Featured: TMC Online Guide

The Teaching Materials Center has an online presence!

This online guide contains information about the many collections in the TMC, including descriptions and call numbers, as well as tips on how to search the catalog for these materials. There are also links to online journals, videos, databases, and websites. These websites include lesson plan ideas, children’s literature, standards, technology, and other topics aimed at educators.

The TMC Guide is always available under the Links/Resources area in the Library Tab.


Featured Database: MAS Ultra School Edition

Secondary Education students looking for articles to supplement their lesson plans will find a great resource in MAS Ultra. This database contains educational magazines and journals, reference works, and primary sources, all aimed at the high school level.

Among the roughly 500 periodicals included are: American Heritage, American History, Astronomy, Bioscience, Civil War Times, Discover, History Today, Popular Science, Science News, Scientific American… and many more, representing a variety of subject areas. In addition, MAS Ultra has background material from encyclopedia articles and biographies. There’s text from primary source materials such as historical documents and speeches, as well as photos, maps, flags, and other images.

Searches can also be narrowed by Lexile Reading Level, making this database very useful when working with a specific grade.

Library CLOSED Friday March 15th

Due to an electrical power shut down on various parts of campus, the library will be closed Friday March 15th .
If you have any library related questions please use our chat box on the librarytab in myRedDragon during the hours of 9-4 and librarians will respond! Any other time, you can use our AskUs 24/7 chat reference, a nationwide collaborative service, by clicking here: http://goo.gl/M4UDj


Library Spring Break Hours

The library will operate at reduced hours during spring break. Changes to the schedule are as follows:

  • March 8 (Friday):                                  7:30am – 4pm
  • March 9/10 (Saturday/Sunday):           Closed
  • March 11-15 (Monday-Friday):             8am – 4pm
  • March 16 (Saturday):                           Closed
  • March 17 (Sunday):                             4pm -10pm

Enjoy spring break!





Meet Robert Shetterly, the artist of “Americans Who Tell the Truth”!

In conjunction with the library display “Defining Activism:” books by and about American Activists, three special events take place this week in Sperry Building and Dowd Gallery: (the final week of this exhibition!)

  • Tuesday March 5, 7:00pm: Art, Ethics and Resistance, an evening with Robert Shetterly hosted by the Center for Ethics, Peace and Social Justice, *Sperry Building (tentatively room 205)*
  • Wednesday, March 6, 5:30pm: Artist’s Talk: Robert Shetterly
  • Thursday, March 7, 7:00pm: Reception Celebrating the Induction of Bill Griffen’s Portrait into the Americans Who Tell the Truth Project. 

All events and programs are free and open to the public.