2018

2018


Turnitin downtime on Saturday, January 5

Turnitin downtime on Saturday, January 5 (December 21, 2018)

On Saturday, January 5, Turnitin services will be unavailable from 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. due to necessary scheduled maintenance. Please be aware that no submissions or grading will be possible during this time. We therefore advise that submission deadlines be set outside of this maintenance window.

If you have any questions, please email us at library@acg.edu.


New! Subscription to Statista

New! Subscription to Clarksons (December 20, 2018)

The library is pleased to announce a new subscription to Shipping Intelligence Network (SIN) by Clarksons Research.

Shipping Intelligence Network (SIN) provides access to the comprehensive range of data collected and published by Clarksons Research, including the latest information on the shipping markets at a glance, easily downloadable versions of market reports, comprehensive fleet and orderbook listings and thousands of timeseries and graphs of key commercial indicators all updated regularly by our leading industry analysts.

To login to the database please request the username & password at the library. This resource is available only on campus.


Christmas opening hours

Christmas opening hours (December 18, 2018)

The library will follow the schedule below.

Date Opening hours
December 21 8:30 - 17:00
December 22 -  December 26 Closed
December 27 - December 28 8:30 - 17:00
December 29 - January 1 Closed
January 2 - January 4 8:30 - 17:00
January 5 - January 6 Closed
January 7 - January 11 8:30 - 18:00
January 12 - January 13 Closed

To view our complete schedule , please visit our Open Hours page.

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All of us working at the library wish you

a merry Christmas and a joyful 2019!  


Borrow books during Christmas

Borrow books over Christmas (December 17, 2018)

Students who have registered for the Spring Semester may borrow up to 15 books starting on December 20.


Library open on Sundays, December 9 & 16

Library open on Sundays, December 9 & 16 (November 29, 2018)

Our complete schedule is available on our Open Hours page.


Library closed on November 22-24

Library closed on November 22-24 (November 19, 2018)

The library will be closed from Thursday, November 22, to Saturday, November 24, in celebration of Thanksgiving.

You can check our complete schedule on our Open Hours page.


Trial! Art, Design & Architecture Collection

Trial! Art, Design & Architecture Collection (November 15, 2018)

We are pleased to inform you that we have set up trial access to Art, Design & Architecture Collection by Proquest. This is a comprehensive survey of current publications in the fields of visual and applied arts.

To access Art, Design & Architecture Collection and the material available in it, you may click on the following link:

To help us assess the value of this resource, we ask that you take a few minutes to review it and let us know if it would be useful for your teaching and/or research.


Remote access (EZproxy) is restored

Remote access (EZproxy) has been restored (November 1, 2018)

We are pleased to inform you that remote access has been restored.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.


Remote access (EZproxy) is temporarily unavailable

Remote access (EZproxy) is temporarily unavailable (October 31, 2018)

Please note that remote access (EZproxy) is currently unavailable. We are aware of the issue and we are working to resolve it as quickly as possible.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.


Turnitin downtime on Sunday, October 28

Turnitin downtime on Sunday, October 28 (October 25, 2018)

On Sunday, October 28, Turnitin services will be unavailable from 11:00 am to 11:30 am due to necessary scheduled maintenance. Please be aware that no submissions or grading will be possible during this time. We therefore advise that submission deadlines be set outside of this maintenance window.

If you have any questions, please email us at library@acg.edu.


Ebook Central (ProQuest) downtime on Saturday, October 27

Ebook Central (ProQuest) downtime on October 27 (October 22, 2018)

On Saturday, October 27, Ebook Central (ProQuest) database will be unavailable from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm due to necessary scheduled maintenance.

Please schedule your work accordingly.

Thank you!


Undergraduate Library Sessions - Fall 2018

Undergraduate Library Sessions - Fall 2018 (October 19, 2018)

The Undergraduate Library Sessions (ULS) will take place from October 29 to November 9, 2018. The program comprises workshops that aim at educating you on various information literacy and referencing issues. All sessions are held in library room 115 during the activity hour.

