Current News

9-1-15   Celebrate Constitution Day at the University Libraries
    Libraries host Constitution Day display and presentation
8-11-15   Cushing Library Releases Digitized Media Fanzine Collection
    Cushing Memorial Library and Archives has created online public access to the Sandy Hereld Memorial Digitized Media Fanzine Collection for free. Since the collection was first initiated in 2013, access to its materials was previously limited to only those with a Texas A&M-approved ID due to privacy concerns of many fanzine creators that contributed to the collection.
8-6-15   Texas A&M to Host Shakespeare’s First Folio Exhibition in Spring 2016
    The national traveling exhibition, First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, will visit Texas A&M University March 7, 2016 through April 3, 2016.
6-9-15   Wendi Arant Kaspar Named Editor of ACRL’s College and Research Libraries
    ACRL has appointed Wendi Arant Kaspar from the Texas A&M University Libraries as the editor for College & Research Libraries (C&RL) for a three-year term beginning July 1, 2016.
4-24-15   Stress Free Events at the Libraries During Finals
    Let the University Libraries ease the stresses of finals, May 6-11, with complimentary massages, furry “study buddies” from Aggieland Pets With A Purpose (APWAP), a creative outlet at the “Stress Buster Station,” and more.
4-22-15   Rebecca Hankins Selected as NEH Summer Scholar
    Rebecca Hankins, associate professor at Texas A&M University, has been selected as an NEH Summer Scholar.
4-22-15   University Libraries Creates Online Access to Texas A&M Yearbooks
    For the first time ever, Texas A&M University’s yearbooks are available to browse and search online in the Texas A&M University Yearbook Collection produced by the University Libraries.
3-23-15   University Libraries to host Edible Book Festival 2015 April 1
    Back by popular demand, the second annual Edible Book Festival returns April 1, 2015 at Evans Library in the first floor Johnette & Elwyn Bass Library Commons.
3-12-15   Texas A&M University Selected as Host for Exhibition of Shakespeare’s First Folio
    Texas A&M University has been selected as the host site for the state of Texas for First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, a national traveling exhibition of the Shakespeare First Folio, one of the world’s most treasured books.
3-11-15   Texas A&M University Libraries Introduces Quick Search
    The new Quick Search tool creates an easy way to search across the Texas A&M University Libraries' popular resources. Search for books, journal articles, newspapers, movies, music, digital collections, and more all in one place.
2-18-15   Don Kelly Collection of Gay Literature exhibit opens at Cushing Library
    The Don Kelly Research Collection of Gay Literature and Culture, Cushing Memorial Library and Archives will open its new Lives. Liberation. Love. exhibit, April 1, 2015, featuring materials from the Kelly collection.
2-16-15   SECU Workshop at Texas A&M Discusses Solutions for high Textbook Costs
    Reducing the costs of textbooks for students, even making them free, and developing more public access to thousands of research papers, is at the forefront of an initiative by the University Libraries to support transitioning Texas A&M into an “open university,” where research and educational resources are shared with society free of access and many copyright restrictions.
2-2-15   Reduce Library fines with Food for Fines Program
    The Texas A&M University Libraries will host its second annual Food for Fines event Feb. 16-21 to help reduce library fines in exchange for non-perishable food items. For each donation, $1 will be credited toward a fine on a University Libraries user account, up to a maximum of $50 per person.
1-30-15   University Libraries hosts first-ever SEC Academic Collaboration Award Workshop
    The Texas A&M University Libraries will host the inaugural SEC Academic Collaboration Award 2015 Workshop, Feb. 6-8, at Sterling C. Evans Library on campus at Texas A&M.
1-23-15   PsycINFO Now on EBSCO Platform
    Three American Psychological Association databases available at the Texas A&M University Libraries have moved to the EBSCO search interface as of Jan. 1, 2015.
1-16-15   Mitchell Exhibit on Boxing and Literature Opens Feb. 12
    An exhibit featuring 20th century English literature and the art of boxing will open with a reception at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12 at Cushing Library.
12-17-14   Libraries to Celebrate Five Millionth Volume Feb. 27
    The University Libraries will celebrate its five millionth volume with guest of honor, George R. R. Martin, Feb. 27, 2015.
12-4-14   University Libraries Adjusts Hours for Finals and Winter Break
    The Libraries will adjust its hours for finals Dec. 7-17, and will shift to interim hours leading up to winter break Dec. 18-23. The Libraries will be closed Dec. 24-28 and Dec. 31-Jan. 2.
11-19-14   Cushing Library Acquires the Don Kelly Collection of Gay Literature
    Cushing Library enhances the diversity of its rich, historical collections with the recent acquisition of the Don Kelly Research Collection of Gay Literature and Culture.
9-26-14   Harry Potter Exhibit Opens at Medical Sciences Library
    An exhibit featuring the connection between the Harry Potter series and medicine is coming to the Texas A&M Medical Sciences Library (MSL) this fall.
9-16-14   Elvis Memorabilia Exhibit Opens at Cushing Library
    Cushing Memorial Library and Archives will kick off fall in style, as it opens its new exhibit, The King: Celebrating the Sara H. Lindsey Collection of Elvis Memorabilia.
8-8-14   University Libraries Welcomes New Director at Cushing Library
    The University Libraries welcomed Dr. Francesca Marini as associate dean of special collections and director of the Cushing Memorial Library and Archives.
8-8-14   University Libraries Reaches Top 20 Ranking
    The Texas A&M University Libraries is among the top 20 institutions in 2013 according to the Association of Research Libraries.
8-6-14   Libraries help Texas A&M win first SEC Academic Collaboration Award
    Based on a proposal developed by the Texas A&M University Libraries, Texas A&M University has been named the winner of the first-ever SEC Academic Collaboration Award.

