Thursday, August 25, 2011

Welcome Week @ McDermott Library

Hey, everybody!

Don't miss out on all the great activities going on at the library for Welcome Week.

Follow the link for a list of tours, library relay race, Texas Trivia lecture, and more.

Friday, August 19, 2011

ProQuest Downtime Tomorrow, 8/20

ProQuest will be performing infrastructure maintenance on August 20, 2011. A twelve (12) hour maintenance window will be required for this maintenance. The window will take place from Saturday, August 20, 2011, at 9:00pm to Sunday, August 21, 2011 at 9:00am.

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Nominate Your Favorite Librarian!

Show the librarians of McDermott Library some love! Nominate your favorite university librarian today!

There are more than 122,000 libraries nationwide, and librarians touch the lives of the people they serve every day. The award encourages library users like you to recognize the accomplishments of exceptional university librarians. We want to hear how you think your librarian is improving the lives of the people on your campus.

Up to ten winners will be selected this year and receive a $5,000 cash award, a plaque and $500 travel stipend to attend an awards reception in New York hosted by The New York Times.

The award is administered by the American Library Association with support from Carnegie Corporation of New York and The New York Times.


Wednesday, August 17, 2011


The Novel Brew is now open!
Operating from 11am-6pm this week.
Get your coffee fix and a free cookie (while supplies last).
Located in the McDermott Library Basement.

Monday, August 15, 2011


Did anyone read a book this summer?

Have you read any of these titles?

The Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

When the Emperor was Divine : A Novel by Julie Otsuka

Outliers : The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell

Rocket Boys by Homer H. Hickam Jr

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind : Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope by William Kamkwamba

Let us know what you thought of the book and the author’s ideas. Comment here or on our Facebook page to join the discussion.

Monday, August 08, 2011

Summer Intersession Hours, Aug. 11 - Aug. 23

The library will commence with intersession hours by closing early this Wednesday, Aug. 10th, at 9pm.

Summer Intersession Hours
Thu, Aug. 11 – Tue, Aug. 23    

Mon - Fri : 8am – 6pm
Sat, Sun : CLOSED

Wed. Aug. 24 : 8am - 2am (Fall Semester - Resume regular hours)

Factiva Downtime on Aug. 13

Factiva will be down for maintenance on Saturday, Aug. 13, from 7pm to 11pm. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience to our patrons.
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