The librarians have created a list of over 400 titles they would have liked to purchase this year to support teaching and research at MU. To see the full list of titles go to library.missouri.edu/giving/wishlist. If you would like to help us add any of these titles to our collection, please select the title of your choice by sending an e-mail or contacting Sheila Voss at 573-882-9168.
Summer is finally here! That means unrestricted fun in the sun and heat induced bickerings while on family vacation. All right! No worries, we'll still be here as your air conditioned isle of zen. But, Summer also means our hours are changing:
May 13th – June 4th
Monday – Friday : 8:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday – Sunday : Closed
June 5th – July 28th
Monday – Thursday : 8:00am – 8:00pm
Friday : 8:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday : 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Sunday : 1:00pm – 8:00pm
May 29th : Closed
July 3rd : 8:00am – 5:00pm
July 4th : Closed
For a regularly updated list of our hours visit: http://library.missouri.edu/hours/?id=420
Have a great break!
Alright, that 29 seconds might be a bit of an exaggeration, but the Engineering Library does get a lot of USB drives turned in at the circulation desk! Please remember to take your USB drive out of the slot before you leave. We don't want you to lose your assignments!
- Add a contact folder to your USB drive which contains your name and email so we know it belongs to you. We try our best to reconnect USB drives with their owners and it makes it much easier when we have a contact information.
- Encrypt the most important files on your drive so nobody can steal your information if you do lose it.
- Add a keychain to your drive so it is easier to see and remember.
- Consider keeping backups of your files in a cloud service. Humans are not perfect so the odds of losing a small USB drive can be high. It is good practice to keep backups of your most important work elsewhere in case your USB drive cannot be recovered.
Public Service Announcement brought to you by the Engineering Library & Technology Commons
Need an article, but aren't sure how to get it? Want an easy way to ask while on your phone? Request your article via Twitter using #MizzouPDF. Be sure to use an identifier like a DOI, PMID, article title, or any information you have. Including your MU pawprint in your tweet will make the process faster, but we can private message you back if you don't want to include your pawprint in your tweet. We will send the article your way through email. For example:
This service is open to current MU faculty, students, and staff.
Remember, you can still request articles while in databases like PubMed, Scopus, or Ovid MEDLINE by clicking on the FindIt@MU button and selecting "Request a copy".
The Engineering Library is now on Facebook! Follow us for updates on library hours, events, and engineering related information.
Find us here or by searching 'MU Engineering Library & Technology Commons' on Facebook.
If you need journal articles, book chapters, proceedings, technical reports, government documents, and any part of other printed publications found in the university libraries, simply request that the item be scanned and delivered to you via email. This includes items in any library building, and our off-site depository.
Need research help? You can ask a librarian for help using our chat service–now available almost 24 hours a day.
During the day you can chat with MU librarians and library staff. At night, we offer access to a chat reference service called ChatStaff. They will be able to answer most research questions, except for some that are Mizzou-specific.
To access the chat service and see what hours chat reference is available, visit libraryanswers.missouri.edu.