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Week of September 25, 2006

Library Fall Hours

Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Reference Librarian Hours

Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Monday - 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.

General Library Policies

While using the Downtown Campus Library, please observe the following rules and polices:†

Courteous Behavior
Please respect the rights of others who wish to study and work in the Library. Keep your study area neat and clean. Move unwanted library materials to a re-shelving area. Walk quietly through study areas. Refrain from writing in or marking-up library materials. Donít block pathways with your laptop cord (plug it in under your table). Erase the whiteboard in your study room when you leave. Donít move the furniture around. Generally, treat others the way you wish to be treated. †

Food and Drink
You may bring any drink into the Library. We ask, however, that you pick up after yourself and use the appropriate recycling bin. Food is never allowed, so donít bring it into the Library.

Noise & Cell Phones
Please respect the other patrons in the Library and whisper quietly, if you need to talk. Keep noise levels down on personal music devices, and always wear your headphones. If noise in the Library is bothering you, inform the Service Desk. Please do not use your cell phone in the Library, computer lab, or study rooms. If you need to make a call, take your cell phone outside the Library or into one of the stairwells.†

Unattended Belongings
Please do not leave your valuables unattended. The Library is open to the public and thefts, while not frequent, have occurred. Belongings that are left unattended for extended periods of time will be taken by security. If you are missing any personal items, please tell the Circulation Desk on the 9th floor.

Deadline for Using Old Copy Cards

The deadline for using the old copy cards is October 1, 2006. One copy machine on the 9th floor will continue to accept the old cards through this date. Afterwards, this machine will begin accepting the new cards. Unused value on old copy cards cannot be transferred to the new copy/print system.

Featured Resource: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses

ProQuest Dissertations and Theses.  ProQuest Dissertations and Theses provides citations to masterís and doctoral dissertations beginning in 1861. More than 90 percent of the doctoral dissertations accepted each year in North America are in included in the database. There are also dissertations and theses from around the world. Dissertation published since July 1980 have a 350 word abstract written by the author. Masterís theses published since 1988 include a 150 word abstract. This database is†available by remote access and on the Downtown, Main, and Rice campuses.


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