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Microcomputer Center.
Dates and Times: Arranged by calling
Instructor: Anne Okey.
Registration: Required, call 764-1148 or
send MTS message to
Prerequisite: You must have an account
Using the RLIN Database
RLIN (Research Libraries Information
Network) allows searches in a machine-
readable database that holds the equiva-
lent of the University of Michigan's
MIRLYN system, the Library of Con-
gress catalog, catalogs of other major
research libraries, and several other
specialized databases. The session will
include a discussion of how to construct
search strategies by demonstrating
sample search questions.
Location: Room 205C, Graduate
Dates and Times: Arranged by calling
Graduate Library Reference Department
at 764-1148.
Instructor: John Price-Wilkin.
Registration: Required, call the Gradu-
ate Library Reference Department at 764-
Women's Music Collection
The Women's Music Collection
database, created by the University of
Michigan Music Library staff, is an index
of the musical work of some 2000
women composers. The works, most of
which were published between 1750 and
1950, include songs, operas and chamber
music. The class will cover the basic
SPIRES commands which are used to
search the database. Online practice time
is included.
Location: Undergraduate Library
Microcomputer Center (fourth floor).
Dates and Times: Arranged by calling
the Music Library at 764-2512.
Instructors: Music Library staff.
Registration: Required, call the Music
Library at 764-2512..
Prerequisite: You must have an account

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Reprint File Management Class for the
IBM User
This course outlines the priciples of
personal file management by demonstrat-
ing systems for organizing reprints and
other files. The session will include a
demonstration and hands-on session with
PC-FILE and Pro-Cite software.
Location: Taubman Medical Library,
Learning Resource Center, Room 3950.
Date and Time:
Wed., Oct. 25, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
Instructor: Sasha Dow.
Registration: Required, MTS message
to medical-library or call 763-2037.
The class will also be held at the School
of Public Health, Bldg. II, Rm. M-1123.
Dates and Times:
Thurs., Sept. 14, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.;
Thurs., Nov. 9, 1:00 p,m. to 4:00 p.m.
Instructors: Kirsten Lietz and Ruth
Registration: Required, send MTS
message to public.health.library @UB
or call 764-5473.
Reprint File Management Class for the
Macintosh User
This course will demonstrate both
manual and computerized systems for
organizing reprint files as applied to
Macintosh computers. A hands-on
session using Pro-Cite software will be
included. .
Location: Taubman Medical Library,
Learning Resource Center, Room 3950.
Date and Time:
Wed., Oct. 18, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Instructor: Natalie King.
Registration: Required; send MTS
message to medical-library or call 763-
The class will alsobe held at the School
of Public Health, Bldg. II, Rm. M-1123.
Date and Time:
Tues., Sept. 26, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
Instructors: Kirsten Lietz and Ruth
Registration: Required, send MTS
message to public health-library @UB
or call 764-5473.
ARTFL (American Research on the
Treasury of the French Language) is a

