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Now Hiring: Work Study Positions in McCain Library

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

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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.

 

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

 

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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.

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


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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.

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Easter Break Hours, April 13-16

McCain Library

Easter Break Hours, April 13-16

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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.

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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.

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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.

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New Digital Cameras Available for Checkout from the Library

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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.

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Info Session: UNC-CH iSchool (MSLS/MSIS)

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On Tuesday, February 21, 2017, representatives from the #2 nationally ranked School of Information at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill will be on campus to provide information about their graduate programs, financial aid, and career placement. (1-2pm). The session will be held in Lower Evans, Room C.

The iSchool at UNC-Chapel Hill offers a Master’s in Library Science and in Information Science. Graduates are in the workforce as Digital Librarians, User Experience Librarians, business intelligence analysts, web developers, archivists, and more.

Attendees may meet individually with recruiters from 2-3pm in that same location.

Open to alumnae and the public.

Co-sponsored by the ASC Office of Internship and Career Development and McCain Library. https://asclibrary.files.wordpress.com/2017/02/asc-visit-spring-2017-flyer.pdf