Big Changes in the Library
Release date: August 21, 2006
(See it all at the OPEN HOUSE in the library on August 30, 4:30-6 pm, following the welcoming events on the quad.)
Longer Hours every day, and on the weekends, too.
- The Library and CTLT service desks are now consolidated. It's One-Stop Shopping for your library and technology needs.
- Special Collections and Archives has new walk-in hours. No appointment is necessary between 10 am and 4 pm Monday through Friday. Other hours are by appointment. (x6347)
More Technology in the Library
- Seven computers and a printer have been added to the Reference Room.
- Three additional computers have been added to the Library Commons.
- The Library Classroom has newer computers. This room is available for drop-in computing whenever a class is not scheduled.
The Digital Arts Classroom moves to the library! Located on the second floor, this attractive AV/multimedia software and hardware lab has 10 Mac workstations, plus an instructor's station. When not in use as a classroom, it will also be open for drop-in computing. Here's a sample of the production software to be available in the DAC:
- Final CutPro Suite, including Motion, Soundtrack Pro, Final Cut and LiveType.
- Macromedia Suite, including Fireworks, Dreamweaver, and Flash.
- Adobe Suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator, and Adobe Professional.
- Logic sound editing software
- iLife, including GarageBand and iMovie.
Familiar things in new spaces
- Free books! The sale books shelf, formerly located in the alcove in the library lobby, has become a free books shelf. It's now located in the vending area on the second floor.
- The recreational reading collection is now found in the alcove in the library lobby.
- Feature films are now all collected into a browsing collection, located across from the newspaper shelves. Check films out for 3 days.