Monday, February 26, 2007

Library Lecture Series: "Chess and Emotional Development: Helping the Whole Child”

A remarkable educator will be visiting UTD on Tuesday, Feb. 27. David MacEnulty of New York is scheduled to present “Chess and Emotional Development: Helping the Whole Child” prior to accepting UTD’s 4th annual “Chess Educator of the Year Award.”

The event, a part of the 6th Annual ChessFest organized by McDermott Library and the UTD Chess Program, is open to everyone on campus and begins in the library’s McDermott Suite (MC 4.4) at 6:15 p.m. with a reception. The program follows at 7 p.m.

Please contact Jim Stallings, Director of the UTD Chess Program, if you plan to attend - campus extension 2898 or email

Monday, February 19, 2007

Service Disruption - Elsevier's ScienceDirect E-Journal Service, Saturday, Feb. 24

Elsevier's ScienceDirect e-journals ( will be unavailable on Saturday, February 24th for approximately 9 hours starting at 5:00 AM CST (11:00 GMT). We apologize for any inconvenience that this will cause to ScienceDirect users, which we hope we can minimize by providing this advance notice.

Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Library Class: Refworks

Is now available from the McDermott Library Home Page

RefWorks is a citation management service 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
in a variety of styles.

Training is available in MC2.524 on March 1st, 4:30-5:30pm. Other dates TBA.
Register with or call Carol Oshel, ext 2627 for more details.

Tuesday, February 06, 2007

Service Disruption - ebrary E-Book Service, Feb. 7 : 10pm-2am

The library has recently been notified that the ebrary e-book service ( could be temporarily down for maintenance on Wednesday, February 7th, 10pm-2am. They apologize to the library and our patrons for any inconvenience this interruption may cause.

Monday, February 05, 2007

Service Disruption - Electronic Reserves

E-Reserves ( may be down starting at 1 pm for maintenance. Accessing electronic reserves may be disrupted for a short period of time.
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