Author Archive

Expanded access to Safari Books Online

August 23, 2017

Our Safari Books Online package now includes access to 33,000 titles (up from our previous 5,000) and we also now retain access to titles regardless of publication year. Our 3 concurrent user access remains the same. These titles are discoverable in the Safari database as well as the library catalog.

Nexis Uni – the new LexisNexis interface

August 21, 2017

On Wednesday, August 23rd, we will upgrade from Lexis Nexis Academic to the new Nexis Uni platform. Nexis Uni™ features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis — including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790 — with a new interface that offers quick discovery across all content types.

S&P Global NetAdvantage

August 16, 2017

On Monday, August 21st, the library will update from S&P Net Advantage to S&P Global NetAdvantage. The database will expand from 11,000 publicly traded companies to over 100,000 companies including private company information. The new interface provides new data sets though still maintains content from the previous platform (i.e. Industry Surveys).

DML Fall 2017 hours

August 15, 2017

Dayton Memorial Library hours for the fall terms begin Sunday, August 27th.

Spring Hours:
January 9 – May 7, 2017

Monday – Thursday
7:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m.

Friday
7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Saturday
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Sunday
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m.

The library and university are closed on Monday, September 4th (Labor Day); Thursday, November 23rd (Thanksgiving); and Friday, November 24th (day after Thanksgiving).

Archives closed 8/4 – 8/14

August 3, 2017

Archives and Special Collections will be closed August 4th – 14th. The department will reopen at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 15th.

ProQuest databases – access restored

July 17, 2017

Access to the ProQuest platform has been restored.

————————————————–
ProQuest databases are currently down due to a power outage at ProQuest headquarters. They are working to fix the outage across their multiple product platforms.

We’ll update this post when their databases are available.

ILLiad upgrade downtime

July 17, 2017

ILLiad, our interlibrary loan request system, will be offline until 9:00 a.m. tomorrow (July 18th) due to a system upgrade.

Prospector restored

July 13, 2017

The Prospector catalog is back online.

————————————-
Prospector is temporarily unavailable due to a power outage. We will update this post when access has been restored.

Library closed July 3rd and 4th

June 21, 2017

The university will be closed on Monday, July 3, and Tuesday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. Summer hours will resume on Wednesday, July 5th.

Interim roles

June 21, 2017

Janet Lee, Dean of the Library, will be a Fulbright Scholar in Ethiopia from September 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018. Tom Riedel will serve as Interim Dean of the Regis University Library and Paul Betty will serve as acting head of the Research & Instruction Department. We expect to hire a 9 month temporary Research & Instruction Librarian also. Thanks to Tom and Paul for their willingness to serve in these roles during Janet’s absence.
Tom Riedel and Paul Betty