Library Facts for Faculty

Welcome back, faculty!  Or, in the case of brand new faculty—welcome to Arkansas Tech!  The Ross Pendergraft Library offers many services to support the research, curriculum, and curiosity needs of faculty, on or off-campus.  Here’s a list of a few … [Continue reading]

Olympic Throwback

Tucked away in the rare book collection of the Ross Pendergraft Library is a curious piece of Olympic history.  Inside the library’s Special Collections is a volume documenting the history of the 1932 Olympic Games in Los Angeles,  Die Olympischen … [Continue reading]

Pardon Our Progress

It’s now high summer.  The campus is mostly quiet, and the geese are taking full advantage of the lull in student population. But inside the Ross Pendergraft Library, things are shifting and shuffling around.    Big changes are in store for … [Continue reading]

Keep Calm and Pokémon

There’s no need to stand in the heat to catch your Bulbasaurs.  Come to the Ross Pendergraft Library, now a PokeStop in the popular creature-grabbing, location-based app. In case you haven’t downloaded the app yet (or are vigorously rolling … [Continue reading]

‘Freedom Riders’ Screening

Please join us Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at Ross Pendergraft Library and Technology Center as we present the documentary film Freedom Riders, an event that is free and open to the public. This film is part of the series Created Equal: America's Civil … [Continue reading]

Film Festival Wrap-Up

The inaugural international film festival, held with the cooperative efforts of the Ross Pendergraft Library and the Department of English and World Languages, has drawn to a close. The eight films presented were chosen based on the four languages … [Continue reading]

There’s a Map for That

Delve into Arkansas History with our latest database collection, “Digital Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970: Arkansas”.  This rich collection of early maps of cities and towns reveal the original footprints of buildings throughout Arkansas.  Sanborn maps were … [Continue reading]

Library Survey

Do you think the library needs more computers? More study rooms? Less big tables, or more? Do you use some technologies and services more than others? Do you need more help getting the most out of your library experience? This is the time to let your … [Continue reading]

History of Headstones

Join us  this Tuesday night, April 5th,  at 7:00 P.M. in room 300B of the Ross Pendergraft Library & Technology Center for a special presentation on the history of cemetery headstones.  Guest speaker, Holly Hope from the Department of Arkansas … [Continue reading]

Special Announcement

LIBRARY TO DISCONTINUE BOOKS, PHYSICAL ITEMS The Ross Pendergraft Library of Arkansas Tech University recently announced its plans to phase out all print materials from its facility. Beginning April 1, 2016, all books, periodicals, newspapers, law … [Continue reading]