"You've got to find what you love. . . Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do."
Stanford University Commencement Address, delivered by
Steve Jobs, Co-Founder of Apple Computer
June 12, 2005
NPR's TED Radio Hour provides some insight about our what makes us successful (March 21, 2014).
Like any journey you may go on, it is useful have a road map. College is a time of discovery and exploration. It is helpful to find a field of study and to create a map that will help guide you to a fulfilling career and life.
According to CareerFocus:
Choosing a career first, and then finding a major that will prepare you for that career will make your college experience more productive and worthwhile.
The first step in exploring a career is to do some personal evaluation of yourself.
Below are some assessment tools to help you along this process.
Reference Desk: 281.312.1693
Circulation Desk: 281-312-1691
Come to the library to get your student ID. This ID is also your library card (see the back for the card number). You will need to fill out a form and show a picture ID.
If you are an online student and would like to request books, you'll need library card number. Fill out the online form to receive your number.
Once you picked out a book from the library catalog, besure to click into the page with all the book details. Half way down the page you will see a "Request first available copy" button. Click on it!
You will be asked to log in. Use your library card number (found on the back of your student ID) and your pin is usually the last four digits of the phone number associated with your card.
The following screen will confirm your request and ask where you would like to pick up the book. Your affiliated campus will be the def
The box below explains how long you can check out an item.
|Circulating Books||2 weeks||2 renewals/2 weeks||$0.25 per day per item|
|Circulating Videos||2 weeks||One 2 week renewal||$0.25 per day per item|
|2-hr Reserve Items||2-hour use||Permission required||$0.50 per hour per item|