Dec. '14

Stress Free Events at the Libraries During Finals

Oct. '14

Cushing-Glasscock Award Presentations Scheduled Nov. 13

Sep. '14

University Libraries host Joe R. Lansdale Movie Double-Feature
Construction Partially Closes Evans Library Third Floor
Coach Sumlin Makes Kickoff Camp Gift to the Libraries

Aug. '14

Evans Library Entrance Closed from Aug. 18 through Aug. 20

Jul. '14

Libraries Support STEM Education with Open Access
University Libraries Wins Two Awards at National Conference

Jun. '14

Map & GIS Library to Receive Esri Award
Access Thousands of Scholarly Journals through BrowZine

May. '14

Graduate Students Receive Cushing-Glasscock Research Awards
Upgrade to Libraries’ Catalogs Will Limit Services May 18-21
University Libraries Team Wins Digital Libraries Award

Apr. '14

Access Thousands of Scholarly Journals through free trial of BrowZine
Make the Libraries Your Home During Finals
Libraries Develop Mobile-friendly LibCat Interface
University Libraries Adopts VIVO Application for Faculty Collaboration
Get Tours and Snacks at the Libraries for Parents’ Weekend

Mar. '14

Libraries to Hold First Edible Books Festival April 1
THATCamp Planned by Libraries and IDHMC with Focus on Collaboration
Libraries Will Adjust Hours for Spring Break

Feb. '14

Libraries Partner with A&M Women’s Basketball for Bookmark Game
Libraries Helps Local Food Bank
Cushing-Glasscock Graduate Award Call for Submissions

Jan. '14

University Archivist Seeks Records of Campus Life
Science Fiction Collection adds Filk as Deeper than Swords Exhibit Closes
Libraries to Adjust Hours MLK Weekend, Jan. 17-20

Dec. '13

Libraries Holiday Schedule to Begin Dec. 21
Holiday Recall Suspension Begins after Dec. 10
Find Study Pets and Comforts at the Libraries during Finals

Nov. '13

Libraries Will Close for Thanksgiving
Celebrate GIS Day 2013 with the University Libraries
Digitization Project Paves the Way for Future Open Access

Oct. '13

Libraries Awarded Grant for ORCID Identifiers Program
Libraries Awarded Grant for ORCID Identifiers Program
Cushing-Glasscock Awards to Take Place Oct. 25
Campus Library Users Invited to Participate in Survey

Sep. '13

Carmelita Pickett Receives Award for Distinguished Librarianship
Celebrate Constitution Day at the Libraries, Sept. 17
Library Dean Signs Up for Aggie Kick-Off Camp
Libraries and Division of Research Create OAK Fund

Aug. '13

Bruce Herbert to Lead Digital Services and Scholarly Communications
World War I Exhibit to Open at Cushing Library Sept. 18
Get Additional Access to Materials with BorrowItNow
Libraries Pilot New Guidelines for Electronic Reserves
Celebrate Fall Semester at Libraries Open House Aug. 21

