Thursday, June 23, 2016

Library Hours - 4th of July

Saturday - Monday (7/2-7/4) Closed

Taylor & Francis Online - Downtime - June 24

Taylor & Francis Online will be down for maintenance on Friday, June 24 from 5 -8 pm.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Book Chatter - June 14

Take a coffee break and join us for book chatter!

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

OCLC maintenance

All OCLC services will be unavailable from 8:00 pm Saturday, 4 June 2016, to 11:00 am Sunday, 5 June 2016, while they conduct data storage migrations.

Hein Online Trials

The Law Library will be trialing Taxation & Economic Reform in America Parts I & II and Tax Foundation Publications package until 6/10/2016

More information on these databases can be fount at

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Library Hours - Memorial Day

Saturday - Monday (5/28-5/30) Closed

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Lighting Maintenance - May 16

Maintenance on all lighting on the east side of 2nd and 3rd floor will take place on Monday, May 16.   Ceiling lighting will not be operable from 7 am - 5pm.   If you need assistance retrieving items from the stacks, please visit the Circulation Desk.

Archives and Special Collections will be closed during this maintenance.

Friday, May 6, 2016

Pharos down May 9

Due to system maintenance, there will be the following disruption for all lab printing through Pharos and multi-function devices through Pharos on May 9 from 8 am to 4 pm.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Summer Library Hours

Monday - Thursday 7:30 am - 11 pm *
Friday 7:30 am - 5 pm *
Saturday 10 am - 5 pm *
Sunday 1 pm - 11 pm

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Dialogos E Interpretaciones (Dialogs and Interpretations)

Located in the first floor University Libraries Gallery until May 20th.

International Print Exchange and Traveling Exhibition dedicated to global artistic and cultural exchange as well as promoting the fine art of printmaking to the public.

The international traveling exhibit, “Dialogos y Interpretaciones,” is located on the first floor of the I.D. Weeks library building in the University Libraries Gallery. Co-curators, Jules Floss of the United States and Jorge Osorio of Columbia, have brought together more than 70 artists from Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Honduras and the United States for an artistic and cultural exchange. Artists were given great latitude in their interpretation of the portfolio’s theme and every fine art print in the exchange features traditional printmaking techniques such as relief, lithography, intaglio, serigraphy and letterpress.

Monday, April 25, 2016

Archives and Special Collections closed May 16

Archives and Special Collections will be closed Monday May 16.
Please contact us with any questions or concerns.

Friday, April 22, 2016

Library Hours - Finals

Friday (4/29) 7:30 am - 2 am *
Saturday (4/30) 7:30 am - 2 am *
Sunday (5/1) 10 am - 2 am *
Monday - Thursday (5/2 -5/5) 7:30 am - 2 am *
Friday (5/6) 7:30 am - 5 pm *
Saturday (5/7) 10 am - 2 pm *
Sunday (5/8) Closed

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

New Resource - Routledge Perfomance Archive (RPA)

The Library has purchased the Routledge Performance Archive (RPA)

The Routledge Performance Archive provides access to audio-visual material from past and present practitioners of performance. Included are interviews with key figures in theatre history and contemporary practice; masterclasses with specialist actor trainers from around the world; unique footage direct from the legendary practitioners themselves; excerpted and full-length contemporary productions; and documentaries previously unavailable to global audiences. The video material spans more than fifty years of documented work direct from renowned practitioners and specialists, and ranges across the entire spectrum of theatre topics.

You can access it from the library databases list via the subject filters of theatre and film/video

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

National Library Week

Art Exhibit: "Take a Seat"

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - Thu , May 5, 2016

A class project for the Art 123, Three-Dimensional Design in the College of Fine Arts worked in teams to create chairs using corrugated cardboard. Project requirements specified that the chairs must be functional, aesthetic, ergonomic and support a 225 pound individual. This exhibit will be located in the Second Floor Gallery of I.D. Weeks Library.

Monday, April 11, 2016

My Body My Rights

March 4 - May 2, 2016 * USD's Amnesty International is curating an art show based on the campaign My Body. My Rights. * This exhibit is be located on the second floor-west of the University Libraries.

Monday, April 4, 2016

EBL Ebooks Main

As part of the overall modernization and consolidation of ProQuest ebook platforms, the ProQuest EBL and Ebook Central platforms will be unavailable for up to two hours Thursday April 7, 2016 (4 - 6 pm) for scheduled maintenance.

Monday, March 28, 2016

Current works by Leila Ghasempor

Located in University Libraries Gallery, first floor.

Ghasempor’s work is diverse since she does sculpture, ceramic and painting in lots of medium;  including pastel, watercolor, gouache, crayon, chalks, colored pencil, and acrylic. Her works comes from her imagination and the concerns that she has.  Examples include the weather in her native country Iran, and social concerns in other countries around the world. Ghasempor states she would also like to be an activist.