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Perkins Library will close for the Inauguration of President Carter on Saturday May 5 beginning at 1:30pm. We will reopen after the ceremony. (posted 5/4/12)


Perkins Library has purchased a Nook Simple Touch e-reader for your use. Books available on the reader are searchable on the library's catalog . (posted 4/26/12) 


Rolling Stone's Top 25 Albums of all time are now in Perkins Library. Listen to the best from Michael Jackson, Nirvana, the Beatles, etc. (posted 3/9/12)  


Ch-ch-ch-changes... Please be patient with the library as we try out new furniture arrangements in the Information Commons area. And let us know what you think! (posted 2/6/12)


Under new management - The staff of Perkins Library welcomes a new director, Julie Pinnell, starting January 18, 2012. (Posted 1/4/12)


Shorter Interterm hours - The library is open fewer hours during the month of January. Please refer to the hours posted on this website for more information. (Posted 1/4/12) 


How's that research paper/project coming along? If you need help with research for a paper, we're here for you! Try Research Starters if you're just starting out and don't know where to begin. Or, explore your topic with the Concepts tab in CredoReference. Still stuck? Ask the library staff for help! You can even set up a one-on-one meeting with the librarian through Research Help. Good luck getting those papers and presentations done! (posted 11/4/11)


What's the big secret? Did you know the library is the best-kept secret on campus? We have DVDs of some of your favorite movies and TV shows, books to read for leisure, puzzles to challenge your mind -- and last but not least, some of the friendliest people to help you with research! (Posted 8/25/11) 


Summer hours set - Perkins Library will be open 8am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday, beginning Monday, May 16. Contact the Library to arrange other times if you need access outside the set hours. (Posted 5/16/11)


Special hours during Finals Week - Perkins Library will be open until midnight Sunday-Wednesday, May 8-11, and will close at 7pm on Thursday, May 12 and 5pm on Friday, May 13. Hours during Commencement weekend will be Saturday, May 14, 9am-4pm and Sunday, May 15, 12:30-5pm. (Posted 5/9/11)


Try-outs in the Library! We are running trials until the end of the semester on several online databases to consider for subscription. Check them out on the Journal Articles page, then let us know what you think. (Posted 4/15/11)


Where are the CDs & vinyl albums? You may have noticed the study carrels have been removed from the "yellow corner" of the second floor. We moved them to other locations to bring the recordings that had been in the rear of first floor to create a space for an archives workroom. For more information on the college archives, contact Janet Jeffries, College Archivist. (Posted 2/28/11)


New DVDs in the Library include Academy Award nominations for best picture, Despicable Me and Social Network. (posted 2/14/2011)


New materials lists now posted on website - Check out what's new in Perkins Library by clicking on New Materials in the left navigation bar on this page. (posted 12/23/10)


Give your brain a break today - Relieve some stress Sunday through Wednesday of Finals Week in the Library with games, dogs, yoga and singing Christmas carols. Activities begin at 7:30pm each evening. (posted 12/8/10)


Don't panic! The Library's online catalog has a new look but it works the same as it always has. Stay tuned as we upgrade our automated library system to serve you better.


Quilts by Nebraskans on display in the Rall Art Gallery, Nov. 1-Dec. 15. Come and check it out!