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Content Roundup – End of December 2021- to Mid-January 2022

Content Roundup – End of December 2021- to Mid-January 2022

Resources recently digitized and published are highlighted in this multi-week edition of the Content Roundup. Having entered the public domain this year, some 1926 content is featured as are continued digitization work on dime novel and story paper ...
Weekend Recs: MLK Day

Weekend Recs: MLK Day

By Jenna Renaud Happy Friday, Wildcats! After a year off, Falvey Memorial Library is bringing back Weekend Recs, a blog dedicated to filling you in on what to read, listen to, and watch over the weekend. Jenna, a graduate assistant from the ...
Disposable Mask Waste on Campus: Please Be Mindful of Your Environmental Impact

Disposable Mask Waste on Campus: Please Be Mindful of Your Environmental Impact

After reading about the 130 billion disposable masks used globally each month during the height of the pandemic, according to the Sierra Club, I couldn’t help but see all of the masks littered across the campus, even nearby the statue of St. ...
Maya Angelou Becomes First Black Woman on a Quarter

Maya Angelou Becomes First Black Woman on a Quarter

By Jenna Renaud The U.S. Mint has announced that on Monday, Jan. 10 they began shipping quarters featuring poet Maya Angelou.   This quarter represents the first in the American Women Quarters Program. This Mint program will take place over four ...
Flip or Flick: The Outsiders

Flip or Flick: The Outsiders

Nature’s first green is gold, Her hardest hue to hold. Her early leaf’s a flower; But only so an hour. Then leaf subsides to leaf. So Eden sank to grief, So dawn goes down to day. Nothing gold can stay. -Robert Frost, “Nothing Gold Can ...
Cat in the Stax: Another Resolutions Blog

Cat in the Stax: Another Resolutions Blog

By Ethan Shea Setting New Year’s resolutions is a tradition dating all the way back to the Ancient Babylonians. There’s something to be said about a custom that adapts to several millennia of changes, but I remain hesitant to write yet ...
Falvey Memorial Library: Spring 2022 Service Hours

Falvey Memorial Library: Spring 2022 Service Hours

Falvey Memorial Library service hours for the spring 2022 semester are listed below: Sunday: 12 p.m.–12 a.m. (book stacks close at 11:30 p.m.) Monday—Thursday: 8 a.m.–12 a.m. (book stacks close at 11:30 p.m.) Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m. (book ...
New Year, New Status

New Year, New Status

By Rebecca Oviedo Every year since 2019 we have delighted in reviewing our Distinctive Collections for new titles entering the public domain to scan and bring to you in our Digital Library each new year. For 20 years prior to 2019, new items to the ...
Paying Tribute to bell hooks

Paying Tribute to bell hooks

By Jenna Renaud “The transformative power of love is the foundation of all meaningful social change. Without love our lives are without meaning. Love is the heart of the matter. When all else has fallen away, love sustains.” -bell, ...

 


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