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Houghton Memorial Library 1500 E. Fairview Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36106
(334) 833-4421

Library Hours: Spring Semester 2014

  • Monday, Jan. 20 (Martin Luther King Day) 7:30am-4:45pm (College open)
  • Library resumes regular hours Tuesday, Jan. 21, which will be:
  • Monday-Thursday, 7:30 am-11:00 pm
  • Friday, 7:30 am-4:45 pm
  • Saturday, 12:00 noon-4:45 pm
  • Sunday: 5:00 pm-11:00 pm
  • Spring Break: Saturday, March 22-Sunday, March 30--Closed
  • Easter: College is closed for Good Friday; Library open Saturday, April 19, 8:00am-4:45pm, Closed Easter Sunday.
  • NOTE: The Library is open regular hours on In-Service Days

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Easter Library Hours

The College (and Library) will be closed Good Friday.  The Library will have extended hours Saturday, April 19, 8:00 am - 4:45 pm, and will be closed Easter Sunday.

National Library Week - April 13-19.

Join us as we celebrate National Library Week.  

* Students, come to the Library and enter to win a gift "basket."  Check out the display cases near the Circulation Desk to see what you can win -- items include movie tickets, graphic novels and other books, mugs, book bags, and even a set of polar fleece sheets (perfect for those drafty dorm rooms!).

* Sign the "Declaration for the Right to Libraries," which will be on display.  Can't make it to the Library?  Sign online at (clickable link below). Libraries across the nation are holding signing events.  Let's see how many signatures we can collect!

* View the displays of mid (1960s) to late-20th century bookmarks from a private collection.

How to Read a Scholarly Article - Here's a nice, brief video on how to approach a scholarly article.  Click on the link below!

How to Read a Scholarly Article


Databases Not Currently Discoverable Through Countess OneSearch

At the present, the following databases are not discoverable (i.e. cannot be searched) through Countess OneSearch.  We are working with vendors to address this, but have no prediction as to when this issue might be resolved.  In the meantime, you will need to search these databases individually.


  • Access Science
    "Welcome to McGraw-Hill's AccessScience 2.0 - a top-to-bottom redesign of the premiere online science platform, featuring fully searchable content from McGraw-Hill's Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, 10th Edition. The new generation of AccessScience gathers and synthesizes vast amounts of information, and organizes it to give you fast, easy and accurate access to authoritative articles in all major areas of science and technology. It's easier than ever to find what you're looking for and put it to use quickly."
  • Issues & Controversies (Facts-on-File)
    "Explores hundreds of hot topics in politics, government, business, society, education, and popular culture." A good resource for finding differing viewpoints on an issue.
  • LION - Literature Online
    "Welcome to Literature Online, a fully searchable library of more than 350,000 works of English and American poetry, drama and prose, 356 full-text literature journals, and other key criticism and reference resources."
  • Literature Criticism Online
    Gale literary references reach back 20 to 30 years—taken together as print, they could fill 230 feet of shelf space! But now, hundreds of volumes are digitized and ready to read with Literature Criticism Online. The net result is tens of thousands of hard-to-find essays at your fingertips. It’s all designed to raise the level of research while providing the around-the-clock remote access that today’s researchers demand.
  • MathSciNet Mathematical Reviews
    MathSciNet® is an electronic publication offering access to a carefully maintained and easily searchable database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature. Over 100,000 new items are added each year, most of them classified according to the Mathematics Subject Classification. (From the MathSciNet website)
  • Oxford Music Online  
    Oxford Music Online is the gateway offering users the ability to access and cross-search multiple music reference resources in one location. With Grove Music Online as its cornerstone, Oxford Music Online also contains The Oxford Companion to Music (revised 2011), which offers more than 8,000 articles on composers, performers, conductors, instruments and notation, forms and genres, and individual works; and The Oxford Dictionary of Music, 2nd edition (revised 2006), which supplements Grove's more-extensive articles with content geared toward undergraduates and general users. Both of these sources are included in subscriptions to Grove Music Online.
  • Sage Knowledge
    SAGE Knowledge is the ultimate social sciences digital library for students, researchers, and faculty. Hosting more than 4,200 titles, it includes an expansive range of SAGE eBook and eReference content, including scholarly monographs, reference works, handbooks, series, professional development titles, and more.
  • Springer Reference is a platform for researchers and academic and corporate libraries. It offers living editions of Springer's eReferences well in advance of their print editions across every subject. Through the platform, authors can submit articles and updates to their articles whenever they deem necessary to keep up with the demand for the most recent scientific developments.
  • Statistical Abstract of the U.S.
    The ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States.

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