Author Archives: Liz

Everybody Knows Wayne Newton

Who has two thumbs and loves to listen to, watch and occasionally transfer old formats of media at the Music Library?  Wayne Newton! In this photo: Wayne Newton, Andrew Moricone and Susannah Cleveland.  Photo by Liz Tousey.

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Howdy!

Pat Boone is VERY excited to do his assigned listening for class at the Music Listening Center. In this photo: Pat Boone, Mary Kefferston and Timothy Leonard.  Photo by Liz Tousey.

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Hot Rocks 1964-1971

If you’re looking for biographies on the Rolling Stones, they’re in the ML421.R64 section. In this photo: The Rolling Stones and Timothy Leonard.  Photo by Liz Tousey.

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Once Upon A Time

Now that you’ve found all your sources for your paper, need some writing assistance?  Well, Donna Summer is happy to show you around the Learning Commons area of the library, home of the Writing Center. In this photo: Donna Summer, … Continue reading

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The Queen Is Dead

If you ever feel faint in the library, the Smiths recommend the third floor ladies room. In this photo: Kawine Clermont and Liz Tousey.  Photo by Susannah Cleveland.

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Full Moon

Brrr! Even though it’s quite warm in the library, Kris Kristofferson and Rita Coolidge are still feeling a chill and need to snuggle up while looking for books. In this photo: Kris & Rita, Claire Agresta and Megan Cassidy.  Photo … Continue reading

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Louis Prima Entertains

Louis Prima doesn’t just entertain, he also is very strict about overseeing the Sound Recordings Archives and making sure we process the clutter on our worktable. In this photo: Louis Prima, William Vanden Dries and Bill Schurk.  Photo by Liz … Continue reading

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We’ve Got Rhythm

Everyone gets a little static cling when the weather gets cold and dry, but you don’t normally see THIS in the library. In this photo: Model for Ferrante & Teicher, Claire Agresta, Megan Cassidy.  Photo by Liz Tousey.

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An American Album

Nana Mouskouri just LOVES the carrels in the Music Listening Center.  They’re perfect for listening to music in the archives, solo studying and even dancing! (that is, if no one else is listening or studying in the aisle with you) … Continue reading

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Self Control

Not wanting to startle anyone, Laura Branigan slowly creeps toward the new extension cords so she can plug in her laptop at one of the Music Library’s tables. In this photo: Laura Branigan, Megan Cassidy and Claire Agresta.  Photo by … Continue reading

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San Remo Festival

What’s this?  A new hidden chair in the Music Library? In this photo: Sarah Modene and Hannah Reilly.  Photo by Liz Tousey.

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The Best of Barbara Mandrell

With the colder weather setting in, soon it won’t just be Barbara Mandrell waiting around for Thinkers/Outtakes to open and provide us with much-needed hot chocolate and coffee. In this photo: Barbara Mandrell, Susannah Cleveland and Catherine Pasciak.

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Carmen

“Oh, but I am ever so weary.  Perhaps I shall lean against these lovely bookcases. I can’t possibly make it to the comfortable and readily-available seating… that even has plenty of access to power outlets for my laptop. “ In … Continue reading

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“Sings the Hits for You”

Thanks, Ronnie Dove!  Every library could use a little doo-wop now and then. In this photo: Ronnie Dove, Josh and John Shifley.  Photo by Liz Tousey.

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Storm

eek!  If that girl doesn’t watch her hair, she may set of the sprinklers! In this photo: Amber Cullen and Caitlin Sampsel.  Photo by Liz Tousey.

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It’s Not Unusual

It’s not unusual to find Tom Jones hanging out in the new (and still improving) Learning Commons area in the library, trying out his “What’s New, Pussycat?” pick-up line. In this photo: Tom Jones, Caitlin Sampsel and Amber Cullen.  Photo … Continue reading

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Dancing on the Ceiling

If you’re looking for Lionel Richie, he’s over at the Learning Commons practicing for what looks to be one killer class presentation. In this photo: Lionel Richie, Richard Sanders and Amber Cullen.  Photo by Liz Tousey.

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Heart Over Mind

Sheepishly caught in the Staff Only part of the Music Library without permission, Anne Murray tries to just laugh it off. In this photo: Anne Murray, Amy Fry and Susannah Cleveland.  Photo by Liz Tousey.

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Big Bad John

Sausage maker, country musician, television personality, library celebrity- who knew Jimmy Dean was such a jack of all trades? In this photo: Jimmy Dean, RJ Ingram and Theresa Morris.  Photo by Liz Tousey.

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Savage

Annie Lennox coolly observes the changes in the 8th floor of the library.  If only they had done something to make the lighting more flattering… In this photo: Eurythmics, Theresa Morris and RJ Ingram.  Photo by Liz Tousey.

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