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Federal  program Student Support Services is now located on the 2nd floor of the Ross Pendergraft Library & Technology Center as of Friday, February 1, 2013. Director Lori Wineland and SSS Advisors, Lindsey Riedmueller and Nichole Christensen, … [Continue reading]

Newspaper Database Trial

Screen shot of the Arkansas Democrat Gazette, February 4, 2013 using NewspaperDirect

From now until Feb. 28th, the Arkansas Tech community is invited to help us test-drive a newspaper database called NewspaperDirect.  Featuring the digital editions of over 2,000 newspapers from around the world, this database allows you to search for … [Continue reading]

African American Experience

In celebration of Black History month, we are proud to feature the online database, African American Experience.  This resource is a great starting place for information about African American history and culture.  Search within articles, speeches, … [Continue reading]

February 1, 1790

“At the Supreme Judicial Court of the United States, begun and held at New York (being the Seat of the National Government), on the first Monday of February, and on the first day of said month Anno Domini 1790.” These are the very first words … [Continue reading]

OED

Part I A-ANT of the Oxford English Dictionary was published on January 29, 1884 (1). The original plan, set in 1879, was to complete the dictionary in ten years. Five years later, they only reached the word ant. The dictionary would be published … [Continue reading]

Elijah Wood

Elijah Wood was born January 28, 1981 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Best known for his portraying of Frodo Baggins in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, he also lent his voice to main characters in animated movies such as 9 and Happy Feet. He recorded James … [Continue reading]

Sir Winston Churchill

Sir Winston Churchill passed away forty-eight years ago at the age of 90. He is known for his major role as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom during World War II. He started writing in 1899 and Literature Online lists 59 works by him. Learn about … [Continue reading]

Free Books, No Due Date!

From now until next Wednesday, stop by the south entrance of the library to browse through a small collection of free books. From time to time, the library receives books which do not fit the criteria for inclusion into our collection. They may be … [Continue reading]

Edouard Manet

Edouard Manet was born in Paris on January 23, 1832. He was a French painter. He was a precursor of the famed impressionist period (late 19th to early 20th centuries). His art was openly rejected at first and it is only in the early 1870s that it was … [Continue reading]

Good Reads!

Popular Reading Collection

Popular Reading books are here!  Last semester, we asked for your suggestions for good reading, and they have arrived!  You can find Fight Club, Hunger Games, The Watchmen, and more titles on the first floor of the Ross Pendergraft Library and … [Continue reading]