Author Archive

Meet our new librarian Cairie Riney

April 19, 2018

Cairie joined our Collections & Resource Management department in April as the Cataloging & Metadata librarian. She is originally from San Diego, CA and worked at Denver Public Library before joining the Regis University Library. In her off time she reads, hikes, weight lifts, and spends time with her dogs (Dr. Banner & Ripley) and bearded dragon (Azula). She loves listening to podcasts and playing D&D.

Meet our new librarian Melissa DeWitt

April 19, 2018

Melissa joined our Research and Instruction department in April as a Research & Instruction librarian. She was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. She received a scholarship to play softball at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs and is currently finishing her Master’s in Library Science at the University of Denver. She previously worked as a Graduate Assistant at Auraria Library and is also finishing an internship with the National Park Service, and the Bureau of Land Management. In her spare time, Melissa skis, rock climbs, hikes, camps and watches the Food Network.

DML hours for finals week

April 17, 2018

The Dayton Memorial Library will have extended hours for finals week, April 29th – May 4th.

Sunday April 29th
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 a.m.

Monday – Thursday, April 30th – May 3rd
6:30 a.m. – 2:00 a.m.

Friday, May 4th
6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Spring 2018 Celebration of Faculty Publications

April 13, 2018

The Spring 2018 Celebration of Faculty Publications is Thursday, April 26th from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the fireplace lounge of the Dayton Memorial Library. The event is sponsored by the Office of the Provost and is in honor of:

Library Fair April 11th

April 3, 2018

April 8 – 14 is National Library Week, an annual celebration of the life-changing work of libraries, librarians and library workers. The Dayton Memorial Library joins libraries nationwide in celebrating the many ways libraries lead their communities through the transformative services, programs and expertise they offer.

Join us in celebrating National Library Week with a Library Fair in front of the library. Come learn more about your library and other campus services while enjoying food, games and giveaways!

Wednesday, April 11th
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

ERIC database and Check for Full Text links – resolved

March 27, 2018

The vendor has restored the “check for full text” links in ERIC.

There is currently an issue within the ERIC database where there are no “check for full text” links displaying. We have a ticket open with our database vendor to resolve this issue and will post an update here once it is fixed.

If you need immediate assistance, please contact the Research Help desk at or 303.458.4031.

Easter holiday hours

March 26, 2018

The library will be closed Friday, March 30th (Good Friday) and Sunday, April 1st (Easter). We will be open regular hours on Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Prospector refresh

March 23, 2018

Earlier this week the Prospector WebPac Classic interface was updated to provide a more seamless experience between Encore and Classic. The first thing you will notice is that the color has changed from tans and browns to white. All the functionality is still there, they updated styles and colors. Some of the differences between the old WebPac and the new one include:

• Copy information (up to 3 libraries) now displays on the brief record results screen.
• Request button is right underneath the item on brief record display
• Click on item to expand to full record. In the former WebPac, you had to click on a separate link

Congratulations to Janet Lee

March 1, 2018

Congratulations to Janet Lee, Dean of the Library! Janet is currently serving as a Fulbright Scholar in Ethiopia for the academic year 2017-18 and is splitting time between the library at University of Aksum and the Axumite Heritage Foundation Library. An article about her work appears on page 39 of WorldView, a journal of the National Peace Corps Association.

Janet and the Axumite Heritage Foundation Library, Axum, Ethiopia, are also the first recipients of the International Relations Round Table Mission Enhancement Grant.
Press release:

The Printed Page III exhibit

February 28, 2018

This exhibit opens March 2nd and is one of a series of satellite exhibits celebrating Denver’s Mo’Print 2018 (Month of Printmaking Series). The series features both prints and book works by artists who primarily work in the book arts field. The Dayton Memorial Library exhibit includes work by artists living in Austria, Netherlands, and the United States.