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  • Summer Hours

    [ Construction is ongoing, but we will be open 7:30am-5pm M-Th, and 7:30am-4pm on Friday. We will be closed on weekends and holidays such as Memorial Day or July 4th. ]

    [ Monday, 18 May 2015 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • April Newsletter

    [ April Issue of Bookends. Compact Shelving! New Books! Phase II Construction! Much More! ]

    [ Monday, 20 April 2015 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • April Archival Minute

    [ Ulysses Sylvester Conn - Part I ]

    [ Thursday, 16 April 2015 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Statista Video

    [ Curious about Statista and how it works? Click the headline to see video tutorials! ]

    [ Thursday, 9 April 2015 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • New Resource: Statista

    [ Over 80.000 topics from over 18.000 sources. provides direct access to quantitative data on media, business, finance, politics, and a wide variety of other areas of interest or markets. Data sources include market research reports, such as the Ipsos Affluent Survey published annually by Ipsos Media, Simmons National Consumer Studies and Consumer Insights from Scarborough Research, as well as trade publications, scientific journals, and government databases. ]

    [ Tuesday, 24 March 2015 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • February Newsletter

    [ The future of the WSC Collection, New books, Coming Soon to the IRC, Online Writing Helpdesk, and more! ]

    [ Wednesday, 18 February 2015 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Honoring the Fallen

    [ The first Archival Minute of 2015! ]

    [ Wednesday, 18 February 2015 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Online Writing Help Desk

    [ Holland Academic Success Center has a new online writing help desk. Email your paper to and include a description of the assignment's directions and your time availability. Look for a return email by 1pm the following day scheduling a skype consultation. See further details by visiting the Holland center website (click this news headline). ]

    [ Tuesday, 3 February 2015 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • November Newsletter

    [ New Camcorder, New Books, Placing Holds, New Database, and much more! ]

    [ Monday, 24 November 2014 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • New Science Database

    [ We have a new scholarly article database, Applied Science and Technology Source. The subjects included are chemistry, computer science, emerging technology, manufacturing, and much more! ]

    [ Thursday, 13 November 2014 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Learning Express Database, Exam Books

    [ If you're preparing for the SAT, Praxis II, CLEP, GRE, MCAT, GMAT, OAT, or any other test check out the Learning Express Exam Collection. Or, search our catalog for exam books available in print or online. ]

    [ Tuesday, 11 November 2014 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • September Newsletter

    [ Construction updates, new books Holland Academic Success Center, Test Prep Materials, and more! ]

    [ Monday, 25 September 2014 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • New Medicine Database

    [ We've got a new database, the Natural Medicine Comprehensive Database. It is an online reference resource for natural product names, diseases, conditions, or drug name. Also gives product information, effectiveness ratings, or potential interactions with drugs, etc. ]

    [ Monday, 25 July 2014 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • New Print Stations

    [ The library has some new print release stations near the south entrance. They will hold print jobs for two hours. Once you're logged into papercut (follow hyperlink in headline) select "library main floor" and then log into any of the stations to release the job. ]

    [ Wednesday, 15 July 2014 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Welcome Back, My Library Login

    [ Welcome Back to all our returning students and a big Wildcat welcome to our freshmen! Please pardon any construction noise, renovations are continuing during the school year. Finally, if you wish to log in to My Library or request a book through the catalog you'll now be using your Campus ID number. This is the shorter of the two numbers on the front of your student ID. ]

    [ Tuesday, 12 August 2014 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • South Entrance, Road Closure

    [ The south entrance is open, and will be the only library entrance for 9 months. The road between Peterson and the Library will be closed at some point next week for construction equipment. ]

    [ Wednesday, 15 July 2014 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Main Entrance Closed, Storm Damage

    [ The main entrance is closed, the south entrance has been delayed. Please use the northwest entrance until further notice. Patrons in wheelchairs who wish to use library services should call the circulation desk (402-375-7258) to make special arrangements. We apologize for the inconvenience. The library weathered the storm on June 30th, a few trees fell around the building. ]

    [ Monday, 30 June 2014 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • WiFi, Construction Updates

