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Introducing: OverDrive Ebooks and Audiobooks!

Wed, 11/30/2022 - 15:05
The Loyola University Chicago Libraries are excited to announce that we now offer ebooks and audiobooks from OverDrive via the Libby app. You can browse, check out and read books online at or you can use the Libby app on your mobile device. Download the Libby app to your Mac OS or Android smartphone […]
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Why give to the Libraries on GivingTuesday?

Tue, 11/29/2022 - 11:00
Did you know that the University Libraries collaborates with campus partners such as the Loyola Wellness Center to support students? Events like the Wellness Fair help bring awareness to different health and wellness services that students can utilize at Loyola. We sponsor a table and participate by setting up a table with a prize wheel, […]
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One more day to GivingTuesday

Mon, 11/28/2022 - 11:00
One more day to GivingTuesday, November 29. Please remember to make a gift to the University Libraries! Your participation and contribution will allow us to facilitate the pursuit of knowledge and creativity through user-focused services and collections in an inviting, collaborative, and innovative environment. Please consider supporting the University Libraries either by making an online […]
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Share about GivingTuesday

Wed, 11/23/2022 - 11:00
Let your friends and families know about #GivingTuesdayLUC by sharing a post about the Libraries! We hope through this movement you can revisit your special experiences whether that’s finding your favorite books, attending programs for ongoing learning, or even saving that perfect study spot either at the Lake Shore Campus or Water Tower Campus library […]
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More about GivingTuesday

Tue, 11/22/2022 - 11:00
GivingTuesday is next week, November 29. Don’t forget to follow our social media accounts to learn more about #GivingTuesdayLUC: Facebook and Twitter @LUClibraries or Instagram @librariesLUC. Take a look at photos and quotes from students and staff about the University Libraries! As always, feel free to check out our website, to keep up on […]
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GivingTuesday is on November 29

Tue, 11/15/2022 - 15:41
Join us this year for #GivingTuesday! Giving Tuesday is a charity-based social media movement meant to inspire others to give back to their communities. The movement started around 2012 when the United Nations hosted a day for international charitable giving, helping others, and celebrating generosity. Among the many campus partners at Loyola, the University Libraries […]
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Open Access Week 2022: Open for Climate Justice

Mon, 10/24/2022 - 16:17
International Open Access Week is an annual October celebration of open access to research. This year’s theme “Open for Climate Justice” speaks to the work we do at Loyola on sustainability, environmental justice, and social justice. We are committed to providing a platform and opportunities to share the work Loyola faculty and students do on […]
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Learn more about: Diwali

Mon, 10/24/2022 - 14:12
Diwali is one of the most popular festivals of the Hindu religion that is celebrated for five days sometime in October to November. Also known as the Festival of Lights, it symbolizes the spiritual victory of light over darkness. Visit our library research guide for more information:
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Alumni Author Spotlight: Michele Fitzpatrick

Wed, 10/19/2022 - 12:15
We are pleased to shine the Loyola University Chicago Libraries Alumni Author Spotlight on Michele Fitzpatrick (Mundelein 1972) and one of her books, Snag The Moon, an offbeat contemporary romance about two middle-aged misfits who are drawn together to rescue nursing home residents from a greedy CEO. The Alumni Author Spotlight video series features brilliant Loyola alumni and […]
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Learn more about: Filipino American History Month

Sun, 10/16/2022 - 15:40
“The celebration of Filipino American History Month in October commemorates the first recorded presence of Filipinos in the continental United States, which occurred on October 18, 1587, when ‘Luzones Indios’ came ashore from the Spanish galleon Nuestra Senora de Esperanza and landed at what is now Morro Bay, California. In 2009, U.S. Congress recognized October as Filipino American History Month in […]
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Learn More About: Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Fri, 10/07/2022 - 21:52
Indigenous Peoples’ Day honors the histories, cultures, and perspectives of Indigenous peoples and their ancestors who lived on the land now known as North America. “In 1977 participants at the United Nations International Conference on Discrimination against Indigenous Populations in the Americas proposed that Indigenous Peoples’ Day replace Columbus Day. Indigenous Peoples’ Day recognizes that […]
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