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Database of the Month: CLCD

Children's Literature Comprehensive Database provides reliable one search access to important and relevant information about Pre K-12 media of all types, including reviews from respected publications for those professionals who work with Pre K-12 media.  In addition to allowing users to search by subject, age level, genre, and more, CLCD provides thematic reading lists and links directly to the Mercer University Libraries catalog.

Last Modified at 15:57 on Thursday, February 23, 2017

Atlanta Research Award & Conference

The Monroe F. Swilley, Jr. Library is pleased to announce the 2017 Student Research Award. This award recognizes students based at the Atlanta and Regional Academic Centers campuses who incorporate the use of Mercer University Libraries’ collections and services and demonstrate active critical thinking in both the research project and reflection paper.  The due date is March 17th. Click here for more information.  

Winners will present their research at the 2017 Atlanta Research Conference.  Click image below for more information. 

Last Modified at 14:55 on Thursday, February 23, 2017

John Lewis Display

Take a moment to stop by the John Lewis display in the lobby of Swilley Library showcasing books and quotes from Georgia's famous congressman, civil rights leader, and author.  Last year, March became the first graphic novel to win the National Book Award.  


Last Modified at 17:46 on Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Hours Change for Spring Break


University Library changes hours for spring break:

Douglas Henry Swilley
Saturday, March 4, 2017 10:30am - 2:30pm 10:30am - 2:30pm 10am - 6pm Closed
Sunday, March 5, 2017 Closed Closed Closed Closed
Monday, March 6, 2017 1pm - 9pm 1pm - 9pm 9am - 6pm 8am - 5pm
Tuesday,  March 7, 2017 1pm - 9pm 1pm - 9pm 9am - 6pm 8am - 5pm
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 1pm - 9pm 1pm - 9pm 9am - 6pm 8am - 5pm
Thursday, March 9, 2017 1pm - 9pm 1pm - 9pm 9am - 6pm 8am - 5pm
Friday, March 10, 2017 Closed Closed 9am - 6pm 8am - 5pm
Saturday, March 11, 2017 10:30am - 2:30pm 10:30am - 2:30pm 10am - 6pm Closed
Sunday, March 12, 2017 Closed Closed 1pm - 6pm 2pm - Midnight

 Check for additional information related to our hours.

Last Modified at 05:16 on Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Honoring the Divine Nine

The Tarver Library is honoring the legacy and traditions of the "Divine Nine" with a new library display (floor 2, near circulation)! Check out the display to learn more about the nine historically Black Greek Letter Organizations (BGLOs) that make up the National Pan-Hellenic Council. Members of the "Divine Nine" include Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, & Iota Phi Theta Fraternity. For more information about the "Divine Nine," their histories, and their current work, check out this webpage from the NAACP.

Last Modified at 10:56 on Thursday, February 02, 2017

APA Workshops

Swilley Library in Atlanta will be holding APA citation workshops on Saturday, February 11th at 2:00 pm and Monday, February 27th at 6:30 pm in the Hendricks Classroom in the lower level of the library. 

Whether you are starting from scratch and need a crash course, or you are looking for a refresher on the finer points of APA citation style, come join librarians Stephen Michaels and Florence Tang to go over the basics, tackle some citing exercises, and troubleshoot common and not-so-common issues with the important task of citing your research.

Email  for more information.

Last Modified at 12:02 on Wednesday, January 18, 2017

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