Accessible Archives

From now until April 14th, the library is offering a trial of the historical newspaper database, Accessible Archives.  If you are looking for primary sources from the 18th and 19th centuries, look no further.  Browse individual newspaper titles such … [Continue reading]

How are we doing?

There is STILL time to take the online Tech Library User Survey for the spring 2013: http://TechLibrary-2013.questionpro.com The questions are multiple choice, and the entire survey takes roughly 5-10 minutes.  Your opinion helps the library make … [Continue reading]

Spring Break Hours

You may be on vacation, but the library is still open.  Come visit us during our special spring break hours: Monday - Friday       8:00 am - 5:00 pm Sat. Mar. 23 CLOSED Sun. Mar. 24          2:00 pm - 12:00 am … [Continue reading]

Got the shakes?

Meet us in the library lobby at 6:00 P.M. this Friday for a Harlem Shakes video.  Bring a costume, prop, whatever (kid friendly).  Why do the Harlem Shake now? 1. When else are you going to be told to dance around the library in a costume? 2. … [Continue reading]

You talk–we’ll listen!

  The Arkansas Tech community is invited to take part in the Arkansas Tech  Library’s annual spring user survey. http://TechLibrary-2013.questionpro.com Between now and April 5th, all users of the library—including students, faculty, and … [Continue reading]

Learning Express

We have a free trial of Learning Express Library from now until March 20th.  The link is on the Trial Databases page or you can go here: http://www.learningexpresslibrary.com You must type in the following username and password to access … [Continue reading]

Robert Baden-Powell

Baden-Powell was born Feb. 22, 1857 in London, Arkansas (lol) England. He was a British army officer, but became famous as founder of the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts youth movements. He ran his first camp in 1907. His Scouting for Boys book was issued … [Continue reading]

Lost Flash Drives

The Circulation desk at Ross Pendergraft Library reports that over 100 flash drives have been left behind in the computer labs.  Because of the location of the USB ports behind the monitor, it’s easy to walk off and leave your papers, music, photos, … [Continue reading]

500 years ago…

About 500 years ago, Nicolaus Copernicus wrote “Commentariolus”, a treatise laying the basis for his heliocentric (sun-centered) planetary system. He was born February 19, 1473 in Poland. See what CREDO reference says on his treatise at … [Continue reading]

Valentine’s Day Website

The Kinsey Institute at Indiana University works towards advancing sexual health and knowledge worldwide. For over 60 years, the institute has been a trusted source for investigating and informing the world about critical issues in sex, gender and … [Continue reading]