Tuesday, March 27, 2012

All EBSCO databases are down temporarily

Their URLs will contain "ebscohost" or "epnet" (in the case of Powersearches) if you are trying to identify which databases belong to EBSCO. Representatives have informed the library that they are working to get them back online as quickly as possible.

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Wiley Online Library Outage This Weekend (3/24)




The Wiley Online Library (formerly Wiley Interscience) may be unavailable for 4 hours starting at 5am this Saturday, 3/24, as it undergoes routine maintenance. Representatives apologize to our users for any inconvenience this disruption causes.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Lecture - Freedom Flyers: The Tuskegee Airmen of World War II @ 4pm


University of North Texas history professor J. Todd Moye, director of the UNT Oral History Program, will discuss his latest book, “Freedom Flyers: The Tuskegee Airmen of World War II” as a guest of McDermott Library Special Collections and the History of Aviation Collection. As scholarly history and also social history, Freedom Flyers is a finalist for the Benjamin L. Hooks Institute Book Award. Free and open to the public. This is the first book to make use of the 800-plus interviews recorded for the National Park Service's Tuskegee Airmen Oral History Project which Moye directed from 2000 to 2005. Books available from the UT Dallas Bookstore at the lecture. Booksigning.


4pm to 5pm in McDermott Library Auditorium (MC 2.410)

Welcome to Special Collections

Monday, March 19, 2012

Possible Noise Disruption Tuesday Night, Mar. 20th

Weather permitting, the Springapalooza concert hosted by SUAAB and Radio UTD has been set for Tuesday night starting at 7:30 at Chess Plaza (the area southwest of the library between JSOM and SSB). We wish to warn patrons in advance that there could be some disruptive noise spilling over to the library during the event. It is scheduled to last until 11pm.

UTD Ranks 3rd in Texas’ Top 10 List: Best Public Colleges with Highest 4-Year Graduation Rates

Congratulations! Go, UTD!

http://www.txhejournal.com/texas-top-10-list-best-public-colleges-with-highest-4-year-graduation-rates

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Potential Service Disruption to SCOPUS and ScienceDirect Mar. 17

An update is scheduled for both of these resources on Saturday morning, 7:30-8:30. Access to SCOPUS and SciencDirect may be interrupted during during this time. Representatives at SciVerse apologize to our users for any inconvenience.

Friday, March 09, 2012

Special Spring Break Hours at the Library

Spring Break is March 11, Sunday– March 17, Saturday

DATEOPENCLOSE
March 11, SundayNoon10:00pm
March 12, Monday- March 16, Friday8:00am6:00pm
March 17, SaturdayCLOSED

http://www.utdallas.edu/library/quicklinks/specialhours.htm

Don't Forget to SPRING AHEAD This Weekend for Daylight Savings Time

You will need to add an hour to your clocks on Sunday, Mar. 11 for DST. Starting at 2am, the time will change to 3am.

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