Friday, May 13, 2016

2016 Summer Schedule

Library 2016 Summer Schedule now available here.

Monday, May 2, 2016

Spring 2016 Finals hours

Finals are coming again! So the ULM Library is extending its hours! We'll stay open Sun-Thurs until 3am, May 2 – May 13.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Images de France

There is a new exhibit now on display in Special Collections on the 5th floor of the ULM Library.

Images de France is thirty years' worth of photographs made by Louisiana photographer Lee Estes during his travels in the country. The black and white prints exhibit a variety of subjects, including renowned Parisian landmarks as well as pedestrian French natives living their everyday lives. Pieces from Lee Estes' vintage camera and photography equipment collection will also be on display.

The exhibition as been made possible by the Schepis Museum and the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Coming soon: Tech-Enabled Study Rooms

As mentioned  in The Hawkeye this week, the Library will soon open several Digital Study Rooms equipped with digital display technology to help your group collaborate on big projects! They are scheduled to open on Tuesday, March 29th, 2016 after the Spring Holiday break.

For more info, look here on the ULM Library website:

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Spring Holiday hours

This week the 2016 Spring Holiday begins! The library will be open some days during the break:

Mon–Wed 7:30 am – 2 am
Thurs Mar 24 7:30am – 10pm
Fri Mar 25 CLOSED
Sat & Sun Mar 26-27 CLOSED
Mon Mar 28 CLOSED
Tues Mar 29 - Thurs Mar 31 7:30 am – 5:30 pm
Fri Apr 1 7:30 am – 4:30 pm
Sat Apr 2 - Sun Apr 3 CLOSED
Mon Apr 4 7:30 am – 2 am (normal Spring Schedule)

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Emergency Weather hours

ULM is closed for the rest of the week due to heavy rainfall and flooding! But the ULM Library will remain open with special hours!

Thurs Mar 10:  7:30 am – 5 pm
Fri Mar 11:
 9 am - 5 pm
 Sat Mar 12: CLOSED
Sun Mar 13: 12 pm - 5 pm
Mon-Tues, Mar 14-15: 8am-5pm
Wed Mar 16: 7:30 am - 12 am
Thurs Mar 17: 7:30 am - 12 am
Fri Mar 18: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Sat Mar 19: 10 am - 4 pm

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Food and Drink OK in the library, BUT...

As some of you may know the ULM Library now has a snack bar, the POD (Provisions on Demand)! Students have been asking for it for years and now it's here, so food and drink is now allowed in the library (except in Special Collections)! However, please keep the library clean and safe!

• Food and drink are still prohibited in Special Collections
• Properly dispose of all waste in a trash can
• Only covered liquids are allowed throughout the library stacks
• Ensure your drink's cap is on tightly when you put it down
• Please be careful with food and drink near computers and books
• If you spill something, please report it so that it can be cleaned up

Thursday, February 11, 2016

ProQuest maintenance Feb 13

On Feb. 13, our ProQuest databases will down for maintenance, during about 9pm - 3am.

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We apologize for this inconvenience.  
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Friday, February 5, 2016

Mardi Gras Holiday

Happy Mardi Gras, folks! The library will be closed Feb. 6-9 and will close at 10pm on Feb. 10. Normal hours resume on Feb. 11.

Mardi Gras Schedule:
Fri: 7:30 am – 4:30 pm
Sat Feb 6 - Tues Feb 9: CLOSED
Wed Feb 10: 7:30 am – 10 pm
Thurs Feb 11: 7:30 am - 2 am

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Spring Semester Hours 2016

The Spring 2016 ULM Library schedule is now available to view on the hours page:

(Photo - weebl)

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Wintersession and Holiday hours

Happy Holidays!

 The ULM Library's hours for Wintersession, Intersession, and the Holidays are:

December 12 – December 23Mon – Thurs:  7:30 am – 5:30 pm 
Fri: 7:30 am – 4:30 pm
Sat + Sun:  CLOSED
December 24 – January 3CLOSEDChristmas Break
January 4 – January 17Wintersession ScheduleWintersession

Friday, November 20, 2015

Finals Approaching! Hours Extending!

Finals are coming soon! So the ULM Library is extending its hours after the Thanksgiving Break, opening Mon-Thurs at 7am and we'll stay open Sun-Thurs until 3am.

October 12 – November 24Fall ScheduleFall Semester
November 257:00 am – 1 pmThanksgiving Break
November 26 – November 28CLOSEDThanksgiving Break
November 29 – December 10Mon – Thurs:  7:00 am – 3 am
Fri:  7:00 am – 4:30 pm
Sat:  10 am – 4 pm
Sun:  12 pm – 3 am
Fall Semester Finals

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Gunby Legacy Collection Display

Starting in October 2015, The Gunby Legacy Collection will be on display in the Passman room of Special Collections, featuring family artifacts, photos, biographical information, and more!

Have a look at the exhibit page for photos and more information:

Thursday, August 20, 2015

eMarketer database trial

ULM has been given free trial access to eMarketer, a market research resource that specializes in digital marketing. The trial period will be active until October 17th.

Here is the trial URL:

Friday, August 14, 2015

2015 Fall Hours

The 2015 Fall Semester Schedule is now complete and you can see it here:

Friday, July 31, 2015

Library Closing at 11:30am, AC issues 

Alas, the air conditioning at the ULM Library is  not working and is under maintenance. We are closing the library at 11:30am today. We will be open again on Monday, hopefully.

Stay cool this weekend!

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Upcoming ProQuest Outage

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Friday, July 10, 2015

ProQuest News and Newspaper Usage Survey

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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Database outages

Due to maintenance and other issues, some services are currently unavailable:
  • The library catalog
  • Off-campus Access to most databases
We apologize for the inconvenience.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Library Summer Schedule

Summer's here! The Library Summer hours are online: