Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Library Closing at 9PM Saturday (Including Off-Campus Access to Electronic Resources)!





Computer service will begin shutting down at 9PM Saturday and will be restored no later than noon on Sunday. Email service will be down. Telephone service will be down. Materials that are checked out cannot be renewed online or over the phone during this time. With Internet service disabled, off-campus access to electronic resources (databases, ejournals, ebooks) will also be unavailable.

The library apologizes for the inconvenience and asks that researchers plan ahead of time for the outage.

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Coming to Your Library!


BANNED BOOKS WEEK Sep 30-Oct 6

 
Exercise your 1st and 4th Amendment Rights!
READ A CHALLENGED OR BANNED BOOK

The Hunger Games trilogy, by Suzanne Collins was challenged for anti-ethnic; anti-family; insensitivity; offensive language; occult/satanic; violence.

The Hunger Games PS3603.O4558 H86 2008 & DVD3650,
 Catching Fire PS3603.O4558 C38 2009 

Friday, September 14, 2012

Browser Compatability Issue with EReserves


It has come to the library's attention that users using the Chrome 16 (or higher) browser may experience problems accessing online course reserves (eReserves); therefore, its use is not recommended. This system also does not offer any specific support for mobile devices or tablets.

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Wiley Online Library Disruption on Saturday, Sept. 15


The Wiley Online Library may experience a two hour disruption starting at 4am on Saturday, Sept. 15. Representatives report that if the service disruption occurs, it could last up to two hours.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Support Intellectual Freedom! Attend a Banned Book Reading

Readings from Banned Books
Oct 2
(1 p.m. - 3 p.m.)
Location:
McDermott Suite, Eugene McDermott Library
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Contact Info:
Tom Koch
tkoch@utdallas.edu
972-883-4951

Eugene McDermott Library will celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Banned Books Week with readings by campus faculty and administrators of notable banned or challenged books. Passages from The Lord of the Flies, Women in Love, In Cold Blood, The Awakening and Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure (Fanny Hill) will be included. Censorship has always been an important issue for libraries and reading from several of these formerly banned and contested books will remind us of our rights based on the 1st and 14th Amendments. Light refreshments will be served.
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