Monday through Thursday, 8:00 am-6pm, and is closed Fridays and Saturdays.

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An ‘Everyday’ Problem

Brian Klems, author of The Writer’s Dig for Writer’s Digest magazine offers this advice for anyone confused about when to use everyday and every day:

“Try to substitute ‘each and every day’ in the place of the ‘everyday/every day’ in question. If it works, go with two words. If not, it’s one word,” writes the online editor.

See more word tips at http://www.writersdigest.com/online-editor

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Voltaire’s 250-Year-Old Book Stands the Test of Time

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Due to the acts of terrorism occurring throughout the world, especially the recent shootings of journalists in Paris, Voltaire’s 1763 book, “A Treatise on Tolerance,” has climbed the French best seller list, according to a January 28th, Associated Press report on the U.S. News & World Report website. Amazon is among the sellers offering the book.

An excerpt from the book:

“WHAT is tolerance? it is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error; let us pardon reciprocally each other’s folly–that is the first law of nature.” Source: The Philosophical Dictionary, scanned by the Hanover College Department of History in 1995.

 

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