    [ The main entrance is back open for now and we have a wheelchair ramp. The South Entrance is delayed for at least a week. The library has also been changed over to the new wireless network. wsc-secure has become WSC-Secure and WSC_Guest became WSC-Guest. Documentation on how to sign on is linked in the title of this news item. If you have issues getting on the new wireless network please contact the computing help desk. ]

    [ Friday, 30 May 2014 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Main Entrance Closing

    [ Demolition work on the Wayne State College Conn Library has progressed to the point where we will need to temporarily close the main entrance. However, dirt work around the new south ramp/entrance is not yet completed. Therefore, beginning Wednesday, June 4, the public will be able to access the library from the maintenance door in the northwest corner of the library. We anticipate that this entrance will be used for the duration of this week. Patrons in wheelchairs who wish to use library services should call the circulation desk (402-375-7258) to make special arrangements. We apologize for the inconvenience, wheelchair access should be restored soon. ]

    [ Friday, 30 May 2014 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Wheelchair Ramp Out Of Order

    [ Due to construction work the library's wheelchair ramp is currently inaccessible. Patrons in wheelchairs who wish to use library services should call the circulation desk (402-375-7258) to make special arrangements. We apologize for the inconvenience, wheelchair access should be restored soon. ]

    [ Friday, 30 May 2014 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Learning Express Library Improvements

    [ Learning Express is rolling out some new improvements to their website. This resource (found on our online resources page) contains study materials and practice exams for the GRE, GED, and various occupational exams. ]

    [ Thursday, 29 May 2014 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Elevator Shutdown

    [ The elevator has been shut down permanently. A new elevator will be installed in the new library entrance. If you need assistance getting materials from the second floor or lower level please go to the circulation desk on the first floor. ]

    [ Wednesday, 21 May 2014 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Construction Update

    [ Construction has moved to the front of the building. A temporary wall has been put up but the front entrance is still open. The alternative entrance to the building is still under way. ]

    [ Wednesday, 21 May 2014 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Summer Hours

    [ Summer hours are now on our website. ]

    [ Wednesday, 07 May 2014 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Construction Noise

    [ We will periodically have construction noise in the library until the end of the semester. The construction crew will try to limit it to times when few people are in the library. ]

    [ Thursday, 01 May 2014 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Pulizter Awards Announced

    [ The Pulitzer Awards have been announced, we have the list of award winners on our awards libguide. ]

    [ Monday, 28 April 2014 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Art Sale

    [ There is an art sale going on in the Nordstrand Art Gallery April 23 and 24th from 11am to 6pm. ]

    [ Wednesday, 23 April 2014 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • New computers on first floor

    [ The public computers on the first floor will be upgraded. Also, the linux computers near the print station will be replaced with windows computers. One linux computer will be kept for quick catalog searches. ]

    [ Wednesday, 23 April 2014 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Increased Wireless Capacity and Open Hours

    [ To address increased mobile device usage in the library, we are adding more wireless capacity. We will also start extended hours next Tuesday, being open until 1AM. ]

    [ Friday, 18 April 2014 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • April 2014 Newsletter

    [ Our April 2014 Newsletter! This issue includes: Digital Die Cuts, New Books, Distance Services, Remodeling Infomration, Online Library Courses, Student Art Exhibit, and more! ]

    [ Fridayy, 04 April 2014 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Remodeling Update

    [ Popular Reading and Audiobooks are being moved to Periodicals Room. Additional study tables have been added to the Periodicals Room. ]

    [ Wednesday, 02 April 2014 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • New Art Exhibit

    [ March 24-April 10, the Senior Art Exhibition will be at the Nordstrand Visual Arts Gallery. ]

    [ Monday, 24 March 2014 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Library Renovations: Noise during Spring Break

    [ Demolition in the lower level of the library should start next week. If you're in the library during spring break expect to hear some noise. ]

    [ Wednesday, 5 March 2014 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Cell Phone Signals in Basement

    [ In anticipation of construction starting next week the cell phone repeater has been removed from the basement. This will result in a weaker signal down there. There is still Wifi coverage. ]

    [ Friday, 28 Febrary 2014 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • New Art Exhibit

