Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Engineering Library Changes Hours

Effective January 1, 2015, the Engineering Library will be closed on Saturdays. 

The Architecture, C.Y. Thompson, Love, Music and Schmid Law Libraries will all still be open on Saturdays.  To view the different library branch hours you can go to: http://libraries.unl.edu/hours

Genealogy over Lunch: 12/18

At the December 18, Genealogy over Lunch we will be discussing DNA.  A basic introduction on how to use DNA as a genealogical tool will be presented.  People who have done a DNA test to help further their research will also be sharing their experiences.

Please join us on Thursday, December 18, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Room 110, Love Library South.  Don’t forget to bring your own lunch!

Friday, December 5, 2014

Coffee and Snacks During Dead Week

UNL Libraries are providing snacks and beverages during Dead Week to help you study.

Tuesday through Thursday of Dead Week Love Library will be setting out coffee, hot cocoa, tea and snacks in the Talk Zone at 9:15 a.m. and 3 p.m.  Other library branches across campus will be serving hot beverages and snacks at various times of the day.

Monday, December 1, 2014

Love North entrance closes as construction begins

Preparation for construction of the Love Library Learning Commons gets underway on the first floor of Love Library North in December.   The public entrance to Love Library North closes on December 19, 2014 at 5:00 pm.  The construction project will last one year and the entrance is expected to reopen in January of 2016. 

The circulation desk at that entrance will be dismantled and the vending machines will move to the second floor of Love Library North.

Several options to access the collections in lower level of Love North Lower Level include:
·         at least one elevator in Love North open from 2nd floor to lower level
·         a hallway that connects Love Library South 19 (lower level) to Love Library North 22 (lower level)
·         Request Delivery service and Libraries staff can get books for you with 24 hours advance notice. To make your request for Delivery visit: https://unl.illiad.oclc.org/illiad/logon.html

The Love Library Learning Commons will be the academic hub of City Campus, fostering a transformative environment for scholarship where students can gather and collaborate and faculty can incorporate cutting-edge technologies and instruction resources into their curricula. The space will be available 24/7, offer a café, a variety of study spaces, and expert help at the ASKus service point.

To learn more about the Learning Commons and see the plans, visit:


Friday, November 21, 2014

UNL Libraries offers access to Chronicle of Higher Education

The University Libraries have purchased a site license to the online version of the Chronicle of Higher Education and its archives from 1989 to the present. UNL faculty, administrators, students, and staff can access articles through the Chronicle.com website by creating a free account using their unl.edu email address. Once on the Chronicle’s website, click on the Log In link at the upper right corner and follow the process to a free account. The free account grants you complete access to the Chronicle from anywhere in the world.  Go to Chronicle.com & Click Log In to start viewing articles today!

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Measuring the Impact of your Research: Nov. 19

We invite UNL graduate students and faculty to register for our last special workshop focused on research.

Learn how to document the citation of your research using various metrics, and evaluate which metrics best describe the impact of your work.
Nov. 19, 3pm, Love Library, Room 111: Measuring the Impact of your Research

Genealogy over Lunch: Nov. 20

Genealogy over Lunch is revisiting your brick walls at our next meeting.  If you’ve hit a brick wall in your genealogical research or just have a question that has stumped you, Genealogy over Lunch will help you brainstorm how to move on in your research.

Please join us on Thursday, November 20, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Room 110, Love Library South. Don’t forget to bring your own lunch!