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]

Mardi Gras

"Proteus." 1882. Charles Briton. Howard-Tilton Memorial Library. Louisiana Research Collection. Accessed through Tulane University's Carnival Collection

Want to know more about “Mardi Gras?”  Here’s some resources below to help you become more of an expert on the celebration taking place all over the world today. Start with a search for “Mardi Gras” in Credo Reference, a database of over 600 … [Continue reading]

Free Journals February

For the month of February, we now have access to over 200 journals in the behavioral sciences published through Routledge (Taylor & Francis).  These journals cover subjects like Mental Health, Social Psychology, Neuropsychology, Cognitive … [Continue reading]

Party Like It’s 1939

If you are looking for great movies to take home this weekend, consider some of classic movies from 1939--thought to be  the greatest year in film history.   At Arkansas Tech Library, you can find 1939 award-winning films such as: Dark … [Continue reading]

TRiO SSS

(TRiO logo)

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]