Announcing Cowan-Blakley Library’s new partnership with the Irving Public Library

Announcing Cowan-Blakley Library’s new partnership with the Irving Public Library

We have exciting news! Cowan-Blakley Library has partnered with the Irving Public Library to allow UD students to use their resources. The Outreach Team from the Irving Public Library will be at Cowan-Blakley Library on November 15 from 9:00AM to 2:00PM. During this time, current UD students can bring their student ID and get an account set up. Having an account with the Irving Public Library will allow you to access all of their e-books, audio books, streaming audio and…

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Reminder: Don’t Write in Library Books

Reminder: Don’t Write in Library Books

We’ve seen several instances recently of writing and/or otherwise defacing books that belong to the library. Please remember not to write in books that belong to Cowan-Blakley Library. Let’s work together to preserve the resources we all share! Below is an example of an extreme case:

Access The New York Times through Cowan-Blakley Library

Access The New York Times through Cowan-Blakley Library

You can now access the New York Times through Cowan-Blakley Library! Here are the steps to take 1. You must be on campus to register 2. Go to AccessNYT.com 3. Create a free account. Once you’ve created the free account, you can log into it anywhere. You will have access for 364 days, then on the 365th you will need to re-register. There is also a New York Times education module that you may find useful. You have to register…

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Welcome back student workers!

Welcome back student workers!

The Fall 2016 semester is in full swing, which means the library student workers have returned. We love our student workers! We are so happy you’re back! Hope everyone’s Fall semester is off to a great start! Don’t forget to stop by the library for any help you may need in your classes.

Blakley Closure Continues

Blakley Closure Continues

Pardon our progress! Work in the Blakley building will continue, and therefore that area of the library will be closed to patrons. Please contact the folks at the circulation desk for help with any materials you may need from that area. We will be glad to get what you need for you!

Book Sale This Week!

Book Sale This Week!

Attention book lovers! This Thursday, May 26th, Blakley Library will be having a one-day sale on gently used books. With 5 carts to choose from, there will be something for everyone. The carts will be located in Braniff foyer under the windows to the right of the library entrance.  All books will be 25 cents each or 5 for $1.00. Cash or check only please. What – Blakley Library Book Sale – 1 Day Only Where – Braniff foyer When…

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Blakley Library Offers Extended Hours During Finals

Blakley Library Offers Extended Hours During Finals

  Blakley Library is trying something new for Spring 2016 finals. We are going to extend our hours. Now the library will be available to you for study during the hours below. If this is successful we will consider regularly offering extended hours during Final Exam weeks. Be sure and give us your feedback so we know if the extended hours are helping you!

Featured Library Staff Member: Dean Cherie Hohertz

Featured Library Staff Member: Dean Cherie Hohertz

  Cherie Hohertz is Dean of University Libraries at University of Dallas. Get to know her in this interview! What is your job at Blakley library? What do you do? I am the Dean of University Libraries and Research. I oversee all of the daily operations of the library, but the majority of my job includes library planning and assessment, budgeting, and administrative work. Making sure the library runs smoothly. What made you want to work in a library? I…

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