logo
g
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies

dailyclick
Bored? Games!
Nutrition
Postcards
Take a Quiz
Rate My Photo

new
European Travel
Action Movies
Bible Basics
Houseplants
Romance Movies
Creativity
Family Travel


dailyclick
All times in EST

Full Schedule
g
g Library Sciences Site

BellaOnline's Library Sciences Editor

g

November 4 2009 Library Sciences Newsletter


librarysciences banner

Here's the latest article from the Library Sciences site at BellaOnline.com.

Take A Cruise! A Research Lesson Plan
Factual travel information is a useful method of learning how to conduct research.

*********

Flu Prevention Tips
For librarians the advice to avoid crowds is unrealistic. How can we avoid getting sick during prime germ season?

  1. Wash your hands often. Sheree Welshimer recommends avoiding "antibacterial soaps because they are no better and may promote drug-resistant bacteria." Welshimer recommends washing for at least 15-20 seconds. Singing two rounds of Twinkle-Twinkle Little Star is a good way to ensure that you have washed long enough. I make a point to wash my hands after handling money.
  2. Use mouthwash or salt water during the day. Shoot for twice a day to flush out flu germs.
  3. Drink plenty of warm liquids (coffee, tea, broth) to flush viruses out of the throat and into the stomach where they cannot survive.
  4. Clean the keyboards! Dr. James M. Steckelberg of the Mayo Clinic has stated that, "It's generally believed that cold and flu viruses live longer on nonporous surfaces such as plastic, metal or wood." The easiest way to clean keyboards, door knobs, and tables, and other sufaces is with alcohol or disinfecting wipes. My husband is a diabetic who receives small alcohol wipes with his supplies. We use the wipes on the keyboards and mice at the library. You can also use guaze pads, cotton ball, or cotton swabs with alcohol. It doesn't take much and is inexpensive.

*********

Library Sciences News

Publishers' Weekly Blog
Fat issues loom large in our culture, as it were, and kids pick up messages about how they should look that batter their confidence at every turn. Literature for young people should be one place where kids don't find themselves mocked, dismissed, or shamed. I am not talking about books that deal directly with weight; it's the books that don't realize they are reinforcing negative stereotypes that concern me.

*********

Library Forum

Paula Laurita
Library Sciences Editor

Fashionista Politica Blog


Passagiato Con Me

Let's take a passagiato* through fashion and current events. I love fashion, but am not a slave to labels. This blog was started after reading one more fashion magazine that marginalized conservatives. The attitude was that conservative women are stupid and we wear ugly clothes.

So, here I am carving out my own space. I'm not alone and am not in competition with the big magazines or other bloggers.

Where am I politically? I've been a registered Independent since the 1980 election (you can guess my age from there) when I supported John B. Anderson. Why? He supported the Equal Rights Amendment. I used to describe myself as a 'Conservative Liberal' before the phrase moderate was bandied about. It was Bill Clinton that finally pushed me into my conservative identity.

I love clothes. I love the art of clothing. I don't have one specific style. You are just as likely to find me in a silk shirt as a rag sweater. If this blog speaks to you than in the words of my best TV boyfriend, Tim Gunn, let's "make it work."

*--The Italian tradition of passagiato where, after a leisurely meal, people walk in their Sunday best on the main street of their communities. So, I invite you to stroll with me (con me).



Unsubscribe from the Library Sciences Newsletter

Online Newsletter Archive for Library Sciences Site

Master List of BellaOnline Newsletters



g

For FREE email updates, subscribe to the Library Sciences Newsletter

g features
Review of Sisters of Treason

Books for Sixth Graders

Books That Change Lives

Archives | Site Map

forum
Forum
email
Contact

Past Issues
memberscenter


vote
Poetry
Daily
Weekly
Monthly
Less than Monthly



BellaOnline on Facebook
g


| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2014 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.


BellaOnline Editor