Monday, April 27, 2009

Extended Hours for Finals

The library has extended hours this weekend, so you can study harder than ever!

Friday, May 1: 7:30 am – 6:00 pm

Saturday, May 2: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Sunday, May 3: 10:00 am – 1:00 am

Friday, April 24, 2009

New ULM Library Green Committee Formed

ULM Library recently formed the ULM Library Green Committee to help find ways in which the University Library can be greener place for our patrons.

We welcome your ideas and suggestions to help make our library a better Eco Friendly place for the University. Please email: with ideas and suggestions.

Library Student PC Lab

With the move of the Library PC Lab to the new larger area on the 1st floor, plans are now in the works to grow the number of PCs. We recently changed out the printers using 2 new Hewlett Packard high speed laser printers.
We also still have PC lab desk assistants to answer your questions when using the lab.
We always welcome any comments or suggestions to improve the lab for your benefit. Comments and suggestions can be emailed to

Evolution of Nursing, ULM Library Special Collections

ULM Library Special Collections, 5th Floor now showing a interesting collection of historical artwork and hospital equipment celebrating our nursing school.

The Evolution of Nursing: 49 Years, shows the evolution of the nursing program with the university.

This display is open to students and the public.

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Saturday, April 18: Enjoy a Free Day in the Parks!

In celebration of 75 years of Louisiana State Parks, Lt. Governor Mitch Landrieu declared Saturday, April 18, to be a free "Day in the Park." During this special event, entrance fees will be waived for all visitors to Louisiana's State Parks and Historic Sites throughout the state.

"For three-quarters of a century, our State Parks and Historic Sites have given locals and visitors a chance to experience Louisiana's natural beauty," said Lt. Governor Landrieu, who oversees the Office of State Parks. "We are proud to have one of the finest parks systems in the country, offering recreational and educational opportunities throughout Louisiana. Our parks and historic sites are vitally important to our local economies. I invite you to come see for yourself all our State Parks have to offer."

For more information, read the full press release available through

Ebrary to be removed at end of April

Ebrary, while a very good e-book product, has unfortunately increased its price significantly. Do feel free to use it until the end of the month, however.

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Earth Day 2009 (April 22) is just around the corner. What can you do?

If you are ready to do more than you are already to protect and preserve our environment, the Environmental Protection Agency is ready to help, with a free monthly newsletter.

"America is shifting to a "green culture" where all 300 million citizens are embracing the fact that environmental responsibility is everyone's responsibility. To help, you can sign up to receive EPA's new consumer newsletter, GO GREEN!

EPA launched this monthly email newsletter to provide "what you can do" information about activities and events that we can use in our homes, communities, and offices."

To subscribe, go to ( and enter your preferred email address.

Monday, April 6, 2009

American History in Video, FREE ACCESS, through April 30

American History in Video is live! And now, through April 30th, it's free on the Web at the URL below.
Since launching this online collection of streaming video, we've been inundated with trial requests. So, we've decided to make it as easy as possible for everyone to take a look.
This new online resource for teaching and research is growing to include thousands of rare newsreels from 1929 through the 1960s, including the entire series of both Universal and United. You'll also find the historic Longine Chronoscope broadcasts and hundreds of hours of documentaries from leading producers such as The History Channel®.
Freely access the entire collection on the Web now through Thursday, April 30th.

No username or password required—enjoy!