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24-Hour Library Access Begins

Building hours extend for Dead Week and Finals

December 2, 2011
Story by Emily Nielsen, OSU Library Communications Intern

For Immediate Release

STILLWATER -The Edmon Low Library will remain open 24/7 from December 4 to December 16. The extended access allows students to prepare for finals at the times which suit their busy schedules.

During the extended hours, the Library provides access to six floors of study space, reference materials as well as check-out laptops, MacBooks and iPads. Reserved study rooms and the reserve desk will only be open during regular library hours, however.

Johnny Johnson, head of access services, said, “Extended hours provide students with a quiet, secure place to study for finals. Groups can get together in various locations in the building and work on their projects.  Extended hours provide access to Library resources and facilities around-the-clock.”

Café Libro will also extend its hours to meet the needs of students, remaining open until 12:30 a.m. each day the library provides 24-hour access.

The Library will open at 9 a.m. on Sunday, December 4 and will remain open until 8 p.m. Friday, December 16. The tradition, which began more than 10 years ago, is funded by the Friends of the OSU Library.

Oklahoma State University is a modern land-grant system of interdisciplinary programs that prepares students for success. OSU is America’s Brightest Orange. Through leadership and service, OSU is preparing students for a bright future and building a brighter world for all. As Oklahoma’s only university with a statewide presence, OSU improves the lives of people in Oklahoma, the nation, and the world through integrated, high-quality teaching, research, and outreach. OSU has more than 35,000 students across its five-campus system and more than 24,000 on its combined Stillwater and Tulsa campuses, with students from all 50 states and around 120 nations. Established in 1890, OSU has graduated more than 240,000 students to serve the state of Oklahoma, the nation and the world.

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URL: http://www.library.okstate.edu/news/fall11/finals.htm
Last Updated: 2 December 2011

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Bonnie Ann Cain-Wood, APR
Email: lib-pub@okstate.edu
Phone: (405) 744-7331

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