Library Newsletter - November 4, 2015

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Current Stories

Additional News

  • Political Science Book Launch: On Friday, November 13th at 1pm in the Library's South End, Professor Bettina Scholz will discuss her new book The cosmopolitan potential of exclusive associations : criteria for assessing the advancement of cosmopolitan norms. 
  • Don Quixote rides again: This year is the 400th anniversary of Miguel de Cervantes's Don Quixote de la Mancha. In celebration, Professor Antonio Barbagallo will host a reading from Cervantes's masterwork on Thursday, November 19th at 6:30pm in the Library's South End. To read more about what Spain is doing to celebrate this anniversary, click here
  • Ready Shop Save - Bauman Print Sale: The Stonehill Archives & Historical Collections is currently offering a sale on all prints from its Stanley A. Bauman Photograph Collection. 5x7 prints are available for $5.00/each and 8x10 prints are available for $10/each, through December 2, 2015. For more information, contact Nicole Casper, 508-565-1396.
  • Secrets of Active Learning Classroom Design: For a recent issue of Campus Technology, writer Dian Schaffhauser spoke with Liz Chase about the Library's Brian J. Flynn Discovery & Collaboration Space (the DisCo). To read about our design process for this space and other schools' approaches to active learning classrooms, click here. The story runs on pages 32-37.
  • 10 Must Have iPad Apps for Research: Looking for apps to make the research and writing process easier? This list was originally created for librarians and provides information on ten user-friendly apps that will help anyone find articles, keep your notes, and manage your research. 
  • November is Adoption Awareness Month: Visit the Library homepage and scroll down to view some of the Library's titles about adoption including transracial adoption, politics, philosophy and other topics.
  • Staff Profiles on Facebook: Want to get to know the Library staff? Trying to remember which librarian met with your class so you can book a research appointment? We've been posting staff profiles to our Facebook Page
  • Visit the CWAA: Want some feedback on a paper? Want to review course content? Visit the peer tutors in the Center for Writing and Academic Achievement (CWAA), Room 314 in the library! Please check the CWAA website for schedules and satellite services.
  • Faculty Publications: If you are a faculty member with a recent publication, we encourage you to submit your publication information to Liz Chase so that we may include your news in our Library Newsletter.
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