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April 11, 2017

Students: Request a PRA session today

"A little chance encounter could be the one you've waited for." Take a chance on a Personalized Research Assistance (PRA) session with a research librarian who will help you find the books, articles, and online resources you need.
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April 1, 2017

Paul Robeson Event May 3

Skillman's Library Social Justice Reading Series will partner on two reading discussions related to singer, actor, and Civil Rights activist Paul Robeson.

A Raisin in the Sunflower: green cake with yellow icing as sunflower leaves, with chocolate chips in the center and a raisin on one leaf

March 31, 2017

Edible Books Contest- Winners

Skillman Library hosted its annual Edible Books Contest on Friday, March 31 to celebrate the April 1 birthday of French gastronome and author Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin and April Fools’ Day. This year we had a wide range of entries, frostings, and puns. The judges had a great time employing their superior tastes, and the winners are...

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March 29, 2017

East Asia Image Collection Adds 453 New Postcards

The East Asia Image Collection (EAIC) at Digital Scholarship Services has just added 453 new picture postcards to its open-access database.

March 28, 2017

LaSeed Library Launches

The LaSeed Library is a community-based seed library where you can 'check-out' garden seeds, from the circulation desk, to grow in your dorm or garden.

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February 22, 2017

"Separating Truth from Lies"

Looking for a way to make sense of all you've been hearing about "fake news"? Try this smart interview with a computer scientist at Wellesley College who studies crowdsourcing and social networks.

February 14, 2017

Recent library acquisitions list posted

Includes book, film and browsing acquisitions, viewable by subject, department, or call number.
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February 2, 2017

All University of Chicago Press Journals now available

Access expanded by over 40 titles.

January 20, 2017

Lower level study rooms available

The Library is pleased to announce that we have 16 new study rooms available for use on the lower level of Skillman Library.

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January 16, 2017

New URLs for off-campus resources

All off-campus URLs for library resources have been updated. Access to resources through the library's website remains seamless, but users who have bookmarks are advised to contact the library or click through for instructions on how to update their URLs.