It is hard not to notice the improvements at the Library. On the second floor, near the computers, there is a new open study area. Across the bridge, in the health journals collection area, low shelving has been installed to … Continue reading
Author Archives: Stephen J. Rollins
The Library’s New Kaleidoscope A kaleidoscope can be defined as “a tube-shaped optical instrument that is rotated to produce a succession of symmetrical designs by means of mirrors reflecting the constantly changing patterns made by bits of colored glass at … Continue reading
The Alaska State Library awarded an additional $52,500 to the Consortium Library’s Digital Pipeline grant bringing the total amount to $ 140,340. The reason for the additional funding is to pay for the surge in demand for the Live Homework … Continue reading
Assistant Professor Megan Friedel is a member of the Library Archives and Special Collections Department. Her recent blog entry on some of the history of Hatcher Pass was reprinted on the Adventure Journal website. http://www.adventure-journal.com/2012/01/declination-the-great-alaskan-ski-resort-that-never-was/ She also reports this topic … Continue reading
The three students who won prizes in the LibQUAL drawing are APU student Whisper Hymer ($100 iTunes) and UAA students, Marcus Duenez (iPad2) and Lori Bogren ($100).
Because of the initiative and skills of the Technical Services Department, the Library’s online catalog continues to expand by adding other UAA collections. Most recently the cataloging records for the Learning Resources Center and Disability Support Services collections were added. … Continue reading
If you visited the Library’s website in the last couple of weeks, you should have noticed some changes. The Library’s schedule for its hours has been moved to make room for the Library’s social media presence. The News and Events … Continue reading