Thursday, May 14, 2015

Summer Hours at Hewes Library

Hewes Library begins our Summer Hours today.  The library will be open Monday - Friday from 8am until 4:30pm.  The library is closed on weekends.

Friday, May 8, 2015

Periodical of the Month: Fitness

Published by the Meredith Corporation, Fitness is a monthly magazine which the Hewes Library subscribes to in print only.

Launched in 1992, Fitness focuses on women’s health, exercise, beauty, and nutrition. The magazine also sponsors several real-world fitness and health-themed events to promote its brand and raise money for charity.  Events include the Mind, Body, Spirit Games and a half-marathon.

Fun features of the print and online magazine include a monthly #MakeFitHappen, Burning Questions and a profile on the featured cover model.  The website includes editor and user blogs, a BMI calculator and links to workout videos.  An interactive app for the publications is available for Android devices.

See more at: www.fitnessmagazine.com or on the Main Level of Hewes Library in the Popular Periodicals section.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Library Finals Hours

During Finals week, Hewes Library will be open later than normal.  The library's hours are:




  • Thursday - Friday, May 7 - 8: 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
  • Saturday - Sunday, May 9 - 10: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
  • Monday - Tuesday, May 11 - 12: 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
  • Wednesday, May 13: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Monday, May 4, 2015

Database of the Month: PsycInfo

The database of the month for May is PsycInfo - provided by EBSCO - which focuses on the fields of psychology and related behavioral and mental health areas.  PsycInfo is extremely comprehensive, encompassing research and data originally collected by the American Psychological Association at the turn of the 19th century.  Today, the database contains more than 4 millions records with several thousand being added each week in more than 2,500 journals.

Find PsycInfo on the library's Databases: Find Articles page.

Access to library databases is limited to the current students, staff, and faculty of Monmouth College.

Friday, May 1, 2015

Pre-finals extra hours begin tonight!

Hewes Library begins its pre-finals hours with additional hours this week.  Tonight and Saturday night, the library is open until 9pm and will open early on Sunday at 9am.

Full hours for the next two weeks are:
  • Friday, May 1: 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 2: 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, May 3: 9:00 a.m. - Midnight
  • Monday - Wednesday, May 4 - 6: 7:30 a.m. - Midnight
  • Thursday - Friday, May 7 - 8: 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
  • Saturday - Sunday, May 9 - 10: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
  • Monday - Tuesday, May 11 - 12: 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
  • Wednesday, May 13: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Senior Student Art Exhibitions: Group B

The second group of Senior Studen Art Exhibitions opened this week and will run through May 11, 2015.  Group B will host its opening reception this Sunday, May 3 at 12:00pm in Gallery 204 on the Upper Level of Hewes Library.

Monday, April 27, 2015

New Items at Hewes Library

New items are added to the Hewes Library Collection on a continual basis. Recent titles have included:


  • Schubert's Winter Journey by Ian Bostridge
  • Unending Hunger by Megan A. Carney
  • Vanishing Neighbor by Marc J. Dunkelman
  • Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
  • Desert by Roslynn D. Haynes
  • Mathematician Comes of Age by Steven G. Kratz
  • Writing in Psychology by Scott A. Miller
  • Greek Art and Archaeology by Richard T. Neer
  • LGBT Youth Issues Today by David E. Newton Ph.D.
  • ISIS: The State of Terror by Jessica Stern & J.M. Berger

Pre-Finals and Finals Library Hours

Hewes Library will have extended hours during Pre-Finals and Finals Week, May 1 - May 13, 2015.  The library's hours are:
  • Friday, May 1: 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 2: 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, May 3: 9:00 a.m. - Midnight
  • Monday - Wednesday, May 4 - 6: 7:30 a.m. - Midnight
  • Thursday - Friday, May 7 - 8: 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
  • Saturday - Sunday, May 9 - 10: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
  • Monday - Tuesday, May 11 - 12: 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
  • Wednesday, May 13: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

New ScotsRead Titles

Several new ScotsRead titles recently arrived, including:

  • The beekeeper's daughter by Santa Montefiore
  • The angel court affair: a Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novel by Anne Perry
  • The dream lover: a novel by Elizabeth Berg
  • Very good lives: the fringe benefits of failure and the importance of imagination by J.K. Rowling
  • The world before us: a novel by Aislinn Hunter
  • The Cavendon women by Barbara Taylor Bradford

Find them on the Main Level near the study tables.

Monday, April 20, 2015

Don't Forget: Renew Your Library Materials

It's a busy time of the semester with the end of classes and finals approaching!  Don't forgot to renew your library materials to avoid late fines.

To renew items that you have checked out, please visit your account - which is accessible from the Hewes Library Catalog - to login and renew materials.  If you have any interlibrary loans that you requested via your ILLiad Account, don't worry - you can renew those items online in your ILLiad Account by selecting the transaction number if you need to keep resources a little longer.

If you have questions or problems, please call the library's circulation desk at 309-457-2190.