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Archive: January, 2009

New Acquisitions to Support Your Research

The Harold B. Lee Library has acquired signficant new materials to support the reserach of faculty and students. The following is a partial list of materils that the library has added to its collection. Testaments to the Holocaust: This database offers documents and rare printed materials from London’s Wiener Library, the world’s first museum established …

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Need to see the Inauguration?

Our Government Documents Librarians keep you in touch. They just sent out a quick link to the White House blog. If you want to see a recording of the inauguration one should be posted soon. http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/read_the_inaugural_address/ If you need more information on the government or on governement publications visit the Government Documents area on level …

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Darwin Turns 200

2009 is the 200th Anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birth. The library has over 200 items authored by Darwin and thousands of items related to his work. This items range from early editions of his books in Special Collections vaults to online access to his works in digital format. Use ScholarSearch or the library catalog to …

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Good Resources for Tough Times

The library’s Government Documents librarians have a number of resources to help you with your research into the economic situation. The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis sent us the following as good place to learn more. Timeline of the Financial Crisis   http://www.stlouisfed.org/timeline We have posted a timeline of events and actions for the credit …

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Church History Resources in the Library

If you have ever wondered about religious meetings in the United States during the 1800’s you can learn more by reading The History and Geography of the Mississippi Valley by Timothy Flint. Published in 1800s this book has a clear description of religious camp meetings. The Harold B. Lee Library has a printed copy in …

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Printing and Copying in 2009

The library is making changes to our printing and copying systems. We are installing new copiers that provide free scanning to e-mail. We are also adjusting our prices for printing. From now on the cost for black & white printing will be 7 cents and color printing will be 28 cents. This is a slight …

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