Monthly Archives: December 2010

December 9-15, 2010: "Study ‘Round the Clock" -- Library Open 24/7 During Exams

Once again, Hackney Library’s wildly popular “Study ‘Round the Clock” will return during final exams in December. As before, for much of this exam period, the library will remain open 24/7. The library will be open the following hours during … Continue reading

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New "The Library" Video Introduces Current Library Personnel

With a change in personnel in the summer of 2010, Hackney Library needed a new video to replace its “Hackney Bunch” video, which featured former faculty staff members. The resulting video, entitled “The Library,” introduces current library personnel to Barton … Continue reading

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New Popular Fiction and Non-Fiction Books Have Arrived!

A new shipment of popular fiction and non-fiction books for the library’s Popular Reading Collection has arrived, and these titles are now available for checkout. The library recently contracted with McNaughton Books to lease a number of popular fiction and … Continue reading

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New Digital Technology in Library Classroom Now Operational

Thanks to an LSTA* grant and matching funds from the Friends of Hackney Library organization, the library recently purchased for its classroom a variety of digital components to aid both instructors and students in using cutting-edge educational technology. Installation of … Continue reading

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New Library Learning Café Area Proves Popular

The library faculty and staff have converted the southeast corner of the library’s first floor (near the current magazines display) into a Learning Café area, complete with diner-style booths and café tables, as well as small portable dry-erase boards on … Continue reading

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Library Web Site Changes Create Visual Tie-in with Barton College’s Web Site

Thanks to the work of Jason Fleming, Technology and Digital Services Librarian, changes made to the library’s web site style and color-scheme (which are reflected on this page) more closely mirror the appearance of the main Barton College web site. … Continue reading

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Dedicated Online Library Catalog Computer Relocated By Front Door

Performing a quick search of Hackney Library’s online catalog while in the library just became even easier. The library’s dedicated online catalog computer (which does not require a user log-in) has been moved from its former location within a multi-computer … Continue reading

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