Plants and Periodicals

Attention botanists and historians!  The Library is conducting two new database trials featuring full-text content from now until the end of June. 1. AAS Historical Periodicals Collection: A collection … [Continue reading]

Out of Order

On Monday, May 13th, the online catalog will be unavailable while the Library performs a necessary maintenance upgrade to improve functionality.  During this time, you will not be able to use the online catalog to search for books, DVDs, CDs, … [Continue reading]

Survey says…

Last month, over 500 Tech Library users participated in the annual spring Library survey and provided important feedback to help improve library services and collections.  Several of you provided comments or asked specific questions about some of the … [Continue reading]

Extended Hours

Beginning next Sunday, April 21st, Ross Pendergraft Library and Technology Center will be operating under extended hours to help students prepare for final exams.  Below is the complete schedule from April 21st to May 7th: Sunday, April … [Continue reading]

Apollo 13 Launched!

Apollo 13 successfully leaves Cape Kennedy, Florida, on April 11, 1970, but had to abort its mission on the 13 because one out of the two oxygen tanks exploded. The Tech Library holds books, DVDs, and online government documents on the subject … [Continue reading]

Happy birthday, “Lucifer!”

Mark Pellegrino was born April 9, 1965. His major roles are portraying bad guys… He is Lucifer in the TV series Supernatural, constantly trying to possess his true vessel: Sam… He is “Bishop” the vampire in the first and second season of Being Human… … [Continue reading]

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: 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]