Monday, November 30, 2009

"Trailblazing" is blazing a trail...

Trailblazing is "an interactive timeline for everybody with an interest in science. Compiled by scientists, science communicators and historians – and co-ordinated by Professor Michael Thompson FRS – it celebrates three and a half centuries of scientific endeavour and has been launched to commemorate the Royal Society’s 350th anniversary in 2010."

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Roomba Pac-Man

This is what our academic friends to the northwest of Denver are doing...
The Research and Engineering Center for Unmanned Vehicles (RECUV) at the University of Colorado at Boulder has been developing software that helps robots form ad-hoc networks and distribute cooperative control of their operations. Some of the individuals at RECUV decided to create a cool demo on their own time to show off what their software can do.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

IEEE Xplore new interface soon

IEEE Xplore will be coming out with a new interface in February, 2010. If you are interested in learning a little bit more, take a look at the the following -- "Experience the New IEEE Xplore Digital Library."

Penrose Library Liaison Newsletter

Here is the new issue of the newsletter (PDF). In this issue:
  • Services: page 1
  • Instruction and Research: pages 2-4
  • Collections: pages 4-5
  • Library News: page 6

Library Exhibit — "Blazing the Trail"

The exhibit Blazing the Trail: Denver’s Jewish Pioneers, curated by Beck Archivist Jeanne Abrams, was installed today on the main level of the library. This exhibit contains objects and reproduced images from the Beck Archive here at Penrose. It has been on display at the Singer Gallery of the Mizel Arts and Culture Center and will be at Penrose through the winter.

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Murder in the Stacks

Student Services (Housing and Residential Education, Late Night at DU and the First & Second Year Experience) and the Penrose Library are sponsoring an event in the library -- Murder in the Stacks: A Vampire Mystery. Come solve the mystery in Penrose on November 5th at 6:00pm. To sign up your team, please contact DUIT at 1-2245 or Each team should have about 5-6 students.

Prizes include: pizza, DU Hockey tickets, vampire books, DU sports gear, and much, much more!

After the mystery is solved, there will be a party with snacks and prizes, then everyone is invited to head over to Davis Auditorium to watch the thriller V for Vendetta.

Hope to see you there.