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University of Chicago Library News

College Edition – October 2013

Get Books from the Ivies - Try Borrow Direct!

You can now borrow books and other materials from the libraries of Ivy League universities and MIT through Borrow Direct. Borrow Direct will typically deliver books in approximately four days and items can normally be kept for up to 12 weeks. You may also continue to use UBorrow, which allows you to borrow from libraries in the Big 10 Conference.

Computer Science Instructional Lab Now Open in Crerar

The new Computer Science Instructional Laboratory (CSIL) in Crerar offers expanded resources to support the College's growing computer science program. The CSIL in Crerar replaces the Maclab on Regenstein’s A-Level, which is now closed.

Eckhart Library Closed for Renovations

Eckhart Library is temporarily closed and undergoing a major renovation. When completed later this academic year, Eckhart will contain study space for students; course reserves for mathematics, computer science and statistics; and a core collection of mathematics books. During construction, Eckhart's new core collection is being stored at Crerar Library and may be paged.

Take a Historic Campus Tour From Your Couch

A new online tour of the University of Chicago campus allows visitors to view select campus residence halls and classroom buildings as they were in decades past using the social media site HistoryPin. The virtual tour features dozens of images from the Special Collections Research Center’s Photographic Archive.

Copying and Printing Price Increase

Photocopying and printing prices in the residence halls and campus libraries increased on August 1. Black-and-white copying or printing increased from 10 cents to 13 cents per page, while color copying and printing increased from 15 cents to 18 cents per page. The charge for scans remain at 2 cents per page and faxes continue to cost 25 cents per page.

Monitors Now Available for Use with Laptops in Regenstein

Eight computer monitors are now available on the 1st floor of Regenstein Library as a pilot for use as dual monitor stations.

Jazzin’ the Cotton Town Blues.
Roger Lewis and Harry Olsen. Jazzin’ the Cotton Town Blues. New York: M. Witmark & Sons, 1917. From the exibition:Race and the Design of American Life: African Americans in Twentieth-Century Commercial Art.


Library Book Sale
October 21 - 25 & 28
9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Regenstein A-10


Introduction to Zotero
October 11, 1:30 – 2:30 pm
TECHB@R, Regenstein 160

Introduction to EndNote Web
October 18, 1:00 - 2:00 pm
TECHB@R, Regenstein 160

View other Workshops & Events.

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