    [ On Wednesday, Feb. 19th the Nordstrand Art Gallery will have their new exhibit. It will be on display until March 20th. ]

    [ Tuesday, 18 Febrary 2014 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • February 2014 Newsletter

    [ The first 2014 issue of Bookends is here! ]

    [ Thurs, 30 January 2014 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Quote Contest is Over

    [ The quote contest is over, thank you to the people who contributed to the over 70 submissions we received! ]

    [ Wed, 29 January 2014 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Peer Tutor Hours Updated

    [ New peer tutor hours for Spring 2014 are up. Peer tutors are in the library near the art exhibit. ]

    [ Wed, 29 January 2014 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • New Circulation Librarian!

    [ The library welcomes Evan Swan as our new circulation librarian! ]

    [ Mon, 06 January 2014 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • New Art Exhibit

    [ On January 15th, 2014 we will have a new sculpture exhibit from Shannon Sargent. The exhibition will begin with a reception from 4:30 to 6 p.m. The reception will take place in the Nordstrand Visual Arts Gallery and is open to the public. Sargent will also give an artist's talk on his work at 3:30 p.m. in Gardner Auditorium. The exhibition will be on display until Feb. 13. ]

    [ Mon, 02 December 2013 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • November 2013 Newsletter

    [ The Library is pleased to share with you the 2013 edition of its newsletter Bookends! ]

    [ Mon, 11 November 2013 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • New Streaming Movie Trial

    [ The Library is trying out a new streaming video service. Feel free to click on the link from any on-campus computer (link is the headline for this post) and check it out. Tell us what you think! ]

    [ Thurs, 7 November 2013 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • ReferenceUSA

    [ The Library has added Reference USA to its database offerings. This database contains statistical information on US Businesses and Consumer Profiles. You can access it from any computer. If you are off-campus, you'll need your ecampus login and password to access it (same for all our subscribed databases). ]

    [ Fri, 25 October 2013 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • New Art Exhibit

    [ The WSC Art & Design Faculty Exhibition opens on October 28th and will run through November 21. ]

    [ Fri, 25 October 2013 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Personalized Research Assistance

    [ Don't forget, the library can help you with research papers, topics, citations, finding resources, and more in one-on-one sessions away from the reference desk. ]

    [ Tues, 10 September 2013 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • New Art Exhibit

    [ The Nebraska Art Teachers Association Exhibit will be in the Nordstrand Visual Arts Gallery from Sept. 9 to Sept. 20. ]

    [ Tues, 03 September 2013 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Welcome!

    [ We'd like to welcome all the students who have come to WSC for our 2013-2014 school year! We hope you have a great year and look forward to seeing you in the library! We've got a new display up featuring steampunk books and movies so come back it out near our Popular Reading area. ]

    [ Fri, 23 August 2013 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • August Newsletter

    [ In this issue: Library Remodeling Progress Report; New Books at Conn; Database Spotlight: EBSCOhost; Yearbook Revived; Request a PRA; Library Services for Faculty; Online Courses Offered; New Resources at the IRC; 2013 Pulitzer Awards Announced; Printable Research Guides; Library Catalog Gets a New Look; Archival Minute: Spizzerinktum ]

    [ Wed, 21 August 2013 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Remodeling Update

    [ Funding has been approved by the Nebraska Legislature to allow us to commence with our plans to remodel the WSC Library. A construction manager will be hired this summer, plans will be further refined, and actual construction is anticipated to begin during the spring of 2014. ]

    [ Wed, 5 June 2013 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • April Newsletter

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    [ Fri, 12 April 2013 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Library Booksale

    [ The Library booksale is going on between today, March 11th through March 22nd. Come down and see what we have! ]

    [ Mon, 11 March 2013 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • We are open Spring Break

    [ We are open March 4th-8th from 8am to 5pm. We are closed Saturday, march 9th but will be open on Sunday the 10th. ]

    [ Thurs, 4 March 2013 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Nordstrand Visual Art Gallery Opening

    [ Feb. 13 - March 14th, the Nordstrand Art Gallery will be showing a new exhibit. ]

    [ Thurs, 13 Feb 2013 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • New Ebook Collection

