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

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