Spring 2014 lockers available

Spring 2014 Lockers Available to Graduate Students!

Mullen Library will be offering a limited number of lockers to all graduate-level students for the Spring 2014 semester. Please note the following schedule and come by the Circulation Desk to check out a locker key

Monday January 13, 2014:
Lockers will be made to all graduate-level students. First come, first serve

Saturday May 10, 201:
All lockers must be cleared out and keys returned to the Circulation Desk Note: lockers cannot be renewed

Questions? Please contact Mullen Library’s Circulation Desk (202-319-5060)

WiFi upgrades in Mullen Library

Technology Services is installing new WiFi access points throughout Mullen Library this week. Library staff is continuing to work with them to fine-tune the configuration of the new units.

If you encounter troubles please be sure to ask at the information desk for help. If we are unable to help we will pass along all information to the technicians to aid in the proper configuration of the new network. We appreciate your patience and join you in looking forward to a robust, reliable WiFi experience in Mullen Library.

Mullen Library to reopen at 5pm Aug 28

The ruptured water pipe near McMahon Hall has been replaced and water has been restored to the Crough Center, Shahan Hall, and Mullen Library. Water dependent cooling systems in Mullen are being checked and reset. We expect the Library to reopen at 5pm.

In the meantime please visit our other campus libraries, libraries.cua.edu/about/collecs.cfm.

New, Improved Access to EJournals and Databases

From this Summer, we changed the system behind the “FindIt” button , and have a new page to access our online databases and e-journals. Please see below for the summary:

Before Now
FindIt button
The page after clicking “FindIt” button    
Articles Databases and More
CU’s e-Journal

We also have a new ticket system set up for you to report the problems related to our online services. We are looking forward to bringing you a better service!

Mullen Library to be open 24 hours Mon-Thurs throughout Spring semester

Effective Tuesday, January 17, 2012, certain areas of the Mullen Library will be open for student use 24 hours a day Monday through Thursday (excepting spring break and the Easter holidays). This means that when the Library opens for service at 8 am on a Monday, it will not close its doors until Friday evening at 10 pm. You will have to show your CUA Cardinal Card to enter the building between 11pm and 8am.

Howard University has joined the WRLC

The CUA University Libraries are happy to welcome Howard University into the WRLC partnership.

Beginning January 9, CUA students, faculty and staff will be able to directly borrow from the Howard University Libraries. You may already notice that their records now appear in our basic shared catalog. Efforts are continuing to fully integrate their holdings into our more advanced discovery tools.

The librarians and library staff at CUA are looking forward to the new level of cooperation with our colleagues at Howard as we all strive to provide better services and access to research materials.

For more information, please see the official press release at the Howard University News Room.