Current News

7-16-14   Libraries Support STEM Education with Open Access
    Texas A&M has emerged as a worldwide leader for its ability to provide free Open Access materials on the Internet, via the Libraries, for the benefit of the public—such as the students and teachers at Roscoe Collegiate.
7-9-14   University Libraries Wins Two Awards at National Conference
    The Libraries received two major awards during the American Library Association annual conference.
6-18-14   Map & GIS Library to Receive Esri Award
    The Map & Gis Library will receive a Special Achievement Award at the Esri International User Conference in July.
6-13-14   Access Thousands of Scholarly Journals through BrowZine
    Discover thousands of scholarly journals through the BrowZine, available for all mobile devices.
5-16-14   Graduate Students Receive Cushing-Glasscock Research Awards
    Graduate students Leah Sandlin and Jared Miracle are recipients of the 2014 Cushing-Glasscock Awards for research projects in the humanities.
5-12-14   Upgrade to Libraries’ Catalogs Will Limit Services May 18-21
    The upgrade to the integrated library system will begin at 5:00 a.m. Sunday, May 18, 2014..
5-1-14   University Libraries Team Wins Digital Libraries Award
    A team of librarians and computer scientists at the Texas A&M University Libraries received the 2014 Excellence in Digital Libraries award at the Texas Conference on Digital Libraries.
4-30-14   Access Thousands of Scholarly Journals through free trial of BrowZine
    Discover thousands of scholarly journals through a free trial of BrowZine, which is available for iPad or Android tablets.
4-24-14   Make the Libraries Your Home During Finals
    Looking for a comfortable space, “study buddies” and stress relief during finals? The Libraries can help you.
4-21-14   Libraries Develop Mobile-friendly LibCat Interface
    The University Libraries developed a new, mobile-friendly interface for LibCat that is now available for all faculty, staff and students to test before it goes into production this May.
4-10-14   University Libraries Adopts VIVO Application for Faculty Collaboration
    The Texas A&M University Libraries is preparing to launch VIVO, a web-based community of research profiles to enhance faculty collaboration.
3-7-14   THATCamp Planned by Libraries and IDHMC with Focus on Collaboration
    Texas A&M University will welcome THATCamp to campus May 16-17, 2014, for a “DH Collaborate” themed “unconference”
2-4-14   Libraries Helps Local Food Bank
    The University Libraries will offer an opportunity on Feb. 17-21 to forgive library fines by contributing to the Brazos Valley Food Bank.
2-3-14   Cushing-Glasscock Graduate Award Call for Submissions
    The Cushing Library and The Melbern G. Glasscock Center invite applications for the Cushing-Glasscock Graduate Award.
1-29-14   University Archivist Seeks Records of Campus Life
    Greg Bailey, university archivist and Gov. William P. Clements Curator, aims to capture the history, traditions and records of campus life.
1-8-14   Science Fiction Collection adds Filk as Deeper than Swords Exhibit Closes
    Science Fiction and Fantasy Research Collection adds Filk as Deeper than Swords Exhibit Closes
11-7-13   Digitization Project Paves the Way for Future Open Access
    The University Libraries launched the multi-year pilot Thesis and Dissertation Digitization Project last fall with a $15,000 grant from the Texas Pioneer Foundation.
10-30-13   Libraries Awarded Grant for ORCID Identifiers Program
    The Libraries is among nine institutions selected by the ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) organization to partner in the ORCID Adoption and Integration Program.
10-30-13   Libraries Awarded Grant for ORCID Identifiers Program
    The Libraries is among nine institutions selected by the ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) organization to partner in the ORCID Adoption and Integration Program.
10-15-13   Cushing-Glasscock Awards to Take Place Oct. 25
    The Cushing-Glasscock Award ceremony will take place at Cushing Library at 3 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013.
10-15-13   Campus Library Users Invited to Participate in Survey
    The campus community is invited to participate in the annual library survey beginning Oct. 8 through Nov. 11, 2013.
9-30-13   Carmelita Pickett Receives Award for Distinguished Librarianship
