UAH Library Open House Spring 2012

The 2012 Spring Open House at the UAHuntsville Library will be on Tuesday, January 24th from Noon to 3pm!

We are planning on having snacks, drinks, a scavenger hunt, as well as plenty of giveaways. We will also be giving away a Nook Color, which you can win just by visiting the library! We will also be hosting our first Game Night of the semester at 6pm that night, featuring Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.

In conjunction with the Library Open House, we would like to showcase faculty publications. Please contact Belinda Ong or Anne Coleman if you have recent publications that you would like the library to include in the showcase. 

Other activities scheduled include a presentation on Onesearch, the tool to search books, journals and more in one place by an Ebsco representative in Room 125 at 3 p.m.

LAN Party from 6 pm – 11 pm

Wendy Worlund from TAG will be making a presentation plus Q & A in Library room 111 from 1:15 to 3:30 p.m. 

Janice Perkins from the Instructional Technology Team will address services provided by the Faculty Resource Center plus Q & A in the FRC (room 233). 

Faculty/Staff/Alumni are invited to the open house reception. Librarians will be available to provide Library tours up0n request.  A Librarian or TAG staff member will also be available to answer any questions related to library services/resources or TAG services.

For more information, be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter. See you here on the 24th!

Winter hours for Library

Now that we are between semesters, the library will be open Monday-Friday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM and we will be closed on weekends until the Winter Break (Dec. 23 – Jan. 3), when the library will be completely closed.  For the very latest hours at the library, you can always visit our Website here:

http://libguides.uah.edu/hours

Questions?  Let us know at http://libanswers.uah.edu

New 2011 titles on the shelves

Looking for a good read now that finals are almost over?  Check out the below link to learn about some of the new 2011 books we have on the shelves, thanks to the Humanities Center Endowment:

http://libguides.uah.edu/newbooks_2011

Ready for some popular fiction or nonfiction?  We’ve got you covered there, too. 

Questions?  Let us know at http://libanswers.uah.edu/.

Congratulations to Dr. Belinda Ong!

The Association of International Educators recently honored University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAHuntsville) reference librarian Dr. Belinda Ong with the community volunteer award. 

Ong has been employed at UAHuntsville for nine years in the M. Louis Salmon Library. She specializes in science and nursing subjects and provides orientation to library research and guidance for student projects. She has extensive experience initiating and implementing educational programs that help promote diversity on campus. Ong also serves as the university’s Turnitin administrator. Turnitin is the university’s web-based plagiarism detection software service.

You can read more about Dr. Ong and this award at http://uah.edu/news/newspages/peoplenews.php?id=637