Library News

Criss Library is extending hours for prep and finals week this semester. "We are pleased to offer students this additional time", said Dave Richards, Dean of Library Services. The library will stay open until 1:00am Monday-Thursday during prep week, and Sunday-Thursday during finals week to allow UNO students additional research and study hours.

Extended hours dates are:

  • Monday-Thursday, April 25-28: 7:00am-1:00am
  • Sunday, May 1: Noon-1:00am
  • Monday-Wednesday, May 2-4: 7:00am-1:00am

The latest issue of the newsletter,Criss Chronicles, is now available!

The Criss Library's Creative Production Lab is now offering "mini" 3D Printing. Using our new SLA resin printer, watch your small 3D models print at a higher level of detail.

Resin printing costs $.20/mL, while standard plastic printing is still just $.15/gram.

Stop by to see how you can get printing, or go to the 3D Printing Page.

On display on the first floor of Criss Library is the new exhibit, "The Architectural Studies of H. A. Raapke," featuring works produced during H. A. Raapke's student years, circa 1899-1907. Many of these drawings were part of his coursework for two schools in Paris: Altier Préparatoire D'Architecture and École Nationale des Beaux-Arts.

Sixteen of Raapke's original drawings are on display in the windows of the Archives and Special Collections area of Criss Library. The exhibit will run through the end of April 2016. All 59 extant drawings in the library's collection may be viewed in the Criss Library Online Exhibit space at http://unomaha.omeka.net/exhibits/show/raapke.

On display in Archives and Special Collections at Criss Library is Charles Timothy Hagel: A Life in Photographs, a biographical exhibit spanning the life of U.S. Secretary of Defense and U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel. A more in-depth version of the exhibit with some different photographs can be viewed online at: http://hagel.omeka.net/exhibits/show/chuckhagelbiography.

This exhibit coincides with the opening of the first portion of the U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel Archives to the community. Researchers may now browse and search inventories of Hagel Photographs, Artifacts, Grant Files, and Schedules in the Archives and Speical Collections database at http://unomaha-public.lyrasistechnology.org/repositories/4/resources/508.

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Group Study Room Descriptions

Software

All PC workstations will have the following software in addition to Windows XP Pro SP3:

  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 9
  • Adobe Premier Elements 3.0
  • Apple QuickTime
  • Astronomy 1354 Package
  • Chemistry 1184 Package
  • DivX
  • Firefox 3.5 (Web browser)
  • Google Apps
  • Internet Explorer 8 (Web browser)
  • K-Lite Codec Pack
  • Math package including SPSS 17, Minitab 15, and Maple 13
  • Microsoft Office 2007
  • Notepad ++
  • Open Office 3
  • Picasa
  • Power DVD
  • Putty (ssh shell)
  • Refworks
  • Roxio Creator
  • Speech Outliner
  • WinSCP (ssh ftp)

Group Study Rooms on second floor have Adobe Creative Suite 4 (Photoshop, Flash, Dreamweaver, Acrobat Pro, and Illustrator)


Reserve a Group Study Room
For more information on making Theater Room reservations, visit the UNO Criss Library Main Service Desk or call 402.554.3206.

Rooms 102 A through 102 F

  • Large wall-mounted monitor
  • Whiteboard
  • PC with DVD/CD player/writer

Furnishings: study table, 5 rolling/folding chairs

Adam & Leon Millard Foundation Boardroom (Room 119)

  • Large wall-mounted monitor
  • DVD/VHS player
  • Whiteboard
  • PC with DVD/CD player/writer
  • GuidePlus ATI Multimedia Center software

Furnishings: study table, 18 rolling/folding chairs

Room 120

  • Large wall-mounted monitor
  • DVD player
  • PC with DVD/CD player/writer
  • Whiteboard

Furnishings: study table, 5 rolling/folding chairs

Room 121

  • Large wall-mounted monitor
  • DVD/VHS player
  • Whiteboard
  • PC with DVD/CD player/writer

Furnishings: study table, 5 rolling/folding chairs

 

Eugene and Sunny M. Thomas Learning Laboratory (Room 239)

  • Large wall-mounted monitor
  • DVD/VHS player
  • PC with DVD/CD player/writer
  • Whiteboard
  • ATI Multimedia software

Furnishings: study table, 5 rolling/folding chairs

Room 240

  • Large wall-mounted monitor
  • PC with DVD/CD player/writer
  • Whiteboard

Furnishings: study table, 5 rolling/folding chairs

Room 241

  • Large wall-mounted monitor
  • DVD/VHS player
  • PC with DVD/CD player/writer
  • ATI Multimedia software
  • Whiteboard

Furnishings: study table, 5 rolling/folding chairs

UNO Alumni Association Learning Laboratory (Room 243)

  • Ceiling-mounted projector / Projection screen
  • Large wall-mounted monitor
  • PC with DVD/VCR player/writer
  • Whiteboard

Furnishings: study table, 5 rolling/folding chairs

Robert H. Storz Foundation Learning Laboratory (Room 244)

  • Large wall-mounted monitor
  • PC with DVD/CD player/writer
  • Whiteboard

Furnishings: study table, 5 rolling/folding chairs

Room 245

  • Large wall-mounted monitor
  • Ceiling-mounted projector / Projection screen
  • DVD/VHS player
  • PC with DVD/CD player/writer
  • Whiteboard

Furnishings: study table, 5 rolling/folding chairs

To view our group study room policy click here.