Paul V. Galvin Library Archive

  • Paul V. Galvin Library Hours and Other Updates

    Paul V. Galvin Library Hours and Other Updates

    The Paul V. Galvin Library is now open all day and all night continuously from Sunday through Friday, and open on Saturdays, too! You can find what you need and the space to study, alone or in a group, at Galvin Library.

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    New Off-Campus Access Method for Library Resources

    Off-campus access to library e-resources is available to all IIT faculty and staff as well as currently-registered students. The previous method of logging in using IIT email credentials has been disabled for faculty and staff. All IIT members will now use their campus-wide ID (CWID) to log in to the library’s remote access server.

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  • 24-Hour Access Continues at Galvin Library

    24-Hour Access Continues at Galvin Library

    Paul V. Galvin Library is in the middle of its 13-day marathon of 24-hour access on both levels, which gives you optimal access as you prepare for the end of the semester. Galvin Library opened on April 28 and has remained open each day for 24 hours on both levels. That will continue straight through Finals Week, when the library will close on Friday, May 10 at 7:00 pm.

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  • 24-Hour Access on Both Levels of Galvin Library

    24-Hour Access on Both Levels of Galvin Library

    Paul V. Galvin Library is offering 24-hour access on both levels for 13 days to give you optimal access as you prepare for the end of the semester. Study Week starts on Sunday, April 28 and Galvin Library will remain open 24 hours on both levels straight through Finals Week, when we will close on Friday, May 10 at 7:00 pm.

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  • Galvin Library Staying Open Two Hours Later on Friday Nights

    Galvin Library Staying Open Two Hours Later on Friday Nights

    For the duration of the spring semester, Galvin Library will be staying open until 7:00 pm, adding two additional hours of access and services for our users when they need it most. Preparing for IPRO, finals, or projects, Galvin Library provides quiet and group study space, as well as areas for collaborative work. Check library hours on our web site.

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  • Read on Spring Break: Books to Talk About

    Read on Spring Break: Books to Talk About

    Plan to engage in a lively discussion at Paul V. Galvin Library in celebration of both Women's History Month and the Muslim Journeys Bookshelf. Dreams of Trespass: Tales of a Harem Girlhood by Fatima Mernissi and The Butterfly Mosque: A Young American Woman's Journey to Love and Islam by G. Willow Wilson are the books that will be featured. One reflects the life of a girl born in Morocco in the 1940s, while the other is a recent account of a young woman's conversion and travels.

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  • Women’s Cultural Exchange: Muslim Women

    Women’s Cultural Exchange: Muslim Women

    This panel discussion highlights the experience of our Muslim women students, both at home and at IIT. We will explore their cultural backgrounds, faith, values, customs, and much more. Attendees are welcome to ask questions. This event is a part of IIT's celebration of Women's History Month

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  • Extended Hours at Paul V. Galvin Library

    Extended Hours at Paul V. Galvin Library

    You asked for more hours and Paul V. Galvin Library is listening! With the lower level already open 24 hours, five days a week, that space can get crowded when the OTS Night Owl Lab closes at 7:00 am; therefore, Galvin Library will be opening the upper level one hour earlier Monday–Friday mornings. Starting Monday, March 4, the library will open the upper level at 7:30 am, giving you access to more tables, printers, scanners and study space.

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  • Career Fair Pro Tips Guide for IIT Career Fair Preparation

    Career Fair Pro Tips Guide for IIT Career Fair Preparation

    When the Career Management Center surveys the companies that have attended the IIT Career Fair, the company representatives say the same thing: IIT students are exceedingly smart and polite but are not prepared to talk about the company itself or the industry they are in. This year, set yourself apart by using the Career Fair Pro Tips Guide created by librarians at Paul V. Galvin Library.

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    Muslim Journeys Film Screening: “Prince of Slaves”

    Students, staff and faculty are invited to view the film "Prince Among Slaves" which recounts the true story of an African Muslim prince who was captured and sold into slavery in the American South. After 40 years of enslavement, he regained his freedom, became a national celebrity and dined in the White House. This is an incredible story about an incredible man who endured the humiliation of slavery without losing his dignity or his hope for freedom. The film will be shown on Thursday, February 28 from 3:00-6:00 pm in the MTCC Auditorium.

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