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New Fines and Fees for Overdue, Damaged, and Lost Library Items

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Save money! Treat your library materials with care!

The library’s fines and fees structure has been revised. The new structure will take effect July 1, 2014.

Want to avoid fines and fees? Return your library materials on time and in good condition!

Thank you for your help in preserving our materials!

June 19, 2014 at 1:45 pm Leave a comment

Database Trial: Psychological Experiments Online

The Library has a trial of the database Psychological Experiments Online through April 10th. This multimedia collection synthesizes important psychological experiments of the 20th and 21st centuries along with primary sources, including notes from experiment participants, field notes, and final reports.

Give it a try!

Use the following link to access the database from both on and off campus: http://proxy-tu.researchport.umd.edu/login?url=http://search.alexanderstreet.com/pexp.

Let us know what you think!

Is this a useful resource for your research or teaching? Let us know by contacting your liaison librarian or Mary Gilbert, Assistant University Librarian for Content Management.

March 13, 2014 at 4:50 pm Leave a comment

Trial of NewsBank’s “Access World News” Now Available

Extra! Extra!

The Library has set up a trial of NewsBank’s “Access World News” database, providing news collections that explore issues and events at the local, regional, national, and international level.

Access the database at the following URL: http://infoweb.newsbank.com/?db=AWNB

Off-campus users – contact the Research Help Desk at 410-704-2462 to receive login information for remote access.

Like it? Hate it? Let your liaison librarian know what you think!

October 3, 2013 at 11:58 am Leave a comment

Scheduled Downtime for Website this Friday

The Library website will be down for approximately 30 minutes for scheduled maintenance this Friday (9/13) afternoon starting at 4:30pm.

During the downtime, you can access many of our primary search tools directly via the following links:

And, of course, you can still visit us in person! Thank you for your patience and understanding!

September 11, 2013 at 4:06 pm Leave a comment

New Printing System is Here

A new way to print is here!

The Library has transitioned to TU’s WEPA print system! More information is available on the TU WEPA website.

WEPA print kiosks are available on the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 5th floors. Students, faculty, and staff can pay for printing using their OneCard Retail Points. Simply log in to the WEPA kiosks with your NetID and swipe your OneCard. Credit card payment options are also available.

Copying

Photocopying is also available in the Library. OneCard payment machines are located on floors 2-5. Credit card payment copiers are available on the 3rd floor.

Have Debitek Funds Remaining?

For patrons with remaining Debitek funds, printing is still available in the first floor SCS lab until August 27th. A Debitek payment photocopier will remain on the 3rd floor until August 27th as well.

August 5, 2013 at 11:20 am Leave a comment

Holiday Hours

Cook Library will close for the 4th of July holiday on Wednesday July 3, at 10:00 PM. The Library will be closed July 4th to 7th. The Library will reopen Monday, July 8th, at 7:30 AM.

Need to find library resources over the holiday? Don’t forget about our online resources and tools. For a taste of what’s available, take a look at these resources about the United States’ Independence Day.

June 24, 2013 at 7:50 am Leave a comment

BHI Reference Moving to 3rd Floor

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The Baltimore Hebrew Institute (BHI) Reference Collection is moving to the 3rd floor.

In order to make browsing all of our reference materials more convenient, these items can now be found in the 3rd floor Reference Collection. All other BHI items are located on the 2nd floor or in Special Collections.

Questions?
Librarians at the Reference Desk are available for assistance with all of your research needs.

February 20, 2013 at 11:58 am Leave a comment

Database Trial: NoveList

The Library has a trial for the database NoveList for the next month.

Try it now!

Description
NoveList, a readers’ advisory service, not only provides access to information on 155,000 fiction titles, but it also offers a wide range of feature content that will expand your staff’s ability to serve fiction readers of all ages and increase the reach of your library’s program including author read-alikes, book discussion guides, reading lists and more.

Feedback
Please send your feedback about this database to the library liaison for your department/discipline. (Find your liaison).

July 31, 2012 at 2:42 pm Leave a comment

Hiring Student Workers

The Library is currently hiring student workers for the Summer and Fall semesters. Federal Work Study students preferred.

More info: http://cooklibrary.towson.edu/employment

Apply online: http://www.towson.edu/careercenter/hiretu/index.asp

May 25, 2012 at 1:05 pm Leave a comment

New Mobile Website

Cook Library has a new mobile website available at http://cooklibrary.towson.edu/m/smart. The new site is designed specifically for touchscreen smartphones and tablets. If you’re on an i-device or Android, you’ll automatically be directed here when you visit cooklibrary.towson.edu. The site gives you access to many of our resources that are designed for mobile devices, as well as instant access to help from a librarian, the Library’s hours, and Library news and events.

The Library has been available on your mobile device for a couple years now at cooklibrary.towson.edu/m. If you’re not a smartphone/tablet user, you can still get basic library information through your phone by visiting this site.

The Library is also available via the TU Mobile App. Search for books and other resources directly from the app. Download it from the app store for your device by searching ‘towson u’.

Get Help!
Don’t forget! You can text a librarian to get help right in the palm of your hand. Simply text us at 66746 and start your message with askcook. More info: http://cooklibrary.towson.edu/spotlight/askcook.cfm

February 27, 2012 at 9:39 am Leave a comment

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