Archive: 2010

From Room D to Harold B Lee: Celebrating Libraries at BYU

The Harold B. Lee Library will host seven short term exhibits in 2011 to highlight the collections gathered since BYU’s first library was organized in room D of the Education Building on the old lower campus. The first exhibit, a Cabinet of Curiosities, will open in January of 2011 and will feature some of the …

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Christine Armbruster Photographs on Level 2

Photographer Christine Armbruster’s exhibit, Mortar Shells and Cigarettes: A Memoir of Sarajevo 15 Years After War has been installed on level 2 of the library. The exhibit is open during library hours and admission is free. Look for Armbruster’s photographs outside of the Family History Library.

Holiday Power Outage

Charge up your laptop batteries or find a good book. From November 24 to 28 all the power outlets in the south end of the library will be turned off. The Music Zone will go quiet, the Media Center will close, and the wireless will not work. That part of the building was built in …

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Professor Tina Dyches is this year’s Alice Louise Reynolds Women in Scholarship Lecturer

Each year the Harold B. Lee Library honors and outstanding scholar by inviting them to present the Alice Louise Reynolds Lecture. This year Tina Dyches will speak on Thursday, November 4th at 2:00 pm in the library auditorium. You can learn more about Reynolds here. For more information on Tina Dyches visit

Government Documents Have a New Location in the Library.

The Harold B. Lee Library has a large collection of government documents. The library is adding new compact shelving at the south end of level 1. In anticipation of relocating the Government Documents to the compact shelving they have been relocated from the central part of level 1 to a temporary location near the south …

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Try an ebook

The library has over two hundred thousand titles available in ebook form. Go to to start your search.  The range of genres is surprising. There are a number of different ebook providers. Each of them has their own approach and selection. Did you know that the Harold B. Lee Library contributes to the Internet …

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Tools for Tough Assignments

If you have a tough homework assignment or research paper we suggest you try the special subject pages. Visit and choose the page that matches your class. You’ll find great scholarly resources all ready for you.

Music Fridays in Education in Zion

Each Friday, all are invited to come to the Education in Zion gallery in the JFSB to relax and listen to music that inspires the mind and lifts the spirit. Volunteer student performers will be coming from all across campus to share their gifts of music.  Signing up in advance, participating students range from members …

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Qur’an’s “99 Most Beautiful Names” exhibit in Special Collections

Some of the works of Andrew Kosorok are on display in the L. Tom Perry Special Collections on level 1 of the library. Along with Kosorok’s amazing works in glass there is a display featuring an illuminated 1928 copy of the Qur’an. Admission is free. Learn more at