Fiction Fridays- An Announcement, Over 50 Years in the Making!

Fiction Fridays- An Announcement, Over 50 Years in the Making!

Harper Lee, one of the most well-known American authors of the 20th century has announced the publication of her second novel, Go Set a Watchman. After more than 50 years since the publication of the beloved classic, To Kill a Mockingbird, Lee's first manuscript was discovered.  After sharing with a group of trusted individuals, Ms. Lee has decided it is time to share her work with the world again. Go Set a Watchman was the first work Lee started in her early writing career.  After completing this work, she was advised to write a novel from…continue reading →
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to our students, faculty, staff, and community members!  The JTCC libraries are now open for 2015! Please keep in mind that the libraries have reduced hours for this week: 1/5-1/8 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. 1/9 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 1/10 CLOSED If you have any questions, please contact either campus library. 804-706-5195 or 804-594-1519continue reading →
Hurry, While Supplies Last! The Final Fall Library Workshops

Hurry, While Supplies Last! The Final Fall Library Workshops

Need a little extra help with resources before the final paper?  Wondering if you nailed APA or MLA formatting? Still looking for activity credits for SDV 100? Don't fear, the library workshops are here!  Both campus libraries have a handful of workshops remaining for the fall 2014 semester.  Check out the full schedule on the libraries' events page. Upcoming Workshops: Midlothian: Lights, Cameras, Action!  Popular Reading Trailers and Talks Wednesday, 12/3/ at 6:00 p.m. Research It Right: Using Library Databases Monday, 12/8 at 2:00 p.m. Who Said That?  Understand MLA and APA Citation…continue reading →
Holiday Closing

Holiday Closing

The John Tyler libraries will be closed Wednesday, November 26th through Sunday, November 30th to observe the Thanksgiving holiday.  The libraries will reopen on Monday, December 1, 2014 at 7:30 a.m. Have a safe and wonderful holiday.continue reading →
Webtastic Wednesday- The word of the year is….

Webtastic Wednesday- The word of the year is….

Annually, the Oxford Dictionary's editorial staff selects a word of the year.  Last year, the prevalence of picture based social media like Instagram pushed the word "selfie" to the front of Oxford's list.  This year, another socially charged topic took the top spot.  So drum roll please...the word of 2014 is vape!  Vape is in reference to the growing number of electronic cigarettes that are an ever-growing market and highly debated in the healthcare field. To vape refers to the inhaling of vapor given off by e-cigarettes.  While the term vape has been…continue reading →