Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Census Workshops - Wednesday August 22

The Ort Library is pleased to announce that we are once again hosting workshops to help you learn about the Census Bureau’s data tools.  Nesreen Khashan, Data Dissemination Specialist from the US Census Bureau will present a morning workshop on household data and then an afternoon session on business and economic data.

The workshop registration is free and they will take place on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at the Lewis J. Ort Library’s Library Instruction Center.

9:00 a.m. – Noon – Household / Demographic Data
1:00-3:00 p.m. – Economic/Business Data

You are welcome to register for either one or both workshops.

These workshops are open to the public. Due to limited seating, registration is required. You are welcome to register for one or both sessions. Register and watch for updates at http://libguides.frostburg.edu/censusworkshop.


Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Public Notice: MD Dept. of Housing & Community Development Draft Annual Plan

The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development has announced a series of public hearings to for comments on its new draft Annual Plan update of the State's Consolidated Plan.

In Western Maryland, the meeting is scheduled for Friday, July 20.

Friday, July 20, 2018 at 1:30 p.m.
Allegany County Office Complex
701 Kelly Road
Potomac Room 230
Cumberland, MD 21502

Please see the original notice here: MD DHCD Public Notice, Annual Plan.

A copy of the draft Annual Plan is available online at this link: http://dhcd.maryland.gov/Documents/Consolidated%20Plan/Draft2018AnnualActionPlan.pdf.  A printed copy is also available at the Ort Library in the Maryland Documents files.

The Lewis J Ort library is a depository for Maryland State Documents as well as a selective depository in the Federal Depository Library Program.  As a Maryland depository, we receive public notices such as the one featured above.  If  you would also like to be added to an e-mail distribution list in order to receive information about future public notices, please contact Lisa Hartman, Government Documents Coordinator at lahartman@frostburg.edu or (301) 687-4734.

Monday, July 2, 2018

Library Closed July 4 for Holiday

The Lewis J. Ort Library will be closed on Wednesday July 4, 2018 to celebrate the Fourth of July Holiday.

The Library will re-open Thursday July 5, 2018 at 7:30 am.

Library databases and the library catalog are available 24/7. If you need reference assistance please use Maryland AskUsNow! to chat with a reference librarian.

Have a great Fourth of July Holiday!

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

The Ort Library Welcomes the Class of 2022!!

The Ort Library would like to welcome the Class of 2022 to Frostburg State University!! The library has been welcoming students at Preview with information about the library. The library is a great place to study, we have both quiet floors and group study floors. In addition, the library has computers, printers, scanners, and individual and group study rooms!

Welcome Class of 2022!

Diana Preston and Randy Lowe

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Support for Research Port Ending

Support for the Ort Library’s Research Port database service will be ending December 31, 2018.

Please use the following options to access the Library’s online resources:
The Library will be removing all links to Research Port from its website during an upgrade tentatively scheduled for August 2018.

It is suggested that you update any course materials and/or links that reference Research Port prior to the start of the fall 2018 semester.  Please use the links above or the instructions for linking to various library online resources located on the Library Services for Faculty web page at https://www.frostburg.edu/lewis-ort-library/userserv/faculty-services/. 

Please feel free to contact the Library at 301-687-4424 or libref@frostburg.edu if you have any questions or need assistance.

Monday, June 4, 2018

MaryJo Price Retires June 1

The Lewis J. Ort Library would like to congratulate MaryJo Price on her retirement from Frostburg State University.

MaryJo joined the Library staff in January 1984 as a cataloger and became our Special Collections Librarian in the Fall of 1987.  

She has provided support to students, faculty, staff, and researchers who needed to find information related to the history western Maryland and Frostburg State University. 

We are very happy for MaryJo as she begins her new life, but we will miss her as a friend and colleague.  

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Summer Hours for Ort Library

Summer hours for the Lewis J. Ort Library are:

  • Monday - Friday: 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: 1:00 - 6:00 pm
As always, library resources are available 24/7 through OneSearch which can be accessed through the library's home page.

Additionally, if you need assistance from a librarian, you can use Maryland AskUsNow, our 24/7 chat reference service. You can access this service by clicking Here.