    Carmelita Pickett received The Association of Former Students Distinguished Librarianship Award Sept. 20, 2013.
9-10-13   Celebrate Constitution Day at the Libraries, Sept. 17
    The Texas A&M University Libraries will offer free copies of the constitution and have displays from Sept. 17-20 at various campus libraries.
9-5-13   Library Dean Signs Up for Aggie Kick-Off Camp
    David H. Carlson, dean of the University Libraries, joined dedicated Aggie fans at Kick-Off Camp, Aug. 9-11. He will accept a gift of $20,000 from the camp on behalf of the Libraries during the pre-game ceremony at the Sam Houston State game, Sept. 7.
9-2-13   Libraries and Division of Research Create OAK Fund
    The University Libraries and the Division of Research have established the OAK Fund to support scholarly publication in the institutional repository.
8-29-13   Bruce Herbert to Lead Digital Services and Scholarly Communications
    Dr. Bruce Herbert has been appointed Director of Digital Services and Scholarly Communications at the University Libraries effective Aug. 15.
8-26-13   World War I Exhibit to Open at Cushing Library Sept. 18
    The Libraries will open an exhibit, “The Great War: Memories of Service and Sacrifice, A World War I Exhibit Featuring the Aggie Experience,” at Cushing Library Sept. 18.
8-22-13   Get Additional Access to Materials with BorrowItNow
    Beginning Aug. 26, 2013, the Libraries will offer the ability to find resources with an additional service, BorrowItNow.
8-21-13   Libraries Pilot New Guidelines for Electronic Reserves
    The Libraries is piloting new electronic reserves guidelines to give faculty more flexibility when using electronic materials for instructional purposes.
8-16-13   Celebrate Fall Semester at Libraries Open House Aug. 21
    The Texas A&M University Libraries will hold an Open House from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 21 at Sterling C. Evans Library with free food and giveaways at informational stations.
7-23-13   Don Quixote Research Collection Comes to Libraries
    Robert and Malinda Collison Wolter have donated an extensive research collection on Don Quixote de La Mancha to the Libraries.
6-27-13   University Libraries Closed July 4
    The University Libraries will be closed for the Fourth of July holiday.
6-27-13   University Libraries Closed July 4
    The University Libraries will be closed July 4.
6-25-13   Libraries' Search Service Changes July 19
    Now that the University Libraries offers a single, integrated Search feature on our website, we will eliminate “Search Now,” our federated search service, July 19.
6-21-13   Library Offers Systematic Reviews Sessions in July
    The Medical Sciences Library will offer three sessions in July to help faculty and graduate students master systematic reviews and meta-analysis.
5-21-13   Joint Library Facility to Open May 24
    The Texas A&M University System and The University of Texas System will open their Joint Library Facility at Texas A&M's Riverside Campus with a ribbon cutting on Friday, May 24, 2013.
5-10-13   Upcoming Changes to “Search Now”
    The Libraries will be upgrading to our new Search and will cancel the old “Search Now” service as we make the transition.
5-6-13   Maintenance Scheduled for the Libraries’ Search
    Maintenance will take place on libraries' main search box soon.
4-29-13   Get Ready for Finals at the Libraries: Comforts Provided
    Get ready for finals at the Libraries with comfortable space, late night beverages, study buddies and stress relief.
4-25-13   Complete the Libraries Checklist before You Graduate
    The Libraries extends best wishes and urges you to complete the checklist before graduating.
3-7-13   Doug Welsh to Speak at Friends of the Library Meeting April 27
    Doug Welsh, gardening author and KAMU radio show  host, will speak at the Friends of the Sterling C. Evans Library annual meeting at 11 a.m. Sat. April 27. 
2-15-13   New Open Access Journal Focuses on Biology and Medicine
    F1000Research, a new open access journal for biology and medicine, offers rapid publication time and transparent review process.
2-6-13   Patsy Nichols Memorial Award Honors Student Workers
    The Libraries recently established the Patsy Nichols Memorial Student Opportunity Award to recognize outstanding student workers.
2-4-13   Couple Makes Major Gift for Library Preservation
    The Libraries will launch a preservation program with a gift from Susan '74 and William R. Ouren '74.
