Chesnutt Library Blog

“Because it’s all about ‘U,’” the Chesnutt Library Blog is designed to promptly and efficiently provide timely news, inform of library events, books, databases and more for our students, staff and faculty. In our effort to enhance communication, the Chesnutt Library Blog will bring academic resources together in one place, with one click, with one purpose in mind - Educational Excellence - designed to enhance learning, guarantee access and promote scholarship.

Thursday, March 20, 2008

Closed for Easter Holiday

Don't forget... the library closes today at 6:00pm and won't reopen till Monday, March 24, 2008 @ 7:00am. Hope everyone has a safe & happy Easter Holiday.

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Women's History Month

This month is Women's History Month so please visit our homepage to view a list of selected databases on women. If you're looking for some fast facts the U.S. Census has created a document covering subjects such as Motherhood, Earnings, Education, Voting and Businesses.

For example:


The projected number of bachelor’s degrees that will be awarded to women in the 2007-08 school year, who are also projected to earn 380,000 master’s degrees during this period. Women would, therefore, earn 59 percent of the bachelor’s and 61 percent of the master’s degrees awarded during this school year. In addition, women would earn a majority (52 percent) of first-professional degrees, such as law and medical.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics, Projections of Education Statistics to 2015 <>

Source: ResourceShelf

Thursday, March 13, 2008

Big Read @ Chesnutt Library

This year's Big Read book is Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury. Please join us on April 2, 2008 from 12:00-1:30pm in the Library Conference Room (3rd floor) for a Book Reading and Discussion. Click here for more information on Big Read events in our community.

Light refreshments will be served so be sure to drop in!