Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Writing Help

Need someone to help you improve your writing skills? The University Writing Center is just the place for you, and they have recently opened an office in the University Library.

Where: Room 240-A (2nd Floor North)
When:    Monday-Friday: 1:00pm-6:00pm and Sunday: 2:00pm-7:00pm

The Writing Center consultants focus on teaching writing in order to build a solid foundation for your writing and to help you become a better writer; they don't just fix problems in your papers.

To learn more about the University Writing Center and to schedule an appointment online, see http://www.southalabama.edu/writing/

Friday, April 13, 2012

Facebook Friday!

Today is Facebook Friday. Answer a question on the University Library's Facebook page in order to be entered into a drawing for a great prize.

There will be a question posted every hour, giving you plenty of time and chances to enter the drawing.

Check us out on Facebook!

UPDATE: Help us get to 350 "likes!" The 350th person to like us will win a gift certificate to Satori Coffee and USA swag! Go to Facebook!

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Dress as your favorite fictional character or author Day!



Like Charles Dickens? Gryffindor for life? Dress up like your favorite author or fictional character tomorrow at the University Library! Come to the library dressed up (this could mean just a T-Shirt), check out a book and you could win!

Monday, April 09, 2012

Trying to get to 300 "likes" on Facebook




We are trying to get to 300 "likes!" The 300th person to like us on Facebook will win a gift certificate to Satori Coffee and USA swag!




Jag Pride Day!



Tomorrow is Jag Pride Day at the University Library! Show your jaguar pride by wearing your jag gear tomorrow to the library. Say the secret Jag Pride phrase announced on Facebook to the circulation staff and you could win some awesome prizes! Go Jags!

Hawaiian Shirt Day!


Wear your favorite island gear today and win! To win an awesome prize, wear your Hawaiian shirt and tell the circulation staff at the circulation desk "Happy National Library Week" in Hawaiian--"Hau'oli aupuni hale waihona puke pule" and possibly win!

Friday, April 06, 2012

National Library Week!


April 9-13th is National Library Week at the University of South Alabama University Library! Join us in participating in these fun events. Additionally, following us on Facebook or the Library blog will provide you important information about many of the cool prizes we will be giving away this week. So stay tuned!


Monday: Hawaiian Shirt Day!
Wear your favorite Island shirt or gear and win!

Tuesday: Jag Pride Day
Wear your Jaguar gear, show your Jaguar Pride, and win! Say the secret Jag Pride phrase announced on Facebook to win a prize!

Wednesday: Dress as your favorite fictional character or author Day!
Like Charles Dickens? Dress up like him and win! Come to the library dressed up, check out a book and you could win!

Thursday: Donate a Book Day!
Bring a book and participate in the book drive that benefits the USA Children's & Women's Hospital. Bring your favorite children's or young adult book to share with another. If you donate a book at one of the several secret times, you could win!

Friday: Facebook Friday
Passionate about Jane Austen? Let us know on our Facebook page. We will ask questions on Facebook and you have to answer to win!

Things Going on All Week:

Enter to win an official Hunger Games movie poster and a hard-bound copy of the Hunger Games Trilogy at the University Library Reference Desk!

Donate a children's or young adult book to the Children's & Women's Hospital Book Drive

Wednesday, April 04, 2012

National Poetry Month Display

April is National Poetry Month and Circulation has put together a display for it, honoring poets from Maya Angelou to Dr. Seuss. Check out the display on the First Floor North, near the TRACcard printers, to see the types of materials the University Library owns that are by and about poets.

National Poetry Month Display -- 1st Floor North


For more about National Poetry Month, see poets.org.

Monday, March 26, 2012

Final Exam Hours

The University Library will have extended hours for Spring Semester Final Exams beginning Wednesday, May 2, and extending through Thursday, May 10, the last day of exams.

For complete hours, see http://www.southalabama.edu/univlib/finalstudyspring12.pdf

The hours for the ARC have not yet been determined but the above page will be updated when these hours have been decided.