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General News

Honoring Professor Sandro Sticca

Sandro Sticca, professor of French and comparative literature, died Wednesday, May 3, following an illness. Sticca was a great friend of the Libraries and a scholar who used many of our books for his research. He often brought in classes … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Brown to present at Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) workshop

Great news! Elizabeth (Beth) Brown, our director of assessment and scholarly communications, has been named one of three national presenters for an ACRL Scholarly Communication Workshop. Elizabeth Brown, Binghamton Carla Myers, Miami-Ohio Rachael Samberg, UC-Berkeley Congratulations Beth!  More about the Association of College and Research Libraries

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Caryl Ward a recipient of the “Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Librarianship”

We’re delighted to announce that Caryl Ward is a 2016-17 recipient of the “Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Librarianship.” This award recognizes consistently superior professional achievement in the field of librarianship. To receive this distinction, candidates must demonstrate extraordinary performance … Continue reading

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Puppies, coffee and massages: Stress-free events at the Libraries

Take a break from your studies at our stress-free events to help you relax and rejuvenate. Good luck with finals! UDC LIBRARY Chair Massages 4-6 p.m. Monday, May 1 Snacks and Coffee 4:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, May 1 & … Continue reading

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“Summer of Love: 50 Years”

Dean of University Libraries Curtis Kendrick invites the campus and greater community to get “far out” and “groovy” at our new exhibit, “Summer of Love: 50 Years.” The exhibit showcases items from our Center for the Study of the 1960s collection … Continue reading

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Data Visualization User Group

Join us as we begin cultivating a community of practice around data visualization tools and methods in a discipline-neutral space. This session will provide a forum for sharing information, experiences and ideas about this vital component of digital scholarship. Faculty, … Continue reading

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UDC Library Closed April 10-14

*******************************Update******************************************** The UDC Library – Information Commons will reopen Thursday, April 13. The UDC Library- Information Commons will be open April 13 and April 14 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m   Due to the main electrical shutdown for critical … Continue reading

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Library Services Unavailable April 10-13

Our interlibrary loan system (Illiad) will be unavailable due to system maintenance from noon, April 10 through April 13, 2017. You will be unable to log into your ILLiad accounts. Visit this temporary online request form during the downtime to … Continue reading

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Learning from Scholars who Conduct Research in Binghamton

  Curious about what’s going on in the Binghamton area? Are you currently conducting research in Binghamton yourself? April’s Learning@Lunch program offers research overviews from: Karen-edis Barzman, associate professor of art history Nadine Mastroleo, assistant professor, College of Community and … Continue reading

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From Cradle to Grave: A lecture on life-cycle rituals in Ancient China

What is ritual (Li) in traditional China? “Li” in Chinese does not have an equivalent translation in English. As a key concept in ancient Chinese politics and culture, a ritual is too abstract and complicated to define without the situational … Continue reading

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