This Week in History…

December 20, 2010

On December 25th, 1776 George Washington crossed the Delaware River.

Watch an interactive historical account through the Library database, American History in Video!*

 * If off campus, log in using your Emmanuel username and password.



Winter Break Hours

December 20, 2010

The Library will be open modified hours over Winter Break.

Friday, December 24th through Sunday, January 2nd CLOSED

Monday, January 3rd through Friday, January 7th 7:30am-5pm

Saturday, January 8th and Sunday, January 9th CLOSED

Monday, January 10th through Thursday, January 13th 7:30am-6pm

Friday, January 14th 7:30am-5pm

Saturday, January 15th 9am-5pm

Sunday, January 16th and Monday, January 17th (MLK, Jr. Day) CLOSED

Tuesday, January 18th 7:30am-6pm

Wednesday, January 19th Resume Regular Term Hours (First Day of Spring Classes)

ebrary maintenance Tuesday, 12/21/2010, 11PM-1AM (Wed.) EST.

December 20, 2010

ebrary maintenance Tuesday, 12/21/2010, 11PM-1AM (Wed.) EST.

What are Library Quiet Hours?

December 16, 2010

Students studying in the Reading Room Archive image

During final exams, no talking is allowed in the Library Reading Room. 

The Library staff maintains this quiet by letting you know when you are speaking above a whisper.  

Please be considerate of your fellow students and respect the  need for quiet during finals. 

REMEMBER : 2 Group study rooms are available in the library for two hours at a time.  Please ask at the circulation desk for availability.

Thank you for helping us keep the Library an effective study space and good luck with finals.

This Week in History…

December 14, 2010

On December 18th, 1892, Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker Suite” premiered at St. Petersburg’s Maryinksy Theatre.

Listen to the Nutcracker Suite through Naxos Music Library Online:

Library Reminder

December 14, 2010


Don’t forget to return your Library books before you leave on Winter Break!

ebrary maintenance, 12/11/2010, 1-3PM EST

December 10, 2010

ebrary maintenance, 12/11/2010, 1-3PM EST.

Credo Reference Collection

December 8, 2010

Explore some of the Sociology titles available in the expanded
Credo Reference Collection

Sociology titles in Credo Reference

The Credo Reference Collection is an online collection of reference materials that can assist you in the early stages of your research projects.  Browse the collection by subjects or titles. Alternatively, use the search box to find entries on your topic.

Library Hours: Exam Week

December 7, 2010

The Cardinal Cushing Library will offering extended hours on select days during the exam period. Please note that the Library will be open modified hours through Thursday, December 23rd.

*Wednesday, December 15th 7:30am-1am (Last Day of Classes)

*Thursday, December 16th 7:30am-1am (Reading Day)

*Friday, December 17th 7:30am-1am (Exam Day One – Extended Hours)

*Saturday, December 18th 7:30am-10pm (Exam Day Two – Extended Hours)

*Sunday, December 19th 12noon-1am (Regular Hours – No Exams Scheduled)

*Monday, December 20th 7:30am-1am (Exam Day Three – Regular Hours)

*Tuesday, December 21st 7:30am-10pm (Last Day of Exams – Modified Hours)

Please refer to the Library website for updated information.

Word of the Week: Polity

December 7, 2010

As in: “As a novel polity, the EU is also a test for the possibility to dissociate citizenship from national identity, the subject of several essays in section three.”

“Briefly noted – Identities, Affiliations, and Allegiances.” Ethics & International Affairs Journal 22.2 (2008). CAIO. Web. 2 December 2010.

Explore definitions at the library’s E-Ready Reference Resources site using the Dictionaries listed on Research Guide: Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, etc.

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