Friday, September 13, 2013

Fall Semester 2013 Library Hours


Welcome to Fall Semester!  I assume everyone is now settled in, class projects are underway and you are using the MCOB Library resources.

Our operating hours are:

Sunday: 1 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Don't forget to visit the MCOB Library website on how to locate resources and course guides for those courses that you may be enrolled in.  Our website URL:

Good Luck this semester and do visit us in the MCOB Library!

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Spring Semester Mitchell Business Library Hours Update


I hope that the spring semester has started up for you in a positive way with class schedules, assignments all working well!  We continue to work toward our goal of providing you a safe, quiet space to complete your assignments, meet on team projects and providing those resources you need to complete assignments successfully.

Our spring semester hours are as follows with a few notable exceptions:

Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday  7:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Sunday  2:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

The exceptions are:

Sunday, February 3rd we will be open from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. (Super Bowl Sunday)
Sunday, February 10th - closed for Joe Cain Sunday
Spring Break - closed March 10th-16th
Easter Sunday - closed (March 31st)

You can also check to see all of the USA Library Hours by clicking on this link:

I hope you find time to enjoy those festivities underway such as Super Bowl Sunday and Mobile Mardi Gras and if I or the Library Staff can assist you in any way, please either call 251-414-8067; send an email to or drop by the MCOB Library Front Desk when on campus.

Wishing you a successful semester!

Monday, November 19, 2012

MCOB Library Thanksgiving Break Hours


Thanksgiving is just around the corner and I hope each of you have great plans to spend this time with family and friends and perhaps watch a few football games!

The MCOB Library will be closed Wednesday, November 21st through Sunday, November November 25th and will RE-OPEN Monday, November 26th at 7:30 a.m.  Please plan your assignments that require the library resources accordingly.

The USA Main Library will be opened on Sunday.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Thanksgiving just a month away?

It is hard to believe but Thanksgiving is fast approaching us (just five weeks away) with course assignments and deadlines looming!  Please note the MCOB Library will be opened Sundays from 2:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. and Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. and Fridays from 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Please note the Group Study Rooms and the computer lab closes 15 minutes prior to the Library closing times so please plan accordingly.

The MCOB Library will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday from November 21st through November 25th and will re-open November 26th at 7:30 a.m.

If you need any assistance in finishing an assignment, we are here to assist you.  You can either call the Front Desk (414-8067), send us an email ( or check our MCOB Library Home Page to see if the Online Chat is available to send us a quick question.  Do allow us time to respond to the online chat request as we could either be away from our desk or assisting another student.

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

MCOB Library Fall Break Hours of Operation

Please note that during fall break, the MCOB Library will be closed Sunday, October 7th - Tuesday, October 9th.  We will re-open at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, October 8th.

I know many assignment deadlines are looming in your future so please plan accordingly. 

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Business and Company Resource Center Database Update

Business and Company Resource Center database is being replaced by Business Insights:  Essentials as announced by Gale (part of Cengage Learning).  This latest resource will offer resources for research in business, companies and industries.  The new platform and features will be more intuitive and user-friendly so do give it a try!

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Welcome Fall Semester 2012

Greetings and welcome back to the Fall Semester at the Mitchell College of Business and Library!  We are so glad to see our students back new and old and hope you will enjoy the time you spend in the Library.  Do remember there is no food or drink allowed in the Library, Group Study Rooms and Computer Labs but we do have trays at the front desk for you to leave your drinks when you come in - and feel free to come drink your drinks at the front desk!

Our hours are 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday and on Fridays from 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  We are always closed on Saturdays but beginning September 9th, we will be open from 2:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

If you need assistance on any resources in the Library or a class project, I and my staff stand ready to help you - just ask!  Either come to the MCOB Front Desk, call us at 414-8067, send an email request to or reach us on our website with our chat but do give us time to respond as we may be away from our desks for chat time.

Welcome again!