Webcam Wednesday

Public Events, Library, Academic Events

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm

Opentopia is the first and biggest website that catalogues live webcams found automatically in search engines. During our 30 minute sessions we will scan the globe for public access webcams. It is amazing the webcams that are available through the Internet! From a hair salon in Switzerland to Main Street USA, we will visit places throughout the world from the comfort of our own Learning Hub!

Group Study Friday

Public Events, Library, Academic Events

Friday, April 25, 2014 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm

Come with your research question or topic and we will work through your challenge employing group think, or the power of numbers to pose a possible solution. Librarian information specialists will be available for a half hour session highlighting various research techniques and resources and how they can be applied to various disciplines.

Ted Talk Tuesday

Public Events, Library, Academic Events

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 2:00pm to 2:30pm

Government surveillance — this is just the beginning.

Privacy researcher Christopher Soghoian sees the landscape of government surveillance shifting beneath our feet, as an industry grows to support monitoring programs. Through private companies, he says, governments are buying technology with the capacity to break into computers, steal documents and monitor activity — without detection. This TED Fellow gives an unsettling look at what's to come.