February 6th, 2013
The Documentary HAPPY
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
7pm, Rosebud Theater, University Center
Money? Family? Work? Do we live in a world that values and promotes happiness and well-being? Roko Belic, director of the Academy Award nominated Genghis Blues brings us Happy, a documentary which seeks to answer these questions and more.
In accordance with this year’s FLOC theme of “Wellbeing,” Freshmen Leaders On Campus (FLOC), LiveWell MavWell and the UT Arlington Library are presenting this award winning documentary intended to bring the UT Arlington campus and community to consider their wellbeing and what happiness means to them.
The film is free and open to the community. For questions, please contact 817-272-2293.
February 4th, 2013
October 10th, 2012
The Paper’s Due Drop Inn assistance is available at the Central Library second floor Research Desk. On Monday – Thursday from 4 to 6pm library staff provide one-on-one assistance for help getting started or developing research projects and papers. No reservations required!
Librarians and Writing Center staff provide assistance with:
Selecting/narrowing a topic
Creating research strategies
Identifying appropriate research tools
Accessing materials; Citing sources
Evaluating Information Sources
For more information visit http://www.uta.edu/library/help/pddi.php or contact Gretchen Trkay at email@example.com, Bogi Huddleston at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Mary Jo Lyons at email@example.com.
September 25th, 2012
Mapping Presidential Results in Your Neighborhood
September 25, 3 – 5pm
Central Library, Rm. B20
Use Geographic Information Systems to explore how folks in any neighborhood in Texas voted in previous elections, as well as campaign contributions, Republican/Democrat affiliations, etc. Open to all. No GIS or hydrology experience required. For more information email LIBRARY-GIS@listserv.uta.edu
August 27th, 2012
Beware the Dark Side! Become a Research Jedi!
August 28, 2012
11am – 1pm, Central Library
Become a Research Jedi! Defeat the Dark Side by gaining knowledge of the Force through the Library’s wide array of resources and services. Young Jedi will learn about Library services like the Digital Media Studio, the Research Desk, Special Collections, the Writing Center, and Geographic Information Systems. The event also highlights the Library’s noteworthy holdings, including electronic resources, and Texas history materials. Jedi Masters of the Library answer students’ questions and demonstrate available services.
Apprentice who successfully collect 5 of 11 tickets will get a FREE lunch and access to the Game Room. The Game Room includes XBOX, Wii, and PS3 gaming provided by the Library. Game room will stay open until 3pm. Have your picture taken in one of several theme based costumes provided by Costumes By Dusty.
For more information or if you need a special accommodation to fully participate in this event, please contact Kevin Schuck, Central Library, Information Literacy at 817-272-3313 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You can find the event on facebook.
May 9th, 2012
The May 7, 2012 Arlington Citizen Journal ran a front-page story about UT Arlington Librarians Lea Worcester and Evelyn Barker’s latest history book collaboration: Legendary Locals of Arlington. According to Max Baker:
A book being written by University of Texas at Arlington librarians Evelyn Barker and Lea Worcester will preserve [Marshall Pryor] Morton’s memory along with other notable Arlington names like Tom Vandergriff, James Fielder, Ott Cribbs and Tillie Burgin.
Barker and Worcester say their book Legendary Locals of Arlington is scheduled to be published next spring and will include photographs with extended captions that are really short stories on not only the city’s founding families but on other inhabitants that made Arlington Arlington.
“The focus will be on the people who not only developed Arlington but also on those characters who were unique to the city, that gave it its special flavor,” said Barker. “The characters often get lost in the shuffle.”
Researched through personal interviews and and deep research into local newspapers, city directories maps and public records, the pair have about 200 indviduals to consider for inclusion in the book, which is due in spring of 2013, will be produced by Arcadia, the same publisher who put out their book Arlington: Images of America. Read Baker’s full story at http://www.star-telegram.com/2012/05/07/3942532/arlington-history.html