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Jan Tidwell
librarian in a large university
Interests: libraries, books, literature
Recent Activity
Book TV was live at the 2011 Texas Book Festival this weekend. They covered several author talks and panel discussions on Saturday, Oct. 22 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm CT and on Sunday, Oct. 23 at 11:00 am -... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2011 at Alkek Library News
Exhibition on view January 18 – July 17, 2011 Reception + Panel Discussion 6:30 p.m., March 31 SAN MARCOS, Texas—The majestic, rugged land in West Texas is a world apart. As writer Joe Nick Patoski says, “This is the mythic... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2011 at Alkek Library News
Saturday, March 26, 2011 will be the 100th anniversary of Tennessee Williams birth. Awarded four Drama Critic Circle Awards, two Pulitzer Prizes and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Williams was one of the greatest playwrights in American history. Born in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2011 at Alkek Library News
We hope you can join us today as Texas State’s Department of English and the Wittliff Collections co-host one of our nation’s literary treasures: SANDRA CISNEROS Reading + Q&A + Book Signing Tuesday, October 12, 2010 Alkek Library Seventh Floor... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2010 at Alkek Library News
The Alkek Library will begin Spring Break 2010 Hours on Friday, March 5. We will close the library at 8:00 pm instead of the regular 10:00 pm on Friday night. We will be closed on Saturday, March 6, Sunday, March... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2010 at Alkek Library News
Due to the possibility of icy road conditions this evening and overnight, Alkek Library will close at 10:00 pm instead of remaining open until 3:00 am. The following public service areas will also remain open until 10:00: Reference Desk, Circulation... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2010 at Alkek Library News
Many times librarians hear of students and faculty paying for full-text articles on the Internet. Since the Alkek Library now has access to over 57,000 unique serial titles, don’t pay for online articles before you contact a librarian to determine... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2009 at Alkek Library News