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Library maintains engagement off campus

Sims Memorial Library has the guide “Using Sims Library during COVID-19 closure” available for students. The guide contains information on accessing databases, including 40 temporary resources provided by database vendors, course reserves, research help and other information.
May 5, 2020

Although the building is closed, the Sims Memorial Library is operating virtually to ensure that students get the help and resources they need for their classes. During the stay-at-home order, the library...

Sims Library director retires after 23 years

Library director Eric Johnson is retiring this semester after 23 years at the university. “I’m happy with what I’ve done over the years,” said Johnson.
March 21, 2020

After overseeing Sims Memorial Library for over two decades, the director is preparing to pass the torch.  Eric Johnson, director of Sims Memorial Library, is retiring this semester after 23 years...

Library remains open but events are cancelled

The Sims Memorial Library will remain open and continue to offer computer lab services, book checkouts and non-event related services.
March 18, 2020

Several events related to the Sims Memorial Library have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Women’s Suffrage Centennial Exhibition Opening at the library on March 16 and the “Let’s...

Library hosts wine tasting fundraiser

The Friends of Sims Library hosted a wine tasting event to raise money for the library. Along with a silent auction and live music,
November 9, 2019

A fundraiser continued its prominence at the library this semester. The Friends of Sims Library hosted the 11th annual "Wine with Friends" on Friday, Nov. 8 starting at 6:30 p.m. in Sims Memorial Library. Library...

Ten years of wine tasting

November 5, 2018

The Friends of Sims Library organized the 10th annual "Wine with Friends" to help the Sims Memorial Library financially. The event was held at the library on Friday, Nov. 3. The event included a...

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