Infonet Library @ Southwest Tennessee Community College

Infonet Library @ Southwest Tennessee Community College

Welcome to the Reference On the Go virtual desk at the InfoNet Library. We can chat or send a message to [email protected]

Operating as usual

03/17/2022

More great movies to watch during Women's History Month? The following titles are available online via the InfoNet Library.
Hidden Figures, Freedom Writers, Diary of Anne Frank and Courage Under Fire

What to know about BA.2, the newest Covid omicron variant 03/16/2022

What to know about BA.2, the newest Covid omicron variant

https://www.nbcnews.com/science/science-news/know-ba2-newest-covid-omicron-variant-rcna13784

What to know about BA.2, the newest Covid omicron variant It's called the "stealth" variant, but there's nothing particularly stealthy about it. Researchers are working to parse whether it is a new threat.

03/16/2022

Are you preparing to write a Paragraph, Essay, Research paper, or Journal Critique? We have a new series on our YouTube channel that can help. Take a look at VCE: Steps to Complete a Writing Assignment. https://www.youtube.com/user/SWInfonetLibrary/videos

Idaho Republicans push bill that would fine and jail librarians for certain books 03/14/2022

Idaho Republicans push bill that would fine and jail librarians for certain books

https://www.salon.com/2022/03/09/idaho-push-bill-that-would-fine-and-jail-librarians-for-certain-books/

Idaho Republicans push bill that would fine and jail librarians for certain books The bill, which has passed the House, would come with a maximum fine of $1,000 and up to a year in jail

03/10/2022

Day Light Saving Time begins 3/13/2022

03/09/2022

3/9/45. Phyllis Mae Daley, the first African-American nurse to serve in World War II, received her U.S. Navy commission.

03/08/2022

Library Hours March 14-20.
Bornblum (Macon Cove) and Parrish (Union)
8:00 - 4:30 Monday - Friday
Maxine Smith and Whitehaven
8:00 - 4:30 Monday - Thursday
Gill - Closed

03/08/2022

International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women.

03/07/2022

March 3, 1962 – Jackie Joyner-Kersee is born. The six-time Olympic medalist is considered one of the world's greatest female athletes and holds the world record in the heptathlon.

03/03/2022

February 28, 1909 marked the first Woman's History Day in New York City. It commemorated the one-year anniversary of the garment workers' strikes when 15,000 women marched through lower Manhattan.

03/02/2022

Looking for some great movies to watch during Women's History Month? The following titles are available online via the InfoNet Library.
Iron Jawed Angels, Harriet, Julie & Julia and Norma Rae
I will share more next time

03/01/2022

Women's History Month Theme:

02/28/2022

2/24/40. Hattie McDaniel became the first Black person to win an Oscar. She won for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in “Gone With The Wind” at the 12th Academy Awards.

02/25/2022

2/25/1870. Hiram Reeves was sworn in as the first black Senator from the state of Mississippi.

02/24/2022

2/24/1864 Rebecca Lee Crumpler becomes the first black woman to receive an M.D. degree. She graduated from the New England Female Medical College.

02/23/2022

2/23/1868. W.E.B. DuBois was born on this date. He was a historian, educator and sociopolitical activist

02/22/2022

2/22/79 Frank E. Peterson Jr. named the first Black general in the U.S. Marine Corps.

02/22/2022

2/21/1965. Malcolm X was assassinated.

Timeline photos 02/19/2022

2/19/02. Vonetta Flowers became the first black gold medalist in the history of the Winter Olympic Games. She and partner Jill Brakken won the inagural women's two-person bobsled event.

Bipartisan bill could make Juneteenth a state holiday in TN 02/18/2022

Bipartisan bill could make Juneteenth a state holiday in TN

https://www.wkrn.com/news/tennessee-politics/bipartisan-bill-could-make-juneteenth-a-state-holiday-in-tn/

Bipartisan bill could make Juneteenth a state holiday in TN June 19th, also known as Juneteenth, celebrates when slaves in Galveston, Texas were finally freed. Two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation took effect.

