Tuesday, June 22, 2010

A short introduction or two

The library's newest books are ready & waiting for you! The books cover subjects ranging from the Vietnam war to how to use blogs to improve literacy. Included in the list are also over 20 titles in the "Very Short Introduction" series. Here's just a small sample of the newest titles from the series:

So what are you waiting for? Take a look at the new books list and come to the library to check out some books!

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Chillin' in the library

We're well into our 4th week of the semester, and some of you might have noticed that the buildings are a tad warm. There's a heating/cooling project happening on campus that will eventually make us all a lot more comfortable, but right now, things are a little warm all over...except in the library!

The library is refreshingly chilly, so when you need to cool off, head to the coolest place on campus: the library!

While you're here, think about browsing the Popular Collection for a fun novel, or ask a librarian for help with an assignment.

Thursday, June 3, 2010

New library computers are here!

As most of you know, the library has had problems with its student computers. Many of our older computers worked very slowly or froze unexpectedly. This certainly made research assignments and writing papers difficult, to say the least.

The good news is that this is now all behind us. Just last night, 24 brand-new computers were installed in the library! These great desktop computers are all Vista and have Microsoft Office 2007 installed on them. They work wonderfully so far, but if you do notice any kinks we have to iron out, please let us know. We want them to be in tip-top shape for you as you work on course assignments.

We hope these new computers will make your life easier and less stressful. It certainly makes the library look beautiful, especially with all those out-of-order signs gone.

So enjoy! And if you have any questions, please let us know!

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Database outage this Friday and Saturday

Due to system maintenance, all library resources will be unavailable June 4 and 5. That means that databases like EBSCO and Literature Resource Center will NOT be accessible during this time, nor will the catalog, find e-journal and LincIt. The disruption is only temporary, and service will resume on June 6.

If you have any questions, please let us know. We apologize for the inconvenience.