    [ We are currently in a trial period for a new ebook collection from EBSCO. This collection currently has over 112,000 ebooks in it from a variety of subjects including Oxford University Press and the Royal Society of Chemistry. To access it, click on the title of this news entry and then "ebooks" at the top to browse. Or, you can search it in any EBSCO product by clicking "choose databases" and selecting the ebook collection. ]

    [ Thurs, 31 Jan 2013 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Films on Demand

    [ The library is happy to announce that we have a new resource available to Business faculty and students. Titles from PBS, BBC, Frontline, CNBC, and many other major publishers are included. You can also embed the vidoes into Sakai, Powerpoint, and other services. ]

    [ Thurs, 04 Jan 2013 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Regular Hours Begin Monday, January 7th

    [ The library will begin regular hours on Monday, January 7th. The library will be closed Saturday the 5th and Sunday the 6th. ]

    [ Thurs, 04 Jan 2013 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Change in Fall 2012 Library Hours, New exhibit on Monday

    [ The library will now be open until 1am Monday-Thursday, we have also opened up more study space in the basement. Anyone who hasn't seen the current art exhibit in Nordstrand Visual Art Gallery should see it this week, a new exhibit will open on Monday Dec 3rd. ]

    [ Wed, 28 Nov 2012 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • November 2012 Newsletter

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    [ Tues, 13 Nov 2012 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Library Conference Room 201 Available For Scheduling

    [ Please stop by the Circulation Desk to schedule the Library Conference Room (201). With HR moved back to Hahn, the room is again available for reservations. The room does have a computer and projection system available upon request. ]

    [ Tues, 02 Oct 2012 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Wayne State College To Present Terry Rosenberg, Presidents

    [ Wayne State College will present the exhibition, "Terry Rosenberg, Presidents." Paintings will be on display from Nov. 7-29. An opening reception will be Nov. 7, from 4:30 to 6 p.m., in the Nordstrand Visual Arts Gallery, Wayne State College. The exhibition consists of a selection of recent paintings (2011-2012) that appropriate the names of American presidents as a primary motif. Rosenberg lives and works in New York City and in Omaha. He was formerly an artist in residence at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts. His work is in the permanent collections of the Brooklyn Museum, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Walker Art Center and the Sheldon Museum of Art. ]

    [ Tues, 06 Nov 2012 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Wayne State Art & Design Faculty Exhibit

    [ The Nordstrand Visual Art Gallery will present a new exhibit! The opening and reception will be on October 8th, 4:30pm to 6pm at Conn Library. ]

    [ Tues, 02 Oct 2012 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Celebrate Banned Books Week

    [ This week is banned books week! Celebrate by reading one of the many books that has been challenged over the years. The banned books week website also has many excellent videos talking about censorship as well as a link to their YouTube channel where people are performing Virtual Read-Outs at their local libraries. ]

    [ Tues, 02 Oct 2012 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • New Ways to Help You! Online Subject guides and the Personalized Research Assistance program!

    [ We have started publishing online guides to help students use library resources. This includes a homepage with links to the main library services, a list of new books in popular reading, and subject specific guides for your classes. We've also started offering Personalized Research Assistance, which gives you 30-45 minutes of one-on-one time with a librarian to help you with citations, researching information, and finding a paper topic. ]

    [ Tues, 25 Sept 2012 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Library Facebook Page

    [ Take a look at Conn Library's new Facebook page. Every day we will feature a new "Book of the Day". (learn more) ]

    [ Wed, 22 Aug 2012 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • August 2012 Library Newsletter

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    [ Wed, 24 Aug 2012 8:30:00 GMT ]

  • Name Change! The ITC is now the IRC

    [ The 2nd floor area of the library that houses our educational resources has a new name. Formerly the Instructional Technology Center (ITC), this area has been renamed the Instructional Resource Center (IRC). We believe the new name more accurately reflects the evolving mission of this department, and that the name change will help eliminate confusion about technology support services on campus. (learn more) ]

    [ Mon, 30 July 2012 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Library welcomes Robert Donahue

