Archive: 2015

Mintel Trends: Spot Innovations

The Library is happy to announce the acquisition of Mintel Trends. Mintel’s researchers examine 80 trends affecting consumers today, swapping out old trends for new ones. Mintel Trends is a great way to spot innovations and opportunities. We’re pleased to add it to the in-depth market research we already get through Mintel Reports. Access on …

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Nauvoo Temple exhibit

The L. Tom Perry Special Collections recently installed a new exhibit on the Nauvoo Temple titled “’Sacrifice brings forth the blessings of heaven’: understanding the Nauvoo Temple.” This exhibit is curated by Annie Kirkpatrick, an intern for Curator Ryan Lee, and showcases documents and images housed in Perry Special Collections related to the Nauvoo Temple. From …

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Drama Online

Visit the library’s database page and you will find Drama Online. This new database provide quick and easy access to a wide range of plays from classics to contemporary. Their tag line is “1000+ plays 100+ scholarly works.” You can not only read the plays but you have access to interactive play tools that help you …

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Library Power Outage on Level 3 This Weekend

Some parts of the main floor of the Harold B. Lee Library will be without power, lights, and possibly wifi this weekend. Starting on Friday evening the Learning Commons will turn off the public computers in anticipation of electrical work. The library will also take advantage of the holiday weekend to perform required maintenance on …

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Six Degrees of Acronyms: BYU in the DPLA

The new Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) is a great resource for content about our country. What most people don’t know is the The Harold B. Lee Library (HBLL) was one of the early contributors to the system. The Lee library is part of the Utah Academic Library Consortium (UALC), a group of university and …

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Y-Read Summer Reading

Finals are over. Summer is on its way. It is time for Y-Read, the library’s summer reading celebration.   Here are three great suggestions for finding new titles. 1. Visit the Popular Reading Collection in the Reading Room on level 2 of the library or browse the collection online at 2. Look for the black …

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Extended Hours for Finals

Now through April 22 the library will open at 7:00 am and remain open until 2:00 am so that you can study. Saturday hours are 8:00 am until midnight. Services will be limited after 11:00 pm.   Helpful Link: 5-ways-to-prep-for-finals-week

Media Center Production Studio Open House

If you have been looking for a space where you can produce the ultimate student video, the library is ready to help. We are in the final stages of preparing the new Media Center Production Studio on level 4 of the library. You are invited to the kick off open house on March 19th between noon …

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BYU’s Night at the Museums Returns This Friday

BYU’s Museums have organized a free and fun progressive evening featuring the Museum of Peoples and Cultures, the Museum of Paleontology, Education in Zion, Museum of Art, and the Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum. We suggest starting out at the Education in Zion Gallery in the JFSB (look for the searchlight) where they will provide free pizza. Shuttles will be …

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