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Content Roundup – Second Week – January 2020

Content Roundup – Second Week – January 2020

This week we offer a host of newly digitized materials including Dime Novel and story paper issues, rare newspaper issues (for example The Gaelic American) and two noteworthy speeches from the Society of The Friendly Sons of St. Patrick for The ...
Weekend Recs: The Royal Family

Weekend Recs: The Royal Family

By Allie Reczek and Daniella Snyder Happy Friday, Wildcats! Falvey Memorial Library is happy to present a new edition of Weekend Recs, a blog dedicated to filling you in on what to read, listen to, and watch over the weekend. Daniella, graduate ...
Curious Cat: New Year’s Resolutions

Curious Cat: New Year’s Resolutions

Welcome back, ‘Cats! The new year is upon us and the treadmills are full, pizza shops are empty, wallets pinched tight, and Twitter has been replaced with a New York Times subscription. In the spirit of these lifestyle adjustments, we asked ...
New Year’s “Readsolutions”

New Year’s “Readsolutions”

By Daniella Snyder I’m Daniella Snyder, a graduate student at Villanova University, and your ‘Cat in Falvey Library’s Stacks. I’ll be posting about academics–from research to study habits and everything in between–and how the Falvey ...
A New Look for An Old Friend: World Shakespeare Bibliography Online

A New Look for An Old Friend: World Shakespeare Bibliography Online

    The World Shakespeare Bibliography Online (WSB) is a searchable electronic database consisting of the most comprehensive record of Shakespeare-related scholarship and theatrical productions published or produced worldwide from 1960 to ...
Falvey Staff Members Work Together to ‘Change the Subject’ on the Term ‘Illegal Aliens’  

Falvey Staff Members Work Together to ‘Change the Subject’ on the Term ‘Illegal Aliens’  

By Deborah Bishov and Shawn Proctor   Imagine searching the library catalog for books such as Migrant Deaths in the Arizona Desert and Whose Child am I?: Unaccompanied, Undocumented Children in U.S. Immigration Custody—and seeing the ...
Spring Semester Hours

Spring Semester Hours

  By Shawn Proctor   It’s the first day of the spring semester! With that comes new classes, new textbooks, and new Falvey hours! Find the access hours below, but remember, Falvey access is available 24/7 with your Wildcard. SERVICE ...
Changing the Subject with VuFind

Changing the Subject with VuFind

Background Recent discussions related to the documentary, Changing the Subject, raised an interesting technical question: what should you do if your local needs come into conflict with national practices for describing a particular subject? While ...
Content Roundup – late December 2019 / first week January 2020

Content Roundup – late December 2019 / first week January 2020

This omnibus report details the final digitized materials from 2019 and the initial content newly live in January 2020. Notable are over 75 issues of the newspaper National Defender, the 1866 Catholic Almanac, 4 more vintage maps from the John F. ...

 


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