Check our library instruction page, find out which workshop best suits your needs, and make your reservation. Seats are limited so make sure you hurry up!


Library closed on Saturday, September 29

Library closed on Saturday, September 29 (September 28, 2018)

Due to severe weather conditions, the library will be closed on Saturday, September 29.

Thank you for your understanding and stay safe.


Train your brain!

Train your brain! (September 24, 2018)

This semester’s Graduate Seminar Series will take place from October 4 to October 12, 2018. If you are a graduate student and wish to familiarize yourself with the resources available at John S. Bailey Library or want to acquire proper referencing skills, you are highly encouraged to attend.

The program comprises three-hour sessions specifically designed to cover the needs of graduate students in academic source identification and successful bibliography building.

To register or find out more about the program, you may visit our library instruction page. There is a limited number of seats, so make sure you reserve one well in advance, but even if you don’t manage to attend this time, don’t get disappointed. The GSS sessions will be offered again next semester!


Library open on Saturdays

Library open on Saturdays (September 24, 2018)

The library will be open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on Saturdays, starting from this week and until the end of the Fall Semester.

Please note that the library will be closed on Saturday, November 24 (Thanksgiving Holiday).

To view our complete schedule, please visit our Open Hours page.


Turnitin downtime on Saturday, September 22

Turnitin downtime on Saturday, September 22 (September 17, 2018)

All Turnitin services will be unavailable for scheduled maintenance on Saturday September 22, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 0:30 AM. During that time, instructors will not be able to create, edit or access Turnitin assignments or reports and students will not be able to submit papers to existing Turnitin assignments. Please schedule your work accordingly.

If you have any problems, please email us at library@acg.edu.


EBSCOhost databases - Scheduled Maintenance

EBSCOhost databases - Scheduled Maintenance (September 11, 2018)

EBSCO will be performing scheduled maintenance on Thursday, September 13, 2018 from 3:00 pm until 9:00 pm. Please note that you may experience slower than usual performance during this time. This scheduled maintenance may also affect Full Text Finder.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.


Power shutdown and library services

Power shutdown and library services (August 27, 2018)

Due to scheduled power shutdown between 7:00 pm and 9:00 pm on Sunday, September 2, the following library services will be unavailable:

  • Library Catalog
  • Off-campus access to resources (EZproxy)

Thank you for your understanding.


Library closed during summer time

Library closed during summer time (July 30, 2018)

Please be informed that the library will be closed from August 1 to August 26. If you want to check our complete schedule, you may visit our Open Hours page.

We wish you a nice and relaxing summer vacation!


Ebook Central (ProQuest) & SIRS downtime

Ebook Central (ProQuest) & SIRS downtime (July 30, 2018)

On Saturday, August 18, Ebook Central (ProQuest) database will be unavailable from 19:00 pm to 00:00 am due to necessary scheduled maintenance. SIRS Issues Researcher database will also be unavailable on Sunday, August, 19 from 05:00 am to 13:00 pm.

Please schedule your work accordingly.

Thank you!


Library closed on Wednesday, July 26

Library closed on Thursday, July 26 (July 25, 2018)

The library will be closed on Thursday, July 26, in celebration of Saint Paraskevi's Holiday.

To view our complete schedule, please visit our Open Hours page.


Borrow books during the summer

Borrow books during summer (July 25, 2018)

The John S. Bailey Library staff wish you a nice summer vacation full of good reads! 

If you have registered for Fall Semester 2018, you can borrow books during summer time. Come by the library, borrow the books of your interest, and return them by the first day of classes, that is Thursday, September 13, 2018.

Please check our calendar to find out when the library will be open.


New! Subscription to Statista

New! Subscription to Statista (July 9, 2018)

The library is pleased to announce a new subscription to Statista, the portal for statistics and studies from more than 22,500 sources.

