News & Events: September 21, 2015

Welcome, Pope Francis!

Hours During Papal Visit – The University Libraries (including Mullen Library and all campus libraries) will close Tuesday, September 22 at 5pm and remain closed on Wednesday, September 23. Normal hours will resume on Thursday, September 24. **Please note that due to a water main break that cannot be repaired until after the Papal visit, Mullen Library will not hold overnight hours this week.**

NEW TRIAL: Patrologia Orientalis – The University Libraries has a trial to The Patrologia Orientalis Database through October 18th. To access the trial, go to This link will work on and off campus.  The database is also in the A-Z list and is under the Philosophy/Religion category. The Patrologia Orientalis Database is a collection of Patristic texts from the Christian East, including works, recorded in non-Latin languages including  Syriac, Armenian, Arabic, Coptic, Ge’ez, Georgian, and Slavonic, that come from geographical, cultural, or religious contexts somehow linked to Rome or the Eastern Roman Empire. This initial version of the database allows users to access texts included in the 52 volumes of the Patrologia Orientalis, and search English and French translations where available. Please provide feedback to Dustin Booher.

Open Access Events in OctoberThree events will be held during the month of October marking Open Access Week (October 19-25, 2015). They include:

  • KEYNOTE ADDRESS: How Open Access Benefits Faculty + Research – Tuesday, October 13 • 11:00 AM • Great Room A, Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center
  • PRESENTATION: Institutional Repositories – Tuesday, October 20 • 4:00 PM • May Gallery, Mullen Library
  • PANEL DISCUSSION: Scholarly Publishing and the Open Access Ecosystem – Wednesday, October 28 • 6:30 PM • Pearl Bailey Room, Busboys & Poets (Brookland)
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