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Library website maintenance Saturday

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 11:12 -- Kelly Bradish

The Library website will be offline for a few hours starting at approximately 11 p.m. on Saturday, March 22. Please plan accordingly!

This downtime is necessary for maintenance updates. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for understanding.

 

Thanks for donating to The Nest!

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 10:25 -- Kelly Bradish

Thank you to everyone who has donated to The Nest campus food bank! Your generosity is appreciated.

In particular, the Times West Virginian and the Fairmont State athletic department recently organized collection events benefiting The Nest.

Please join us in thanking them, along with all who contributed, for their efforts!

Read more about The Nest here.

Library website maintenance Saturday

Thu, 03/06/2014 - 18:06 -- Kelly Bradish

The Library website will be offline for a few hours starting at approximately 11 p.m. on Saturday, March 8. Please plan accordingly!

This downtime is necessary for maintenance updates. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for understanding.

 

Schedule your READ photo session!

Thu, 03/06/2014 - 17:11 -- Kelly Bradish

It's time once again for the Library's READ poster campaign! All Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College students, faculty and staff are invited to participate.  Each participant will receive a stock paper copy of the photo suitable for framing and gift-giving.

This spring's photo shoot will take place during the following times:

Tuesday, March 25 9-11 a.m. | noon-3 p.m.
Wednesday, March 26 10 a.m.-noon | 1-4:30 p.m.

Registration is strongly encouraged for everyone and required for groups of more than four people. Those who do not have an appointment may have longer wait times. The LOCATION for the photo shoot is the second floor TabLab, near the DVDs.

To schedule an appointment, email Kelly Bradish at kelly.bradish@fairmontstate.edu with the following information:

  • preferred time and a second choice
  • the approximate number of people in the photo
  • name of organization, if applicable

If you'd like to be photographed with your eReader or a favorite book, please bring it with you. A selection of books will be available at the shoot as well.

Questions? Contact Kelly at kelly.bradish@fairmontstate.edu or 304-333-3643.

If you're on Facebook, browse & tag photos from past Library events, including READ photos, here.

Gallery of recent READ photos

Library closed Monday, March 3

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 00:19 -- Kelly Bradish

The Ruth Ann Musick Library is closed Monday, March 3, 2014 due to weather conditions.

Library website maintenance Saturday

Thu, 02/27/2014 - 16:45 -- Kelly Bradish

The Library website will be offline for a few hours starting at approximately 11 p.m. on Saturday, March 1. Please plan accordingly!

This downtime is necessary for maintenance updates. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for understanding.

 

Database news: BioOne outage Saturday

Mon, 02/24/2014 - 15:31 -- Kelly Bradish

BioOne has notified us of the following outage that will take place Saturday, March 1, 2014:

The BioOne website will be undergoing maintenance starting Saturday, March 1, 2014. Scheduled downtime will begin at 11 a.m. Eastern Time and may last up to 16 hours. During this time content and services on bioone.org will be unavailable. Most scheduled maintenance on BioOne is completed within four hours. However, we will be performing upgrades to network equipment that require more time than the typical 4-hour window.

Our other databases will be available during this time. Browse the list here.

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