Author Archives: Kerry Bouchard

Get a Room!

A new link on the library home page takes you to a calendar where you can reserve Frog Pods and group study rooms online.
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The Mobile Library

A recent report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project predicts that mobile devices will be the “primary connection tool to the Internet for most people in the world in 2020.” The TCU community has already embraced a variety of smart phones, including iPhones, BlackBerries and Android phones, and the library has developed a website optimized for these devices.

 Many of these new smart phones are able to use the regular library website; however, this new site for mobile devices is designed for small screens and quick inquiries. Users can check library hours and contact information as well as search the catalog using a simplified interface. Instructions for texting questions to the reference staff are given, and directions to the campus and the library are available for TCU guests.

The mobile devices site is available at

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