Here’s your daily dose of library-oriented speed-reads to start your day!
TODAY IN THE LIBRARY…
VSB Peer Tutor Office Hours. 6:00-7:30 p.m. in room 205. Open to all VSB students. Walk-in study sessions. (Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays throughout the semester.) Questions? Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Irish Studies Conversation Circle. 6:30-8:30 p.m. in room 204. Questions? Contact Jerry Sweeney: email@example.com
SAVE THE DATE…
Annual Black History Month lecture. Monday, February 9, at 4:30 p.m. in Speakers’ Corner. Saladin Ambar, PhD, Associate Professor in the department of Political Science at Lehigh University, where he teaches courses on the American presidency and governorship, race and American political development, and political parties and elections. He is a graduate of Rutgers University’s PhD program in political science and a former fellow of the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia. Professor Ambar is the author of How Governors Built the Modern American Presidency and Malcolm X at Oxford Union.
Academic Libraries in the Digital Age by William Y. Arms, PhD. Friday, Feb. 13 at 11:00 a.m. in Speakers’ Corner. William Arms is professor emeritus of computing and information science at Cornell University. Throughout his career he has been a leader in implementing innovative computing in higher education, including education computing, computer networks, and digital libraries. He has been influential in shaping the National Science Foundation’s digital library programs, including the Digital Libraries Initiative and the National Science Digital Library.
YOUR SOURCE FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH RESOURCES
Are you a teacher? Know a teacher? Love free access to quality education materials? Check out Smithsonian’s Heritage Teaching Resources for a thorough collection of Black History teaching materials.
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QUOTE OF THE DAY
“Ride on! Rough-shod if need be, smooth-shod if that will do, but ride on! Ride on over all obstacles, and win the race!” – David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
NOW GO RIDE ON! WIN THE RACE!
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