1-29-13   Apply for Cushing-Glasscock Award
    Apply now for the Cushing-Glasscock Award which supports projects of graduate students in the humanities. One or two awards of up to $2000 will be made.
1-28-13   Get GIS Training on Census Data Resources
    Register now for free training sessions on “Census Data Resources for GIS Users,” Feb. 15 or March 18.
1-14-13   Join Us at Patent & Trademark Day Feb. 20
    Find out about patent searches from experts during Patent and Trademark Day at the Sterling C. Evans Library.
1-7-13   Henry Woudhuysen to Speak at Book History Exhibit Opening
    The Libraries will showcase the Book and Printing History Collection of Loran T. Laughlin ’26 at an exhibit opening and lecture in Cushing Library.
1-2-13   Library System Upgrade to Limit Services Jan. 6-11
    Certain library services including circulation information will be affected by the system upgrade Jan. 6-11.
12-18-12   Libraries Begin Holiday Closing Hours Dec. 21
    The Libraries will shift to adjusted hours for the holidays at the various libraries Dec. 21-Jan. 2.
12-7-12   George R. R. Martin Exhibit to Open Mar. 21-22
    The Cushing Library will celebrate the George R. R. Martin exhibit, "Deeper Than Swords," lecture and related events Mar. 21-22. Martin will attend all events and deliver a lecture following the exhibit opening. Tickets are required for all events.
12-5-12   Recall Suspension Begins after Dec. 10
    The Libraries will be unable to recall books after Dec. 10, 2012 until Jan. 14, 2013.
11-28-12   Enjoy Beverages, Study Pets and More During Finals
    Students can find hot chocolate, comfortable study space, pet buddies and more at various campus libraries during finals.
11-14-12   Libraries to Close for Thanksgiving
    All libraries will close for Thanksgiving. Hours will vary during the holiday weekend.
11-6-12   Celebrate GIS Day 2012 with the University Libraries
    Texas A&M University Libraries, along with partners from campus and the local community, will celebrate GIS Day 2012 Tuesday, Nov. 13 and Wednesday, Nov. 14.
11-5-12   WCL to Celebrate Makeover Nov. 16
    The Libraries will host a ribbon cutting and reception at West Campus Library to celebrate the completion of building renovations. The event will take place from 4-6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 16.
10-29-12   Shakespeare Exhibit Comes to Medical Sciences Library
    The National Library of Medicine's traveling exhibit on Shakespeare and the four humors is on display at the Medical Sciences Library until Dec. 1. Dr. Nancy Warren, head of the Department of English, will speak on "The Humors and the Humanities: Shakespeare, Medicine, and the Intersection of Science and Art" during the exhibit opening and reception at 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12.
10-17-12   Cushing Library Participates in Mellon Foundation Grant to University
    Texas A&M University has received a two-year development grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for an interdisciplinary effort that includes Cushing Memorial Library & Archives.
10-16-12   Map & GIS Library Launches Mapping Historic Aggieland
    Former Students and others can revisit Aggieland through an interactive digital collection that features historical maps and photos of the campus and buildings.
10-8-12   Libraries to Celebrate Open Access Week Oct. 22-26
    The Libraries will celebrate Open Access Week with events, presentations, giveaways, and the popular, traveling OA Café.
10-8-12   TAMHSC’s McKay Receives Distinguished Achievement Award in Librarianship
    The Texas A&M University Association of Former Students awards Becky McKay with the Distinguished Achievement Award in Librarianship.
9-28-12   Map & GIS Library to Offer Training on Census Data Resources
    Map & GIS Library is offering two free training sessions on “Census Data Resources for GIS Users” Oct. 26 and 30. Registration is required and seating is limited. Prior GIS knowledge is a prerequisite.
9-18-12   Medical Sciences Library to Celebrate Bold New Spaces
    The University Libraries will host a ribbon cutting and reception to celebrate the renovations at the Medical Sciences Library on Thursday, Sept. 27 from 4-6 p.m.
9-10-12   Libraries and Thesis Office to Offer Copyright and Publishing Workshops
