Kresge Reference Hours Update
Winter semester reference hours will end this week on Thursday. There will be no reference services on Friday, April 30 or Monday, May 3.
Spring/Summer term Reference will begin Tuesday, May 4. Reference services will be available via chat and email Monday-Friday from 10am-4pm.
Updates on Services from the Kresge Course Materials Team
The Kresge Course Materials team has made a few changes that we hope will help keep students and faculty members safe this Fall. You can find all the details on our webpage (https://tinyurl.com/rosscoursepacks), but here are a few highlights:
- New TEXTPAK Shipping and Pickup Options: Kresge staff have temporarily closed the TEXTPAK delivery point in Kresge Hall. To obtain their TEXTPAKs, students may opt to pick them up at a new point in the University of Michigan’s Print-Copy-Mail offices, or have the TEXTPAK shipped to a home address. Our page (https://tinyurl.com/rosscoursepacks) has more details on shipping and locations.
- A Course Materials Chat Service: If you’d like to ask us how to purchase, access, or ship your course materials, please give our new Course Materials Chat service a try. Just visit our webpage (https://tinyurl.com/rosscoursepacks) and type your question in the Chat box. We’ll be available from 10:00AM to 4:00PM, Monday through Friday. We also welcome questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free Licensed Resources fo Fun and Functional Learning
Kresge is providing a list of various resources for fun and functional self enrichment during this time. See the guide for info/access to the following:
- videos, fiction, documentaries and other library resources
- learning new skills
- Free Resources open to everyone
U-M Library in-copyright books now available online through HathiTrust
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, HathiTrustis now offering Emergency Temporary Access Service. In-copyright books in the U-M library collection are now fully searchable and readable online for all authenticated U-M affiliates. The HathiTrust website offers information about how to use the service, and also details about the terms, including an FAQ.