Library news & announcements for the week of
October 29, 2001

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Library Fall Hours
Beginning Monday, August 13
 
Library Document Center
Sunday  10:00 a.m. -11:00 p.m. 12:00 p.m. - 8 :00 p.m.
Monday 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Reference Hours for Fall Semester
Sunday  10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday  9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Library Exam Hours
Begining Thursday, December 06, Ending Friday, December 21st
 
Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 11 :00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Federal Court Rules Tutorial 
In this week's Library tutorial, we will show you where to find and how to use federal court rules.  You can find the tutorial schedule posted in the entry way of the Library.  There is no need to sign up to attend; just come to the Reference Desk at the scheduled time.  Tutorials are taught by Reference Librarians and last approximately 20 minutes.  If you have questions or suggestions regarding tutorials, please e-mail Joe Mitzenmacher (JMITZENM).

Resource of the Week 
Government Web Sites from Bernan. This resource provides a database and search engine for local, regional, state, federal, and international government web sites.  It
covers nearly 5,000 web sites. 

New Library Database
The Library has added a new database.  Online resources are available from the Library's homepage or by clicking on the name below. 

Chicago Tribune from Newsbank.  Updated daily, Newsbank provides access to archived editions of the Chicago Tribune.  Materials are available in full text from 1985 to the present.

Consideration for Others in the Library
Please try to maintain a quiet atmosphere in the Library for the benefit of all those who are studying around you.  If you need to work in a group, study rooms are available.  You may use any unreserved study room, or make a reservation at the Service Desk. 

Library Cell  Phone Policy
Before entering the Library, cell phones must be turned off.  In addition, you must leave the Library before using your cell phone. We have been inundated with complaints about the disturbances caused by cell phone usage in the Library, which has forced us to adopt this policy. 

For those of you with an emergency situation who must be reachable by cell phone, you can leave your phone on ONLY if it gets your attention by some method other than ringing. If you have one that vibrates quietly or uses a blinking light, you can leave it on while you are in the Library. This exception does not change the requirement that you leave the Library to use your phone. 

Library Food and Drink Policy
1) Drinks are permitted, except in the computer labs,  if they are in a reusable hard plastic or metal container with a permanent lid that does not have to be removed to drink.  Water is allowed in a standard water bottle with a securable cap.

Not allowed are: cans, styrofoam or paper cups, or soft drinks in bottles.

2) Food is not permitted in the Library. 

3) No food or drinks of any kind are allowed in the computer labs.

Free mugs that comply with this policy are available at the Service Desk.  They are available on a first-come, first-served basis, and one mug is available per person.  The mugs have been donated by Westlaw and Lexis-Nexis, so there are two different styles.

Please Guard Your Valuables 
Personal belongings, such as laptops, wallets, purses, briefcases, cell phones and Palmtops should be carried with you any time you leave your study area.
 
 

The Library Web page is located at infoctr.edu
 
 
 
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