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The Most Current Work



Nov 17, 2004 Wall coverings, carpeting, and carpentry continue.
Nov 16, 2004 Cabinetry for new Service Desk being installed.
Nov 10, 2004 New furniture begins arriving.

Nov 7, 2004

Library stairways get a new look (see photos).

Nov 4, 2004

Ceiling grids and lighting are complete. New carpeting being installed. Painting and wallcovering going up. Carpentry

Nov 2, 2004

Doors installed at new library entrance.

Nov 1, 2004

Portions of the plywood tunnels are dismantled (yay!)

Oct 5, 2004

Two new bathrooms!

Sep 15, 2004

New heating, air conditioning, and ventilation work complete.

August 25, 2004

This week the ceiling grids are being installed in the main part of the library. Work in this area will continue with updated HVAC, lighting, and a new ceiling. See photos under Phase I

August 16, 2004

The computer classrooms are open! The two PC classrooms, the MAC classroom, and the self-study area all open in time for student classes. See more photos under Phase II

July 15, 2004

The computer classrooms are being carpeted, and lighting installed. The furniture will be delivered next week. Projection equipment has been ordered and will be installed in next two weeks. See photos!

May 17, 2004

Construction of the library reference area continues with preparations for new heating and cooling ducts, and wiring for new lighting.

April 5


Duct work begins in subbasement and continues for approximately two weeks. This will involve sheet metal work and drilling holes through a concrete wall. Subbasement will be too noisy to study in during the work day (7am - 4pm). That work should be completed around April 16th or so. See alternative study area noted under March 22nd above.

March 29

Current journal stacks (1998 - 2004) open Mon - Fri from noon - 3pm. Access is from back door off basement corridor -- signs posted. Staff will get journals needed during other hours.


March 29

Tunnel completed. Use library elevator to access sub-basement or ground floor of library.

March 22

Reference desk, eight public computers, and printer all functioning on Ground floor (take elevator UP). 19 study carrels also on that floor. Each carrel has a network connection so people with UCHC logon and password can plug in their laptop and access library resources. The circulation desk on the basement floor also has four wireless laptops that can be loaned for temporary use to people with a UCHC logon and password and a library barcode on their UCHC badge.

Computer Education Center (CEC) Classrooms

August 26, 2004

The Computer Education Center classrooms are open! The beautiful new PC classrooms, the MAC classroom, the self-study and staff areas are all finished on time and under budget. The first class orienting new students was held August 16th.

May 17, 2004


HSEC MAC Lab in MDL A&B is sponsoring a handheld fair from 10 am to 2pm. Students are invited to look at the recommended PDAs before making a purchase decision.


March 29

HSEC computer classrooms open ONLY through a basement corridor back door. Directional signs and hours posted.




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