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 →
National Poetry Month Week 2

National Poetry Month Week 2

Welcome to week two of the Tyler Libraries' National Poetry Month celebration!  This week is feature more of our favorite poets!  You can find all of the following books on display at the Midlothian library!  Happy reading! Lullaby (with Exit Sign) by Hadara Bar-Nadav Midlothian Circulating Collection PS3602.A73 L85 2012         Citizen: An American Lyic by Claudia Rankine Midlothian Circulating Collection PS3568.A572 A6 2014         Morning in Serra Mattu: A Nubian Ode by Arif Gamal Midlothian Circulating Collection PS3607.A4265 M67 2014         Motherland Fatherland Homelandsexuals by Patricia Lockwood Midlothian Circulating Collection PS3612.O27…continue reading →
Webtastic Wednesday: High-Five a Librarian Day!

Webtastic Wednesday: High-Five a Librarian Day!

The Tyler librarians couldn't resist celebrating High-Five a Librarian Day, today, November 18, 2015.  If you are stopping by the Chester or Midlothian campus library, high-five your librarian to show your appreciation for all the services and resources available from your Tyler libraries.  If you would rather give a nod of the head, hand shake, or a kind word of appreciation, that is perfectly acceptable too! The High-Five a Librarian Day started with Steve Kemple's EveryLibrary Artist In-Residency project, "We're all in this Together."  For more information on EveryLibrary and the Artist In-Residence project,…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 →
Modern Makers and the Tyler Libraries!

Modern Makers and the Tyler Libraries!

To celebrate the new Modern Makers event hosted at the Chester campus of John Tyler Community College, the Tyler libraries have created a list of resources for those interested in the fields of study presented at Modern Makers. If you are not familiar with Modern Makers, this inaugural event seeks to showcase the programs of study in the STEM-H fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Healthcare). The Modern Makers open-house event will be held on Wednesday, October 28th from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the Nicholas Center on the Chester campus.  For more…continue reading →