Monthly Archives: February 2016

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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Library of Congress Puts Rosa Parks Archive Online

The Library of Congress has digitized the papers of Rosa Parks, enabling free online access to everything from her first-hand recollections of the Montgomery bus boycott and personal correspondence with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to family photographs, tax … Continue reading

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CEMERS annual bus trip to Cloisters/Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies will hold its annual bus trip to the Cloisters and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, both in Manhattan, on Friday, March 11. All members of the campus community are welcome. The cost of … Continue reading

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25th Annual Bernardo Lecture March 3

The Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, celebrating 50 years as an organized research center, will host the 25th Annual Bernardo Lecture at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 3, in AM-189, the Admissions Center. Mary Carruthers, Erich Maria Remarque Professor of Literature Emerita, … Continue reading

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We want to hear from you (and, give you pizza)!

              The Libraries will host its first-ever Student Advisory Meetup from 12:30-1:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 8.  We want your insights on our initiatives, including services, policies, library space and collections. The meetup is a forum to learn … Continue reading

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Science Library Closed February 16, 2016

Due to the power outage, Science Library has closed for the rest of today – February 16 (effective 11:30 a.m.).  We anticipate that Science Library will reopen tomorrow morning at 8:30 a.m.  Please check our website for any changes to … Continue reading

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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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Special Collections Featured Book for February: Black Film as a Signifying Practice

Special Collections’ featured book for February is Black Film as a Signifying Practice: Cinema, Narration and the African-American Aesthetic Tradition  by Gladstone L. Yearwood. In this book, Yearwood explores cinema as part of the black cultural tradition. He argues that black film … Continue reading

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