Friday, March 31, 2006

Library Event - Lecture: World War II, Love Field and Braniff Airways

"World War II, Love Field and Braniff Airways"
By Dr. Erik D. Carlson

McDermott Libary Auditorium (MC 2.410)
Friday, March 31, 2006 - 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Aviation historian Erik D. Carlson, Ph.D., Coordinator of Special Collections in McDermott Library, will give a free public presentation about the impact of World War II on Braniff Airways operations at Dallas' Love Field. The discussion will include Braniff Airways' wartime domestic service and overseas routes to Mexico and Central America, known as "The Banana Run." Braniff's public relations archives are located in the History of Aviation Collection in McDermott Library's Special Collections Department.

For more information call 972-883-2570.

Thursday, March 30, 2006

Take Our Survey...Please!

Library Survey In order to get the stamp of approval from UTD's accrediting agency, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), McDermott Library wants your opinion about our services.

Your privacy is protected. You have the option of providing an e-mail address to be eligible to win one of 500 flash drives. The e-mail address is not linked to your responses.

Thanks for taking ten minutes of your time to help us.

To complete the survey, click here or on the image above.

Thursday, March 23, 2006

Library Presentation - "Texas Sights & Trivia: A Journey Through All Things Texan"

Think you know all there is to know about Texas?

Come and test your knowledge!

March 27, 2006
3:00 p.m.
McDermott Library
MC 2.524

Ya’ll Come!

Questions? Contact Kreg Walvoord at (972) 883-2919

Monday, March 20, 2006

Library Event - Lecture: "Identity Theft and Other Personal Crimes"

Identity Theft and Other Personal Crimes

Dr. E. Douglas Harris, executive director of the CyberSecurity and Emergency Preparedness Institute in the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science at The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD), will give a free lecture titled “Identity Theft and Other Personal Cyber Crimes” at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 22 in UTD’s McDermott Library Auditorium (MC 2.410).

Millie DeAnda, president of the North Texas Crime Commission, will join Harris in the presentation. According to Harris, millions of dollars are extorted from U.S. citizens each year, and most are unaware of how it happens. The talk will alert people about identity theft and other methods “cyber criminals” employ. Harris will include portions of a video by the U.S. Department of the Treasury that provides information about how to outsmart cyber crooks.

The talk is a part of the McDermott Library Lecture Series, which was designed to provide the public with an opportunity to hear and understand the types of research being conducted by UTD faculty and staff.

Again, this event will be March 22 at 2pm in the McDermott Library Auditorium.

For more information about the lecture, please contact Tom Koch at 972-883-4951.

Thursday, March 09, 2006

System Alert

On Saturday, March 11 at 11am, the library is upgrading one of its servers. During this time you might experience “Connection refuse” messages. This upgraded version of EZproxy is required to implement a tighter security system that we will start using this summer. Thanks for your cooperation in this regard.

Friday, March 03, 2006

Library hours during Spring Break

During Spring Break the library hours are:

Saturday, March 4: 9am-6pm
Sunday, March 5: CLOSED
Monday-Friday, March 6-10: 9am-6pm
Saturday, March 11: CLOSED
Sunday, March 12: Return to Regular Library Hours (click here to view Regular Library Hours)
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