Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Libraries reduce hours this year



In an effort to realign scarce resources with user need, the University Libraries will reduce weekend hours in fall 2015.  Effective August 17, Jackson Library will close at 7 pm on Friday and Saturday evenings instead of 10 pm and will open on Sunday at 12 noon instead of 11 am for a total of 7 fewer hours per week.    The SuperLab will follow these hours as well.   

Weekend hours will be extended right before and during exams to provide study space and technology to students.   24/5 service will continue Sunday through Thursday. 

The Harold Schiffman Music Library will close at 5 instead of 6 pm on Friday and Saturdays and open at noon on Saturday instead of 10 am for a total of 4 fewer hours per week.  Schiffman Library will extend hours around exams as well.

During the summer, Jackson will reduce hours by 5 per week closing at 9 pm instead of 10 pm Sunday – Thursday.  Schiffman will reduce by 2 hours by opening at noon on Saturday instead of 10 am. 

The University Libraries examined a variety of usage data including gate counts, checkouts and the number of questions answered.  This data indicated that these were the hours when the Libraries have the least amount of business.  

These cuts will save the University Libraries approximately $10,000.  The savings will be re-allocated to other areas of the Libraries including collections and technology.  The Libraries’ budget has been cut several times over the past several years and this is the first time hours have been cut. 

Fall Libraries' hours.

Friday, July 31, 2015

Libraries' hours over intersession

Jackson Library

July




25-26 Saturday - Sunday CLOSED
27-30 Monday - Thursday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
August
1-2 Saturday - Sunday CLOSED
3-6 Monday - Thursday 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
8-9 Saturday - Sunday CLOSED
10-13 Monday - Thursday 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
15 Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
16 Sunday Opens 1:00 PM

Schiffman Library

July 24 - August 16
Mon. - Fri.: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat. - Sun.: CLOSED

Fall hours will begin Monday August 17

Monday, July 27, 2015

Superlab closed this week.

The Superlab is closed this week, July 27-31 to install new furniture.   Services are available in Petty 222.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Jackson Library Tower closed Saturday July 18

Due to our renovation the Tower will be closed to patrons on Saturday July 18.  Here are the details:

  • Paging of materials from the Tower is available for pick up
  • The Check Out Desk will be open
  • The SuperLab will be closed; services will be available in Bryan 221

  Thank-you for your patience!

DMC relocated during summer months

The Digital Media Commons (DMC) area of the lower level of Jackson Library will be closed this summer.  We are renovating the area to provide additional space for the Digital ACT Studio and services. 

Support for digital media will be provided on Tower 2 so please visit us there for assistance with video, Power Point and other media.

And please visit the lower level in August to see our new and improved space!

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Libraries' hours over July 4 weekend.

Jackson Library Hours

July
2 Thursday 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
3-4 Friday - Saturday CLOSED
5 Sunday 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Schiffman Library Hours

July
2 Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
3 Friday CLOSED
4 Saturday CLOSED
5 Sunday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Monday, June 8, 2015

Jackson Library Tower closed Wednesday June 10.

Due to our renovation the Tower will be closed to patrons on Wednesday June 10.  Here are the details:

  • Paging of materials from the Tower is available.
  • The Check Out and Reference Desks will be open
  • Special Collections and University Archives will be open
  • The SuperLab will be closed; services will be available in Petty 222
  •  Patrons needing Digital Media Commons Services may contact libdmc@uncg.edu

All services and access should be restored by Thursday, June 11.  Thank-you for your patience!