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Old School Zippy Old School Zippy says, “RSS feeds are the bee’s knees!”


The 2015 Friends of the University Library Outstanding Student Employee Award

Congratulations to Charbel Cherfan and Roxanne Smethers!  They have been chosen to receive The 2015 Friends of the University Library Outstanding Student Employee Award because of their exemplary service, hard work, and dedication to the University Libraries.

The award includes a $1,000 scholarship check which will be awarded to them at the University Libraries Service Awards on April 22, 2015 at  Bierce Library Rm. 351 3:00pm-4:30pm.  Additionally, their name will be inscribed on the Outstanding Student Award Plaque, located in Bierce Library.

Join me in thanking them for their outstanding and indispensable service that they have given to University Libraries patrons, staff, and faculty during their time here. Again, congratulations on a job well done!

Deadline for Faculty Library Grants is April 24

Spread the word! Faculty are invited to apply for grants up to $1,000 each to fund library materials that support their teaching or research. These special grants support purchases beyond the scope of University Libraries’ regular materials budget.

For more information, visit Friends of the Library Grants online. The deadline to apply is April 24.

Website Update

UPDATE 3: The issues relating to Tuesday’s website failure have been determined to be hardware related. The university website was down for approximately 18 minutes (sure felt longer!). IT has put in place a solution and a plan to prevent this from happening in the future.

UPDATE 2: Everything seems back to normal.

UPDATE: The issue with the website seems to have reappeared. IT is working on it.


Exchange Online Migration – What to Expect presentations scheduled at Student Union

Would you like to learn more about the upcoming e-mail migration? You can by attending an Exchange Online Migration – What to Expect presentation. See the  presentation schedule below.

  • Tuesday, March 31, 9 to 10 a.m. in Student Union 335, or
  • Monday, April 6, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in Student Union 312

Information about the migration and training materials on how to update your mobile devices is located at Exchange Migration Project.