Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Today is the last day to register to vote

You have until 8pm to register to vote- and remember- if you've moved, even in the same town, since the last time you registered, you need to re-register.

This is your chance to make your opinion count.

Also- make sure your license has your correct address on it (or a change of address sticker) so you don't get turned away at the polls. The historic quality of this election leads me to believe they'll be checking every voter very carefully.

You can get the change of address stickers at the DMV or at the police station. (I just found that out yesterday when I called the registrar).

Also, you can call the registrar in your town to make sure you're registered and find out where you vote. Just Google your town's name and "registrar."

Now go do it! :)

Thursday, October 16, 2008

New CDs! New DVDs!

We just received our latest shipment of new music and movies. Here's what we got:

  • Estelle- Shine
  • A Night in Dominican Republic
  • Michael Doucet- From Now On
  • Radiohead- In Rainbows
  • Wye Oak- If Children
  • Coldplay- Viva la Vida
  • John Hiatt- Same Old Man
  • Jakob Dylan- Seeing Things
  • The Ting Tings- We Started Nothing
  • Cat Power- Jukebox
  • Los Lonely Boys- Forgiven
  • Old 97's- Blame it on Gravity
  • Orchestra Brobab- Made in Dakar
  • Joan Osborne- Little Wild One
  • Van Morrison- Keep it Simple
  • Wyclef jean Carnival Vol II... Memoirs of an Immigrant
  • La India Canela- Merengue Tipico from the Dominican Republic
  • Beck- Modern Guilt
  • Bolero Chill Out
  • Loudon Wainwright III- Recovery
  • Gnarls Barkley- The Odd Couple
  • Eliza Carthy- Dreams of Breathing Underwater
  • Emmylou Harris- All I Intended to Be

And for movies, there are more to come, but so far:

  • Becoming Jane
  • I'm Not There (that's the Bob Dylan movie)
  • The Red Balloon

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

e-tutoring- there when you need it

Did you know that Naugatuck Valley Community College students have free access to a site called eTutoring? It's true!

eTutoring is a site that allows you to submit an assignment draft and receive feedback, or use a live chat session to get advice. Here's how you do it:

go to www.eTutoring.org
select "Northeast eTutoring Consortium"
from the drop down menu, select Naugatuck Valley Community College
click "Need an Account?"

you will need an email address and your student ID number to register. If you don't have an email address, you can create a gmail account at http://mail.google.com

Please let us know if you have any questions!

Friday, October 3, 2008

Database selections for Human Biology

Recommended Databases:

Under the "General Magazines and Journals" heading:

Expanded Academic ASAP
Health Reference Center Academic
- can be searched simultaneously by choosing one of them, clicking on Change Databases (upper right hand corner) and checking off the boxes for those two

Under the "Health and Science" heading:

Health and Wellness Resource Center

Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Science Reference Center
*Benchmark: Life Sciences- Biology- Human Biology
- can also be searched together by choosing one, clicking on Choose Databases (top middle of page) and checking off the boxes for those two

Also recommended:
Medline Plus http://www.medlineplus.gov/