    A series of workshops on copyright and publishing sponsored by the Libraries and the Thesis Office will take place in October. Early registration is encouraged.
9-10-12   Students Eligible to Win Prizes in Knovel University Challenge
    Every year the Knovel University Challenge allows students to answer questions and compete for prizes, like an iPad and Beats Audio earphones valued at $150.
9-7-12   Get a Copy of the U.S. Constitution at the University Libraries
    Celebrate Constitution Day and get to know more about our nation's primary governing document.
9-6-12   New Library Dean Tackles His First Aggie Kick-Off Camp
    David Carlson, new dean of the Libraries, got immersed in Aggie culture at Kick-Off Camp. Proceeds from the annual event benefit the Libaries and the Aggie Band.
9-5-12   Cushing-Glasscock Award Recipients to Present Their Research
    Three Cushing-Glasscock Award recipients will share their findings based on research using the collections in the Cushing Memorial Library and Archives.
8-23-12   Libraries' Website Offers New Services for Easier Searching and Renewals
    The Libraries is introducing two new services on the website for easier searching and quick renewals.
7-24-12   Library's Digital Geologic Atlas of the U.S. Enhanced with Google Earth
    The historic, multi-volume set Geologic Atlas of the United States is now accessible through the Texas A&M Digital Repository.
6-29-12   Libraries Welcomes New Dean
    The Texas A&M University Libraries will be welcoming a new dean, David H. Carlson, effective July 1, 2012.
6-20-12   Libraries Copy Cards Will Expire Dec. 31
    Copy card users at the Libraries are advised to limit the amount they place on their cards, as the cards will expire Dec. 31. Refunds for excess amounts will not be available.
6-8-12   View Checked Out Items in My Library Record
    Library users can view and renew all checked out items in a single place using My Library Record, a new web service.
6-8-12   New Search Offers Single-Search Access
    The University Libraries offers one-stop access to everything in both Libraries’ catalogs and much more through Search.
5-25-12   View Highlights of Native American Culture
    Get Acquainted with Native American Culture from Government Documents Display
5-22-12   Libraries Remain Open Memorial Day Weekend
    The University Libraries will remain open during the Memorial Day weekend, May 26-28, with adjusted hours.
5-14-12   Construction of Joint Texas A&M-UT System Library Facility To Begin In June
    Texas A&M University and The University Of Texas System are collaborating on a joint library storage facility. The 18,000-square-foot library facility will be constructed at Texas A&M’s Riverside Campus.
5-4-12   Library Catalogs Will Undergo Upgrades Beginning May 13
    Expect Limited Services during Library Catalogs Upgrade
4-25-12   Tackle Finals at the Libraries
    Students can hunker down for finals and enjoy chair massages, biofeedback, yoga, and qigong.
4-13-12   Libraries Announces Davis Staff Awards
    Michael Barrett and Linda Bair received the 2012 Louise Davis Memorial Staff Award for exemplary job performance. They were recognized during the University Libraries' April 12 awards and scholarships program.
3-26-12   Dr. Joe Feagin to Speak at Evans Library April 5
    Dr. Joe Feagin, Ella C. McFadden Professor in the department of sociology, will discuss research findings from his recent book at 9 a.m., Thursday, April 5 at Sterling C. Evans Library, Room 204E.
3-22-12   Register for Webinar About ReferenceUSA Database Usage, April 4 at the Libraries
    The University Libraries will offer a combined introductory webinar with in-seating sessions about ReferenceUSA database usage from 10:20–11:10 a.m., Wednesday, April 4. Sessions will take place in Sterling C. Evans Library, Room 204E and West Campus Library, Room 127.

Apr. '14

Get Tours and Snacks at the Libraries for Parents’ Weekend

Mar. '14

Libraries to Hold First Edible Books Festival April 1
Libraries Will Adjust Hours for Spring Break

Feb. '14

Libraries Partner with A&M Women’s Basketball for Bookmark Game

Jan. '14

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

Jun. '12

Libraries Open Limited Hours July 4

May. '12

LibCat and Medical Sciences Catalog Upgrades Start June 27
Three Graduate Students Receive Cushing/Glasscock Research Awards

Apr. '12

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

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