Webtastic Wednesdays- Bookless Libraries? Florida Polytechnic Says YES!

  Did you ever think you would hear of a bookless library?  Book lovers should brace themselves- they are starting to become the new trend. Florida Polytechnic University in Lakeland, Florida is the most recent library to add to the list of book-free institutions.  Instead of vast collections of printed materials, this library has over 135,000 items available in ebook format.  The newest university in Florida has replaced book shelves with computers, student work space, and collaborative areas.  Students still have librarians available to help and still have access to printed materials via…continue reading →

Welcome Students!

                          The John Tyler libraries would like to welcome our new and returning students for the fall 2014 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…continue reading →

We’re More Than Books!

  With fall right around the corner, get a jump start on your semester by knowing all the JTCC library resources available to you.  Remember, the library is more than books!  We offer tons of online resources to help with research, citation, and more.  And the best part is...They're FREE and (mostly) available online! While we still specialize in finding you the right book, the library also has enormous collections of articles, journals, e-books, and other resources to support your research and information needs.  All database collections are available online and from your…continue reading →

Reduced Library Hours 8/5-8/23

  The JTCC Libraries will have reduced hours during the time between the summer and fall semesters.  Please check the library homepage at library.jtcc.edu to find the schedule for both campus libraries.   The following hours will be in effect: Chester: 8/5-8/8: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 8/9: Closed 8/11: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. 8/12-8/15: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 8/16: Closed 8/18-8/21: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. 8/22: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 8/23: Closed Midlothian: 8/5-8/6: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 8/7: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. 8/8: 8:00 a.m.…continue reading →

Fiction Fridays- Heroes of Olympus Part 2!

Welcome back for part two of the Fiction Friday's Heroes of Olympus!  For this week's edition, we tackle the latest two installments of the newest series by Rick Riordan. The Mark of Athena is the third book in this series. This leg of the adventure starts with Annabeth, Jason, Piper, and Leo on board of the Argo II approaching the Roman strong hold, Camp Jupiter.  With a warship on the horizon, the Romans prepare for war with the Greeks.   Annabeth is distraught, over the reunion with Percy, who has just come back…continue reading →