Spring Break Hours and Staff Picks!

Spring Break Hours and Staff Picks!

The Tyler libraries will be open with reduced hours during spring break, March 21 - 26, 2016.  The following schedule applies to both campus libraries: Monday - Friday, March 21-25 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday, March 26 CLOSED The libraries will resume normal operating hours on Monday, March 28, 2016.  Have a safe and wonderful spring break! Looking for a great read over spring break? Check out some of our staff picks! Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty Midlothian Popular Reading Collection PR9619.4.M67 B54 2014         After Alice by Gregory Maguire…continue reading →
International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month

International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month

To celebrate International Women's Day (March 8th), the Tyler libraries have prepared displays to honor the women who have blazed a path for us all.  In addition this day of homage, the entire month of March is Women's History Month!  This month is meant as a "tribute to the generations of women whose commitment to nature and the planet have proved invaluable to society" (Library of Congress, 2016). Women's History Week in 1981, but evolved into a month long celebration in 1987. We all know a strong, courageous, intelligent, caring, and empowering woman that…continue reading →
Tyler Libraries’ Tribute to Black History Month

Tyler Libraries’ Tribute to Black History Month

In honor of the rich cultures and histories found within America's black communities, the Tyler libraries are proud to celebrate Black History Month by sharing the libraries' bountiful collections of inspiring stories and works of black artists, poets, activists, historians, writers, and leaders. Please visit either campus library for our Black History Month displays or speak with library staff about particular people, events, or works of interest! The following titles are on display and available for checkout at the Tyler libraries.  Click on the item's title link to request via QuickSearch to hold…continue reading →
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 →