7 Library Resources Every JTCC Student Should Know About

7 Library Resources Every JTCC Student Should Know About

It is getting to be crunch time for papers, projects and presentations. Knowledgeable students turn to the library for serious researching. Here are some resources where you can get the most for your studying efforts. 1. QuickSearch: The all-in-one search feature. Use it to find books, both print and digital, articles and DVDs.       2. Academic Search Complete: The mega-database that has hundreds of journals and thousands of articles in many subject areas. Take advantage of the limiters that can help you narrow and focus your search.       3.…continue reading →

Guy Fawkes Bookface

We know it's not Bookface Friday, but we couldn't resist this one to commemorate Guy Fawkes Day which is today, November 5, 2015! Occupy Comics  Midlothian Circulating Collection HC110.I5 .O33 2014 (Graphic Novel)           Wondering who Guy Fawkes was and why we remember the 5th of November?  Check out these articles: Q&A: Remember, remember the fifth of November. Who is Guy Fawkes anyway?- USA Today Guy Fawkes Day: A Brief History- The History Channel Guy Fawkes Day Poem And Meaning: Read 'Fifth Of November' With Full Textcontinue reading →
Banned Books Week 2015

Banned Books Week 2015

Every year, the John Tyler libraries celebrate Banned Books Week.  This week acknowledges the library materials that are challenged or banned due to public outcry.  We do not ban books here at Tyler, we embrace them and proudly say, "I READ BANNED BOOKS!" Want to learn more about Banned Books Week?  Check out the American Library Association's website, BannedBooksWeek To kick off this most joyous library occasion, our first post will be a recap of the most frequently challenged or banned books of 2014: 1. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by…continue reading →
Greetings Fall 2015 Students!

Greetings Fall 2015 Students!

The John Tyler libraries would like to welcome our new and returning students for the fall 2015 semester!  We are super excited to see all of you on campus. It has been WAY too quiet in the library over the summer! Just a few reminders… The libraries are back to the regular hours.  Both campus libraries are now open from: Monday-Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Need help with research, resources, citation, plagiarism, or other library related stuff?  Ask us!  You…continue reading →
Reduced Library Hours 8/8-8/22

Reduced Library Hours 8/8-8/22

The John Tyler libraries will operate with reduced hours on Saturday, August 8 - Saturday, August 22. Please note the schedules for each campus library: Chester: Saturday, 8/8: CLOSED Monday, 8/10: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Tuesday - Friday, 8/11 - 8/14: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday, 8/15: CLOSED Monday - Thursday, 8/17 - 8/20: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Friday, 8/21: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday, 8/22: CLOSED Midlothian: Saturday, 8/8: CLOSED Monday - Wednesday, 8/10 - 8/12: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Thursday, 8/13: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.…continue reading →