Curious about Chromebooks? Ever wonder what it’s like to read on a Kindle? Unsure about the smartwatch phenomenon? The Nielsen Library now has a wide variety of different gadgets and devices for you to check out.
We have tablets, eReaders, a Chromebook, smartwatch, smartpen and more! Most devices check out for 2 weeks, so you can try before you buy or just get more familiar with the latest technologies.
The library also has laptops, headphones, and phone chargers. All technology can be checked out from the circulation desk on the first floor.
For more information, including a complete list of devices and lending policies, see our Technology Collection webpage.
The Maynard Adams Book Talk scheduled for this Friday has been cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience.
The Nielsen Library’s Fall Break Hours will be:
Wednesday, October 15: 8am – 5pm
Thursday, October 16: 8am – 5pm
Friday, October 17: 8am – 5pm
Saturday, October 18: Closed
Normal hours will resume on Sunday, October 19.
Have you read The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates, the 2014-2015 ASU Common Reading book selection yet? If not, there’s still time to read it before author Wes Moore visits Adams State on October 24th. The Nielsen Library has three copies on reserve – you can request them at the circulation desk.
The Nielsen Library will be hosting two events in recognition of Wes Moore’s visit:
On Tuesday, October 21, 6:00pm – 7:00pm, we will be hosting a book discussion on the first floor. Come ready to share your thoughts about The Other Wes Moore!
On Friday, October 24, 7:30pm, we will host an author reception and book signing on the second floor of the library. This reception directly follows Wes Moore’s talk in Carson Auditorium at 6:00pm.
Refreshments will be served at both events.
The Nielsen Library will be hosting a Domestic Violence Awareness Month Art Exhibit for the entire month of October, with an opening reception on Friday, October, 3 from 4:00pm-6:00pm.
Do you need to find the front page of the New York Times for your date of birth? The Nielsen Library has step-by-step instructions specifically for this assignment! Click the link below. And remember, you can always ask a librarian if you need help.
Finding the headlines from your birthday
Join us Wednesday, September 17, 6:00pm, 2nd floor, for a reception and talk celebrating the publication of Dr. Jeff Elison’s new book, Vertical Mind: Psychological Approaches for Optimal Rock Climbing. The reception will include a book signing by the author. And dessert!
Want an easier way to read academic journals on your device? Introducing BrowZine, a new app that allows students, staff, and faculty to upload journals, save pdfs, and get journal alerts, all in an easy to use interface. Download BrowZine now!
We’re hosting our first ever Game Night at the library this Friday, Sept. 5 from 5pm – 8pm, so put on your game face and drop by.
We’ll have pizza, soda, and popcorn.
We have 4 decks of regular playing cards, plus:
- Apples to Apples
- Cards Against Humanity
- Connect 4
- Doctor Who Monopoly
- Firefly: The Game
- Forbidden Island
- Game of Thrones: The Board Game
- Settlers of Catan
- Small World
- Ticket to Ride
- Trivial Pursuit
The Nielsen Library now has 3 copies of The Other Wes Moore on reserve. The reserves collection is located at the circulation desk on the first floor of the library.
Reserves may be checked out for one-hour and must be used in the library.