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The standby / Power button

A powerful symbol

Did you know that the symbol for power / standby mode used on most electronics today has existed since 1973?  At the time, it was included in a standard created by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) for use on various electrically powered equipment.  Originally this symbol was meant to be used for  “Standby” mode.  It wasn’t until 2004 that its current more generic “Power” meaning was adopted in a standard released by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).  The symbol is composed of two superimposed numbers, 1 meaning on, and 0 meaning off.

Standby
The Standby / Power symbol

 

Wohlers and Todd Library featured in international publication

On Wednesday, January 12, 2011, the SirsiDynix corporation released a case study featuring Waubonsee Community College’s very own Todd Library. SirsiDynix is a leader in the library software industry and provides services to libraries in seventy countries. The case study highlights many of the advances in technology the Todd Library’s Technology Coordinator John Wohlers has pioneered in the past seven years. The study will be used by SirsiDynix to promote the advanced features of their products to its clients world wide.

Photo of the Todd Library
Technology plays a part in the Todd Library's offerings to its patrons.

Read the full case study at the SirsiDynix website by selecting “Academic” from the “Solutions” menu, and then following the link to “Case Studies” or by visiting the url: http://bit.ly/edLqwx .

Final Exam Schedule

Final Exam Schedule.

Spring 2009 (16-week classes)

EXAM TIME MONDAY

MAY 18

TUESDAY

MAY 19

WEDNESDAY

MAY 20

THURSDAY

MAY 21

FRIDAY

MAY 22

8:00am

to

10:00am

Classes that begin

Mon., Wed. (Fri.)
at 8 a.m.

Classes that begin

Tuesday, Thursday
at 8 a.m.

Classes that begin between

9 – 9:30 a.m. Mon., Wed. (Fri.)

Classes that begin 9:30 a.m. Tuesday,

Thursday

Classes that begin

8:00 a.m. Friday

10:15am

to

12:15pm

Classes that begin

Mon., Wed., Fri.
at 10 a.m.

Classes that begin

Tuesday, Thursday
at 11 a.m.

Classes that begin

11:00 a.m. Monday,

Wednesday (Friday)

Conflicts Classes that begin between

Fri.
11 a.m. – noon

1:00pm

to

3:00pm

Classes that begin between

noon – 1:00 p.m.
Mon., Wed. (Fri.)

Classes that begin

Tuesday, Thursday
at 2 p.m.

Classes that begin

2:00 p.m. Monday,

Wednesday

Classes that begin

12:30 p.m. Tuesday,

Thursday

4:00pm

to

6:00pm

Classes that begin between

3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Mon., Wed.

Classes that begin

3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Tues., Thurs.

Conflicts Conflicts
6:30pm

to

8:30pm

Monday

evening

classes

Tuesday

evening

classes

Wednesday

evening

classes

Thursday

evening

classes

- Final exams for 14-week weekend classes (Friday, 5 p.m. through Sunday) are given during the last class period, May 8-10.

– Final exams for classes shorter than 16 weeks are given during the last class period of the specific course (ex. Fast Track classes, first 8-week/second 8-week classes, etc.).