Monday, November 27, 2006

Extended Hours During Pre-Finals & Finals Week & FREE Coffee!

McIntyre Library will be open 24 hours the week before and of finals again this semester.

The library will be open:
Monday, December 11 from 7:00 a.m. until midnight Friday, December 15
Saturday, December 16 from 7:30 a.m. until midnight
Sunday, December 17 from 7:30 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Friday, December 22

Free coffee, sponsored by McIntyre Library, Student Senate, Circle K, Model U.N. and the French Club, will be available from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. to students studying in the library Sunday through Wednesday nights, December 17-20.

For more information contact Kati Tvaruzka, or 836-4522, or call the Reference Desk at 836-3858.

Preschool Storytime Session Wednesday

A storytime session will be held this Wednesday for the Children's Center from 10-10:30am in the Instructional Media Center (IMC). Students with children are also invited to attend. The theme for this month is "Silly Stories."

These storytime sessions are held the last Wednesday of each month. The IMC will still be open, but students should be aware that it will get quite loud. For more information contact Kati Tvaruzka, Education Librarian at or 836-4522.

Special Collections Closed During Winter Break

Special Collections will be closed from December 23 - January 21 as we move our collections into our new area in McIntyre Library.

Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Pierian Press Databases Discontinued

As of December 30, 2006, Pierian Press will be discontinuing its database platofrom, so we will be losing access to the following resources:

  • A Matter of Fact
  • Abbreviations
  • Consumers Index
  • FirstBase
  • Media Reviews
  • Quotations
  • StoryTime

Friday, November 17, 2006

Faculty Scholarship Exhibit

An exhibit of posters illustrating faculty and staff publications from the previous year will be on display in the library's Grand Corridor from now through Winter Break. The posters, presented by the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, were originally displayed at the ORSP/McIntyre Library-sponsored Authors Celebration in October. The event featured 40 recently published faculty and staff members and celebrated the publishing accomplishments of all university faculty and staff.

Fractured Fairytales Display in IMC

A new display of children's books featuring fractured fairytales is in the display case in the IMC. All materials may be checked out.

Tuesday, November 07, 2006

Applications Now Being Accepted for Director of Libraries

The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is currently accepting applications for the Director of Libraries position. The position is a limited appointment to begin July 1, 2007. The individual will hold a concurrent tenured faculty position at the rank of Professor or Associate Professor in the McIntyre Library. For information regarding responsibilities, qualifications and application procedure, see the full advertisement.

Thursday, November 02, 2006

Burials, Baths, and Beyond Exhibit Opens

Thursday, November 2 marks the opening of "Burials, Baths, and Beyond," an exhibit of photographs on loan from the University of Hartford Art School depicting archeological sites from Israel and Spain. The exhibit will be housed on the library's fourth and fifth floors for the month of November, with a sample of the works displayed in the library's Grand Corridor until Friday, November 10. The exhibit is mounted in collaboration with the Departments of Geography and Anthropology, and is displayed in coordination with a visit from Dr. Richard Freund, who will also be speaking a 7:00 pm in Phillips Hall 007 on November 2. For a more information about Dr. Freund's visit, view the University press release.

A reception will also be held to celebrate the exhibit's opening at 2:30pm on November 2, with comments from Dr. Richard Freund and Interim Director of Libraries Christopher Cox at 3pm. Refreshments will be served.

The library would like to thank Professor Harry Jol for approaching us with this opportunity, and Tom Wagener for his assistance in mounting the exhibit.

The library is also looking for new exhibits in our new space on the fourth and fifth floors, as well as the Grand Corridor. Please contact Christopher Cox if interested.