July 28, 2007
"On Saturday, July 28, there will be a campus wide power outage for the upgrade and maintenance of the high voltage power distribution system. The outage, which will affect the entire campus except the senior apartments and Seminary buildings, will begin at 10:00 p.m. on Saturday evening and power should be restored by 6:00 a.m. on Sunday morning." (Email, Physical Plant)
"The IT Department will begin taking network services offline at 7:00 PM on Saturday, July 28th. Based on the projected time for return of power to the campus, network services should be available by 8:00 AM Sunday. "(Email, I.T.)
July 23, 2007
- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
PZ7.R79835 Hald 2007
Reviews from various journals, such as Horn Book Magazine and Publisher's weekly, are pending due to the publisher embargo. However, there were two book reviews published late last week by the New York Times and the Baltimore Sun:
- An Epic Showdown as Harry Potter is Initiated Into Adulthood
New York Times, 7/19/07
- Raise a Butterbeer to Final Tale
Baltimore Sun, 7/19/07
As early as Saturday morning other newspapers, blogs, and news shows were posting their reviews and comments on Harry Potter as well.
- Harry Potter fans: Did we tell you too mcuch too early?
Seattle Times, 7/22/07
- 'Deathly Hallows' packs a punch
- Reviews of "The Deathly Hallows"
DesMoines Register, 7/21/07
- "Deathly Hallows" Offers Tragedy, Triumph
Clarksville Online, 7/21/07
- Rowling Conjures Exciting, Worthy Finish to Her Series
Houston Chronicle, 7/21/07
- Potter Magic: Book Breaks Sales Records
What about Ohio libraries? In addition to AU's two copies, the OhioLINK catalog details 6 OhioLINK libraries have copies of Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows, with two of those six libraries being the Cuyahoga County Public Library System and the Westerville Public Library.
All of the copies were checked out.
To put this into perspective, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer the Cuyahoga County Public Library ordered 845 copies of the book and already had 1000 requests and the Cleveland Public Library system "has more than 1,000 copies of the "Deathly Hallows" on reserve.
Horn Book has posted it's review of Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows. As noted by Roger Sutton in the Horn Book Blog, this review will be included in the October/November issue of Horn Book Magazine.
Likely Stories, BookList's blog, has linked to Booklists online review of Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows. No specifics are in place regarding it's publication date for the journal, but the reviewer has given the book a starred review.
July 6, 2007
- Dogs and cats
SF426.5 .J46 2007
- Poetry in literature for youth
Z1037 .L445 2006
July 5, 2007
July 2, 2007
- Drama activities for K-6 students: creating classroom spirit
PN3171 .P57 2006
- Gotcha for guys!: nonfiction books to get boys excited about reading
Z1039.B67 B39 2007
- The Wednesday Wars
PZ7.S3527 We 2007