Blog Archives

New Database: Powerspeak Languages

In our ongoing effort to provide the UTC campus with relevant and engaging resources, we are proud to announce the inclusion of a new database to our collection: Powerspeak Languages. Title: Powerspeak Languages Description: Fun, engaging, and immersive language learning activities in Spanish, French, German, Italian, Korean, Japanese, Russian, Mandarin, ESL (for Spanish speakers), and ESL (for Mandarin speakers).  Read the brochure for additional information. Where To Find It: Look for it

ARTstor Workshop

Join librarians Charlie Remy and Priscilla Seaman for a Brown Bag lunch-hour workshop on the impressive ARTstor database which can serve faculty and students in non-visual arts disciplines. When: Tuesday, March 26, at noon Where: Library 209 These high-quality images can be used for: Lectures Presentations Student assignments Research/Scholarship Refreshments will be provided.

Celebrate University Press Week!

November 11–17 marks University Press Week, established by President Jimmy Carter in 1978. The goal of this celebration is to recognize the impact of university presses on the academic community and our overall culture. University Presses play an important role in American and international intellectual life because they tend to publish works on highly niche topics that for-profit publishers ignore or marginalize. Many of these works are the result

CBS Features First Year Reading Experience Book

In case you missed it yesterday, CBS Sunday Morning featured a story about Luma Mufleh, whose life is the inspiration for this year’s UTC First Year Reading Experience (FYRE) book Outcasts United. The Sunday Morning piece “War, Soccer, and the American Dream” discusses Mufleh’s work with refugee children and the positive impact on her suburban Atlanta community.   Mufleh, originally from Jordan, took a wrong turn one day and