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Monthly Archives: March 2011

Rescuing Digital Oprhans

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Fun Stuff in the Library

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Green Fire Showing on April 7

Join us for the Missouri premiere of Green Fire! The film shares highlights from Aldo Leopold’s extraordinary career, explaining how he shaped conservation and the modern environmental movement. See how Leopold’s vision of a community that cares about both people

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Projects and Problems in Digital Humanities

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Best-Selling Author Angie Fox to Speak at Friends of the Libraries Luncheon

Angie Fox, the New York Times bestselling author of the Accidental Demon Slayer series will speak at the Friends of the Libraries Luncheon on April 9, 2011 at noon. Fox, BJ ’94, worked in television news and then in advertising

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Library Society Dinner on April 12

Please join us on April 12 from 6-9 pm in the Ellis Library Grand Reading Room for the Library Society Dinner with keynote speaker Rajmohan Gandhi, grandson and biographer of Mohandas “Mahatma” Gandhi. For ticket information, contact Sheila Voss at

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Greatly Exaggerated: The Death of the Academic Library

You are considering a career as an academic librarian or you are an academic librarian already. Excellent choice. Wait, academic libraries are in terrible trouble. Thanks to Google, Wikipedia, free answer services, mass digitization, abundant e-books and changing research behaviors,

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Controlling Heredity: The American Eugenics Crusade 1870 – 1940

The Controlling Heredity Exhibit will be on display in Ellis Library from March 4 – 30.  The exhibit will be officially opened by a talk from Professor of German Stefani Engelstein entitled “Visions of Transparency: The Human Body and Social

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