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Archive: August, 2011

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Local Films

Have you ever missed an independent film when it was in the theaters and then wondered how you would ever have a chance to see it? Or maybe you watched an independent film and it was great, but now that you want to see it again or share it with friends and you think you …

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3D, We’ve Got 3D

It looks like everyone is suddenly 3D happy. There are 3D movies, 3D TVs, and 3D video game units. Well, here in the library we’ve offered 3D content for decades. This week the Science Help Desk, located in the middle of level 2, is highlighting 3D maps in their “Map of the Week” display. They’re …

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The Life and Legacy of the King James Bible: Celebrating 400 Years

Much has been written in the scholarly and popular press about the creation of the King James Bible, its origins in earlier translations, the personalities who shaped its text, and the manner of its printing. On the occasion of the 400th anniversary of the Bible’s printing, the L. Tom Perry Special Collections have produced an …

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So Many e-Books So Little e-Time

As a student or faculty member of BYU you have access to the library’s collection of e-books. We have over 200,000 titles available that you can read on your devices. Unfortunately many smart phone plans are eliminating unlimited data use. That means you may have to make some tough choices about which books you will …

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Readers from Back in the Day

Before children learned to read using iPads or by puzzling through the information screens on video games, they learned by reading simple books called Readers. The L. Tom Perry Special Collections has a new small case display featuring copies of readers from our collections. We invite you to stop by room 1130 on level 1 …

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