Jul. '13

Don Quixote Research Collection Comes to Libraries

Jun. '13

University Libraries Closed July 4
Libraries' Search Service Changes July 19
Library Offers Systematic Reviews Sessions in July

May. '13

Joint Library Facility to Open May 24
Upcoming Changes to Search Now
Maintenance Scheduled for the Libraries' Search

Apr. '13

Get Ready for Finals at the Libraries: Comforts Provided
Complete the Libraries Checklist before You Graduate

Mar. '13

Doug Welsh to Speak at Friends of the Library Meeting April 27

Feb. '13

New Open Access Journal Focuses on Biology and Medicine
Patsy Nichols Memorial Award Honors Student Workers
Couple Makes Major Gift for Library Preservation

Jan. '13

Apply for Cushing-Glasscock Award
Get GIS Training on Census Data Resources
Join Us at Patent & Trademark Day Feb. 20
Henry Woudhuysen to Speak at Book History Exhibit Opening
Library System Upgrade to Limit Services Jan. 6-11

Dec. '12

Libraries Begin Holiday Closing Hours Dec. 21
George R. R. Martin Exhibit to Open Mar. 21-22
Recall Suspension Begins after Dec. 10

Nov. '12

Enjoy Beverages, Study Pets and More During Finals
Libraries to Close for Thanksgiving
Celebrate GIS Day 2012 with the University Libraries
WCL to Celebrate Makeover Nov. 16

Oct. '12

Shakespeare Exhibit Comes to Medical Sciences Library
Cushing Library Participates in Mellon Foundation Grant to University
Map & GIS Library Launches Mapping Historic Aggieland
Libraries to Celebrate Open Access Week Oct. 22-26
TAMHSC's McKay Receives Distinguished Achievement Award in Librarianship

Sep. '12

Map & GIS Library to Offer Training on Census Data Resources
Medical Sciences Library to Celebrate Bold New Spaces
Libraries and Thesis Office to Offer Copyright and Publishing Workshops
Students Eligible to Win Prizes in Knovel University Challenge
Get a Copy of the U.S. Constitution at the University Libraries
New Library Dean Tackles His First Aggie Kick-Off Camp
Cushing-Glasscock Award Recipients to Present Their Research

Aug. '12

Libraries' Website Offers New Services for Easier Searching and Renewals

Jul. '12

Library's Digital Geologic Atlas of the U.S. Enhanced with Google Earth

Jun. '12

Libraries Welcomes New Dean
Libraries Open Limited Hours July 4
Libraries Copy Cards Will Expire Dec. 31
View Checked Out Items in My Library Record
New Search Offers Single-Search Access

May. '12

View Highlights of Native American Culture
Libraries Remain Open Memorial Day Weekend
LibCat and Medical Sciences Catalog Upgrades Start June 27
Construction of Joint Texas A&M-UT System Library Facility To Begin In June
Library Catalogs Will Undergo Upgrades Beginning May 13
Three Graduate Students Receive Cushing/Glasscock Research Awards

Apr. '12

Tackle Finals at the Libraries
Libraries Announces Davis Staff Awards
Friends of Evans Library to Hold Annual Meeting at MSC May 18

Mar. '12

Join Us for ProQuest Day April 10 and Win a 32G Apple® iPad
Dr. Joe Feagin to Speak at Evans Library April 5
Register for Webinar About ReferenceUSA Database Usage, April 4 at the Libraries

Feb. '12

Join Us for Libraries Day at Blue Bell Park Feb. 29
Aggieland Saturday 2012
Libraries and Health Science Center Offer "GIS & Health" Seminar

Jan. '12

Get GIS Training on Census Data Resources
Libraries to Offer Help During Wikipedia Blackout
Reserve Group Study Rooms Online; No Key Needed
Cushing Library Awarded Grant for Mexican Colonial Collection
West Campus Library Temporarily Closing
David H. Carlson Named Dean of the Texas A&M University Libraries

Dec. '11

Libraries' Holiday Closing Hours

Nov. '11

Get Training on Technical Reports from Librarians
Rudder Exhibit at Cushing Library Spotlights Legendary President
Participate in Libraries' Website Survey and Win a Gift Card
University Libraries to Close for Thanksgiving

