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The 8:30 | Things to Know Before You Go (1/13)

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Here’s your daily dose of library-oriented speed-reads to start your day!

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Welcome to The 8:30 – a daily blog post that will provide you with a quick rundown of all that day’s events in the Library and other interesting news and links to check out before you start your busy schedule. We’re here, as well, to make the thought of an ‘8:30’ something to look forward to in the morning! Anyone who’s ever had an 8:30 class will probably know what we’re talking about! 😉


Neologisms for 2015

Has your latest textruption left you so intexticated that your reputation as a keyboard warrior is beginning to notch down?

Whether you’re a logophile or a trendy, find the deets for the latest neologisms in the Oxford English Dictionary, available on Falvey’s site. Merriam-Webster’s Open Dictionary, available on the web, is also a fun source of newly coined words and expressions.


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SHOUT OUT TO 2014-15 ONE BOOK VILLANOVA AUTHOR
Best wishes and congratulations to Wes Moore (@WesMoore1), author of this year’s One Book Villanova selection, The Other Wes Moore. Moore’s new book, The Work, drops today. Good wishes and sales to this inspirational Army combat veteran and youth advocate! http://www.randomhouse.com/book/220296/the-work-by-wes-moore


LEARNING SUPPORT SERVICE NEWS
Hot off the presses: “The Fresh Start Workshop”: 30-minute workshop /series kick-off, online @ 8pm on Thursday, January 22. More information to come! Follow LSS on Facebook for more info.


HAVE A GREAT DAY!

If you have ideas for inclusion in The 8:30 or to Library News in general, you’re invited to send them to joanne.quinn@villanova.edu.


 

 


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Last Modified: January 13, 2015