full-text database of a large and growing
collection of French language works,
including literary works, political tracts,
and philosophical writings. In addition to
creating complex searches by author, date
or title, ARTFL users can create a
dictionary and frequency count of words
or word combinations used in one or
more texts as well as view words
searched in the context of the full work.
Training will cover basic system com-
mands and instruction in connecting to
the system. Although access to ARTFL
is free to University faculty and students,
users must register to use the ARTFL
system. Necessary formswill be
Dates and Times: Arranged by calling
the Graduate Library Reference Depart-
ment at 764-1148.
Instructor: John Price-Wilkin.
Registration: Required, call 764-1148,
or send MTS message to
Supermap is a CD-ROM system that
combines demographic data and informa-
tion regarding maps. Data from the 1980
Census at the county level (Summary
Tape Files IA, IC, and 3C; COSTAT 2),
can be displayed in tables, manipulated to
form new variables, and displayed in
color or printed in black and white.
Although the seminar will concentrate on
the basic steps involved in displaying
data geographically - from creating an
expression, to building a table, to
displaying a map - some attention will
be given to special features.
Prerequisite: Basic computer skills;
Basic DOS skills are helpful.
Location: Hatcher Graduate Library
North, 3rd Floor Documents Center.
Date and Time:
Wed., Nov. 1, 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Instructors: Grace York and John Price-
Registration: Required, class will be
limited to 10 participants. Call 764-1148
or send MTS message to
Oxford English Dictionary (OED
The Oxford English Dictionary on CD-
ROM represents the 12 volumes of the
first edition of the OED in electronic
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restore) those items which are being used. FILM AND VIDEO LIBRARY
We simply don't have the time to go
looking for brittle and damaged books. 50 YEARS OF SERVICE
Often the fact that you needsa particular
book will be exactly what brings it to our Since 1939, the Film and Video Library The Film and Video Library is located
attention. So, on those occasions when has provided UM faculty with the highest at 400 Fourth Street, five blocks west of
you need to use a book in poor condition quality educational media. While there Main (the old Argus Building). Office
- whether old or new - there ace several have been a few changes over the years, hours are 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and
ways you can help with its preservation: one thing has remained constant: the Uni- 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through
versity of Michigan's commitment to pro- Friday (764-5360). Order forms and
-Handle it carefully. viding quality film and videotape for the catalogs are available free-upon request.
campus community. The Film and Video Library Reference
-Photocopy gently, so that bindings and The University of Michigan Film and and Preview Center, located in Room 207
paper are not damaged. Video Library has one of the largest and of the Undergraduate Library, offers
most comprehensive collections in the assistance in locating, selecting, and
' rotect it from further damage- from United States. The Library contains over evaluating class materials. The Center
t, heat, high humidity, the elements, food 7,000 titles, including feature films and houses a variety of film catalogs, video
your pets. videos ranging from Shakespeare's plays catalogs, guides, and indexes. The service
and classic movies to more recent acquisi- can also reserve films and videotapes for
damaged item when you return it. Don't pu lions such as Nova, Bill Moyer's World of advance screenings. Office hours are 9:00
tin a hook drop. Ideas, Black Orpheus, The Seven Samurai, a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. to5:00
and The Third Man. The library also p.m. Monday through Friday.
.Know that It will be repaired or replaced, contains such award winning series as When used for instructional purposes,
and thus preserved for the next reader. PBS's The Story of English, The Mind, The Film and Video Library materials are
Arabs: A Living History, The Constitution, available to faculty and TA's for free;
For more information on the brittle and Voices and Visions. there is a small fee for other uses. Materi-
books problem and the care and preserva- In addition toa comprehensive catalog, als are also available for rental by the
tion of library materials at the UM, watch FVL publishes annotated subject filmogra-' general public. Consultation aind preview
for the exhibits and demonstrations during phies on a variety of topics such as aging, appointments can be made by calling 747-
Preservation Awareness Week (See Box American Literature, astronomy, dance, 2258.
below). -Carol Eyler, Preservation. death and dying, the environment, Japan, The Film and Video Library is continu-
journalism, management, the Middle East, ally searching for new materials and
Preservation Awareness nuclear arms, nursing, Southeast Asia, welcomes recommendations for purchase.
Week, October 16-20 Southern Africa, and numerous other Suggestions should be directed to Karen
subjects. The Library also contains Sayer, Head of the Film and Video
Do you get angry when you walk through a collections dealing with professional Library, at 763-3758 or by MTS message.
library and see someone munching chips and ethics and race relations.
drinking a Coke? Are you saddened when
yos take a book off the sefad the pages
yrumeas you trn them? Are youfustrated Library Services for People with Disabilities
when the one article you need in a serial has
beenremoved by aprevioss library patton? The Library provides a number of proofed room contains a Zenith micro-
These are not isolated incidents -librarians services and facilities for patrons with computer with large screen, voice synthe-
see them every day, and they are decimating visual or physical disabilities. Carrels sizer, and enlarging software, and a
your library's collections. with special equipment (including a Macintosh Plus with enlarging software.
To promote campus-wide conciousness of Kurzweil reading machine, Apollo Laser Keyboard modifying software is available
the preservation problems that exist, the to magnify the printed page, Optacon and on both machines for patrons with limited
Library will hold its annual Preservation a talking calculator) are located on the 4th, hand mobility. There are manuals in
Awareness Week October 16-20. Several 5th, and 6th floors of the Graduate braille, a print enlarger to magnify the text
libraries around campus will have exhibits Library; contact the UM office of Services of printed manuals, and a tape player for
and there will be a major exhibit in the north for Students with Disabilities at 763-3000 taped manuals. Both the Macintosh and
lobby of the Graduate Library explaining for details. the Zenith have MTS connections. A
various preservation issues. Videos, includ-
ing "Murder in the Stacks" and the television Each library has wheelchair accessible braille printer connected to the Zenith can
documentary "Slow Fires," will be shown in MIRLYN terminals. The library's 747- print MTS sessions as well as word
several locations. Demonstrations of book FAST service will retrieve materials for processing and other files. The Low
conservation techniques by the staff of the patrons who are blind - apply at GL Vision User Area is open the same hours
Library's Conservation/Book Repair Unit will Circulation Desk, 104 Hatcher, 764-0400. as the UGL Microcomputer Center.
take place in the north lobby of the Graduate The Low Vision User Area, Room (Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to
Library. 412b Undergraduate Library, is located at 1:30 a.m.; Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.;
Specific times and locations will appear in the back of the Undergraduate Library Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.; and
The Michigan Daily in October. Microcomputer Center. This sound Sunday, Noon to 1:30 a.m.)

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