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    Computers in the Library

    August 24 - A list of software programs available on computers (desktops and laptops) in the Library.
  • Change for Access to the Media Collection Materials

    August 20 - The Library announces a change in location for checking out Media items.
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    Library Hours for the Fall Semester

    August 17 - Do you want to know what the library’s hours are for the Fall Semester?
    Are you wondering when our 24-hour operations will begin?
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    The Painter Within

    July 17 -

    What do you think a librarian “looks” like?  Not just in physical form but as a person, as a whole.   Get to know just what a librarian “looks” like here at Porter Henderson Library.

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    Bastille Day 14 July 1789

    July 14 - Dr. Maurice G. Fortin (Executive Director of Library Services) reflects on Bastille Day, “France’s equivalent of our July 4th celebrations”.
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    Happy Canada Day!

    July 1 -

    July 1, 2015                                            

    It’s Canada Day! You didn’t think America was the only one with its own national holiday, did you?  Why not join in the celebration by honoring our neighbors up north?

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    Latino Americans History Grant

    June 15 -

    Dr. Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai of Angelo State University’s History Department faculty and Kimberly Wirth, business manager and community engagement coordinator for ASU’s Porter Henderson Library, have been awarded a one-year $3,000 grant to present programs on campus and for the larger San Angelo community on the history of Latino Americans.

  • Innovations in Scholarly Communications

    June 2 - Scholarly Communications has come a long way since the days of using footnotes and print indexes!
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    Finding Topics for Your Research Paper or Speech

    June 2 -

    Are you having difficulty finding a topic for your upcoming speech or research paper? Do you have a general topic in mind and need more information? If you answered yes to either question, the Library can help you.

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    Therapy Dogs visit the Library - May 5 & May 6

    April 22 - Back by popular demand, Samoyed therapy dogs return to the Library to help students relax while preparing for final exams.
  • West Texas Historical Association Honors Campbell as Fellow

    April 17 -

    The West Texas Historical Association (WTHA) honored Suzanne Campbell, head of Special Collections and Programs, by naming her as a Fellow.

  • WTMA Lectureship speaker’s book available online

    March 25 - The Porter Henderson Library highlights an eBook by Dr. Jocelyn Bell Burnell.
  • Documents: Old, New, Borrowed, & Blue

    March 16 -

    The GPO celebrates its 154th Birthday with a new name and a new logo.

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    “Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives” @ the Library

    March 9 -

    The Library provides an abundance of materials and resources for your use during Women’s History Month in March, including print books, DVDs, streaming videos, and government documents.

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    I spy, something different!

    February 26 -

    Have you noticed anything different about the Library but you just can’t place your finger on it?  If you feel like something has changed, it absolutely has!

  • Interlibrary Loan Request Problems

    February 18 - The Library is currently experiencing problems with receiving requests for Interlibrary Loans and has made an alternate request form available.
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    Recommended Reads before March Movie Release

    February 15 - Do you like to read the book before the movie is released? The Library has two recommendations for movies due out in March 2015.
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    African American History Month @ the Library

    February 5 -

    The Library provides an abundance of materials and resources for your use during African American History Month in February, from print books to DVDs to streaming videos.

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    “Heart” your Heart

    February 4 -

    The symbol most closely associated with love is the heart.  During American Heart Month, do all you can to “heart” your heart? 

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    MLK in Streaming Videos @ The Library

    January 14 - Did you know that you can use the Library’s databases to find streaming videos about Martin Luther King, Jr.: the man, the history, and the holiday?
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    The Year in Review: the Top 10 Historic Photos of 2014 as Determined by the Viewers

    December 29 -

    See which photographs from the West Texas Photo Gallery were viewed the most in 2014 and browse the collection to find your favorite!

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    National Roots Day

    December 23 - Do you know about the Library’s resources and databases available to help you research your family tree?
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    Student Assistant Appreciation Food Feast

    December 17 -

    Every fall and spring the Library staff takes time to show appreciation for our student assistants, have fun, and eat way too much!

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    C is for Cookies……and Coffee!!

    December 3 -

    Come to the Library while you burn the midnight oil studying for finals - we will be brewing up the joe!

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    Tis the Season of Joy and Sharing!

    November 28 -

    The Porter Henderson Library hosts a donation drive to support Meals for the Elderly, a program completely funded by donations, fundraising events, grants, and planned gifts. 

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    “Paws” & Relax with Bucky and Flyer

    November 17 - Do you need a little stress reduction before final exams? Therapy dogs, Bucky and Flyer, are scheduled to visit the Porter Henderson Library.
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    Opening of Vietnam Exhibit at WTC

    November 13 -

    The West Texas Collection Exhibit “Vietnam: Through the Lens” opens in conjunction with other activities commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War.

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    Native American Heritage @ the Library

    November 12 - Remarkable Civilizations. Survival. Accomplishment. To find out more about the heritage and accomplishments of Native Americans in the United States, view several of a multitude of streaming videos the Library has available through our vendors, Ambrose Digital and Films on Demand.
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    Library hosts International Game Day activities

    November 10 - Come celebrate International Game Day with us from 9:00am to 4:00pm this Friday (Nov. 14) in the Porter Henderson Library!!!
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    Tap, Tap, Tap…the Library issues a Veterans Day Coin Challenge

    November 7 - Free Veterans Day gift from the staff of the Porter Henderson Library