Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Finals Extended Library Hours (snacks included)

The library will be open until midnight Study Day, Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday. We will again have coffee and snacks during the evening hours. Stop by if you're looking for a quiet place to study or just need to print off any last minute papers.

Changes from normal operating hours are in bold.

Study Day, Thursday, May 1: 8 a.m. to 12 Midnight
Friday, May 2: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday, May 3: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, May 4: 1 p.m. to 12 Midnight
Monday, May 5: 8 a.m. to 12 Midnight
Tuesday, May 6: 8 a.m. to 12 Midnight
Wednesday, May 7: 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Thursday, May 8: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday, May 9: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday, May 10: CLOSED
Sunday, May 11: CLOSED


Thursday, April 24, 2008

Undergrads...return borrowed items by April 30!

Yes, it's that time of the academic year again. All undergraduate students need to remember to "bring 'em back"!

items borrowed from the Library are due Wednesday, April 30 by 11 p.m. Items not returned by this time will be treated as lost and billed for replacement. If you need to use a library item past April 30 for a paper or project, please contact Zelda Patterson immediately (email zeldap@muskingum.edu or phone 826-8156). Library fines not paid and replacement costs for items not returned will be added to your account in the Business Office on Thursday, May 1.

Replacement costs include:
Library items borrowed from OPAL and OhioLINK colleges and universities will be billed at the rate of $125.00 each. Items returned within three months of being billed will be given a $75.00 refund for each item. A billing and processing fee of $50.00 per item will not be refunded. No refunds will be made after an item has been billed for three months.

Library items from the Muskingum College Library will be billed at the rate of $100.00 each. Items returned within three months of being billed will be given an $85.00 refund for each item. A billing fee of $15.00 per item will not be refunded. No refunds will be made after an item has been billed for three months.

Thank you for returning library materials in a timely manner. If you have any questions, please contact Zelda at 826-8156.


Sunday, April 13, 2008

Full text resources for those last minute papers

Did you look at the calendar today and freak out? Yeah, classes are over in two and half weeks. No need to have a meltdown because you haven't even begun to think about looking for information. There is still time!

Our full-text resources are the best place to start and they are available 24x7x365. Click on any of the links below to get started. It doesn't matter if you are on-campus or off-campus...well you will need to know your 14 digit bar code number from the back of your ID and click on the off-campus link if given...but that's the only caveat.

Electronic Journal Center - 9.4 million current scholarly research articles covering all subjects

Academic Search Complete - 4,600 peer-reviewed journals

LexisNexis Academic - full-text news, business, and legal information from 5,000+ sources

Electronic Book Center - 16,000+ current scholarly books and reference books

NetLibrary (off-campus) - 15,000+ scholarly and professional books from the 90s and early 2000s

Humanities E-Books (off-campus) - 1,500 scholarly e-books covering history, humanities, and area studies.

Safari Books Online (off-campus) - 4,000 books in business, computer science, graphic design, and information technology.

Remember, you can use our subject guides to find specific resources for you topic.


Tuesday, April 08, 2008

New Popular Reading Books

The Dreaming Void
Hamilton, Peter F.

Mosse, Kate

The Ten-Cent Plague: The Great Comic-Book Scare and How it Changed America
Hajdu, David

The Girl Who Stopped Swimming
Jackson, Joshilyn

The Translator: A Tribesman's Memoir of Darfur
Hari, Daoud

Madness: A Bipolar Life
Hornbacher, Marya

Sigler, Scott

My Bat Boy Days
Garvey, STeve

Armageddon in Retrospect
And Other New and Unpublished Writings on War and Peace

Vonnegut, Kurt

Five Years of My Life: An Innocent Man in Guatanamo
Kurnaz, Murat

A Thousand Splendid Suns
Hosseini, Khaled

A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose

Tolle, Eckhart

Robards, Karen