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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Fax Service

Outgoing fax service is available at the Main Floor Service Desk. Price are $1.00 per page for local faxing, long-distance is $2.00 for the first page and $1.00 for each additional page. International faxes are $4.00 for the first page and $1.00 for each additional page. The following Nebraska cities: Bennington, Elkhorn, Fremont, Gretna, Springfield, Valley, Waterloo; Iowa cities: Carter Lake, Council Bluffs, Crescent, Glenwood, Mineola, Missouri Valley, Silver City, Underwood; and 1-800 or 1-888 numbers are all considered local calls, and there is no charge for on-campus faxes. Incoming faxes are not accepted.

Fax Services on the Web

Can't make it in to the Library? You can try one of these web-based fax services: Faxzero (http://faxzero.com) is free or pay to use EFax (http://www.efax.com), Send to Fax (http://www.send2fax.com/), and MyFax (http://www.myfax.com).

Microfilm/Microfiche Readers/Scanners

Three microfilm/microfiche reader/scanners and one microfiche/card reader/scanner are available east of the microfilm filing cabinets on first floor. These units can scan microfilm/fiche and send images to the print station for $0.07 per page using your MavCard ID/guest print card. Images can also be stored on your personal storage device or emailed.

Scanners

Two scanning workstations are located east of the Main Service Desk on the second floor. These workstations are equipped with the most recent versions of Adobe Photoshop (for image scanning) and OmniPage Pro (for text scanning). Both scanning workstations feature flatbed scanners, allowing for scanning sizes up to 8.5" x 11" as well as the scanning of slides and film negatives using specialized adapters.second floor, north-east of the service desk, are available for disability access.