Celebrate Women’s History

Celebrate Women’s History

As we near the end of the 2015 Women’s History Month, we would like to send out a gentle reminder that while it is quite nice that there is a month marked in every year’s calendar calling notice to women everywhere and their histories and accomplishments, the goal remains a celebration and notice of such all year round. Noted feminist and Ms. Magazine founder Gloria Steinem turns 80 today! So let’s follow her suggestions and keep dreaming, keep hoping, for “without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming,…continue reading →
Spring Break!

Spring Break!

Spring is finally here!  Okay maybe it's not here yet, but spring break is here and the season will catch up soon! During break, the library will operate with reduced hours.  The following schedule applies to both campus libraries for March 9-14, 2015: Monday, 3/9 - Friday, 3/13 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday, 3/14 CLOSED Need something fun to read during break?  Stop by either campus library to check out our Popular Reading collection of bestselling fiction and non-fiction.continue reading →
Fiction Fridays- An Announcement, Over 50 Years in the Making!

Fiction Fridays- An Announcement, Over 50 Years in the Making!

Harper Lee, one of the most well-known American authors of the 20th century has announced the publication of her second novel, Go Set a Watchman. After more than 50 years since the publication of the beloved classic, To Kill a Mockingbird, Lee's first manuscript was discovered.  After sharing with a group of trusted individuals, Ms. Lee has decided it is time to share her work with the world again. Go Set a Watchman was the first work Lee started in her early writing career.  After completing this work, she was advised to write a novel from…continue reading →
They’re Back…

They’re Back…

The library workshops are back at both campuses!  Join your JTCC librarians for the spring 2015 sessions dealing with research, resources, citation, new tools, technology, and so much more!  All workshops are held in the computer labs inside of the campus libraries.  All students are welcome to attend.  SDV 100 students can use workshops as an activity credit as well. Upcoming Workshops: Chester: Smart Searching: Databases 101 on 1/29/15 at 3:30 p.m. The Ugly "P" Word: Understanding and Avoiding Plagiarism on 2/2/15 at 5:30 p.m. Midlothian: Who Said That?  The Basics of APA…continue reading →