International Women’s Day!

International Women’s Day!

The Tyler Libraries are celebrating National Women's History Month the entire month of March, but today is International Women's Day!  The theme for this year is #beboldforchange. Organizers are asking people all over the world to,  "help forge a better working world - a more gender inclusive world." To learn more about March 8th and National Women's History Month, please visit the following resources: International Women's Day National Women's History Museum Stop by either campus library to learn more about the women who changed our history, culture, and society to benefit women's rights…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 →
Bookface Friday at the Tyler Libraries

Bookface Friday at the Tyler Libraries

It's time for another round of Bookface Fridays with the Tyler libraries! This week features a furry friend of the libraries! Bad Dog: A Love Story Midlothian Popular Reading Collection SF426.2 .K49 2011 Pictured: the amazing Zola!     Sportista: Female Fandom in the United States Midlothian Circulating Collection GV715 .M35 2012           The Collected Poems of Kenneth Koch Midlothian Circulating Collection PS3521.O27 A17 2015             Keep reading for more bookface fun at the Tyler libraries!continue reading →
Celebrating Banned Graphic Novels!

Celebrating Banned Graphic Novels!

If you have been to the Tyler libraries, you know we have a thing for graphic novels.  Just like other banned or challenged books, graphic novels face the same criticisms.  Because these works deal specifically in pictures, they sometime face more scrutiny and censure.  So in addition to celebrating the top ten banned books, we present the banned or challenged graphic novels available at the Tyler libraries! Fun Home by Alison Bechdel Available at the Midlothian campus library: PN6727.B3757 Z46 2007            Maus by Art Spiegelman Available at the Midlothian and…continue reading →