Timeline photos 02/17/2022

Marian Anderson performed at the Lincoln Memorial in 1939, after she was denied permission to sing for an integrated audience at Washington's DAR Constitution Hall.

02/16/2022

Joe Frazier becomes World Champion 2/16/1970.

02/15/2022

Henry Lewis broke racial barriers on Feb. 15, 1968, when he was named director of the New Jersey Symphony, becoming the first Black conductor and music director of a major American orchestra.

02/14/2022

Frederick Douglass was born today in 1818.

Photos from Infonet Library @ Southwest Tennessee Community College's post 02/13/2022

Tent City
https://www.memphis.edu/tentcity/

Author shines light on black sharecroppers who started a movement in Fayette County 02/11/2022

Author shines light on black sharecroppers who started a movement in Fayette County

Alice Faye discusses her new book.
https://wreg.com/on-air/live-at-9/local-educator-shines-light-on-black-sharecroppers-who-started-a-movement-in-fayette-county/

Author shines light on black sharecroppers who started a movement in Fayette County A Shelby County educator hopes her new book teaches a new generation about an important and horrifying bit of midsouth history. The book, “Evicted” tells the story of African American s…

Photos from Infonet Library @ Southwest Tennessee Community College's post 02/10/2022

Stop by the display at the Bornblum Library (Macon campus) to select and borrow a book celebrating Black History month.

Here's the story behind Black History Month — and why it's celebrated in February 02/03/2022

Here's the story behind Black History Month — and why it's celebrated in February

https://www.npr.org/2022/02/01/1075623826/why-is-february-black-history-month

Here's the story behind Black History Month — and why it's celebrated in February Black History Month grew from a weeklong celebration that started nearly 100 years ago — and it's not random that it's in February.

Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow -- 6 more weeks of winter loom 02/02/2022

Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow -- 6 more weeks of winter loom

https://www.cnn.com/2022/02/02/us/groundhog-day-punxsutawney-phil-trnd/index.html

Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow -- 6 more weeks of winter loom Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow Wednesday, meaning that if you believe in a groundhog's ability to predict the weather -- we're in for six more weeks of winter.

02/01/2022

The 2022 Theme is Black Health and Wellness

Here's how to get free N95 masks from pharmacies or community health centers 01/25/2022

Here's how to get free N95 masks from pharmacies or community health centers

Here's how to get free N95 masks from pharmacies or community health centers The rollout of free N95 masks for the public began this week across the United States, with some pharmacies already handing out the masks and others expecting to do so in the coming days.

Black authors are being pulled from school libraries over critical race theory fears 01/19/2022

Black authors are being pulled from school libraries over critical race theory fears

Black authors are being pulled from school libraries over critical race theory fears Writers of color tell Newsweek that many of the people trying to ban the books have little knowledge of what the theory is.

The Postal Service is now taking orders for COVID-19 test kits 01/18/2022

The Postal Service is now taking orders for COVID-19 test kits

The Postal Service is now taking orders for COVID-19 test kits Tests are expected to be delivered later this month. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki says the test kit ordering site is in the "beta testing" stage and will be launched formally Wednesday.

01/18/2022

First day of the semester. We are open from 8:00-4:30 this week with some virtual evenings and Saturday hours. If you need a quiet place to study we have study rooms available to book for 3-hours. If you are required to attend a library orientation, sessions are scheduled this week, if your textbook has not arrived we may have a copy you can use to make copies, and if you need assistance from a librarian, visit us in person or use Ask a Librarian for live chat. Regular hours resume next week.

01/12/2022

The spring semester starts virtually 1/18 through 1/24. The libraries will be open from 8-4:30, resuming our regular hours on 1/25. Live chat will be available daily with some evening hours. We will provide Library Orientation and PAWS refreshers starting next week, along with some virtual hours on Saturday. Check back for a follow-up post on semester hours. We look forward to seeing you.

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