Monday, August 06, 2018

Rain Rain Go Away

It's been a wild and wet summer.

Read up on weather:

Weather.  QC981 B35 2007

Restless Skies: The Weather Book.  QC981 D68x 2005

The Weather Experiment: The Pioneers Who Sought To See The Future.  QC858 A2 M66 2015

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Summer makeover

The Library Circulation area received some new furniture:

Reshelving area

Book art

Course reserves

Tuesday, July 03, 2018


It only took 40+ years but the library invested in some great new shelving:

Brand new matching shelving behind the Circulation Desk.

And an upgrade to the Library Faculty offices:

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Throwback Thursday

Libraries are fashionable places.  As Alexandria Campus Library does some redecorating (stay tuned!!), we look back at some fashion statements of the past:

Carpet in the 90s (above)

And carpet from before, going all the way back to the 70s (orange!!).

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

World Cup

Have you caught World Cup Fever?  The FIFA World Cup is currently being contested in Russia.

You can watch the World Cup live in the United States on Fox Sports, the official broadcaster, or various places online.

Or you can read up on the history and culture of the World Cup:

A history of the World Cup : 1930-2014.  GV943.49 .L57 2015

World Cup of soccer : the complete guide.  GV943.49 .H86X 2010

The ESPN World Cup companion : everything you need to know about the planet's biggest sports event.  GV943.49 .H57 2010

Chasing the game : America and the quest for the World Cup.  GV944.U6 B66 2010

The glorious World Cup : a fanatic's guide.  GV943.5 2010 .B38 2010

Encyclopedia of the FIFA World Cup.  GV943.49 .D86 2015

Thursday, June 07, 2018

Throwback Thursday

Watch this space to visit scenes and relics of the Alexandria Library of Yesteryear.

Back in the day periodical articles were searchable on microform (microphotographic reproductions that needed to be viewed in a special enlarger.  See above).

Before the NOVA Nighthawk.  Before ACEPrint.  Before NOVACard.  Before FASTprint.  These were NOVA's Library Cards.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Summer Session

Summer semester is now underway!  Although the 12-week session is already underway, there is still time to register for the 5-week, 6-week and 8-week sessions!

Summer semester also means the Library returns to business as usual.

A Librarian is on duty to assist with research needs and homework help:

Monday - Thursday 8.30am - 9.00pm
Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm

Also check to see if we have your course textbook, which can be used FOR FREE.

Need a calculator?  Check one out for 4 hours or overnight!

Looking for quiet study space?  Head upstairs.  Group study space?  Right next to the main reading room.

Need help from off-campus?  Ask a Librarian.  24-7.