MU Africa Hub Presents: Jonny Steinberg

Meet the Author: Jonny Steinberg
Feburary 12, 2016
3:30pm
114A Ellis Library

You can pick up a copy of the book, A Man of Good Hope, at the Mizzou Store. He will be available to sign books.

Event sponsored by MU African Interdisciplinary Studies Hub, MU Libraries, Black History Month Committee, Lectures Commitee and School of Journalism.

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Friday Workshop, Feb. 5

Digging into the Literature for a Literature Review (Part 2)
Feb. 5   1-2 p.m.
Learn some of the more sophisticated features of database searching to yield the results you want. Using a variety of databases, we’ll focus on practical techniques that can save you time and effort.
Goodie Bhullar, Head of Instructional Services
Rachel Brekhus, Humanities Librarian


All workshops are offered simultaneously in two formats:
Face-to-face in Rm. 213 Ellis Library and live online.
To Register: tinyurl.com/MULibrariesworkshops
(click on gold calendar entries for face-to-face workshops and pink calendar entries for live online)

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MU Libraries by the Numbers

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Friday Workshop, Jan. 29

Demystifying the Literature Review (Part 1), Jan. 29
Jonathan Cisco from the Campus Writing Program will demystify the literature review by simplifying its components and purpose. He will lead you in a series of easy, practical steps to structure and write your own literature review for your discipline.
Jonathan Cisco, Campus Writing Program Coordinator

Face-to-face in Rm. 213 Ellis Library and live online.
To Register: http//tinyurl.com/MULibrariesworkshops
(click on gold calendar entries for face-to-face workshops and pink calendar entries for live online)

 

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Undergraduate Research Contest

The MU Libraries Undergraduate Research Contest seeks to recognize and reward outstanding research conducted by MU undergrads. One $500 1st place prize and one $250 2nd place prize may be awarded. Deadline for submission is March 4, 2016. All majors are eligible. For information on how to apply, visit http://libraryguides.missouri.edu/researchcontest.

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Friday Workshop, Jan. 22

Learn how other faculty and students are using the Library’s services and find out about the newest tools and information sources.

All workshops are offered simultaneously in two formats:

Face-to-face in Rm. 213 Ellis Library and live online. To Register: http//tinyurl.com/MULibrariesworkshops (click on gold calendar entries for face-to-face workshops and pink calendar entries for live online)

 

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Library Closed Early Due to Snow

Ellis Library, and other campus libraries, will be closed at 6 pm on Jan. 19 due to weather conditions. The libraries will reopen at 7:30 am or their usual opening time.

For more information about MU's closings, visit http://mualert.missouri.edu/.

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Welcome to Timothy Perry

The MU Libraries are pleased to announce that Timothy Perry has been hired as our new Special Collections Librarian. He began work during the fall semester. Tim recently completed a Master of Information degree at the University of Toronto, with specializations in Library and Information Science and in Book History and Print Culture. He also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Classics and French from the University of Canterbury (New Zealand), a Master’s degree in Classics from the University of Canterbury, and a PhD in Classics from the University of Toronto.

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More Quiet Area Computers Now Available

Looking for a quiet study space with access to computers. Check out room 213 of Ellis Library. This room is available to our users every day after 3 pm. 

You can find a complete list of library study spaces at http://library.missouri.edu/about/studyspaces/.

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All Floors of Ellis Library Will Be Open During Finals Week

During the regular semester, users of Ellis Libray only have access to the ground and first floors of the library from midnight to 7 am. Due to the heavy use of the library during finals week, students will have access to all floors of Ellis Library from midnight to 7 am starting Dec. 8 until the end of finals. 

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