Thursday, April 10, 2014

New Classes for Summer and Fall

If you're registering for classes, don't forget about us. We have some awesome courses that you can sign up for NOW.

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Do You Haiku? Celebrate National Poetry Month

Do you haiku?

In honor of National Poetry Month, the McDermott Library Reference Department is holding the 4th ANNUAL HAIKU CONTEST.

Submit your original library-themed haiku (3 lines: 5 syllables, 7 syllables, 5 syllables) to MATT MAKOWKA ( by April 30th via your UTD e-mail account, SUBJECT: Haiku Contest 2014. The winner will be selected during the first week of May.

The winner will:
• Receive an gift card.
• Have his/her work prominently displayed at the library, on its website, and in social media.
• Earn serious bragging rights.

Legal fine print: All haikus submitted become property of the Eugene McDermott Library. The contest is for currently enrolled UTD students only. May the best haiku win!

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

McDermott Library Opens Up Additional Study Rooms

Finding a place to study can be hard but we have to new options for you. McDermott Library just opened up two new study rooms for students. Check them out next time you need a place to prepare for your next test or presentation. The Longhorn Room is located at MC 3.444 and The Jalapeno Room is MC 3.602.

Monday, March 31, 2014

McDermott Library Shows Off Creative Side for Good Cause

We're out on the mall participating in Raising Cans, an annual event where various groups on campus create sculptures out of canned goods and other non-perishable items. The event benefits the Comet Cupboard. Come cheer us on as we compete for the most creative sculpture or to see if we have the most items.

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Intermittent Disruption of EBSCO Databases This Weekend (3/28)

The library has been informed that our EBSCO databases may experience intermittent disruptions in service while administrators perform network upgrades. The service window is scheduled for Friday, Mar. 28th, from 8pm to 10pm. We thank you for your patience while these important upgrades are completed.

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Telephones Out at the Library

The campus is experiencing technical difficulties with phones across campus.

The phones at the following library services desks are NOT working:

Information Desk - 972-883-2955
Reference Desk - 972-883-2643

The following service desk phones ARE working:

Circulation Desk - 972-883-2953
Multimedia Desk - 972-883-2866

We encourage you to use alternate means of communication to contact us in the meantime, Ask-a-Librarian:

We will keep you posted as soon as all phone service has been repaired. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Copy Center Printers Down

The Comet Card office will be doing an upgrade on their software this Thursday and Friday. During the upgrade, our Copy Center printers will also be down until this work is completed. Sorry for any inconvenience.
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