Thursday, February 10, 2011

Used books on sale in the library

McIntyre Library has been withdrawing books from our collection that are either duplicates or outdated and unused. Look for some of these books to appear on our McIntyre Library Book Sale shelves, located near the  L1033 lab.
Suggested price is $1.00 for hardcover, $ .50 for paperbacks. We trust that you will pay for the books you take. Funds raised will help us purchase new books.

Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Haiku contest celebration

The contest winners read their winning entries at the celebration on February 9. The winner of the contest was Dr. Bill Benson, professor emeritus of art. Honorable mentions include sophomore Jessica Olson, Bloomington, Minn., and Dr. Susan M. Harrison, associate professor of mathematics. Other honorable mentions included community members. The University Writing Center, the University Bookstore and McIntyre Library sponsored the contest. .
                                                Winners and organizers

An upcoming contest, "Literary smArts: Flash Fiction," was announced.

Saturday, February 05, 2011

Advanced Typographics Art Show on Tuesday, Feb 15

Join us in the library 2nd floor breezeway on Tuesday, February 15, 5-6 p.m. for Art 374 Advanced Typographics Art Show. The show will showcase design ideas that were produced for the annual Student Research Day advertising campaign.

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Library mascot Rex is a happy Packer fan

Our library mascot, a small dinosaur named Reference Rex, roared for the Super Bowl victory.

It's hard to spot Rex in the group photo, but he's there.