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Choose Privacy Week: May 1-7

            Public profiles, web browsing results and advertisements tailored to you based on email content and other browsing histories, check-ins, public wi-fi, location-based services, billions upon billions upon billions of pictures and videos, public records … yeah … thinking about privacy in the digital age can be overwhelming, scary, and really, really interesting. Since libraries hold stake in privacy issues, it’s no surprise that

Haiku Contest Winner!

Thanks to everyone who participated in our Haiku Contest! Admittedly, we grew a little concerned as entries became increasingly dark toward the end of the term, but we enjoyed the mix of humor, beauty, agony, and finals-induced nonsense. Congratulations to Paige Broussard, our judges’ pick for best haiku: fallen white petals dance in cyclones underfoot. ghosts of the winter. Honorable Mentions: Sleep, a sweet repose To forego sleep, a

Book vs. Movie: Pooh Bear

There may come a time when you’re standing in the stacks, book in one hand, DVD in the other. What to do!?! Have no fear. It’s Book vs. Movie. Book: Winnie-the-Pooh (PR6025. I65 W56, 3rd Floor) Movie: Winnie the Pooh (PN1997 .W564, 1st Floor) Seriously late nights? Brain scrambled from studying? News getting you down? These are Winnie-the-Pooh moments (or more likely Eeyore moments, but he’s not the title

Librarian Scholarship: Not a Myth (The Sequel)

It’s a little known fact that librarians never sleep. If we aren’t otherwise erecting a new building, teaching classes, ordering new materials, serving as liaisons to academic departments, implementing a new online catalog, serving on committees (library, university, local, regional, national), putting out information fires on a daily basis, forging new partnerships, or just having some fun…we’re also engaged in the dialogue with the larger discussion of the library

Book vs. HBO: GAME. OF. THRONES.

There may come a time when you’re standing in the stacks, book in one hand, DVD in the other. What to do!?! Have no fear. It’s Book vs. Movie TV HBO. Season Three is Coming: Game of Thrones vs. A Song of Ice and Fire Books: A Game of Thrones: PS3563.A7239 G36 1996 A Clash of Kings: PS3563.A7239 C58 1999 A Storm of Swords: PS3563.A7239 S7 2000 A Feast

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