Posted in Events & Exhibits

McCain Library & Decatur Public Library Meet and Greet – Thursday, August 24 from 3pm – 5pm

The library is so much more than books! Come learn how we can help you and what we have to offer to make your experience at Agnes Scott College even better! Decatur Public Library will be here signing people up for library cards. This event is the easiest way for students who live on campus to get a library card to an amazing collection of books and other resources, including passes to major Atlanta tourist attractions. We hope to see you there!

Library Meet & Greet (2)

Posted in Interesting News & Commentary

Now Hiring: Work Study Positions in McCain Library

20720512911_5d13fd32cc_mDid you receive work study as part of your financial aid package? If so, we want to hire you to work in the library! We need creative people who are comfortable with technology, great at conducting research, and excel in providing customer service!

Positions are currently open to staff staff our Check Out / Reserves Desk and our Scottie Research and Rescue Desk. Each position is described below with directions on how to apply:

Check Out / Reserves Desk Student Assistant

Duties

  • Check out material to patrons
  • Shelve and inventory books
  • Engage in a creative project: writing for the library blog, creating exhibits, or planning and hosting events in the library
  • Occasionally, teach patrons technical skills (printing, scanning, photocopying) or help students find a book in the library

Hours & How to Apply

  • Students are needed for all the hours the library is open. This is a great job for people who need a schedule that includes some mornings, evenings and weekends
  • Email a completed Student Assistant Application or resume to Stephany Kurth (skurth@agnesscott.edu)

Scottie Research & Rescue Desk Student Assistant (Full Position Description)

Duties 

  • Assist students with research by suggesting appropriate tools and search techniques (Strong research skills and familiarity with McCain Library resources required)
  • Help students learn to print, scan, photocopy, use word processing software, access the wifi, etc
  • Engage in a creative project: writing for the library blog, creating exhibits, or planning and hosting events in the library

Hours & How to Apply

  • Students are needed from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday with some Sunday hours possible.
  • To apply email Casey Long (clong@agnesscott.edu) a resume, the names of a professor and a student who may provide insights to your research skills, and a letter indicating your interest in this position and the hours you are available to work.
Posted in Interesting News & Commentary

McCain Library Hours of Operation for Mon., May 8 – Sun., May 14

glasses

Mon., May 8

8:00 AM – 2:00 AM

Tues., May 9

8:00 AM – 2:00 AM

Wed., May 10

Last Day of Exams

8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Thurs., May 11

8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Fri., May 12

8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Sat, May 13

Commencement (Morning – Closed except for the President’s Guests)

Open 11:30 am -1 pm for Photos and Item Returns

Sun., May 14

Closed

8:30 – 4:30

 

After Library Hours

For access to the 24 hour study space in G-11,
Agnes Scott ID holders may use East side doors.

 

Posted in Interesting News & Commentary

McCain Library’s Extra Exam-Time Hours (for ASC Students Only)

 

sprfinalshours

Fri., May 5

8 AM – 2:00 AM

Services available until 6 PM; study only FROM 6:00 PM until 2:00 AM

Sat., May 6

9 AM – 2:00 AM

Services available until 6 PM; study only FROM 6:00 PM until 2:00 AM

Sun., May 7

10 AM – 2 AM

Checkout and Reserve services only between 10 AM and 1 PM. All other services later on Sunday as usual.

After the library closes, students may use G-11 (w/ID) on the Ground Floor’s Educational Technology Hall.

Posted in Interesting News & Commentary

McCain Library’s First Weekend of ADDED Exam-Time Hours for ASC Students


keepcalm

Friday, April 28   Open late – 8 AM – 2 AM

All library services until 10:30 PM

Building open for study 10:30 PM – 2 AM

At 2 AM, relocate to G-11 w/ID (ETC area)


Sat.
, April 29   Open late – 9 AM – 2 AM

All library services until 10:30 PM

Building open for study 10:30 PM – 2 AM

At 2 AM, relocate to G-11 w/ID (ETC area)


Next weekend
(May 5-7) will also have additional, but different, hours and services.

 Good luck wrapping up this semester!

 *Visitors – please use other libraries at this time.

Posted in Interesting News & Commentary

Easter Break Hours, April 13-16

McCain Library

Easter Break Hours, April 13-16

easter

Enjoy some Peace and Reflection

Over the Holiday!

Thursday – Close at 6:00pm
                             Ground Floor 24/7 area, G-11, available after 6:00 PM

Friday – College & Library closed for Good Friday
                            Ground Floor 24/7 area, G-11, available

Saturday – Open 9:00am – 6:00pm

Sunday (Easter) – Open 6:00pm – 2:00am
Ground Floor 24/7 area, G-11, available to ASC Students earlier

For online research guidance, please refer to http://libguides.agnesscott.edu/ anytime, anywhere.

Posted in Events & Exhibits, Interesting News & Commentary

Writers’ Festival LibGuide

Be prepared to ask great questions at this year’s Writers’ Festival. Visit the Writers’ Festival LibGuide to find interviews, books, articles and more with each of the writers on campus this week.

Screen Shot 2017-04-05 at 11.32.34 AM

A big thank you to Jillian Speck ’17 who created all the profiles on the writers this year. The guide also links to snapshots of previous years and provides a history of the Writers’ Festival.

Posted in Hours

Break Hours March 4-March 19

We wish you all a fun and relaxing time over Journeys/Peak Week and Spring Break!palm-tree

McCain Library’s Break Hours will be:

Pre-Journeys & Peak Week 
Friday, March 3 Open 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday, March 4 – Sunday, March  5 Closed
Journeys/Peak Week March 6 – March 12
Monday – Friday, March 6 – 10 Open 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Saturday – Sunday, March 11-12 Closed
Spring Break March 13 – March 18
Monday, March 13 – Friday, March 17 Open  8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Saturday, March 18 Closed
Sunday, March  19 Open 1:00 PM – 2:00 AM

If you are researching at a distance, remember that LibGuides are available 24/7 to point you to the best resources for your topic. They are keyword searchable too! Email library@agnesscott.edu if need more guidance.

Posted in Interesting News & Commentary

New Digital Cameras Available for Checkout from the Library

nikon_camera

To better serve the needs of our students, the library purchased three new digital cameras available for 24 hour loan.

Features include:

  • 16 megapixel low-light sensor
  • 40x optical zoom
  • The ability to connect to a compatible smartphone through Bluetooth technology for instant photo sharing and remote camera control.

Additionally, the library loans laptops, chargers, projector screens, projectors, iPads, camcorders, tripods, and graphing calculators. Check here for a complete list.