posted by studentasst | October 29, 2013 | | Miller Library
This entry is just a quick update to the auto room. We’re working on getting things like brochures and books better organized so they’re easier to look through. We’ve also added more hours! Through a generous donation of funds, Wes and I will be working more hours in the auto room to better help you students! The updated hours are listed below:
Monday: 12:30-1:30pm, 5:00-7:00pm
Wednesday: 12:30-1:30pm, 5:00-6:00pm
Friday: 8:30-10:30am, 12:30-1:30pm, 3:00-5:00pm
Tuesday: 11:00am-12:00pm, 3:00-5:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am-12:00pm, 3:00-5:30pm
I also wanted to mention that not all of our automotive materials are in the auto room. The contents of the auto room are primarily magazines, brochures, late-model press kits, service manuals, and some books. However, many of the books on cars, the car industry, and many related topics are available any time the library is open. They are located upstairs on the left side as you ascend the stairs. Things have moved around, so if you’ve seen auto books up there in the past, they may be in a slightly different spot than you remember. Auto books are in the 629 serial number range. These number ranges are listed on the ends of the bookshelves. So in case you’re a little lost, just start looking for the 629 numbers. These books carry a wide range of automotive topics, and if you need information on cars and neither Wes nor I are available, don’t give up, try the books upstairs. And if all else fails, we’ll be around throughout the week, just check the schedule in the window of the auto room door.
And here’s the answer to the last trivia question:
D. 1972 AMC Gremlin. UCLA built a very unusual hydrogen-powered car. The Gremlin in and of itself is unusual, but the powertrain made it stranger. They installed a Ford 351 V8 and converted it to burn hydrogen instead of gasoline.
And here’s the next trivia question:
Which pick-up truck was offered as a convertible from the factory?
a. 1991 Toyota Pick-up
b. 1989 Dodge Dakota
c. 1979 Ford F-150
d. 1980 GMC Sierra
posted by Director of Library Services | September 27, 2013 | | Miller Library
The space on the top floor south side is going to become a “Makerspace” / “Incubator” space.
“A library incubator [makerspace] is a space designed to provide the community with guidance, tutoring and mentoring whenever they need help. Using a library incubator, users can gain assistance from library staff, or local tutors, academic faculty, or, for that matter, other community members. The incubator, in its feature as a physical touch-point for support, provides areas within the library in which to collaborate and work together, ask questions, share notes and information, and perform research.”
This space will be developing over time; if you have ideas of what should be in it or what should happen, let Mary Hester, Library Director, or Kori Gregg, VP of Entrepreneurship, know.
posted by Director of Library Services | August 22, 2013 | | Miller Library
posted by Director of Library Services | August 13, 2013 | | Miller Library
Miller Library hours are the same as last year:
Through August 21
Monday-Friday — 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Beginning August 22
Sunday — 2:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Monday-Thursday — 7:30 am – 11:00 pm
Friday — 7:30 am -5:00 pm
We will be closed Sunday, September 1 and Monday, September 2 because of Labor Day.
posted by Director of Library Services | March 12, 2013 | | Miller Library
When you click the link to “Find Books in Miller Library’s Catalog”, you will see a new look. That is because we have switched to a new catalog. The new catalog is more efficient so you won’t have to wait as long for the catalog to open and for it to find items.
The new catalog has both a mobile web page that will work in any mobile browser and apps that you can download. The link for the mobile web page is http://atriuum.mcpherson.edu/opac/miller/index.html?mode=mobile. I will post about the apps soon; there is specific information you have to put in before the app will work.
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