    [ We are happy to announce that Robert Donahue has joined the WSC Library Staff. Robert is our new Electronic Services Librarian. Robert recently completed his Masters Degree in Library and Information Science at San Jose State University. Robert will be our specialist for computerized resources and will work as part of our reference team. ]

    [ Mon, 10 July 2012 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Library welcomes Pam Guilliams

    [ We are happy to announce that Pam Guilliams has joined the WSC Library Staff. Pam works for us as at the Circulation Desk and will serve as our evening supervisor. Pam has many years of experience working in college and school libraries and is looking forward to working with our faculty and students. ]

    [ Mon, 9 July 2012 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • April Library Newsletter

    [ Read about the latest news from the WSC Library, including our retirement tribute to Mary Woehler and Jim Maly. ]

    [ Mon, 30 Apr 2012 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Juried Student Art Exhibit opens Monday, April 21

    [ Come see the work produced by WSC Art Students! The Opening Reception will run from 4:30 - 6 pm on April 21st. The show will remain up throughout the summer ]

    [ Fri, 20 Apr 2012 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • "Pie" a Librarian!

    [ Charissa Loftis and Dave Graber will be targets at the Professor Pie-Fest Pie-In-The-Face Auction. The Pie-Fest takes place at 4 pm on April 26 in the Student Center Atrium. Funds raised go to help rebuild the Joplin Public Library which was destroyed in a tornado last year. ]

    [ Fri, 20 Apr 2012 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Extended hours start April 16

    [ The Library will extend its hours for the last 3 weeks of the semester. Beginning April 16 the Library will remain open until 1 AM, Sunday - Thursday. ]

    [ Fri, 13 Apr 2012 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Library Hours for the Easter Holliday

    [ The Library will be closed on Saturday and Sunday, April 7-8. Normal hours will resume on Monday, April 9. ]

    [ Tue, 3 Apr 2012 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Senior Student Art Exhibit opens Monday, April 2

    [ Come see the paintings and sculpture produced by our Senior Art Students! The Opening Recption will run from 4:30 - 6 pm on April 2nd. ]

    [ Fri, 30 Mar 2012 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Library Remodeling Forum for Students - Wednesday, March 21, 8pm

    [ Design consultants will be on campus again to discuss the future of our Library building. Please consider attending an Open Forum session on Wednesday, March 21 at 8pm. The forum for students will occur in the Library's Reference/Periodical Room. Please attend and contribute your ideas. Refreshments will be provided! ]

    [ Wed, 14 Mar 2012 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Spring Break Hours

    [ A quick reminder that we will be have reduced hours over Spring Break. We will be closed on Saturday and Sunday, March 2-3. The Library will be open from 8am to 5pm, Monday - Friday, March 4-8. The Library will be closed again on Saturday, March 9, and then will resume normal Spring Semester hours on Sunday, March 10 ]

    [ Fri, 2 Mar 2012 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Opening Reception at the Art Gallery, Monday, Feb 27

    [ The Art and Design Department is hosting an opening reception for Marlene Mueller on Monday, Feb. 27. Into the Ashes II is a series of charcoal drawings that were completed during Mueller's sabbatical in Spring 2011. The college community is invited to attend between 4:30 - 6 p.m. at the Nordstrand Visual Arts Gallery located in Conn Library. Refreshments will be served. ]

    [ Mon, 5 Dec 2011 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • Library Remodeling Open Forums

    [ Design consultants will be on campus to discuss the future of our Library building. Please consider attending an Open Forum session on Monday, February 13. A forum for students will occur at 5:30pm in the Student Center's Lower Level Food Court. The faculty/staff forum will be at 4pm in Connell Hall 131. Please attend and contribute your ideas! ]

    [ Mon, 25 Jan 2012 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • ALA announces children's book award winners

    [ The American Library Association has announced the winners of their annual children's book awards. For more information on these award winning titles see our page on K-12 resources. ]

    [ Mon, 25 Jan 2012 11:30:00 GMT ]

  • iPads now available

    [ Ten iPads have been added to our collection of laptop computers. The iPads can be checked out at the Circulation Desk for in-building use. ]

    [ Mon, 9 Jan 2012 11:30:00 GMT ]