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  • Post date: October 1, 2008
    The UT Tyler Robert R. Muntz Library is featuring a display on the third floor in honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month. National Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15th to October 15th. The dates coincide with the Independence Day celebrations of various Latin American countries as well as Columbus Day (October 12). In addition, we will be featuring a series of facts about Hispanics and their contributions and achievements in the library's announcements system (the monitor display in the second floor). As part of the display, the library is featuring the following books in the display case. All books in the case belong to the...
    Posted By: root
  • Post date: October 1, 2008
    Please help us serve you better. You can really contribute to our having a better understanding of what our community thinks about the UT Tyler Libraries services by participating in a very important electronic survey. LibQual+.  Sample responses indicate it takes an average of 13 minutes to complete the form.  Your investment of a bit of time now to respond will be greatly appreciated. The on-line survey is available at http...
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  • Post date: October 1, 2008
    The following is the list of books featured in the display case in the library's reading area. This small books display, "Learn More About the Constitution and Your Rights @ Your Library," is meant to enhance the display "Blessings of Liberty: The U.S. Constitution," which is running through October 17th. All books in the display case are available for checkout. If you wish to check out one of the books in the case, you can stop by Circulation or the Reference Desk, and we will be happy to unlock the case for you. The list (in no particular order, with library call numbers):
    • Ralph Louis Ketcham, James Madison:...
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  • Post date: September 23, 2008

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  • Post date: September 22, 2008
    "If  you don't want a man unhappy politically, don't give him two sides to a question to worry him; give him one. Better yet, give him none. Let him forget there is such a thing as war." --From Ray Bradbury's novel Fahrenheit 451.
    The UT Tyler Robert R. Muntz Library will be celebrating "Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read" during the week of September 28 to October 4, 2008. Observed since 1982, this annual event is celebrated during the last week of September. Nationally, Banned Books Week is sponsored by American Library Association (ALA), the American...
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  • Post date: September 18, 2008
    Your opinion certainly means a lot to The UT Tyler Libraries. As we plan for the future of our library, it is important that we understand our users' perceptions and expectations so that we can provide the services you need.  On the first of October, you will receive an email providing you with a link to a library service quality survey. By responding to the survey, you will provide essential information for us to use in planning for the future.  The survey is part of a North American effort led by the Association of Research Libraries to measure library service quality and identify best practices.  We would greatly appreciate your help.  When you receive this email, please take the time to go to the Web survey and complete it.  Thank you...
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  • Post date: September 17, 2008
    U.S. Constitution and Quill Pen

    U.S. Constitution and Quill Pen

    The UT Tyler Robert R. Muntz Library is featuring the traveling exhibit "The Blessings of Liberty: The U.S. Constitution." This exhibit is part of our events for the September Project as well as our featured event for Constitution Day...
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  • Post date: September 16, 2008
    There were a few books that did not make our display on "Understanding Our World After September 11." This was mostly due to space restrictions. I have decided to share some of those titles here with our readers in case they want some more things to read. This is a list of books we have here at the Library that did not make it to the display case. I did pull these books and look them over, so I can at least tell folks that they are worth a look. They are listed with their call numbers, but in no particular order. You can find these in the library's General Collection on the third floor :
    • Just War Against...
    Posted By: root
  • Post date: September 15, 2008

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    RefWorks -- an online research management, writing and collaboration tool -- is designed to help researchers easily gather, manage, store and share...
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  • Post date: September 15, 2008
    As part of the September Project, and to go along with the recent celebration of Patriot Day, the UT Tyler Robert R. Muntz Library is presenting the display "Understanding Our World After September 11." The book and media display is designed to provide awareness and education to help people better understand our world in light of the tragic events of September 11. Please stop by the third floor of the library to view the display in our exhibit case. The following is the list of books and media featured on the display. All books and materials are available from the library for checkout. If you wish to...
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