Posts by: Rebecca Philio

We have now changed our borrowing policy so that all reserve items are loaned for 4 hours.  This way you don’t  have to remember multiple times to return both your book and IT item!  This goes into effect immediately.  Overnight rules and all other borrowing procedures remain the same.  Happy Studying!

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We hope you all have a great unofficial kick off to the summer this holiday weekend.  It’s looking as if Monday will be sunny and warm after a couple days of rain!  Please note that we have limited hours that day, 12pm-7pm.  Enjoy your weekend!Noon

 

 

Happy May Day everyone!  This month is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month and why not spend these longer days out and about.  There are many things to do in Boston like walk the Freedom Trail, go for a bike ride, train for a fun run, or sail along the Charles!  As Boston is “America’s Walking City” there is plenty to explore.  Below are some helpful links to help you get fit!  Perhaps you’ll start today by participating in a Maypole dance!

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Image courtesy of Open Clip Art

Rise to the President’s Challenge…Make physical activity part of your life

HealthFinder: National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

You’re It. Get Fit! A Guide to Fitness and Activity Fundamentals

WalkBoston: Maps

 

 

 

We’d like to wish everyone a great holiday weekend!  With Sunday being Easter and the marathon happening on Patriot’s Day, Boston should be buzzing!  Please note that we will have limited hours on Monday, with the service desk operating on a 12-7PM schedule.

 

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Image courtesy of Open Clip Art

 

Next Tuesday, April 22nd Dr. Dan Jay of the Sackler School with be giving a talk at the Broad Institute for the Cambridge Science Festival.  He will discuss how his scientific experience has played a role in the creative process.  For more information on his artwork, the talk, and the festival please see the links below.

 

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http://sackler.tufts.edu/Faculty-and-Research/Faculty-Profiles/Daniel-Jay-Profile

http://www.catalystconversations.net/

http://www.cambridgesciencefestival.org/2014Festival/2014ScheduleOfEvents.aspx?day=5

http://www.danjayart.com/

 

This weekend the library service desk will be operating on an extended schedule of 10am to 10pm on Saturday and Sunday.

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Good luck with your studying and research!

 

 

WorldCat: http://tufts.worldcat.org/

ILLiad: https://illiad.library.tufts.edu/illiad/TFH/logon.html

 

For all of the Irish (and Irish at heart) we would like to wish you a wonderful St. Patrick’s Day!

We’d also like to share with you our video for the Battle of the Health Sciences Library Bands!

As mentioned in a previous post, we are up against three other health sciences libraries:

  • the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library from the University of Virginia
  • the William H. Welch Library from Johns Hopkins
  • the Lamar Soutter Library from UMass Worcester

Be sure to like our music video posted on our Facebook page today to help us win!  Thank you!

 

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The Hirsh Health Sciences Library would like to give a warm welcome to Chelsea Gabrielson, who is our new part-time reference assistant.  She comes to us from the Cambridge Public Library where she was a Senior Substitute.  Chelsea is currently working on her MLS at Simmons college.  She just survived her first New England winter, having moved here from California.  Feel free to say hello (in English or French!) if you see her around the library.

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If you’re like me, you may not be much of a cook.  I tend to live on pasta and sandwiches.  However, there is one dish that my family has made over the years that even I can make.  It is zucchini pie (well it’s more like a quiche).  If you love cheese, feel free to pile it on.  I’ve also tried variations with eggplant!  Enjoy!   – Becky

ZUCCHINI PIE

1  8 oz. package of crescent rolls

2 or 3 medium zucchini, thinly sliced

3  T. margarine

1  clove of crushed garlic or 1 tsp. powder

salt and pepper

2 beaten eggs

1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

parsley

Parmesan cheese

Separate rolls into triangles and place in 9″ pie plate.  Saute zucchini in margarine until soft – drain.  Mix eggs, cheese, parsley, salt, pepper, and garlic.  Pour over top of zucchini (in pie plate) and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.  Bake at 350° for 30-40 minutes.  Let stand for 5 minutes before cutting.

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