Library Newsletter – May 6, 2020


Featured Stories:

  • Keep Your Books for Now: All due dates have been extended.  More information regarding returning materials will be posted soon.
  • Memories from Joyce Vacchi: Access Services Assistant, Joyce Vacchi, reflects on some of her favorite and funniest memories of her 46 ½ years of working in the MacPhaidin Library.  Joyce plans on retiring on June 30, 2020.
  • Media Bias: During confusing and uncertain times, like the Coronavirus pandemic, the spread of unreliable information can be dangerous.  Do you know how to judge the quality of the news you’re consuming?  Check out the library’s resources to learn the history of media bias, how to evaluate news sources, and why journalistic objectivity is so important.


Additional News:

  • Children's Book Awards: Each year, selected children’s books are nominated for literature awards.  If you’re looking for children’s books to enjoy with your family, here are several suggestions.
  • Make an Appointment with a Librarian: Reference librarians are here to help you at any point in the research process. Make a virtual appointment with a reference librarian.  Appointments are available during the day and evening.
  • May Books on Resilience: Scroll to the bottom of the library website to see a selection of books on resilience.
  • Text Line: Even though you may be off campus, you can still text a librarian at 508-709-0223 for help with your research.  
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