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  • Post date: May 14, 2012

    Summer Hours 2012
    (Wednesday May 16, 2012- Sunday August 19, 2012)
    Monday through Thursday
    7:30am- 5:00pm
    1:00pm- 10:00pm
    Regular hours resume on the first day of Fall Semester 2012
    For special hours or other information about possible changes, please call 903-566-7343 or visit our website at

    Tags: Library
    Posted By: arivera7
  • Post date: May 4, 2012

    Hey Everybody!

    The library will have extended hours today. Instead of closing at 5pm today, we'll be open until 8pm!

    Also, tomorrow the library will be open from 10am to 7pm instead of 9am to 6pm!

    See you at the library!

    Posted By: amicchelli
  • Post date: April 23, 2012
    Portrait of a Girl with Curls by Parmigianino, a 16th century Italian artist

    Interested in Renaissance art? Come to a lecture by Dr. Mary Vaccaro.

    This Friday, April 27th, at 1:00pm Dr. Mary Vaccaro will be giving a lecture in ARC 112. The lecture is entitled “Drawing as Inventive Practice in Renaissance Italy” and will be on 16th century Italian drawing through the work of Parmigianino.

    You can access some of Dr. Vaccaro’s articles via the library discovery search. We also have resources on the artist...

    Posted By: tlemaistre2
  • Post date: April 16, 2012
    Job applicant consults with potential employer at a career fair.

    Career Services is putting on a Career Fair on Tuesday April 17th in the UCN Ballroom. There will be over 50 employers there looking to hire in all majors. It is recommended that you dress professionally, bring your resume, and register through Patriot Jobs. Even if you aren't graduating this semester the Career Fair can be a great place to find an internship, get something part-time, or just learn more about what's out there in your field.

    Come to the library to check out our career books on resume writing, job hunting, and interview skills. Check out our Career Resources Guide for more information on library...

    Posted By: tlemaistre2
  • Post date: April 12, 2012

    In honor of UT Tyler’s 40th anniversary and the upcoming presidential election, the University Archives and Special Collections Department at the Robert R. Muntz library is excited to display materials from the Tim Anthony Jackson Collection. The exhibit, located on the second floor of the library, features artifacts created for the 1972 Presidential campaign between Richard Nixon and George McGovern 40 years ago. 
    Buttons, stickers, and other memorabilia highlight McGovern’s controversial decisions surrounding his Vice President running mates, how Nixon’s successful reelection was a historic landslide, and the inevitable end of Nixon’s tenure as President due to the Watergate Scandal.
    The exhibit also illustrates the issues...

    Posted By: tbianchi
  • Post date: April 5, 2012
    The UT Tyler Robert R. Muntz Library is featuring a book display in the third floor for National Poetry Month. This month-long celebration was “inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996, National Poetry Month is now held every April, when publishers, booksellers, literary organizations, libraries, schools and poets around the country band together to celebrate poetry and its vital place in American culture. Thousands of businesses and non-profit organizations participate through readings, festivals, book displays, workshops, and other events” (from the Academy of American Poets website). You can visit the site,, to learn...
    Posted By: arivera7
  • Post date: March 27, 2012

    Hi everyone,

    Mindy and I will be rescheduling the RefWorks webinar today.

    The RefWorks Webinar will be next Tuesday, April 3rd @ 3:00pm.

    And, you can join 30 minutes before the presentation begins.

    This is the guest link:

    And more information about the webinar can be found here:

    I apologize for the inconvenience.

    Anthony Micchelli

    Posted By: amicchelli
  • Post date: March 27, 2012


    Discovery, as well as other EBSCO databases are back up. Their statement is as follows:

    "We are making progress on restoring service. One of our data centers is successfully taking on live connections, and many users are seeing normal response times. Having said that, there are still problem areas."

    Please don't hesitate to contact the library if you need help finding what you need.

    *Update end*

    Our discovery tool (as shown on the front page) is down.

    You can still find all our resources at the links in the middle of the homepage.

    Please contact a librarian if you need help.

    Tags: Catalog, search
    Posted By: mduncan3
  • Post date: March 27, 2012

    Come join Dr. Mary Vaccaro (UT Arlington) on Friday, April 27th @ 1:00pm in ARC 112 (Fine Arts Complex).

    Dr. Vaccaro will be presenting her lecture, "Drawing as Inventive Practice in Renaissance Italy."

    The lecture is free and open to the public.

    For more information, please contact Dr. Clair Robertson @ (903) 566-7398.

    Posted By: amicchelli
  • Post date: March 23, 2012

    Would you like to become a master of RefWorks, the most masterful of bibliographic managers? Do you want to create works cited pages and bibliographies with one fell click? Do you desire to store your research references in your personal Valhalla of reference archives?

    Come join the library masters of RefWorks, Mindy Tomlin and Anthony Micchelli, for an all-exclusive webinar on Tuesday, March 27 @ 3:00pm.

    Here is your personal pass to bibliographic freedom:

    And for more info, check out:

    Posted By: amicchelli