Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Current Stories

  • Spring Break Hours:  View the Library's spring break schedule.
  • International Women's Day:  International Women's Day is celebrated each year on March 8th.  Learn more about the history of International Women's Day and this year's #BeBoldForChange theme.
  • Dystopian Fiction:  Looking for something to read over spring break? While we can’t promise it will be light reading, dystopian novels have seen a surge in popularity since the election of President Trump.  Classic titles such as George Orwell’s 1984 and Sinclair Lewis’s It Can’t Happen Here have appeared on Amazon’s best-selling books list and have temporarily sold out on at least one occasion since November 2016.  Learn more about the library's collection of dystopian fiction.
  • Subconscious Bias:   Do you ever witness something strange happen and wonder, is something odd going on, or am I just misreading the situation? Do you ever witness bias and wonder is this a bias incident, or is there another explanation? Do you ever wonder if there are bias incidents going on around you and you are just missing it?  

Additional News

  • Off-Campus Access:  Traveling for Spring Break?  Many library resources are available off-campus.  Click here for more information.
  • Leisure Reading Collection:  Why not indulge in a relaxing book during break?  The library has a leisure reading collection that spans a variety of genres.  The leisure reading collection is located next to Ace's Place.  Be sure to browse the collection and check out a book!
  • Moonlight is Available Streaming:  The 2017 Best Picture Oscar winning film, Moonlight, is available through the library's streaming media service, SWANK.  This film is available both on and off-campus.  Want to learn more about SWANK and what is available?  Click here.
  • "Technology + Teaching:  Developing a Critical Design Pedagogy" Dean's Forum:  Please join Scott Cohen, Director of the Digital Innovation Lab, and Phyllis Thompson, Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, this Friday, March 3rd at 2:30pm in the DisCo.
  • Pi Day:  Pi Day is celebrated around the world on March 14th each year!  Learn more about the history and significance of pi.
  • March is National Irish American Heritage Month:  Scroll down to the bottom of the library homepage to view a collection of books about Irish heritage.
  • 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.
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