Monday, April 11, 2011

National Library Week, April 10-16

Celebrate National Library Week and Create your own story @ University Library, April 10-16

This National Library Week, join our nation’s libraries and librarians and Create your own story @ your library.

The University Library is celebrating National Library Week by hosting library quotation prize drawings; staffing a Disaster Preparedness table at Community Day, April 13 10am-3pm; and conducting an online e-book survey.

First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country each April.

For more information, contact Elizabeth Rugan 251.460.7025 or Paula Webb 251.460.7024.

Friday, April 08, 2011

We Want To Know... you use e-books. As part of National Library Week, April 10-16, the University Library is surveying users regarding their use of our e-book collections.

Take this short electronic survey and Enter to Win! It's a double whammy; we get valuable information, and you get a chance to win!

The more you tell us, the better we can make your library.

-The Librarians

E-Book Survey

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

University Librarians Participate in USA Faculty Research Forum 2011

Research Forum Poster

Two members of the University Library Reference department, Elizabeth Rugan and Kathy Wheeler, are participating in this year's USA Faculty Research Forum. The poster created by Rugan and Wheeler describes the many ways in which USA librarians are preparing college freshman for the rigors of college-level, academic research.

Stop by the Student Center Lobby sometime this week and check out the poster. Rugan and Wheeler will be present for questions Thursday, March 31 from 2-4 pm in the Student Center Lobby.

We hope to see you there!

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Paula Webb -- Library Journal Movers and Shakers

Paula Webb, Reference & Electronic Resources/Government Documents Librarian, has been named as a Community Builder among Library Journal's 2011 Movers and Shakers for her work on the Government Document's Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill web page and for her work on the committee that was able to bring a branch of the Mobile Public Library to Semmes, AL.

Congratulations, Paula!