The Internet Archive has suspended waitlists for the 1.4 million (and growing) books in its lending library by creating a National Emergency Library. This suspension will run through June 30, 2020, or the end of the US national emergency, whichever is later. For more information, see the Internet Archive’s announcement.
Mason Facilities is upgrading the HVAC system in Fenwick Library Wing C. Two HVAC projects will start in Wing C on Monday, March 9, 2020.
Duct Cleaning: March 9 – 13, 2020
o Contractor will clean all Wing C vents during this time. The work starts on the 5th Floor Wing C, and progresses down the building. There may be noise, and there may be minimal residual dust. Stacks and furnishings will be protected with with plastic draping.
Wing C HVAC Replacement: March 9 – April 16, 2020 (end date estimate)
o Wing C air circulation will be reduced during this time. This project is expected to take six (6) weeks.
o Library users/staff may experience some discomfort with temperature fluctuation in Wing C. University Facilities will attempt to maintain normal temperature throughout the project.
o Wing C noise level will vary – library users are encouraged to study elsewhere in Fenwick during this time.
Questions? Please contact Amy Sullivan (email@example.com) or Susan Stockwell (firstname.lastname@example.org).
On April 1, celebrate the book arts through food! Mason Libraries’ Edible Book Festival features creative culinary projects inspired by books and stories. Entrants compete in fun prize categories – visitors eat the results!