Black History Month at the Tyler Libraries

Black History Month at the Tyler Libraries

Join the Tyler libraries in celebrating Black History Month and recognizing all the outstanding contributions the black community has made to our society, culture, arts, education, and more!  Kick off the month by visiting either campus library to find amazing books that highlight the individuals and their remarkable impact on American life. This month, the Library Space blog will feature weekly posts highlighting people, works, and movements that honor black history. To start our celebrations, see the following titles available at either the Chester or Midlothian campus libraries. Happy reading! The Grey Album:…continue reading →
Winter Break Hours and Library Updates

Winter Break Hours and Library Updates

Winter Hours and Closings: The Tyler libraries will start winter hours on Monday, December 19, 2016.  The winter hours will conclude on Saturday, January 7, 2017. Midlothian Library: Monday - Thursday, December 19 - 22, 2016:  7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Friday - Monday, December 23 - January 2, 2017: CLOSED Tuesday - Thursday, January 3 - 5, 2017: 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Friday, January 6, 2017: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday, January 7, 2017: CLOSED Chester Library: Monday, December 19, 2016: 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Tuesday - Thursday, December 20 -…continue reading →
Hispanic Heritage Month at the Tyler Libraries

Hispanic Heritage Month at the Tyler Libraries

September 15 - October 15 celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month to honor the contributions of great Americans who descend from Central and South America, Mexico, Spain, and the Caribbean. In 2014, the United States' Hispanics comprised 17.3% of the national population (PewResearchCenter, 2016). This growing portion of our society has impacted our nations since its early beginnings.  The timing of this month is symbolic as well.  While the dates may seem odd at first, a quick timeline will help to understand why September 15 - October 15 was selected. September 15, 1821- Independence Day…continue reading →
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 →
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 →