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Why: Stay connected and hear converstaions you won't get anywhere else.

How: Click the black arrow to play the podcast right on this page. Click the podcast icon to download an MP3 file to your desktop. Use the orange buttons to subscribe via iTunes or other software and have each podcast delivered automatically.

What: Omnibus is a monthly conversation about the Library, Dowling, and Long Island.

The Listening Tour of South Shore History is an interactive map to guide you through the local history topics discussed on our Omnibus podcast.

The Research Leadership Learning Podcast is produced in conjunction with Dowling's Doctoral Program (EdD) in Educational Administration. Topics cover research and experiences from Dowling faculty and students as well as leaders in the educational field on Long Island.

Omnibus #34

podcast icon Posted Wednesday, September 19, 2007. Total length: 13:57

Over the past few months, a pair of osprey took up residence atop our Fortunoff Hall and raised a family. Dr. John Tanacredi, professor of Earth and Marine Science, discusses osprey and their place in estuary environments. Also, librarian Judy Brink discusses the photo sharing site Flickr and its place in the library environment.
"It's important to keep these nesting sites going...even if they're on a building or two."
Dr. John Tanacredi

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(Music Courtesy of the Osprey)

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Omnibus #27

podcast icon Posted Monday, April 23, 2007. Total length: 7:09

Seven poets with ties to Long Island create a collaborative poem through the exquisite corpse technique. Each contributed a few lines knowing next to nothing of what the others had written. Click on shownotes for more information on each of our contributors.
"Poetry must be made by all and not by one."
Isidore Lucien Ducasse

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All National Poetry Month podcasts.

Song: "Satisfy Me" by Glasshouse

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Omnibus #24

podcast icon Posted Wednesday, March 28, 2007. Total length: 14:10

Multiple interviews with the cast and crew of the spring production of Cabaret, brought to you by the Drama Club and the Departments of Music, Dance and Drama.
"Your goal should be to work on something every successive performance."
Stephen Doone

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 Song: Froggy Bottom by Johnny Nicholas

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Omnibus #15

podcast icon Posted Friday, November 10, 2006. Total length: 17:18

"What was unique to Long Island...was the prevalence of group hauntings."
Su Garrison-Terry

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Song: Love in a Bottle by Lee Coulter

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Omnibus #8

podcast icon Posted Thursday, June 01, 2006. Total length: 13:11

"All the canals, the Grand Canal, were actually lined with tile."
Vicki Kuhn

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  • Song: Faux West by This Spy Surfs
  • 0:08 Introduction - Chris Kretz, Instructor/Reference Librarian
  • 1:38 Oakdale Historical Walk/Run, June 11
    Interview with Vicki Kuhn, Vice President of Oakdale Chamber of Commerce and Civic Association
  • 10:24 "Ask Me" Second Floor Reference Service
    Lisa Esposito, Instructor/Reference Librarian

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Omnibus #5

podcast icon Posted Wednesday, March 01, 2006. Total length: 25:17

"This area was as fascinating as Jamestown any day."
Pat Hogeboom

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  • Song: "Fishing Blues" by William Clarke, Alligator Records
  • 0:08 Introduction - Chris Kretz, Instructor/Reference Librarian
  • 1:20 Faces of Liberty exhibit
    Interview with Alan Polsky, Legal Director of the Suffolk County chapter of the NYCLU.
  • 9:01 Idle Hours: The Grace and the Glory
    Interview with Pat Hogeboom, local historian and author, on her new book set in 19th century Oakdale.

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Omnibus #4

podcast icon Posted Monday, February 06, 2006. Total length: 14.04

"[Newsday] expected Adelphi to beat us but we turned things around."
Teelah Grimes

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Omnibus #3

podcast icon Posted Wednesday, December 21, 2005. Total length: 14:54

"If you’re running Internet Explorer on Microsoft Windows you are among the very largest target for the virus writers..."
Chris Ihm

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Last updated February 2, 2009 by Chris Kretz