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JANUARY 2019


DID YOU KNOW...

...that the Hammermill Library purchases and subscribes to new books on a regular basis? If you think that academic libraries don’t purchase books anymore, think again. While most college and university libraries may not purchase as many "tangible" books as they used to, relying more and more on eBooks, most libraries continue to purchase books and will always purchase titles suggested by students and faculty. An easy way to see what’s new at the Hammermill Library is to access the library homepage and browse the New Titles scroll bar. Happy Reading!!!!

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— Darci Jones, University Libraries Director

 

LIBRARY RETURNS TO REGULAR SEMESTER HOURS

Now that the new Spring 2019 semester has begun, the Hammermill and Ridge Libraries have returned to their regular schedules. The libraries will be open on Martin Luther King Jr. day, but will close on other major holidays during the semester. See the full library semester schedule here for more information on upcoming holiday closures. Here are the regular hours:

Hammermill Library
M-Th 7:30 am – 12 am
Fri 7:30 am – 9 pm
Sat 9 am – 6 pm
Sun 12 pm – 12am
Ridge Library
M-Th 7:45 am – 9 pm
Fri 7:45 am – 4 pm
Sat 10 am – 3:30 pm
Sun 3:30 pm – 9 pm

 

HOW TO FIND WRITING TOPICS WITH NEWSBANK'S HOT TOPICS

America’s News including Access World News – from NewsBank is one of our best resources to use when you need to choose a topic for a paper or project, thanks to its topic-based features, in particular, its "Hot Topics" pages. You can access Hot Topics directly here.

 

—Karen Niemla

 

WORK STUDY

GRADUATE EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH: KORA DUENO

 

This month's Work Study of the Month is actually a Graduate Employee of the Month. Kora Dueno is a graduate student studying Forensic Anthropology, having come to Erie all the way from Arvada, Colorado. To her, the best aspect of working at the Hammermill Library is meeting all the students who ask for help and learning what their majors might be and about what projects they are working on. In general Kora enjoys helping people and interacting with them. At home she has two cats named Loki and Dean. After graduation, she hopes to become a medical legal death investigator.

— Angela Okey and Karen Niemla

 

 

 

 

 

UNIVERSITY ARCHIVES AND ARCHIVESSPACE

The Mercyhurst University Archives makes its collections available to view online via ArchivesSpace, an online database service from LYRASIS, a non-profit technology organization. You can access the ArchivesSpace collections of the Mercyhurst University Archives here http://archives.mercyhurst.edu

— Bryan Colvin

 

STACKS CRACKS

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—Karen Niemla