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Open with Purpose: Open Access Week in 2020

Noteworthy: The University Libraries Blog - Tue, 10/20/2020 - 12:13
Welcome to Open Access Week 2020, October 19-25. Open Access Week is always a chance for us to educate about what open access means and showcase ways in which the University Libraries promotes open access. This year has a special resonance, however. The disasters and reckonings of this year bring to light why open access […]
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Día de la Raza

Noteworthy: The University Libraries Blog - Mon, 10/12/2020 - 11:47
In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, we would like to take note that on Monday, October 12 is Día de la Raza, celebrated in Spanish speaking Latin American Countries.  It is a day meant to celebrate the heritage and cultural diversity of Latin America; to teach respect, dignity and the inclusion of all people […]
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Dean Ryan’s Favorite Books

Noteworthy: The University Libraries Blog - Tue, 10/06/2020 - 16:57
Fall semester is well underway, but there’s still a place for leisure reading! Loyola’s Dean of Libraries, Marianne Ryan, shares some of her favorite reads. Les Miserables (Victor Hugo) I don’t read much fiction, but this is my favorite book of all time. A historical novel that examines social and political history in 19th century France, it tells […]
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The Front Shelf: October 2020

Noteworthy: The University Libraries Blog - Fri, 10/02/2020 - 10:38
Friday, October 2nd, 2020 Each month, we will post a selection of recently-acquired books, from new releases to old classics, which have been added to our catalog and are available for use by the Loyola community. This series is inspired by The Seminary Co-op’s “The Front Table” publication: https://www.semcoop.com/. This month’s edition includes ebooks only. […]
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New Video Series: Alumni Author Spotlight

Noteworthy: The University Libraries Blog - Wed, 09/30/2020 - 09:53
The University Libraries is proud to announce a new video series, Alumni Author Spotlight, where brilliant Loyola alumni and affiliated authors will be featured throughout the year. The authors will share their inspirations as well as read excerpts from their work. The Alumni Author Spotlight is an extension of a special resource, Alumni Authors catalog, […]
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Banned Books Week 2020

Noteworthy: The University Libraries Blog - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 15:04
Candide by Voltaire Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman Twelfth Night; Or, What You Will by William Shakespeare The Call of the Wild by Jack London
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Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month

Noteworthy: The University Libraries Blog - Thu, 09/17/2020 - 14:43
The City of Chicago experienced the celebration of Mexican Independence Day throughout neighborhoods and in the downtown area, this past week. September and October holds significance for the Latinx and Hispanic communities, though the cars honking and people dancing in the streets brings both joy to the revelers and frustration to motorists. Many Latin American […]
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The Front Shelf: September 2020

Noteworthy: The University Libraries Blog - Wed, 09/02/2020 - 10:11
Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020 Each month, we will post a selection of recently-acquired books, from new releases to old classics, which have been added to our catalog and are available for use by the Loyola community. This series is inspired by The Seminary Co-op’s “The Front Table” publication: https://www.semcoop.com/. This month’s edition features ebooks only. […]
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19 Women Suffragists for the 19th Amendment

Noteworthy: The University Libraries Blog - Fri, 08/28/2020 - 13:36
’A very dangerous woman’ is what Martha Coffin Wright’s conservative neighbors considered her, because of her work in the women’s rights and abolition movements. In 1848, Wright and her older sister Lucretia Mott were among the five brave women who organized the historic Seneca Falls Women’s Rights Convention. Active in the Underground Railroad, she sheltered […]
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Welcome to the fall semester!

Noteworthy: The University Libraries Blog - Tue, 08/25/2020 - 11:00
Highlights Lewis Library and the Information Commons are open for individual quiet study. (see hours) Books and DVDs can be requested from the catalog. Contactless pickup is now available. (learn more) Find all information about library services this fall and answers to frequently asked questions here. Welcome to this unusual semester. We wanted to share […]
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Loyola Archives & Special Collections Digitization Priorities Project

Noteworthy: The University Libraries Blog - Mon, 07/27/2020 - 11:36
The Loyola Archives & Special Collections is soliciting recommendations on what materials from our collections would be most useful if available digitally. The goal of this project is to create a priority list for digitization of primary sources to be used by Loyola students and faculty, and other researchers, for research and projects. Archives & […]
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