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.

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Exams conclude, Semester Ends

And everyone -- students, faculty and staff -- breathed a sigh of relief.

During Library Extended Hours over 250 students were served between 9-10pm during the four days the Library stayed open late.

And thanks to Student Life who provided snacks for study breaks.  

Monday, April 30, 2018

ENG111 Library Displays, Part II

More engaging Library displays from Professor Schroder's ENG 111 students:

Creativity by M. Daniela Gravina and Martha Salcedo.  It's interactive!  It lights up!

Suicide Prevention by Scarlet Zelaya and David Arter

Friday, April 27, 2018


It's that time of year!  Spring is in the air, the trees outside the Library's magnificent two-story windows are bursting into leaf:

and FINAL EXAMS are almost here!

Which means it's time for 


From April 30 - May 3 the Library will be open extra hours:

8.30am -- 10.00pm


Thursday, April 19, 2018

Students Display in the Library

This semester Professor Carlos Schroder's ENG111 students were tasked with conducting research on the resources and services of the campus library, and developing potential ideas for Library displays highlighting topics of potential interest to the campus community and featuring resources from the Library collection.

These proposals were submitted to Alexandria Campus Librarians who selected several top contenders to mount actual displays in the Library.

Here are the first three:

Filmosophy by Joel Halbedl and Yasmine Abubakr

 Organ Donation by Ursula Campos

Women in Sports by Kanesha Bullock and Romeo Escalante