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Scuttlebutt - Spring 2022 II

by Adam Minakowski on 2022-02-25T10:47:08-05:00 in News | Comments


Nimitz Library News

Spring 2022 II

Library hours reduced due to staffing shortages

Over the past few months, several staff members have moved on to other positions or retirement leaving the library shorthanded and forcing us to cut back our hours until they can be replaced. Until then, library hours will be:









There is still help available 24/7 through the research guides on our website and many electronic resources through Nimitz Search. We know these changes will affect many of you, and while there’s little we can do until we hire more staff, we welcome feedback on these changes using this email:

Coming in March: drop-in sessions for Plebes

Attention Plebes: Nimitz Librarians are hosting special drop-in sessions for their Personal Librarian companies in the evenings of March 28-31. You'll have a chance to come talk to your personal librarian with any research questions you have, learn about the librarians who specialize in your major, and have some freshly popped popcorn while you are here! Keep an eye on your email for more details in the coming weeks.

Schedule an appointment for research help

Do you need help with a research assignment? Our new online system makes it easy to book an appointment with a research librarian. Is it crucial that you can find a time that fits into your busy schedule? Use our general appointment calendar. Do you need to speak with a subject specialist? Find the right expert and make an appointment here. Other options are available on our Get Help page.

Lunchtime concerts and faculty research talks continue

Our lunchtime performances by the USNA Band and our faculty research talks are off to a great start, and we’ve got several more left on the schedule before it becomes crunch time in the spring semester. Different ensembles grace the library for concerts, while faculty have a chance to highlight their research for an audience of non-experts. All midshipmen, faculty, and staff are invited.

Grab your lunch (or purchase one here) and a friend and join us for these lunchtime events!




Wed 2 Mar, 1245-1320

Research Talk: Dr. Alyssa Quintanilla

Objects Out of Place: Materiality in the United States-Mexico Borderlands

Tue 8 Mar, 1245-1320

Research Talk: Dr. Leighanne Basta

Combating Antibiotic Resistant: Investigating Mycobacterial Enzymes as Novel Drug Targets

Wed 9 Mar, 1200-1245

USNA Band concert

Wind Trio

Tue 22 Mar, 1245-1320

Research Talk: Dr. Matthew Knight

The DART Mission: NASA's First Planetary Defense Test

Wed 23 Mar,1200-1245

USNA Band concert

Clarinet Quartet

Mon 18 Apr, 1245-1320

Research Talk: Dr. Ines Martin

Pronunciation in Second Language Acquisition

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