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serials 2013 New journal titles and databases now part of Libraries' online resources

The University Libraries has expanded its online resources to benefit researchers across disciplines. Additions for 2013 include access to 1,800 new journal titles, expanded online access to existing serial subscriptions (including Science, Nature, and The Chronicle of Higher Education), and several new databases. Updates to the collection include: expanded content and conference proceedings within IEEE Xplore and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Digital Library, the ASTM Standards and Engineering Digital Library, the Chicago Manual of Style online, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR®) online, SportsDiscus database, and Historical Abstracts database. Click here for a full list of titles.
Tiger TopNotch Tiger Award!
Has a University Libraries’ employee done something that you feel is worthy of praise? Perhaps someone helped you with your research or showed you an amazing resource. If so, give him or her a shout-out with a TopNotch Tiger award! This award will let others know the merits and accomplishments of this person. Please click here to learn more and to nominate someone today!
Library Policy McWherter Library Electronic Reserves Policy
The University Libraries created the McWherter Library Electronic Reserves Policy in December 2012. The policy contains the guidelines for submission and the Fair Use analysis checklist. Please click Here to read it.
open 24 hours Learning Commons will be open 24 hours

The McWherter Library’s first floor Learning Commons will be open 24 hours from noon on Sunday, April 28 through 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 9. Campus Police will require a University ID for admittance to the building during the overnight hours.
banned-book2.jpg Banned Books Week readings in the rotunda Sept. 23-27!
Click here for information and schedule.
we-the-people_opt.jpg The University Libraries celebrates Constitution Day.

Constitution Day: September 17, 2013

Celebrate Constitution Day by visiting the Government Publications case near the first floor elevators in the Ned R. McWherter Library. The display highlights resources about the First and Second Continental Congresses, the First and Fourth Amendments, and the Bill of Rights. Additional reference materials are available in the Learning Commons. On view September 17-October 1.

1942Team Reporter Sara Hoover uses materials from the Libraries' special collections for her WKNO-FM story on the 1942 Memphis State College football team joining the Marine Corps Reserve. 
thumb-music-notes.jpg Lecture: Willy Bearden on "Memphis and the Blues"
Tuesday, October 22
6:30-7:30 p.m.
Room 226, McWherter Library
With his trademark style and wit, Memphis filmmaker and musician Willy Bearden shares how we can learn about local blues history by exploring special collections in libraries.
Koran-by-Heart.jpg Tuesday, November 19, 6:00-8:30 p.m.
University Center, Bluff Room
Bridging Cultures--Muslim Journeys
Film Screening: Koran by Heart (2011) followed by panel discussion.
Free and open to the public.

Exhibition: "Memphis and the Blues" 
On view on the fourth floor and in the rotunda of McWherter Library through December 13

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