Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Library Hours During Spring 2013 Finals

MON (May 6) Starting at 8am
Library OPEN 24 Hours until
MON (May 13) CLOSES at 9pm

Intersession hours begin
TUE (May 14) - WED (May 29): OPEN 8am-6pm
Except for
REDUCED HOURS MON (May 20) 8am-5pm for special Library event
CLOSED on WEEKENDS (May 18/19 & 25/26)
CLOSED Memorial Day, MON (May 27)

Summer hours begin THU (May 30) 8am-midnight

Saturday, April 20, 2013

Final Spring 2013 Write-on-Site Workshops Apr. 23 & 24


WHEN: 4/23 (Tue.), 5-7pm, Q&A during last 30 min. (6:30-7pm)
WHERE: Library Instruction Room, MC 2.524

On Tuesday, April 23, the McDermott Library and the Writing Center will present the workshop Assessing Sources and Revising the Research Paper as part of their spring 2013 Write-on-Site series.

This presentation will show you how to identify credible research sources and how to take maximum advantage of the writing process.

In addition, on Wednesday, April 24, you can attend a drop-in session where you’ll receive one-on-one help with your specific questions about writing and research. The session will also take place in McDermott Library, Room 2.524, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

These services are open to all students. No registration or appointment is required.


Wednesday, April 17, 2013

National Library Week Continues with "Preservation 101" TODAY in the McDermott Suite, 2-3pm


"Preservation 101"
April 17, 2-3 p.m., McDermott Suite, 4th floor, McDermott Library

Rebecca Elder, Adjunct Preservation Field Services Officer for Amigos Library Services Imaging & Preservation Service, will give a free public presentation on the basic principles of preservation for anyone interested in saving books, documents and photographs. The program includes why library and archival materials deteriorate, appropriate storage environments, and care and handling practices for books, paper and photos. Elder received her MSIS and a Certificate of Advanced Studies for Conservation of Library and Archival Materials from the University of Texas at Austin, and has a significant amount of experience in preservation and conservation through her previous work at Harvard, the Center for American History at Austin, and the Smithsonian Institution.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Celebrate National Library Week by Starring in Your Own READ Poster

 
Today (4/16), Noon-2pm, McDermott Library Lobby
For the second consecutive year UT Dallas students and patrons can star in a free READ poster created in the lobby. Meet the librarians who will take your photograph in front of a creative READ backdrop.


Discover "Discover" 2:30-3:30 p.m., McDermott Library Lobby

Help celebrate the library’s new web page search tool titled “Discover” with free cupcakes and giveaways in the lobby. This tool provides a “Google-like” experience with a single search box that searches across all library resources simultaneously. Librarians will be on hand to provide detailed information.

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Celebrate National Library Week, April 14 - 20


Join us on Tuesday, April 16, 2:30pm-3:30pm to celebrate Eugene McDermott Library's new web page search tool titled "Discover" with free cupcakes and giveaways in the library lobby.

Additional events are planned throughout the week.

Friday, April 05, 2013

Writing Workshops Next Week at the Eugene McDermott Library


WHEN: Tuesday, April 9, 5pm-7pm
WHERE: McDermott Library Instruction Room, MC 2.524

The McDermott Library and the Writing Center will present the workshop Using Writing Resources and Punctuating Sentences as part of their Spring 2013 Write-on-Site series.

This workshop will show you how punctuation works to clarify writing and how to draw on the library’s resources to refine writing techniques.

The time from 6:30-7:00 p.m. will be devoted to a question/answer period that is an optional part of the workshop.

WHEN: Wednesday, April 10, 5pm-7pm
WHERE: McDermott Library Instruction Room, MC 2.524

You can attend a drop-in session where you’ll receive one-on-one help with your specific questions about writing and research.

These services are open to all students. No registration or appointment is required.
For more information, contact Thomasina Hickmann: hickmann@utdallas.edu or Susie Kutchi: ssk037000@utdallas.edu

Do You Haiku? Celebrate National Poetry Month by Writing Some Poetry!

 
In honor of National Poetry Month, the Eugene McDermott Library Reference Department is holding its 3rd Annual Student Haiku Competition.

The winner will:
  • Receive an Amazon.com gift card
  • Have his/her work prominently displayed in the library
  • Earn serious bragging rights
 
Submit your original library-themed haiku to mattmm@utdallas.edu by April 30, 2013 through your UTD e-mail account, Subject: Haiku Contest.
 
All entries submitted become the property of the UTD Eugene McDermott Library. Contest is for currently enrolled UTD students only.

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