Thursday, July 17, 2014

Intermittent EBSCO Downtime on Saturday, July 19th

Users may experience intermittent disruptions in service with our EBSCO databases on Saturday, July 19th, starting at 6am and ending by 1pm. EBSCO will be performing system upgrades and apologizes for any inconvenience to you.

*** NEW *** online titles from SAFARI for the JAVA aficionado

Safari Books Online just added a bunch of new titles for the Java aficionado. Check it out today!

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Library CLOSED July 4th. Resume Regular Hours July 5th

The library will be CLOSED on Friday, July 4th, for the Independence Day holiday. We will resume regular hours on Saturday, July 5th, 9am-midnight.

Taylor & Francis Online Downtime on Friday, June 27th

Taylor & Francis Online, responsible for the ejournals in Informaworld, will be down for maintenance for two hours on Friday, June 27th, from 8:30-10:30pm.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Listen! June is Audio Book Appreciation Month

Check out the display behind the Information Desk on the 2nd floor! In it, you will find audio titles that can be checked out from a variety of places both in and outside of the library:

  • Leisure Reading Collection [rear right corner, 2nd floor]: bestseller-type popular books on CD, e.g., Game of Thrones series, Nicholas Sparks, and Dan Brown. 
  • Multimedia Desk [rear of 2nd floor]: academic and classic books on CD, e.g., Great Courses/Teaching Company lecture series, Shakespeare dramatizations, and language learning.
  • Naxos Spoken Word Library: Online streaming of classic literature and academic titles, e.g., The Odyssey, The Republic, and David Copperfield. iPad/iPhone users can download an app for mobile access.
  • OverDrive (Download Books to eReaders):  Downloadable audio books COMING SOON on July 1st!
Titles on display are available for check out. Just ask at the Circulation Desk!

Thursday, June 12, 2014

ProQuest Databases Downtime This Weekend

The following ProQuest databases will be down for maintenance starting at 9pm on Saturday (6/14) and ending by 5am on Sunday (6/15). Representatives apologize for any inconvenience to our users.

American Periodicals
Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts (ASSIA)
British Periodicals
Dissertations & Theses
Dissertations & Theses @ University of Texas at Dallas
ERIC International Bibliography of Art (IBA)
International Index to Performing Arts Full Text (1864-Current)
Library and Information Science Abstracts (LISA)
Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA)
National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Abstracts Database (1975-Current)
New York Times (1851-2010)
PAIS International
Periodicals Archive Online (PAO)
Periodicals Index Online (PIO)
Physical Education Index
PILOTS: Published International Literature On Traumatic Stress
Social Services Abstracts
Sociological Abstracts
Wall Street Journal (1889-1996) & (1984-Current)
Washington Post (1877-1997)
Vogue Archive
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts
Web Statistics