The portal provides access to statistics gathered by market researchers, trade organizations, scientific publications, and government sources. It contains over 1 million statistics on over 80,000 topics. Data can be accessed by searching or browsing by industry, topic, country, digital market or infographic and the content can be downloaded in image, PowerPoint or Excel format.


Library closed on Wednesday, July 4

Library closed on Wednesday, July 4 (July 3, 2018)

The library will be closed on Wednesday​, July 4, in celebration of the US Independence Day.

To view our complete schedule, please visit our Open Hours page.


Turnitin downtime on Saturday, March 17

Turnitin downtime on Tuesday, July 10 (June 29, 2018)

On Tuesday, July 10, Turnitin services will be unavailable from 6:00 pm to 2:00 am due to necessary scheduled maintenance. Please be aware that no submissions or grading will be possible during this time. We therefore advise that submission deadlines be set outside of this maintenance window.

If you have any questions, please email us at library@acg.edu.


EBSCOhost databases - Scheduled Maintenance

EBSCOhost databases - Scheduled Maintenance (June 18, 2018)

EBSCO will be performing scheduled maintenance on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 from 4:00 pm until 10:00 pm. Please note that you may experience slower than usual performance during this time. This scheduled maintenance may also affect Full Text Finder.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.


Reminder! EasyBib EDU discontinued after Aug. 31

Reminder! EasyBib EDU discontinued after Aug. 31 (June 4, 2018)

This is a reminder that Chegg company is discontinuing EasyBib EDU, its subscription program for institutions, after August 31, 2018. This means that all EasyBib EDU accounts will also be deleted.

All of you, EasyBib EDU users, who would like to save your EasyBib EDU data, please make sure you export them before the above-mentioned date. If you do not know how to export your data please consult the “How can my students export and save citation work?” section on EasyBib EDU’s FAQs page.

We will be making more announcements as we approach the date mentioned above. In the meantime, if you face any problems while trying to export your data, don’t hesitate to contact us at libraryreference@acg.edu.


Undergraduate Library Sessions - Summer 2018

Undergraduate Library Sessions - Summer 2018 (May 24, 2018)

The Undergraduate Library Sessions (ULS) will take place from June 4 to June 7, 2018. The program comprises workshops that aim at educating you on various information literacy and referencing issues. All sessions will be held during the activity hour.

Check our library instruction page, find out which workshop best suits your needs, and make your reservation. Seats are limited so make sure you hurry up!


Library services on Sunday, May 20

Library services on Sunday, May 20 (May 18, 2018)

Due to scheduled campus Internet backbone maintenance from 10:00 to 14:00 on Sunday, May 20, the following library services will be unavailable:

  • Off-campus access to resources (EZproxy)
  • Library Catalog

Thank you for your understanding.


Library hours during Summer Session I and Summer Term

Summer Session I & Summer Term - Library hours (May 18, 2018)

During Summer Session I (May 21 - June 20) and Summer Term (May 21 - July 19 ) the library’s schedule will be adjusted as follows:

Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday (May 26, June 2, 9 & 16) 9:00 am –​ 5:00 pm
Saturday (June 23 & 30) Closed
Saturday (July 7, 14 & 21) 9:00 am –​ 5:00 pm

The library will remain closed on Sundays and on the following days:

  • Monday, May 28 (Feast of the Holy Spirit)

  • Wednesday, July 4 (U.S. Independence Day)

To view our complete schedule, please visit our Hours page.


Power shutdown and library services

Power shutdown and library services on May 6 (May 2, 2018)

Due to scheduled power shutdown between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm on Sunday, May 6 the following library services will be unavailable:

  • Library Catalog
  • Off-campus access to resources (EZproxy)

Thank you for your understanding.


Train your brain!

