Wednesday, September 01, 2010

Holiday Hours

The Devereaux Library will be closed Saturday and Sunday, October 9th & 10th, for Native Americans' Day. We will be OPEN Monday, October 11th 4PM - Mid.

Thursday, November 11th, Veterans' Day, the Library will be OPEN 12 noon to 12 midnight.

Attention: GeoRef users

OCLC FirstSearch, the vendor that was providing access to GeoRef, is no longer doing so. As of today we have access to GeoRef via ProQuest's CSA interface. http://www.csa.com/htbin/dbrng.cgi?username=sdsmt&access=sdsmt57&db=georef-set-c It should work on campus or via VPN.

Please contact the library if you have questions about GeoRef. Please contact the ITS help desk for assistance with VPN.

South Dakota School of Mines: 1893

September 1 - Walter P. Jenney appointed Dean [Stymiest, Ruth Anne. "Centennial: An Illustrated History, 1885-1985". 1985, pg. 16]

December 23 - Walter P. Jenney resigns [Stymiest, Ruth Anne. "Centennial: An Illustrated History, 1885-1985". 1985, pg. 16]

South Dakota School of Mines: September 1, 1944

September 1 - President Connolly reports that the old original building has been abandoned since the army training program was discontinued and that it will remain so because of its unsafe condition, unless the space becomes absolutely necessary in the increasing enrollment at the end of hostilities. [Twenty-Eighth Biennial Report of the Regents of Education of the State of South Dakota to the Governor for the Biennial Period Ending June 30, 1944, Fiscal Years 1942-43 and 1943-44, Transmitted to the Legislature at the Twenty-Ninth Biennial Session, 1945. pg. 104]

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