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New @ the Library

Until now only available at the library in paper, CQ Researcher is now online! CQ Researcher Online reports on issues in the news, including health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the economy. Each report provides an introductory overview, background and chronology, assessment of the current situation, pro/con debates, and […]

Library Hours for Touring Week

Friday, Feb. 1: 8:00 am – 4:45 pm;  Sat. & Sun., Feb. 2 & 3:  Closed.  Monday, Feb. 4 – Friday, Feb. 8 :  8:00 am – 4:45 pm;  Sat. & Sun., Feb. 9 & 10:  Closed.

Patricia Lindell Research Prize/Paper Award Winner!

We are very excited to announce that alumnus Katherine Aney has been selected as the 2018-19 Patricia Lindell Research Paper Award Winner! Katherine has received $400 for her winning paper, Altered Expression of Kinetochore Proteins (CENP-A and Mad2) to Explore Chromosome Instability and Aneuploidy. Katherine’s paper was selected from a very impressive compilation of submissions with […]

Welcome to the Public Domain, 1923!

It has taken 20 years, but we finally can celebrate Public Domain Day by welcoming works that are no longer restricted by copyright into our shared cultural heritage. The Sonny Bono Copyright Extension Act of 1998 scooped up two decades-worth of material about to enter the public domain and shoved it back under copyright protection, […]

Library Hours for Finals and Christmas Break

Fri., Dec. 14: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm; Sat., Dec. 15: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm; Sun., Dec. 16: 11:00 am – 1:00 am; Mon., Dec. 17 – Wed., Dec. 19: 8:00 am – 1:00 am; Thurs., Dec. 20 – Fri., Dec. 21: 8:00 am – 4:45 pm; Sat., Dec. 22 – Tues., Jan. 1: […]

De-Stress in “The Dotte” Week!

Stop by “The Dotte” (aka Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library) every day next week (starting Dec. 10) to participate in our week long de-stress activities.  Monday – Quiet activities (coloring, yoga, play-doh); Tuesday – Tea & Story time (with our own President Bergman reading to us!); Wednesday – Game day (featuring Spot-It!); Thursday – Study break […]

Upcoming Interlibrary Loan record changes

Beginning January 1, 2019, closed ILL transactions will be visible in your library account for 60 days (instead of indefinitely).  If you rely on this list of past ILLs for any reason, please take steps to preserve the current record of closed transactions and plan accordingly for the future. Your ILL transactions can be accessed […]

Library Star Students

Congratulations to Alex Theship-Rosales (Information Desk) and Alexis Sienczak (Processing) for being chosen as Library Star Students for fall semester! The library depends on student employees to provide customer service and critical support for library operations. Star Students have demonstrated superior performance in their departments and are recognized for their willingness to go above and […]

Library Matters / Libraries Matter: Open Access

Welcome back to our Library Matters / Libraries Matter blog series, where we share insights into the issues, questions and opportunities libraries consider on a regular basis. This week, we’re celebrating Open Access Week at the Library, joining a community of researchers, publishers and librarians who advocate for removing barriers to scholarly publications. Open Access […]

International Pronouns Day!

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 marks the first annual International Pronouns Day. The ability to use and be referred to by one’s preferred pronouns is a basic human right. Being referred to by the wrong pronoun especially affects transgender and gender nonconforming people. Exploring the varied conversations surrounding pronouns is essential to a better understanding of […]


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