Monthly Archives: January 2012

Do YOU Haiku? Enter our 2012 Haiku Contest!

When: January 16th – February 3rd.

Who: Open to Miami affiliates, including students, faculty, & staff.

Where: Submit your original haiku in person at Rentschler Library or by following the big link below.

What are the rules? Only 1 submission per person (no profanity please!) and ALL submissions must be your own creative work or you will be disqualified from the contest. If you submit multiple entries, only your first submission will be reviewed.

What will I win?: If you are picked the 2012 Haiku Champion, you’ll win bragging rights AND your awesome haiku will be featured on the library’s Original Haikus page. Can’t beat that!

How will a know I won? Winners will be notified by email/phone by February 17th.

How do I write a haiku? You’ve got 3 lines to write. The first one is 5 syllables, the second line is 7 syllables, and then back to 5 syllables for the last line. No exceptions! An example is below:

Wakened by birdsong;

drifting from one world of dreams

into another

–—Robert Major

Price of Textbooks Got you DOWN?

Textbooks on Reserve

Rentschler Library has select copies of Miami Hamilton textbooks available at the circulation desk; just click “Find Textbooks” to browse which library-owned textbooks are currently available. Please note: textbooks can only be borrowed IN the library for a maximum of two hours. If you don’t find your textbook there, check the Course Reserves below to see if your professor has temporarily placed a copy of your book on reserve.

If you are not sure which textbook is required for your class, MUH Bookstore has a complete Textbooks List

Course Reserves

Rentschler Library also keeps some items that are in high demand “on reserve” for students, like additional reading required by a professor or videos that professors want you to watch during specific periods of the semester. Most of these items are limited to a 2 Hour checkout period and are not allowed to leave the library during that time, but some check out longer per the professor’s request. Click “All Rentschler Reserves” to browse everything on reserve at Rentschler.

Streaming Videos

For videos your professor has made available in streaming format, please log in to the reserve video page.