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The 8:30 | Things to Know Before You Go (11/23)

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

SAVE THE DATE…

Reading Villanova: The Global and the Interdisciplinary ‘Diversity.’ Tuesday, December 1 at 4:30 p.m. in Speakers’ Corner. Camille Burge, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Political Science;Brighid Dwyer, PhD, director, Program on Intergroup Relations, Multicultural Affairs; Katina Sawyer, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Psychology will share their thoughts with us at this event, which is the final event in the Reading Villanova series. ACS Approved!


NEW MEDIA NEWS

This is hot off the Nursing blog! Have you ever wondered who has cited your work? Barbara Quintiliano, Nursing liaison librarian, tells you how to find out who is citing articles you’ve written. Visit Barbara’s blog to get tips on Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, and Google Scholar.

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DIGITAL LIBRARY CONTENT ROUNDUP!

The Digital Library has uploaded new performances by Gerald Trimble from the 1989 Philadelphia Ceili Group festival, circa 1989. Get those headphones ready!

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QUOTE OF THE DAY

On this day in 1889, the first jukebox made its first… juke? Back then, though, they weren’t called jukeboxes. They were simply coin-operated music boxes or player pianos. It wasn’t until 1940 that they were branded jukeboxes. FYI, the word “juke” is derived from a Gullah word meaning disorderly and rowdy.

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“It is a curious emotion, this certain homesickness I have in mind. With Americans, it is a national trait, as native to us as the roller-coaster or the jukebox. It is no simple longing for the home town or country of our birth. The emotion is Janus-faced: we are torn between a nostalgia for the familiar and an urge for the foreign and strange. As often as not, we are homesick most for the places we have never known.” – Carson McCullers

image via Wikimedia Commons


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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