The Peggy Helmerich Library will be closed temporarily for light renovation. We anticipate the closure to last several weeks. During the closure, any items you have placed on hold will be sent to Hardesty Library.
The library has two databases, World News Digest and Issues & Controversies, that are great for learning about current events and contemporary political and social topics. World News Digest focuses more on newspaper articles and stories, and allows you to search for pieces by time period (back to the 1940s) and country.
The library's digital collection allows you to check out materials to read or listen to on your computer, laptop, Nook, Kindle, iPad, Android or a variety of other devices. You can access these materials on our digital media page. This catalog allows you to browse and check out ebooks and audio books, as well as download the right software needed to use them.You can use this research guide to get started.
To find information on flu, including symptoms, prevention and treatment, try the Medline Plus database. You can access it through the Research & Learn tab at the top the library homepage in the alphabetical Databases list. In the Medline Plus search field, enter the word ‘flu' and hit ‘search'. Click on the first result from the National Library of Medicine. This will bring up a new page with an overview of the disease and several headings.
Yes, the library offers free WiFi service at all 25 locations. For more information, click on the About tab at the top of the library's homepage. In the box on the left side of the page, click on Computers. Look for the Wireless Access at TCCL link for a tip sheet about the library's WiFi policies.