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Newcomb Reading Room Closed May 23-August 19 for Renovation

The Libraries’ Newcomb Reading Room will be closed May 23-August 19 for renovation. Course Reserves materials will be located at Bartle Library Reader Services Desk. Microfilm and audio-visual materials can be paged for use in Bartle Library. If you are … Continue reading

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Fun, food and relaxation: Stress-Free Events at the Libraries

Pet puppies, hang out with a parrot or chow on a light snack at the Libraries. Take a break from your studies at our stress-free events to help you relax and rejuvenate. Good luck with your finals. MONDAY, MAY 2 … Continue reading

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Promoting Your Scholarship in a Digital Age

Join us to learn more about Digital Commons, a forthcoming platform designed to manage, promote and share your scholarship online. This workshop will cover how to digitally showcase your research activity including articles, hosted journals and research data as well … Continue reading

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Celebrate National Library Week, April 10-16

April 10-16 is National Library Week. Not only do you have access to an extensive research collection, you can enjoy a variety of other resources and services, including cultural exhibits, workshops, events and even a free paperback book exchange in … Continue reading

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Beyond the books: A look at Library and Information Science Careers

Are you interested in a career in libraries? Hear from campus librarians about career options, educational requirements and what librarians actually do. Panelists include librarians from public and access services, reference, instruction, collections, cataloging and systems. 3:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April … Continue reading

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Libraries Acquire New Primary Source Database for LGBTQ Studies

The Libraries recently acquired the Archives of Human Sexuality and Identity, Part 1: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940. This fully-searchable database consists of 20 collections with more than one million pages of primary source material on social, political, health, … Continue reading

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Copy ‘wrong’? Copyright in the Classroom

As educators we are faced with copyright issues on a daily basis. Whether it’s an image selection for a lecture or debating on whether or not to copy a print source for a handout, understanding copyright informs how we teach. … Continue reading

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Celebrate Women’s History with our new Pop-Up Exhibit

The Libraries introduce a new monthly exhibit to highlight current events and feature a small, browsable collection of resources on a topic. The Pop-Up Exhibit is located at the corner of the Reader Services Desk in Bartle Library. Free themed-bookmarks are … Continue reading

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Library Services Unavailable During ITS Technology Maintenance Day

On March 29, 2016, Information Technology Services will hold a Technology Maintenance Day. During this time, the following library services will be unavailable: Library accounts in the Library Catalog and Primo Interlibrary Loan (ILLiad) Off-campus access to databases, e-journals and e-books … Continue reading

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Open Educational Resources Workshop

In celebration of Open Education Week, the Libraries is hosting an interactive workshop about Open Educational Resources (OER) from 4-5:30p.m., Thursday, March 3, in LN-1305 Bartle Library Instruction Lab.  No registration required. Join Director of Assessment and Scholarly Communications Elizabeth Brown, Faculty Engagement Librarian Anne … Continue reading

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