Entries from June 2009

Monday, June 29th, 2009

Midsummer Break: Reduced Library Hours

The John Tyler Community College Libraries will have a reduced schedule during the upcoming summer break. June 29-July 2/Monday-Thursday: 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM July 3/Friday: CLOSED July 4/Saturday: CLOSED Normal library hours will resume Monday, July 6.

Friday, June 26th, 2009

Library Hours during Midsummer Break

The John Tyler Community College Libraries will have a reduced schedule during the upcoming summer break. June 29-July 2/Monday-Thursday: 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM July 3/Friday: CLOSED July 4/Saturday: CLOSED Normal library hours will resume Monday, July 6.

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009

Summer Reading Series: Greasy Rider by Greg Melville

Subtitled “two dudes, one fry-oil-powered car, and a cross-country search for a greener future,” Greasy Rider mixes the adventure of a cross country road trip with stories from the ecological side of America. Author Greg Melville converts his 1995 Mercedes diesel to run on used cooking oil. So enthralled with his “new” vehicle, he enlists [...]

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

MLA 2009 Update

The Modern Language Association published a major update of the manual this year. MLA style is a popular citation style at John Tyler; this change will affect multiple disciplines. This 7th edition has changed the rules for citing sources to make things clearer in electronic sources and bibliographies. No underlining. MLA now asks for italicizing [...]

Monday, June 1st, 2009

The Places in Between by Rory Stewart

All summer we will be highlighting some winners from the collection for summer reading. Try some new authors, explore some new topics, enjoy the pace of summer with the library. The Places in Between by Rory Stewart In 2002 Rory Stewart, a British national and diplomat, set out to walk across Afghanistan. Accompanied by the [...]