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The Library Helps You Manage Finals-Stress

You already know that the Library can help you get ready for finals with study materials, study spaces (including rooms for group study) and all of the tech you could need (computers, laptops, calculators, audio recorders and more). But did you know that the Library can help your study breaks too? Take a study break in the Relief Room at the Library – enjoy soothing beach sounds and calming

What is Dr. Welsh Reading?

Dr. Talia Welsh from the Department of Philosophy & Religion recommended 10 books for the new UTC READS program. Dr. Welsh gives us 10 great mysteries to curl up with; perfect for rainy days! Find the books in the library’s online catalog, or visit the display on the 1st floor of the Library. When it comes to murder mysteries, Dr. Welsh tell us: In Fydor Dostoyevsky’s Notes from Underground, the underground

The Therapy Dog Will See You Now

Back by popular demand, it’s a therapy dog at the UTC Library! To help relieve some stress this semester, our good friends from the UT College of Veterinary Medicine’s H.A.B.I.T. (Human-Animal Bond in Tennessee) program are bringing a therapy dog for a visit. Research shows the benefits of spending time with an animal – even a short visit has positive effects – and the UTC Library wants to help give you

Celebrating FREADOM: Banned Books Week

UTC Library Celebrates the Freedom to Read During Banned Books Week, September 21-27, 2014 Join the UTC Library in observing this annual event, now in its 32nd year, which highlights books that have been challenged or banned and recognizes individuals and organizations that support the First Amendment of the Bill of Rights. “If there is a bedrock principle underlying the First Amendment, it is that the Government may not prohibit the

The List That Started It All!

During the 2013/2014 school year when she was teaching in the English Department, Sara Coffman had an idea about sharing her love of reading with the rest of campus. Her fantastic suggestion led to the creation of UTC READS, where faculty from departments all over campus share some of their favorite titles with the rest of the UTC community. Although she’s not currently teaching at UTC, Sara’s legacy remains

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