Service Desk Hours on Eclipse Day

On Monday, August 21, in order for library employees to be able to view the eclipse, the following service desks may be closed briefly:

Library Services Desk (Cooper Library)
Closed 2-3pm
Please do not leave technology items on the desk for return.

Special Collections & Archives (currently located in Cooper Library)
Closing at 12:30 pm on Monday, August 21 and reopening at 8:30am on Tuesday, August 22.

Education Media Center (Tillman Hall)
Closed 2:15-3:45pm

Gunnin Architecture Library (Lee Hall)
Open 8:00-4:30, no closing time.

Education Media Center Closed Temporarily

The Education Media Center recently discovered an air conditioner leak and associated damage to the tile and subfloor in our entrance area.

The necessary repairs will require them to be closed to the public and have no employee access from Wednesday, July 26 until Friday, July 28. They hope to be open and fully operational by Monday, July 31.

Branch Library Tours/Open House This Week

Library-Training-Logosm-150x150This week two of our branch libraries are offering you the opportunity to come see what they are all about.

  • Come by the Tillman Media Center in Room 212 of Tillman Hall any time between 9am and 3pm on Wednesday, August 27. Get some general information, a quick tour, and some free popcorn! You can also visit their interactive display of equipment and resources.
  • The Gunnin Architecture Library in Room 2-112 of Lee is offering an open house on Wednesday, August 27 from 10am until 1pm.  Visit the library, have a cookie and a glass of cold lemonade, and see what they do.  Everyone is welcome!  The staff and student assistants will be on hand to show you around and talk about their new technology that they have implemented in the past two years as well as the upgrades to the entire library when Lee Hall was renovated.

Look for more classes and other learning opportunities coming up this semester! You can browse upcoming classes on our calendar. You’ll find some classes are in person and some are online. Sign up for all the ones you like!


Timeout for Football Game

As you are probably aware, there’s a football game on Thursday night (Go Tigers! Beat Ga Tech!). Campus offices will be closing at noon. But what about the library?

tigerpawCooper Library building will be OPEN our regular hours on Thursday; meaning we won’t close at all since Thursdays are part of our 24 hour schedule.

HOWEVER, the service desks: Circulation, Research Services, Interlibrary Loan, etc. will be CLOSED. Starting at noon, only security guards will be in Cooper. So get your books checked out and your questions asked before then.

Our webpage with research guides and databases is always open.

Special Collections Library, Tillman Media Center, and Gunnin Architecture Library will all be CLOSING at noon on Thursday. All will reopen at their regularly scheduled times on Friday.

Tillman Media Center Demo Day

popcornsmHead over to the Tillman Media Center for this month’s Demo Days. They’ll be showing off their science Stuff which includes Labquest Probes, digital microscopes, and manipulatives.

Demonstrations are held at 10:00am, noon, and 2:00pm in Room 212 of Tillman Hall. You’ll get to see some interesting instruction tools and enjoy some free popcorn.

This is the media center’s last demo day of this semester. Don’t miss it!