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May 13: Classic film, Rear Window

The library is celebrating James Stewart’s birthday with free screenings of Rear Window. The BYU Library’s Special Collections are the home of James Stewart’s papers.     Considered to be one of Alfred Hitchcock’s best films and nominated for four Academy Awards. Starring James Stewart and Grace Kelly. A photographer, confined to a wheelchair while …

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April 1 Film: Restoration Showcase

Curator Ben Harry has taught BYU students how to restore films and Friday night is the world premier for three restored films from very different eras. The Deal As The Twig Is Bent Time Bomb Music Video Enjoy the films and the discussion and reminiscing afterwards. 7:00 pm in the Alice Louise Reynolds Auditorium on level 1 …

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March 24 Life Sciences Undergraduate Poster Competition

  The Life Sciences Undergraduate Poster Competition is currently underway and the printed posters are on display in the library’s North Gallery (on level 2) through April 15th. Digital posters and video presentations are also available on the competition website. This year, we have 65 submitted posters, representing our largest competition to date. Everyone is …

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“With Gentile Eyes”

In today’s popular culture many people readily identify with comics and illustrations.  The new exhibition on level 3 of the library features works by living artists, most of whom are not members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The artist’s images reflect their perceptions of the church or its culture.     …

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Thanksgiving Table

After a two year hiatus a library tradition returns. The popular giant study table located at the south end of level 1 of the library has once again been turned into a “Thanksgiving Table.” Patrons are invited to take a moment and share things they are thankful for. The space is still available for use …

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Library Film Series Fall 2021

The Library Film Series returns this fall with a schedule full of popular films and two unique opportunities. We’re trying something new, matinees. We hope this gives people the opportunity to watch a film with smaller audiences. Audience members will be required to wear masks which BYU policy requires at all performance venues this fall. …

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Teaching with Primary Sources Brown Bag Series

The L. Tom Perry Special Collections will be hosting a Teaching with Primary Sources brown bag series during Fall Semester 2021. We will be meeting in the Special Collections classroom (1131 HBLL) from 12:00-12:50 pm on the third Thursday of each month. Each session will feature a brief presentation about teaching with primary sources and …

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Library Construction Update

The library is constantly working to improve the user experience for patrons. We’ve learned that many students prefer to study where there is natural light. After looking at all the options, from moving stacks to digging window wells for the lower levels (that’s not going to happen), we found the most effective change we could …

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Scholarly Communications Workshops

Sign up now for the popular Scholarly Communications Workshops. https://byu.libcal.com/calendar/scholcomm Faculty and graduate students will find tools to boost their visibility, transform their data, and more.