Archive for August, 2010

Barker Library closes early on Wednesday, Sept.1

Posted August 30th, 2010 by Heather Denny

Barker Library will close at 4pm on Wednesday, September 1 due to previously-scheduled special event.

Reference services will be available in the Hayden Library (14S-100) or online through AskUs!.

Barker will re-open for normal business hours on Thursday, September 2nd.

Play SCVNGR in the MIT Libraries, and ice cream is on us!

Posted August 26th, 2010 by Remlee Green

SCVNGR on iPhone

What’s SCVNGR?

It’s a fun little scavenger hunt using an app called SCVNGR.  If you have an iPhone or Android, play the MIT Libraries trek with us!

How do I play?

Download SCVNGR on an iPhone or Android at, then open the app, and click on “Treks” to play the MIT Libraries’ Tour.  If you complete most of the challenges by 9/5/10, you’ll win a gift card for free ice cream at Toscanini’s!

Challenge runs between 8/26-9/5. We’ll contact the winners by text or email by 9/10/10.  Only current members of the MIT community are eligible to win.  Questions?  Contact Remlee Green.