Friday, May 13, 2011
Interim hours for the library begin today, Friday, May 13, and continue through Tuesday, June 7:
Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM
Closed Saturdays and Sundays
Closed Memorial Day, Monday, May 30.
The library will begin summer semester hours on the first day of classes, Wednesday, June 8, opening at 7:30 AM and closing at 10 PM.
Thursday, May 12, 2011
There is Something About a Road...is from the 1936 Grassburr, and was written by Tarleton student Virginia Westbrook. It is a great description of the endless possibilities for adventure, exploration, and life that exist in our great land! No matter where the road takes you.....
Tuesday, May 10, 2011
So bring your coffee and Tarleton ID and settle in for some all night cramming!
Here's the breakdown so far for our nocturnal library users:
- Read Print Library
- eBook Share
- Get Free eBooks
- Book Yards
- eBooks Space
- The Online Books Page
- Realtime Nexus Digital Library
- Learn IT
- eBooks Free Download
- PDF Geni
- Free PDF Search Engine
Friday, May 6, 2011
We all know that the economy is not in the greatest of shapes. The federal government can't balance their books; the state government can't make up their minds about the rainy day fund. So many graduates may be nervous about looking for a job after graduation. Monster.com has some good tips for you for when you do have your diploma in hand.
Check out their article at http://career-advice.monster.com/job-search/getting-started/job-search-tips-for-new-graduates/article.aspx Leave us a comment on how your job hunt is going. What are your plans and tips on getting a job?
Thursday, May 5, 2011
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
Six Tips to Beat Final Exam Stress
Also, if you're worried about forgetting your final exam schedule, here is a reminder link:
Spring 2011 Final Schedule
Good luck and remember to relax!
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Finals are upon us once again. Check out the following website to learn 10 skills that will help you with all your exams.
Remember to use the Dick Smith library as a resource for quiet study, research help, and a caffeine boost!
Monday, May 2, 2011
This all sounds odd, I know, but that's because "not" is a special word in library catalog searches, a Boolean operator. Used properly, it can, for example, help you find books that are about World War II, but not about the Holocaust, or books that are about dogs but aren't fiction. When you search eat this not that without quotes, you are actually asking the catalog to find records with the words "eat" and "this" in them, but not the word "that" - which is why the search would never find David Zinczenko and Matt Goulding's Eat this, not that!