News

New Net-Study Rooms

The Library and ITSS received funding from the Student Learning Fee to create three new Net-Study Rooms in MLIB 354, MLIB 363, and MLIB 260. Additionally we have created a fourth Net-Study Room in MLIB 259. Net-Study Rooms include tables equipped with power access, a computer and LCD monitor, and whiteboards. Unlike the study rooms on the 1st floor, the Net-Study Rooms on the 2nd and 3rd floors are first come, first served, and cannot be reserved. Please be considerate of your fellow students and only use the Net Study rooms for collaborative group work.

Government Documents on the Move

The Meriam Library's Federal and California Document collections are in the process of being updated, consolidated and streamlined.  Over the next several months the collections will be modified and shifted to the west, with the sorting area for all government documents moved to the southwestern corner of the 4th floor near the restrooms.  Should you experience any difficulty finding a government document, please feel free to ask for assistance at the Circulation desk in the library's lobby.

Map Collection Moved to 2nd Floor

The Meriam Library's Map Collection has been relocated from the southeastern wing of 4th floor to the northeastern wing of 2nd floor near the Theses Collection.  This move is to accommodate an expansion of improved study and research seating in one of the most desirable study areas of the Library Complex -- the 4th floor window bank overlooking the BMU and SSC quads.

posted by Library Building Management

Intersession Hours

The Meriam Library will be open during Intersession, January 3 - 22, 2012: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:45 pm; closed Saturdays, Sundays, Monday January 2 and Monday January 16.

Spring Semester 2012 hours will begin Monday, January 23 at 7:30 am.

posted by Library Building Management

Coffee in the Library!

On behalf of everybody who works in the Meriam Library, I would like to welcome new and returning students faculty and staff. We are excited to begin the new semester and hope you find plenty of reasons to visit us over the course of the year. Whether you need a quiet study space (Library 3rd floor), are meeting a group (2nd and 4th floors), or want to relax with your laptop in an overstuffed chair (Library 1st floor), we have what you need. And while you're on the first floor, be sure and visit our new coffee machine and try out a cup of Starbucks coffee or a latte.

Extended Hours for Finals

Looking for a place to study for your finals? The Library will be open extended hours on Friday, May 13th, closing at 9:45 p.m. instead of 4:45 p.m., Saturday, May 14th, opening at 10:00 a.m. instead of noon and closing at 9:45 p.m. instead of 4:45 p.m., and Sunday, May 15th opening at 10:00 a.m. instead of noon and closing at 11:45 p.m. Need even more time to study? The Student Computing Lab and the Laptop Lounge will be open 24 hours beginning Sunday, May 15th at 10:00 a.m. and ending Friday, May 20th at 4:30 p.m.

Library Closed Thursday, March 31

The Library and Student Computer Lab will be closed on Thursday March 31 in honor of Cesar Chavez Day. The Lab will be closing at 11:45 p.m. Wednesday the 30th and will resume normal hours on Friday, April 1, opening at 6:00 a.m.

"Posted by Sarah Blakeslee"

Winter Break hours and projects

The first three floors of the Library will be open December 20-23 from 8:00 a.m.- 4:45 p.m. The Library will close for Winter Break on December 24th and will reopen on January 3rd.

We will be taking advantage of fewer students in the building during this time to complete some Library projects. Beginning Friday December 17th the entire 4th floor will be closed for recarpeting until we reopen in January. Additionally, beginning Dec. 20th and continuing through January we will be replacing the lights on the 1st-3rd floors with brighter more energy efficient bulbs.

Extended hours for finals

Looking for a place to study for your finals? The Library will be open extended hours on Friday, December 10th, (closing at 9:45 p.m. instead of 4:45 p.m.) and on Saturday, December 11th, (opening at 10:00 a.m. instead of noon and closing at 9:45 p.m. instead of 4:45 p.m.). Need even more time to study? The Student Computing Lab and the Laptop Lounge will be open 24 hours beginning Monday, December 13th, through Friday, December 17th.

Some Muss Some Fuss

The Library will be taking advantage of the relative quiet of the summer months to do some projects. This week we are doing a restoration/cleaning of the carpet on the first floor in the Laptop Lounge and the Student Computer Lab so these areas will be closed to the public. The Student Computer Lab annex on the fourth floor will be open and staffed. Additionally beginning this week we will be working on installing shelving in the new stacks to the right of the elevators on the third floor.