Thursday, June 25, 2009

Summer Hours Start June 29th

The Vera Bracken and Brooks Campus Libraries will be moving to their respective Summer hours on Monday, June 29th. These hours will persist until August 31st.

VERA BRACKEN LIBRARY HOURS will now be:
  • Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday - Sunday: Closed
Exceptions during this time period include:
  • 1 July 2009 - Closed [Canada Day]
  • 3 August 2009 - Closed [Civic Holiday]
  • 19 August 2009 - Closed [College Day]
BROOKS CAMPUS LIBRARY HOURS will now be:
  • Monday, Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday - Wednesday, Friday - Sunday: Closed
Exceptions during this time period include:
  • 3 August 2009 - Closed [Civic Holiday]
  • The Brooks Campus Library is not affected by Canada and College Days.
For more information on the libraries' hours of operation, click here.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Canada Day Closure - 1 July 2009

The Vera Bracken Library will be closed on Wednesday, July 1st for the Canada Day holiday. With the exception of that day, the library will operate according to regular hours on the preceding and following days. The Brooks Campus Library is not affected by the Canada Day holiday.

If you want more information on events that are happening across Canada, click here. For a schedule of events in Medicine Hat, click here.

For more information on the libraries' hours, click here.

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Vera Bracken Library Closures in June

The Vera Bracken Library will be closed on June 20th and 27th for annual maintenance. With the exception of these two days, the library will continue to operate under the normal Spring hours until June 29th – at which time both libraries (Vera Bracken and Brooks Campus) will operate according to the Summer schedule.

For more information about the libraries' hours of operation, click here.

Monday, June 08, 2009

Thursday, June 04, 2009

MLA Guides Updated

In April, the Modern Language Association of America (MLA) released the 7th edition of the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (MLA Handbook). The MLA style of citation is a popular citation method used for writing essays in the humanities throughout North America. For a quick overview of the changes made in the 7th edition, click here.

Library Services has updated it handouts regarding the MLA style to keep abreast of these changes. The handouts that have been updated include:
The former two will soon be available in print in the library. The 6th edition of the MLA Style Guide will remain online until December 2009, but the print edition will no longer be available from the library.

You can find all of the guides that are produced by the library at our How to Guides & Handouts page.

If you have any comment, concerns, or questions regarding these updates, please contact us at: reference@mhc.ab.ca.