Archive: 2018

In the News: BYU and WW I

The Library’s new exhibition, Brigham Young University and the Great War, was featured in the news recently. You can read the article here.  

Free Film: The Return of the King

Friday, August 10, at 6:00 pm, the library will show the third and final film of The Lord of the Rings trilogy in the Alice Louise Reynolds Auditorium on level 1. Admission is free and the public is welcome. This is the extended version of The Return of the King. Run time is 4 hours …

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The Two Towers-Free Friday Film

The Library Film Series presents The Two Towers on Friday, July 13, at 6:00 pm in the Alice Louise Reynolds Auditorium on level 1. During the summer the Library is taking a break from its tradition of showing classic films and we’re screening movies based on books. Planning this series we learned that you don’t …

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Explore the HathiTrust

Imagine what you could find if research libraries across the world all scanned their unique books and shared them with each other. That is just what is happening with the HathiTrust, a partnership of major research institutions and libraries working to ensure that the cultural record is preserved and accessible long into the future. Over …

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Free Software Training Classes

Summer is a great time to boost your software skills by learning a new application or by catching up on recent changes to your go-to programs. The Library’s Software Training provides instructor-led classes in computer applications to all current BYU students, faculty, missionaries, and employees. Please bring your BYU I.D. card. View the latest class …

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See Harvey in the Library

The BYU Library is celebrating actor Jimmy Stewart’s birthday by showing his favorite film, the 1950 classic Harvey. The Library’s L. Tom Perry Special Collections hold the James Stewart Collection. The actor donated his papers in 1983, not long after he starred in the film Mr. Krueger’s Christmas along with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. The …

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Spin Some Vinyl on National Record Day

Records. There is nothing quite like listening to a good oldies album on vinyl. Thanks to records, we have progressed to music as we know it today. On April 19th we will be celebrating National Record Store Day (which is actually the 21st, but we have finals… oh well!) On the 3rd floor of the …

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S. Lyman Tyler Award Lecture: Lety Camacho

Join us on Friday, April 13 at 9:00 am to listen to Lety Camacho, Management & Accounting Subject Librarian, as she presents Crossing the Bridge to Academic Publishing. Camacho is this year’s winner of the S. Lyman Tyler Professionalism Award due to her work that demonstrated significant professional service and productivity as well as her …

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The Documentary Film Series Presents Two Student Films

The Documentary Film Series is back in the Alice Louise Reynolds Auditorium (HBLL 1060) on Thursday, April 5th at 7 PM in conjunction with the School of Communications. Two student documentaries will be screened – The Underside of Paradise by Paesha Tuttle, a film about mitigating the effects of diabetes in the Fiji Islands, and …

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Virtual Realty For Everyone

  Did you know that you can do a virtual reality experience in the library? No need to go to one of those expensive VR places, you can do it for free here on campus! Located on the second floor in at the Science Help Desk, you can go play games, study for your classes …

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