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LIBRARY SERVICES FOR REMOTE LEARNING

Noteworthy: The University Libraries Blog - Wed, 01/20/2021 - 09:43
Welcome back to campus! As you prepare for the semester, the University Libraries created a research guide to help students, faculty, and staff navigate remote library resources and services. With this guide, you’ll find information regarding: How to contact the Library: general support, contact information How to get a book: contactless pickup, eBooks, and more […]
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Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

Noteworthy: The University Libraries Blog - Mon, 01/18/2021 - 12:54
On January 18, we will be celebrating the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. The Loyola University Chicago Libraries has created a library research guide to display titles in the collection. The guide also displays titles for the upcoming celebration of Black History Month in February. Titles promoted for the African American Month Read-In, the […]
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New look for Interlibrary Loan

Noteworthy: The University Libraries Blog - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 13:11
We have updated the Interlibary Loan system over the break. The system still works the same way, but will have a completely new look. This update makes the system more accessible to those who use screen reader software, and makes it possible to use the site on a mobile device. Please note that interlibrary loan […]
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The Front Shelf: January 2021

Noteworthy: The University Libraries Blog - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 10:15
Wednesday, January 6th, 2021 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. Links […]
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Alumni Author Spotlight: Nathan Hoks

Noteworthy: The University Libraries Blog - Mon, 12/21/2020 - 12:08
The University Libraries is proud to feature alumni author, Nathan Hoks. Mr. Hoks is grateful to be part of the Alumni Author Spotlight, a video series of brilliant Loyola alumni and affiliated authors where they share their inspirations as well as read excerpts from their work. Raising awareness of the authors’ accomplishments, encouraging the Loyola […]
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Staff Picks – Buzz’s 11 Experiences During COVID Quarantine

Noteworthy: The University Libraries Blog - Mon, 12/21/2020 - 09:37
During the month of December, Loyola Libraries staff make lists and check them twice. What are these lists about? Anything! You can look at past years’ lists here and stay tuned for more lists all month long! COVID-19 has affected us all, and it’s no different for our furry new coworkers. Buzz went from enjoying his alone […]
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Staff Picks – Emma’s Favorite Alt-Costume K-pop Dance MVs of 2020

Noteworthy: The University Libraries Blog - Fri, 12/11/2020 - 10:54
During the month of December, Loyola Libraries staff make lists and check them twice. What are these lists about? Anything! You can look at past years’ lists here and stay tuned for more lists all month long! We all love k-pop dance practice music videos (mv’s), but the most special subgenre of k-pop dance mv’s are those […]
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Finals Week & Winter Break Hours

Noteworthy: The University Libraries Blog - Thu, 12/10/2020 - 22:42
The University Libraries’ hours for finals week are posted below. While access to buildings and physical spaces are limited, our librarians and staff are always ready to help. Please contact us or check our Library Services Continuity page for additional information about the University Libraries’ current efforts and updates for the spring semester.  Friday, December 11 will be the […]
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Staff Picks — Chris’s Five Great 2020 Songs That You May Not Have Heard Yet, and Three of Them Even Have Actual Videos, Too

Noteworthy: The University Libraries Blog - Tue, 12/08/2020 - 10:00
During the month of December, Loyola Libraries staff make lists and check them twice. What are these lists about? Anything! You can look at past years’ lists here and stay tuned for more lists all month long! Initial disclosure: this brief year-end list is slightly misleading. I mostly listen to heavy metal and metal-adjacent bands/music, and […]
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Staff Picks — Tori’s Favorite Soccer Kits of 2020

Noteworthy: The University Libraries Blog - Thu, 12/03/2020 - 15:13
During the month of December, Loyola Libraries staff make lists and check them twice. What are these lists about? Anything! You can look at past years’ lists here, and stay tuned for more lists all month long! Soccer kits are not only a way to show support to your team, but they are also beautiful works […]
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The Front Shelf: December 2020

Noteworthy: The University Libraries Blog - Tue, 12/01/2020 - 09:58
Tuesday, December 1st, 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. Links […]
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Word of the Year 2020

Noteworthy: The University Libraries Blog - Mon, 11/30/2020 - 13:34
In a typical year, Oxford Languages, a division of Oxford University Press, selects one word of the year: 2019, climate emergency; 2016, post-truth; 2013, selfie (view a complete list of past notables) but 2020? Not a typical year. This year Oxford Languages decided to recognize trendlines and themes, noting words that joined and evolved in […]
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Alumni Author Spotlight: Safa Hamed

Noteworthy: The University Libraries Blog - Mon, 11/23/2020 - 19:09
The University Libraries is proud to feature alumni author, Safa Hamed. Ms. Hamed gladly accepted our invitation to be part of the Alumni Author Spotlight, a video series of brilliant Loyola alumni and affiliated authors where they share their inspirations as well as read excerpts from their work. Raising awareness of the authors’ accomplishments, encouraging […]
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Hours: Thanksgiving and End of Semester

Noteworthy: The University Libraries Blog - Wed, 11/18/2020 - 11:13
The University Libraries’ hours for Thanksgiving week and end of the semester are posted below. While access to buildings and physical spaces are limited, our librarians and staff are always ready to help. Please contact us or check our Library Services Continuity page for additional information about the University Libraries’ current efforts and updates for […]
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Join us for #GivingTuesday

Noteworthy: The University Libraries Blog - Mon, 11/16/2020 - 17:01
Giving Tuesday, or more commonly known as #GivingTuesday, occurs on the first Tuesday in December.  In 2012 the New York 92nd Street Y and the United Nations Foundation created the awareness day to inspire people to do good for others.  The day became increasingly popular across the world as an international day of charitable giving, […]
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HathiTrust ETAS Access

Noteworthy: The University Libraries Blog - Tue, 11/10/2020 - 10:35
Loyola University Chicago has become the newest member of HathiTrust, a global collaborative of research and academic libraries working towards a shared mission to ensure that the cultural record is preserved and accessible long into the future. Users of Loyola University Libraries now have access to the HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS).  The ETAS […]
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The Front Shelf: November 2020

Noteworthy: The University Libraries Blog - Mon, 11/02/2020 - 10:54
Monday, November 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. Links […]
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Alumni Author Spotlight: Kathleen Cormack

Noteworthy: The University Libraries Blog - Fri, 10/30/2020 - 12:45
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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Loyola University Chicago Día de los Muertos Virtual Altar

Noteworthy: The University Libraries Blog - Wed, 10/28/2020 - 14:09
Join the Loyola University Chicago Libraries and Arrupe College in remembering and honoring lost loved ones with our very first virtual interactive altar. We invite you to add names and images of loved ones here. Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and Latin America on November 1 and 2. Throughout Day of the Dead, […]
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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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