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Awesome work from our Special Collections Student Assistants

A shout-out to Sara Dinari and Gracie Lock, student assistants for Library Special Collections this past year, who authored a piece just published in the Society of American Archivists’ Archival Outlook newsletter on their work to help us digitize the World War I Tanner letters, and their detective work to discover the history of

Library Displays

2nd floor South From the classic humor of Peanuts, to the crime-fighting adventures of Batman, to hard lessons learned from coming-of-age during wartime, there are comics and graphic novels to suit all tastes! Take a peek at some highlights from our collection. 3rd floor North A (near Administrative Offices)

Celebrate the Life and Legacy of Maya Angelou

Luminary Maya Angelou passed away today at age 86. Perhaps best known for her autobiographical works, such as the highly acclaimed I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Angelou also gained distinction as a celebrated poet, dancer, singer, journalist, civil rights activist, and teacher. Angelou’s extraordinary life is detailed in seven autobiographical books:

No Network Connectivity

On Saturday, May 31, between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., there will be no network connectivity on campus, either wired or wireless. Access to Library computers, email, printing, ARS pickups and all websites (including the catalog and databases) will be unavailable. Some phone service will be down as well. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Free Books!

Did you about the Library's fun reading program? We have lots of books that you can take from the Library and keep for as long as you want. You can find fun reading books on the first floor of the library, in the far right corner. Check out our collection and find a good a book before you leave for the summer! Here are a few titles on the shelves now: [gallery]

Brain Food!

Did you know that our brains actually begin shrinking in young adulthood? Brain cells are some of the most nutritionally demanding cells in the body; the brain uses 20 percent of the body's metabolic fuel. In order to make sure your brain is functioning at its peak you need to feed it well.

Yoga and Stress

Yoga is an ancient practice designed to bring the mind and body into balance. Through breath, movement, and meditation, yoga promotes a calm, relaxed state of mind and can allow practitioners to find better concentration and a great sense of peace in their day to day lives. It can be a great tool for any busy college student, especially during the high-stress time of finals.