Train your brain! (April 19, 2018)

This semester’s Graduate Seminar Series will take place from April 27 to May 18, 2018. If you are a graduate student and wish to familiarize yourself with the resources available at John S. Bailey Library or want to acquire proper referencing skills, you are highly encouraged to attend.

The program comprises three-hour sessions specifically designed to cover the needs of graduate students in academic source identification and successful bibliography building.

To register or find out more about the program, you may visit our library instruction page. There is a limited number of seats, so make sure you reserve one well in advance, but even if you don’t manage to attend this time, don’t get disappointed. The GSS sessions will be offered again next semester!


Ebook Central (ProQuest) downtime on April 22, 2018

Ebook Central (ProQuest) downtime on April 22 (April 17, 2018)

On Sunday, April 22, Ebook Central (ProQuest) database will be unavailable from 5:00 am to 10:00 am due to necessary scheduled maintenance.

Please schedule your work accordingly.

Thank you!


EasyBib EDU discontinued after August 31, 2018

EasyBib EDU discontinued after August 31, 2018 (April 17, 2018)

​As we announced last year, Chegg company has decided to discontinue EasyBib EDU, its subscription program for institutions, after August 31, 2018. This means that all EasyBib EDU accounts will also be deleted.

All of you, EasyBib EDU users, who would like to save your EasyBib EDU data, please make sure you export them before the above-mentioned date. If you do not know how to export your data please consult the “How can my students export and save citation work?” section on EasyBib EDU’s FAQs page.

We will be making more announcements as we approach the date mentioned above. In the meantime, if you face any problems while trying to export your data, don’t hesitate to contact us at libraryreference@acg.edu.


Library open on Sundays, April 22 & 29

Library open on Sundays, April 22 & 29 (April 16, 2018)

The library will be open from 12:00 to 5:00 pm on Sunday, April 22 and Sunday, April 29 to provide a supportive environment for studying during finals period.

Our complete schedule is available on our Open Hours page.


Power shutdown and library services

Power shutdown and library services on April 5 (April 2, 2018)

Due to scheduled power shutdown between 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm on Thursday, April 5 the following library services will be unavailable:

  • Library Catalog
  • Off-campus access to resources (EZproxy)

Thank you for your understanding.


EBSCOhost databases - Scheduled Maintenance

EBSCOhost databases - Scheduled Maintenance (March 30, 2018)

EBSCO will be performing scheduled maintenance on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 from 4:00 pm until 11:00 pm. Please note that you may experience slower than usual performance during this time. This scheduled maintenance may also affect Full Text Finder.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.


Library hours during Easter recess

Library hours during Easter recess (March 23, 2018)

During the Easter recess the library’s schedule will be adjusted as follows:
 

March 31 – April 1 Closed
April 2 – April 5 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
April 6 – April 10 Closed
April 11 – April 13 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
April 14 – April 15 Closed

Our complete schedule is available on our Hours page.


Databases temporarily unavailable

Databases temporarily unavailable (March 1, 2018)

On campus access to the following databases is temporarily unavailable:

  • The Economist  [Status Update: Available (March 23,2018)
  • iMentor  [Status Update: Available (March 16,2018)]

Access will gradually return to normal the next few days.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. 


Turnitin downtime on Saturday, March 17

Turnitin downtime on Saturday, March 17 (March 1, 2018)

On Saturday, March 17, Turnitin services will be unavailable from 6:00 pm to 12:00 am due to necessary scheduled maintenance. Please be aware that no submissions or grading will be possible during this time. We therefore advise that submission deadlines be set outside of this maintenance window.

If you have any questions, please email us at library@acg.edu.


Jane Austen book display

Jane Austen book display (February 20, 2018)

Year 2017 marked 200 years from the death of Jane Austen one of the greatest British novelists. In celebration of this anniversary, the John S. Bailey Library invites you to a book display honoring her life and work.

The display will run along with the Jane Austen Festival organized by the Book Club from February 20 until February 28. It comprises:

  • a selection of books on Jane Austen and
  • an online display featuring ebooks, film adaptations, and web sources such as museums, societies and fan sites.

