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:

https://totalaccess.emarketer.com/Extranet.aspx?ulmonroe

Friday, August 14, 2015

2015 Fall Hours



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

http://www.ulm.edu/library/hours.html

Friday, July 31, 2015

Library Closing at 11:30am, AC issues




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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

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Friday, July 10, 2015

ProQuest News and Newspaper Usage Survey


Do you use newspaper databases, or do you not? ProQuest wants to know! Please take a few minutes to fill out this 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:  http://www.ulm.edu/library/hours.html

Monday, April 27, 2015

Spring Finals Hours

You're almost there!


Library hours extended April 26 -May 8


Sun  12 pm - 3 am
Tues-Thurs 7:30 am - 3 am
Fri   7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Sat 10 am - 4 pm

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

EBSCO System Maintenance May 1, 2015

Recently we received this message regarding EBSCO maintenance on the first of May:


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Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Spring Holiday Hours

Spring Break is almost here!
Due to electrical maintenance on campus, the library will be closing at 5:30 pm on Thurs. April 2.

Thur, Apr 2   7:30am - 5:30 pm
Fri - Mon, Apr 3-6   CLOSED
Tues-Thur, Apr 7-9 7:30am -5:30pm
Fri, Apr 10  7:30 am -4:30 pm
Sat, Apr 11   CLOSED
Sun, Apr 12   12 pm - 2 am



Monday, March 9, 2015

2am closing is back!

Great news, night hawks! ��
The library is once again closing at 2am on Monday through Thursday during normal operating hours!

Friday, February 27, 2015

Library resumes hours

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 The university was closed due to poor weather this week, Mon. Feb 23rd to Thurs. Feb. 26th. But the ULM Library was open 9am - 6pm throughout the snows!

We now return to our regular hours, but we'll still be closing at 12am Mon-Thurs for a while instead of 2am.
Mon - Thurs 7:30a – 12a
Fri  7:30a – 4:30p
Sat  10a - 4p
Sun  12p - 12a

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Mardi Gras Hours 2015


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The library and ULM will be closed Feb. 14-17 for Mardi Gras. Have a good time!

Thurs  7:30 am - 12 am
Fri  7:30 am – 4:30 pm
Sat - Tues Feb 14-17  CLOSED
Wed - Thurs 7:30 am - 12 am

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Attention Night Hawks!

Due to staff changes the ULM Library will close at 12:00 am Sun-Thurs starting  Feb. 8th!

Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. We will return to full hours in the future.

Friday, January 16, 2015

MLK Holiday Hours

 
The library will be closed this weekend and on Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Day (Jan. 17-19). We will re open to normal hours on Tues. Jan 20.

Friday, January 9, 2015

Spring Semester 2015 Hours

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Happy News Semester! The Library will being its Spring Hours on Monday, Jan. 12th. We'll be closed this weekend, but will be open on weekends starting on the 17th.

Sat & Sun (Jan 10-11)  CLOSED
Mon - Thurs
 
7:30 am– 2:00 am
Fri  7:30 am – 4:30 pm
Sat, Jan 17  10 am - 4 pm

You can now see the full Library Schedule for Spring Semester 2015 here:
http://ulm.edu/library/hours.html

Monday, December 22, 2014

Holiday Hours

Happy holidays!


The ULM Library will be open for wintersession until Dec. 23. The Library will close on Dec. 24 and re-open on Friday Jan. 2.

Mon Dec 22 - Tues Dec 23  7:30am–5:30pm
Wed Dec 24 - Thurs Jan 1 CLOSED
Fri Jan 2 -   7:30 am – 4:30 pm
Sat & Sun 
CLOSED

Full Schedule & Hours

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Thanksgiving Library Hours

Wed Nov 26 7:30 am – 1 pm
Thurs-Sat, Nov 27-29  CLOSED
Sun Nov 30  12 pm – 2 am

The Library will close today at 1pm for Thanksgiving Break, and will remain closed until Sunday when we return to normal hours.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Monday, November 3, 2014

Andrew Augustus Gunby Photograph Collection



ULM Library Special Collections curator Cyndy Robertson has released a new collection of photographs, the Andrew Augustus Gunby Photograph Collection. You can see it in the Louisiana Digital Library here:

http://cdm16313.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/landingpage/collection/p16313coll1

The Andrew Augustus Gunby Photograph Collection chronicles the life, family and times of Andrew Augustus Gunby (1849-1917) who was a lawyer, educator, author, and Louisiana appeals court judge (1881-1892) from Monroe, Louisiana. Gunby founded the Louisiana Chautauqua near Ruston, was active in the anti-lottery campaign of 1892 and authored Colonial John Gunby of the Maryland Line and From A.A. Gunby's Scribendus Book.

Friday, October 24, 2014

New Library Annual Report

The new ULM Library Annual Report is now available here:

http://www.ulm.edu/library/documents/ular-current.pdf