Friday, November 17, 2006

EJournal Service Outage - Sunday, Nov. 19th

EBSCO Journals Service (EJS) will be unavailable from 6 am to 1 pm CST on Sunday, Nov. 19th for facility maintenance. Approximately 177 ejournals will be affected. EBSCO apologizes for any inconvenience posed to the library and our users.

Thursday, November 16, 2006

New Leisure Reading Titles!

Come and see the new Leisure Reading titles at the library!

Library Event - WWII Bomber Crew Panel

World War II Bomber Crew Panel
McDermott Library Auditorium (MC 2.410)
Friday, Nov. 17, 2006 - 2:30 p.m.
McDermott Library's Special Collections Department presents a panel discussion with various bomber crew members from World War II. The event is free and open to the public. Erik Carlson, Ph.D., Coordinator of Special Collections and the History of Aviation Collection, will moderate. A reception will follow in the Special Collections Department located on the third floor of McDermott Library. Please direct inquiries to 972-883-2570.

Monday, November 13, 2006

Reminder - Library Class: RefWorks

LEARN REFWORKS FROM THE PRO!

The RefWorks Trainer will be at the McDermott Library
on November 14th, 12 noon-1pm and 4pm-5pm to show you how to:
Format your Bibliography – hundreds of styles available
Format footnotes and endnotes
Format in-text citations
Find references from online resources
Import from many online databases
Store your research
Organize your research

Call Carol Oshel at 972-883-2627 with questions
Or email carol.oshel@utdallas.edu

Monday, November 06, 2006

Library Event - WASP

WASP: Women Airforce Service Pilots
Free Presentation
Thursday, Nov. 9, 2006, 1-2 p.m.
McDermott Library Auditorium (MC 2.410)

Listen to Betty Jo Reed as she tells her story in a presentation honoring women veterans.

The free program will include Dawn Letson, coordinator of the Texas Woman’s University WASP Collection and an expert on WASP history.

The event is being presented by McDermott Library, McDermott Library Special Collections and The UTD Galerstein Women’s Center.

A reception will follow in the Special Collections Department on the third floor of the library.

For further information please contact Morgan O’Donnell in The Women’s Center at 972-883-6555 or Tom Koch in McDermott Library, 972-883-4951.

Friday, November 03, 2006

Library Classes in November

Open to all UTD faculty, staff and students.
Here are some instruction and outreach events for November:

Refworks Citation Management
Carol Oshel
Tuesday, November 14th 12-1pm and 4-5pm
MC2.524


RefWorks is a citation management software that allows you to import citations from online article indexes and databases, organize and manage these references within folders, automatically format them within papers and create instant bibliographies in a variety of styles.

Finding Research Funding Opportunities
Ellen Safley and Leslie Harper

Friday, November 17th, at 9:30 and 2:30
MC 2.524.


Learn about the resources available at UTD for finding research funding opportunities and writing successful grant applications in this course given jointly by the McDermott Library and the Office of Sponsored Projects. You will be able to set up and save your own grant search on
InfoEd's SPINPlus program during this interactive course. Computers will be available. Contact Leslie Harper at 972 883-2314 for registration and details.

Library Tour Series
Library Staff
Wednesday November 8th 5-5:30 pm
Wednesday November 15th 5-5:30 pm
Friday November 3rd 3-3:30 pm
Friday November 10th 3-3:30 pm
McDermott Lobby

Please register in advance: http://www.utdallas.edu/library/services/lib_classes.htm


Thursday, November 02, 2006

Library Class - RefWorks

LEARN REFWORKS FROM THE PRO!

The RefWorks Trainer will be at the McDermott Library
on November 14th, 12 noon-1pm and 4pm-5pm to show you how to:
Format your Bibliography – hundreds of styles available
Format footnotes and endnotes
Format in-text citations
Find references from online resources
Import from many online databases
Store your research
Organize your research

Call Carol Oshel at 972-883-2627 with questions
Or email carol.oshel@utdallas.edu
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