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Omnibus #1

podcast icon Posted Thursday, October 13, 2005. Total length: 20:33

Shownotes with related links:

  • Introduction
    Chris Kretz, Instructor/Reference Librarian
  • Music: Mojo B. Good by Mojo B.
    Used under a Creative Commons license
  • Computer Safety
    An interivew with Chris Ihm, Director of Information Technology Services
  • The Humanitarian Club
    A talk with Alyssa Rimland, president of the Dowling Humanitarian Club
  • Primary Source Theater: The Story of Idle Hour Part I
    Readings taken from Special Collections:
    • Description of Islip from The History of Long Island by Nathaniel S. Prime, 1845
      Read by David Jank, Assistant Professor/Reference Librarian
    • Selected news items from the Babylon South Side Signal and Suffolk County News as collected in The Old Oakdale History by the William K. Vanderbilt Historical Society of Dowling College
      Read by Michael Aloi, Assistant Professor/Technical Services Librarian
    • Recollections from The Glitter and the Gold by Consuelo Vanderbilt Balsan, 1952
      Read by Kristen Orsini, Interlibrary Loan/Digital Object Assistant
    • New York Times article from April 12, 1899
      Read by John Rienzo, Instructor/Reference Librarian
    • Review of Idle Hour from the Architectural Record, 1903
      Read by Kristen Orsini, Interlibrary Loan/Digital Object Assistant
    • Brochure for the Oakdale Club
      Read by David Jank, Assistant Professor/Reference Librarian
    • Historic Oakdale Project
  • Music: Foxy Riff by Mojo B.
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