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New exhibit in the Chinese Cultural Experience Center

In celebration of Chinese New Year, the Chinese Cultural Experience Center opens a new book exhibit titled, Experiencing the Facial Makeup of the Beijing (Peking) Opera. Developing over the centuries from masks, and gradually forming its own symbolic meanings, facial … Continue reading

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De-Stress in the Libraries

Chair Massages . . . Therapy Dogs . . . ZooMobile. . . FREE Food and Coffee In support of De-Stress December, the Libraries is pleased to offer hardworking students a well-deserved respite from, ironically, books!  Stop by and reenergize. … Continue reading

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Interim Dean Cindy Olbrys Honored with PEC’s Distinguished Service Award

Cindy Olbrys was honored today with the Distinguished Service Award (DSA) at the annual Professional Employees Council (PEC) luncheon. The purpose of the award is to highlight professionals who have made invaluable contributions to the campus community, and to their … Continue reading

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Grand Opening Event Thursday: “Windows in the Sea: The Life and Work of Marion C. Link”

The intrepid life and work of Marion Link is reflected in an exhibit, now available in Bartle Library.   A life-long supporter of education, exploration and philanthropy, Marion Link and her husband, Edwin Link, dedicated years to the research of the sea.    Join us … Continue reading

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Book Sale begins Thursday in Bartle Library

 All are welcome and invited to visit the annual Book Sale! This year there are close to 15,000 donated books, including academic texts, history, classic and popular fiction, poetry, children’s stories and much more. DVDs and records will also be available … Continue reading

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Learn the art of extracting fascinating, horrifying history from the tamest of resources

Have you ever wondered how historians learn the sometimes shocking details of drama and intrigue from the past? Especially using “dull” sources like journal entries or municipal logs? Find out, as the Libraries opens that unique window in their upcoming … Continue reading

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Significant Literary Event on Campus Friday

  “A novel is not an allegory…. It is the sensual experience of another world. If you don’t enter that world, hold your breath with the characters and become involved in their destiny, you won’t be able to empathize, and … Continue reading

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Friendly reminder that all are invited to Saturday’s special opening event of the Chinese Cultural Experience Center in Bartle Library

The Confucius Institute of Chinese Opera plans to celebrate the 2nd Annual Global Confucius Institute Day with the grand opening of its new Chinese Cultural Experience Center in Bartle Library at 2 pm Saturday. All are invited to join us for the … Continue reading

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2015 Marks 20 Years for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of this legendary institution, the September book of the month is LSD: The Library of Julio Santo Domingo. (from LSD: the Library of Julio Santo Domingo)’ The two volume set published in 2013 was written not just … Continue reading

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Resources Orientation for New Graduate Students

Are you a new Graduate Student?  If so, be sure to attend the Libraries’ upcoming Scholarly Resources Orientation!         Each year the Libraries offer this event as an opportunity for new graduate students to meet their librarian in a relaxed … Continue reading

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