WSU Library System News

News & Updates in the Libraries

Archive for December, 2007

Library Closure Information for December 22, 23 and 24 and for University closures

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

The Undergraduate Library, Purdy Kresge Library, Science & Engineering Library, Neef Law Library, Shiffman Medical Library @ Applebaum, and the Shiffman Medical Library @ Rackham will close at 6:00 pm Friday, December 21, 2007 and will reopen to the public at 8:00 am, January 2, 2008. The Shiffman Medical Library @ Scott Hall will be open for limited hours during the break. For a full listing of library hours, including Scott Hall university break hours, please go to:

University Break Service Schedules

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

The Library System will be closed from December 22, 2007 until January 2, 2008. Requests of material through MelCat, Get It, Storage and Inter-library Loan may still be placed, but will not begin processing until the University reopens on January 2, 2008.

Please pick up any desired materials prior to the closure date and ensure that any outstanding borrowed items are renewed or returned so that overdue charges are not placed on your account.

Shiffman Library Services During the University Closure

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

Shiffman at Scott Hall will be open 9:00am to 5:00pm Monday, December 24th and Wednesday December 26th through Friday December 28th.

For library services during the University closure, please e-mail or call 313-577-1094.

Word, Blackboard & Excel Workshops This Week at UGL

Friday, December 7th, 2007

Monday, December 10, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm  MS Word II:  Advanced Features

Tuesday, December 11, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm  Blackboard Basics

Wednesday, December 12, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm  MS Excel II:  Advanced Features

Wednesday, December 12, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm  Blackboard E-Portfolio

All workshops are held in Lab B, Second Floor UGL.

Sessions are free and open to everyone. No registration is required. A complete drop-in computer workshop schedule is available at:

Finals Frenzy@the UGL, December 13-21

Wednesday, December 5th, 2007

Thursday Dec. 13 Open all night from 8 am

Friday Dec. 14 Closing at 9 pm

Saturday Dec. 15 9 am -9 pm

Sunday Dec. 16 Open all night from 11 am

Monday Dec. 17 Open all night

Tuesday Dec. 18 Open all night

Wednesday Dec. 19 Closing at 11 pm

Thursday Dec. 20 8 am – 11 pm

Friday Dec. 21 8 am - 6 pm

Extended Study Center

Open all night from Thursday, December 13 closing at 11 pm on Thursday, December 20
Open 8 am – 6 pm Friday, December 21

24-hour parking available in Structure #2.