Need a warm place to hunker down after the overnight snow? Brookens Library will be open with regular hours today Sunday, March 1st: 2:00 p.m. – midnight.
Friday, February 27th is International Games Day at YOUR Library and we are celebrating by having a day of free gaming, free food and free fun so be sure to join us. Don’t forget to bring your friends! There will be prizes given away throughout the day. Check out all the details:
Date: Friday, February 27th
Time: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Every Wednesday beginning February 4th, The Learning Hub will be providing writing help from a Learning Hub writing tutor in the Library from 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm. No appointment is ever necessary. Just stop-in during the scheduled times and get expert help.
Brookens Library Student Research Award Now Accepting Applications
Undergraduate research, scholarly and creative activities are foundational components of a complete liberal arts education. The Brookens Library Student Research Award was created to recognize and reward UIS undergraduate students whose academic work incorporates the use of Brookens Library’s collections and services and demonstrates exceptional information literacy skills. In addition to recognition at UIS, the award includes a monetary prize of $250.
Your complete application must include:
A committee comprised of librarians and faculty members from different disciplines will judge all submissions.
Submissions will be judged on the following criteria:
Deadlines and important dates:
Need a refresher on what Brookens Library offers?
We’ve scheduled both on-campus Tours and online Virtual Tours for Spring semester. The Tour covers where to find books and articles, how to access resources from off-campus, where to get research help, and more!
See the links below for dates, times, and registration. Registration is encouraged but not required for individual students; just drop-in!
Questions? Please contact:
Dorothy Ryan Hemmo
Clinical Assistant Professor/Instructional Services Librarian
We will have reduced hours and closures throughout the winter break. Below you will find a complete list of our winter hours. Tuesday, January 20th marks the beginning of the regular Spring 2015 operating hours. Please enjoy a safe and happy holiday season.
Dec 20-21 (Sat-Sun): CLOSED
Dec. 22-23 (Mon-Tue): 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Dec 24-28 (Wed – Sun): CLOSED
Dec 29-31 (Mon-Wed): BUILDING CLOSED, Telephone or email services available 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Jan 1 (Thu): CLOSED
Jan 2 (Fri): BUILDING CLOSED, Telephone or email services available 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Mon-Fri: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
It’s that time of the semester again – the week before finals! We know you have more to do than time to do it so we are keeping our doors open even longer to help better serve your needs! We will be open late all week long:
Monday – Thursday (Dec 8-11th) 8:30 am – 3:00 am!
Friday (December 12th): 8:30 am – 9:00 pm!
We will provide snacks and beverages to keep you going strong into the wee hours of the night the next morning. Good luck studying!
THE OUTAGE HAS BEEN RESTORED. ALL SERVICES ARE BACK UP AND RUNNING.
OCLC is currently experiencing a system outage that affects WorldCat Local and WorldCat Discovery services. You will not be able to utilize the search functionality of our online resources. The image below is from the library’s website & shows where you will be unable to search during the outage.
OCLC is working to resolve this outage as quickly as possible. We will share when the problem has been corrected as soon as we are notified. We apologize for any inconvenience.