Research suggests that interactions with therapy dogs can temporarily affect the release of various neurotransmitters in the brain; oxytocin (a chemical heavily linked with bonding) and dopamine (a chemical associated with reward and motivation) levels are increased, while lowering cortisol levels (an immunosuppressant associated with stress.
The Library will have a trained therapy dog ready to help in the main lobby on Thursday December 12th from noon-4pm.
"In case you're in need of motivation, have some from the Doctor. You can do it!"Geek & Sundry · blueboxtraveller: In case you’re in need of...
blueboxtraveller: “ In case you’re in need of motivation, have some from the Doctor. You can do it! ” This one goes out to our interns.
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We're open until 2am every night until the 14th, and the Sociology Club offers coffee and snacks for sale after 10pm.
Did finals sneak up on you, too? Good luck next week and remember, the librarians are here to help.
Looking for information on Alaska, the arctic region in general? Look no further than the Arctic & Antarctic Regions database. Whether it is information about new scientific research or Alaskan economic policy this database is a great resource to get you on your way. It has over a million different records/articles on Arctic and Antarctic topics that cover multidisciplinary topics and span from 1800 to present.
As much as archivists can try not to become attached to the collections they are working on, it happens. A student asked me (Veronica) the other day what my favorite collection at the Archives is, which one is the most … Continue reading
Hope you're staying warm out there! Don't forget the library is a drop off location for the Covenant House charity drive: http://bit.ly/18R0zy6
The 35 books everyone should read at least once - how are you doing with the list? (via Anchorage Public Library
)35 Books Everyone Should Read At Least Once In Their Lifetime
35 books everyone must read in their lifetime, according to a Reddit poll.