EasyBib downtime on February 17

EasyBib downtime on February 17 (February 15, 2018)

EasyBib will be unavailable from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm on Saturday, February 17, due to necessary scheduled maintenance. During this time, signing in and registering will be inaccessible.

We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause!


Library closed on Monday, February 19

Library closed on Monday, February 19 (February 14, 2018)

The library will be closed on Monday, February 19, in celebration of the Ash Monday Holiday.

To view our complete schedule, please visit our Open Hours page.


Library open on Saturdays

Library open on Saturdays (February 8, 2018)

The library will be open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm on Saturdays, starting from this week and until the end of the Spring Semester (May 5, 2018).

Please note that the library will be closed on Saturdays, March 31, April 7  and 14 (Easter Recess).

To view our complete schedule, please visit our Open Hours page.


Undergraduate Library Sessions - Spring 2018

Undergraduate Library Sessions - Spring 2018 (February 1, 2018)

The Undergraduate Library Sessions (ULS) will take place from February 12 to March 2, 2018. The program comprises workshops that aim at educating you on various information literacy and referencing issues.

All workshops will be offered both on a Monday-Wednesday-Friday and a Tuesday-Thursday basis and during the activity hour.

Check our library instruction page, find out which workshop best suits your needs, and make your reservation. Seats are limited so make sure you hurry up!


Trial! Statista - The portal of statistics

Trial! Statista - The portal for statistics (Januay 31, 2018)

We are pleased to inform you that we have set up trial access to Statista, one of the world’s largest statistics and market data platforms. Statista integrates data on over 80.000 topics from over 18.000 sources onto a single platform.

To access Statista and the material available in it, you may click on the following link:

To help us assess the value of this resource, we ask that you take a few minutes to review it and let us know if it would be useful for your teaching and/or research.


Publication Finder - Issue Resolved

Publication Finder - Issue Resolved (January 31, 2018)

We are pleased to inform you that the technical issue with Publication Finder has been resolved.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.


Technical issue with Publication Finder

Technical issue with Publication Finder (January 26, 2018)

Please be aware that there is a technical issue with Publication Finder Full Text Links. EBSCO IT specialists are working on fixing the problem as soon as possible.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. 


SIRS Issues Researcher downtime on January 28

SIRS Issues Researcher downtime on January 28 (January 25, 2018)

On Sunday, January 28, SIRS Issues Researcher database will be unavailable from 5:00 am to 1:00 pm due to necessary scheduled maintenance.

Thank you for your understanding!


Students' library login credentials are changing!

Reminder! Students' library login credentials (January 18, 2018)

We would like to remind you, that all students should use their ACG network username and password for the following services.

  • Off-campus access

All the online library resources are available from outside the ACG campus. When accessing the resources from off-campus, all students will be asked to sign in to EZproxy, a system that allows you to use the library’s databases remotely.

  • Library account

Students can access their personal library account to view or renew the items they have checked out, learn about the status of their requested items, see if they have any pending fines, and create lists of items. To login to the library account, you need to visit the library catalog and click on the ‘Log in’ button on the top of the page.  

If you have any problems, please email us at library@acg.edu.

Thank you!


Ebook Central (ProQuest) downtime on January 20, 2018

Ebook Central (ProQuest) downtime on January 20 (January 15, 2018)

On Saturday, January 20, Ebook Central (ProQuest) database will be unavailable from 8:00 pm to 2:00 am due to necessary scheduled maintenance.

Please schedule your work accordingly.

Thank you!


GSS workshop cancelation!

GSS workshop cancelation! (January 12, 2018)

We would like to inform you that the "Library 1000: Resources for Graduate Students" workshop scheduled for today, January 12, 2018 at 5:00 pm is canceled due to low registration.

The workshop will be offered again later in the academic year. The new date will be announced in due time on our library instruction page.