"Eureka!! The library is much more than black & white on pages. Students who research their fields not only improve their GPA, but craft skills for life. I invite you to stand on the shoulders of giants*. Take pride in your studies, take pride in who you are. Go Bobcats!"
Kory Kelly, Communication Studies Graduate Student & Graduate Instructional Assistant
*Bernard of Chartres, c. 12th century
Texas State University’s student yearbook is now online. The yearbook digitization project, a joint initiative between the Alkek Library’s Digital and Web Services unit and the University Archives, greatly improves access to one of the University’s most important historical resources.
More issues added soon!
Ranger, Sasha, Dolly, Lucy and other Divine Canine therapy dogs will provide unconditional love and licks at Alkek.
When: May 6th 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. & May 7th 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Alkek Instant Theater, main floor & SLAC, fourth floor
You asked for coffee and it’s here! Buy Starbuck’s coffee and other drinks along with pastries and healthy snacks. Kiosk located behind the Research & Information desk on Alkek’s main floor.
Hours: Monday-Thursday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. & Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed weekends, but the coffee shop will have extended hours during finals.
Local poster artists in the late ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s visually evoked Austin’s sound and defined its culture as the city established itself as one of the most vital music scenes in the country. More than 140 vintage pieces on view. Meet several of the artists at the March 1 event!
Poster: Armadillo World Headquarters Grand Opening, 1970, © Jim Franklin
The University Library recently created a new unit to focus on digitization and electronic resources. The Digital & Web Services department is working with the University Archives and The Wittliff Collections to digitize materials for preservation and online access. Information about current projects can be found on the Digital Collections News blog.