Monthly Archives: February 2010

Is Wi-Fi bad for your health

An interesting article in GQ about the health hazards of cell phones and Wi-Fi. “In April 2008, the national library of France, citing possible “genotoxic effects,” announced it would shut down its Wi-Fi system, and the staff of the storied … Continue reading

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Open Access Guru Lawrence Lessig to Speak in Video Lecture

Free Culture @ USF is hosting a Wireside Chat with Lawrence Lessig on February 25th, from 5:30-7:30 pm, in MSC 2702 in the Marshall Center. Harvard law professor Lawrence Lessig will give a for a live webcast lecture and Q&A … Continue reading

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Suncoast Information Specialists Meeting

If you attended the first Brown Bag of the semester, you will remember Betsy King, the corporate librarian from CAE.  Betsy is very active in the Suncoast Information Specialists, an inclusive group open to all information specialists.  To join, go … Continue reading

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First Friday Journal Club!

For those of you interested in being part of the Journal club, meetings are every first Friday of the month from 1-2 pm at the Shimberg Library, room 2215.  Last week’s Brown Bag speaker Barbara Wood generated a lot of … Continue reading

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Haiti Library Relief Brown Bag

Hello everyone, This week’s Brown Bag will be an informal discussion of the Haiti earthquake, in particular, its devastating effect on Haiti’s libraries.  While we won’t have a speaker per se, it will be a great opportunity to engage in … Continue reading

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Library Students at TEDxTampaBay

TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) touts itself as a conference for “Ideas worth spreading.” “The annual conferences in Long Beach and Oxford bring together the world’s most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives … Continue reading

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Brown Bag Podcast: Pam Tucker

Didn’t make it to the last Brown Bag?  Can’t make it to campus?  No problem!  Now, Brown Bag comes in podcast form, so you can listen and learn anytime! Last week, Pam Tucker from the USF Tampa Library spoke on … Continue reading

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