Oct. '11

Symposium and Exhibit Stress Historic Involvement of Spain and Mexico with Texas
2011 Cushing-Glasscock Awards to be Presented Oct. 28 at Cushing Library
Join the Friends for Rudder Book Signing Nov. 10
Celebrate GIS Day Nov. 16 at the University Libraries
Evans Library Renovation Wins ASID Texas Gulf Coast Chapter Award
GIS Users Can Get Training on Census Data Resources at Evans Library
Test Drive the Libraries’ Newest, All-In-One Search
Celebrate Open Access Week Oct. 24-28 at the Libraries

Sep. '11

2011 World Veterinary Year Panel Examines One Health Plus —The Future
Send Nominations for Upcoming Fair Use Film Festival
Coach Sherman’s Kick-Off Camp Gift Benefits Libraries
Celebrate Banned Books Week, Sept. 24-Oct. 1
Get Free Constitution Booklets at the Libraries, Sept. 17-23

Aug. '11

Ask the Libraries Expands Online Services for Research Help
Get Pizza and More Aug. 24 at Evans Library Annex
Nominations Open for I Love My Librarian Award
Get it for me Service Replaces Library Recall
New LibCat and MSL Catalogs

Jul. '11

Access Catalogs through Back-up Database July 20-22
Texas A&M Libraries Rank 16th in Scholarly Publications

Jun. '11

Libraries Remain Open July 4 Weekend
Digital Repository Spotlights President Emeritus Ray Bowen's Textbooks

May. '11

University Libraries Remain Open on Memorial Day Weekend
Visit 1912 Time Capsule Display at Cushing Library

Apr. '11

Libraries Offers Late Night Beverages and Comforts During Finals
Steven Escar Smith Named Dean of the University of Tennessee Libraries
World Veterinary Year Panel Examines Global Impact of Veterinarians April 27
Divya Talwar Wins READ Poster Contest

Mar. '11

Texas A&M University Libraries Partners in Web of Knowledge Launch
Charles Criner to Deliver Gallery Talk at Cushing Library
American Libraries Showcases Evans Library Renovation
Cushing/Glasscock Award Extends Submissions Call
Libraries' Spring Break Hours
Libraries' Spring Break Hours
Star in the READ Poster Campaign
World Veterinary Year Opening Features Equine Science Collection
Medical Sciences Librarians Publish Award Winning Article in Health Sciences

Feb. '11

World Veterinary Year Lecture Series Kicks Off with C. Trenton Boyd Presentation
Get Training on Census Data Resources and GIS at Evans Library
Charles Criner Exhibit Opens Feb. 18 at Cushing Library
Text the Libraries
Sign Up for Systematic Review Workshops

Jan. '11

Cervantes Collection Catalogue Debuts Feb. 2 at Cushing Library
Cushing/Glasscock Graduate Award Submissions Due March 18
University Libraries Adjusts Hours for MLK Jr. Day
PSEL to Close Jan. 20 for Conference Preparation
Evans Library to Reroute First Floor Services Jan. 5-11

Dec. '10

Important Notice Regarding Libraries Systems Outages During the Holidays
University Libraries’ Holiday Hours 2010-11
Librarian Shares Expertise on Wentletraps
Get it for me Service Unavailable Dec. 24-Jan. 2
Libraries Offers Late Night Beverages and Comforts During Finals
Holiday Recall Suspension Begins Dec. 13

Nov. '10

University Libraries Will Close for Thanksgiving
Texas A&M University Libraries Joins HathiTrust
Participate in Libraries’ Website Survey
READ Campaign Spotlights Aggie Stars
University Libraries to Celebrate GIS Day Nov. 17
Cushing Library to Exhibit Holman Collection of Printing Art in Texas

Oct. '10

Cushing-Glasscock Award Recipients to Deliver Presentations Oct. 29
David Chapman to Retire as Director of Cushing Library and University Archivist
Cushing Library to Host Archivists’ Workshop on Preserving Photographs
Cushing Library Hosts South Texas Reading and Celebration Oct. 22
President Loftin Proclaims Open Access Week Oct. 18-22
Alicia and Ed Muñiz ’67 Establish Endowment for Cushing Library
Coming Into Focus—The Big Picture
Celebrate Open Access Week Oct. 18-22