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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.  

Finish Strong: Keep Wearing Those Masks

The University recently posted good news about a new vaccination site. They also reiterated the need to continue wearing masks. All campus protocols, including using the Healthy Together app and wearing masks, remain in place, even for students, faculty and staff who are vaccinated. — BYU (@BYU) March 18, 2021   If you are studying …

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Data Management Workshop

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to this popular workshop on managing your data. There will be sessions on Data Management Fundamentals, Safeguarding Your Data, Starting Your Data and Research, and Understanding Publishing. Register here: https://byu.libcal.com/calendar/scholcomm?cid=11996&t=d&d=0000-00-00&cal=11996&inc=0    

Celebrating Douglass Day 2021

The BYU Library is joining the national celebration of Douglass Day. Zoom: 947 9162 9699 Passcode: 425283 “About the history of Douglass Day Douglass Day was one of the original inspirations for Black History Month, and was revived starting in 2017 by the Colored Conventions Project. Learn a bit about the history of Douglass Days, past …

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Improving Special Collections

  The L. Tom Perry Special Collections is pleased to announce that it has implemented Aeon. Aeon is an automated request and workflow management software specifically designed to improve patron service and to maximize staff efficiency. The Aeon system will handle request management for the department and all patrons of Special Collections will need to …

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The Reading Room is now Closed

Due to lack of compliance with the university’s mask policy the reading room/periodicals section of level 2 has been closed for the remainder of the year. This change was implemented for the safety of library patrons and staff. Plans are in place to close other areas of the building if it becomes necessary. The Library …

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Building Update

Due to COVID-19 the library is limiting access to current BYU students and employees only. The library is renovating sections of the library to improve usability for our patrons.   Level 5 (Humanities) No construction at this time. This floor is a temporary “Zoom Zone” for students who need a place to attend online classes, …

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Remembering Jennifer Paustenbaugh: 100 Great Books

  On November 23, 2019, Jennifer Ford Paustenbaugh, BYU’s University Librarian, passed away following a long battle with breast cancer. Paustenbaugh left a legacy of making library services and programs more student focused. Her work led to new ways for students to access scholarly resources and to student-focused changes to the library building. The Library …

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