Monday, August 25, 2008

Welcome!

Welcome new and returning students! Now that classes are back in session, don't forget that the library is a great resource to help you cruise through the semester.




LIBRARY HOURS

Dick Smith Library, Stephenville Campus
Mon-Thur 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am

Oveta Culp Hobby Memorial Library, Killeen Campus
Mon-Thur 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm


And don't forget that a lot of materials are in our online databases! They are available from your home or office 24 hours a day!

http://www.tarleton.edu/~library/elecres.html

Friday, August 8, 2008

New Olympic sports?

The 2008 Olympics begin today, Friday, August 8, in Beijing, China. Here's an article suggesting some new sports from the worlds of literature, television, and the movies:

Calvinball, Quidditch, and Other Fictional Sports We Wish the Olympics Would Adopt

Also beginning today, the library will be open 8 AM to 5 PM Mondays through Fridays and closed weekends through Friday, August 22. The library will be open Saturday, August 23 from 9 AM to noon, and on Sunday, August 24 from noon to 4 PM. Classes and fall semester library hours resume on Monday, August 25.

Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Whew! It's HOT! Do you know how your Grandma is?

Given the weather we have been having, it behooves us to review symptoms of heat stress. Perhaps you have been visiting with your relatives. If you think an aunt or uncle or grandparent is not behaving normally, perhaps the heat is taking a toll. Take a look at the symptoms, and be prepared to help anyone in distress. And take care of yourself, as well!

Symptoms of heat stress