MLA 8 updates

MLA 8 updates

The Modern Language Association published a new edition of the style manual known commonly as the MLA Handbook. To help students with the new approach and formatting style of citations in MLA 8th edition, the Tyler libraries have developed a new page on the Citations and Formatting research guide.  This guide highlights the basic components of MLA 8 citations and how to properly format various types of citations.  More specifically, the MLA 8 page will demonstrate citations for, Books Articles (both online and print) Films/Visual Recording Audio Recordings Websites Newspapers Magazines To access…continue reading →
August Summer Reading

August Summer Reading

Welcome back for our final summer reading picks from the Tyler libraries!  With summer classes coming to an end on August 3rd, stop by one of your Tyler libraries to find something to occupy your time until we start fall semester!  Here are a few suggestions from the Tyler librarians:  Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi Midlothian Popular Reading Collection PS3607.Y37 H66 2016  From Goodreads.com Two half sisters, Effia and Esi, unknown to each other, are born into different villages in eighteenth-century Ghana. Effia is married off to an Englishman and will live in comfort in the palatial rooms…continue reading →
Summer/Fall 2016 Updates

Summer/Fall 2016 Updates

The Tyler libraries are preparing for the fall 2016 semester.  It seems far away, but August 22nd will be here before we know it!  To help students prepare for new additions, updates, and changes to the Tyler libraries. New Additions: Apple and Android Trailblazers can now charge up while enjoying the Popular Reading section at Midlothian!  A power station for smartphones and other portable devices is available for students, faculty, and staff to use. Updates: Printing System Update The current ePRINTit print management system will be changing to a new system starting in…continue reading →
Summer Reading: July 2016

Summer Reading: July 2016

Each month during the summer semester, the Tyler librarians are highlighting some of our newer titles for summer reading!  Please come back to see what we have in store for August! Here is the line-up for July 2016! Into the Dim by Janet B. Taylor Midlothian Popular Reading Collection PZ7.1.T386 In 2016 From Goodreads:  When fragile, sixteen-year-old Hope Walton loses her mom to an earthquake overseas, her secluded world crumbles. Agreeing to spend the summer in Scotland, Hope discovers that her mother was more than a brilliant academic, but also a member of a secret society of…continue reading →