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May 12, 2014

Thefts reported, keep your belongings with you


UPD has stepped up on campus patrols due an increase of theft reports. Deputy Chief of Police - Operations, Aran C. Mull says, “We have required more frequent patrols through the library by our patrol folks. This does include our canine officers and the canine is a pretty good conversation opener, giving us the opportunity to talk with the students about issues of concern - such as not leaving their property unattended due to the increased risk of theft during this time of year. “


Protect Your Belongings - and ours too! If you go for a coffee, or need to nip out to talk to someone on your cell, or leave the library for any other reason:



  1. Please don’t leave your textbooks, iPod, laptop or library equipment/resources unattended

  2. Back up your work after each session.  Copy files to a flashdrive and store that drive separately from your computer or email files as attachments or save to your S drive. If your laptop goes missing, you will at least have access to all your data. Please back up your files so that you don’t lose a semester’s or a year’s worth of research and writing.

  3. If you find an item someone has left behind, please turn it in at the library circulation desk as soon as possible. Thanks!


If you see something that may be suspicious, trust your instincts and call UPD immediately. In an emergency dial 9-1-1 or call (518) 442-3131 or pick up a Blue Light or Red phone on campus. If you haven’t already done so, please take a moment to program the UPD number into your cell phone - (518) 442-3131. IF YOU SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING.


Our thanks to UPD for ensuring our safety and security at UAlbany.


May 12, 2014

May 1, 2014

Extended Hours for Spring 2014



The University Libraries are excited to offer Extended Hours for final exams from 8:00am Friday, May 2nd through 8:00pm Friday, May 16th.


During the Libraries’ Extended Hours, the University Library will be open:

•             8:00am Friday, May 2 - 1:00am Saturday, May 3

•             9:00am Saturday, May 3 - 1:00am Sunday, May 4

•             24 hours/day from 9:00am Sunday, May 4 through 1:00am Sunday, May 11

•             24 hours/day from 9:00am Sunday, May 11 through 8:00pm Friday, May 16


The Science Library will remain open until 1:00am Sunday-Thursday and 8:00pm Friday-Saturday.


Circulation services, desktop PCs, laptops, group study rooms, headphones, reserve materials, and IMC access will be available ALL hours that the Libraries are open. The Science Library and the University Library combined offer more than 200 PCs and 12 Macs maintained by ITS, quiet study space throughout the buildings, and Group Study Rooms equipped with a PC, table, chairs, a dry erase board, and wireless Internet access.


Having trouble finding a good place to study?  Ask the staff at the circulation desk for suggestions!  If you have any questions, please contact us at (518) 442-3569. 


Good luck with final exams!




University Library Extended Hours - Spring 2014
Science Library Extended Hours - Spring 2014


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