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Summer Reading Recommendations

May 8, 2018

While some are still preparing for one more final, and others anticipating donning their graduation cap on Thursday, many are already gearing up for summer jobs or internships, summer courses or new adventures. We hope everyone gets a chance to relax and enjoy a break—you have worked hard and deserve...

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Books for Break: Not Necessarily Beach Reads

March 20, 2018

Spring break is an ideal time to relax, refresh...and read! Consider picking up a book to read over break. Rediscover the joy of reading something that isn’t on a syllabus, something you choose to read for pleasure! The University Libraries are so associated with research help and academic resources that...

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Leisure Reading for Winter Break

Dec. 22, 2017

Finals are over and winter break has arrived. Suddenly, you find yourself with free time, something that seems a foreign concept, given your past sixteen weeks. What to do, what to do? Well, you’re in luck! The University Libraries are here to provide reading material meant to be leisurely enjoyed,...

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Books for Break: these will not be on an exam

Nov. 16, 2017

Fall break is an ideal time to relax, refresh...and read! Before you leave campus, consider picking up a book to read over break. Almost as delicious as your favorite Thanksgiving dish is the idea of reading something that isn’t on a syllabus, something for the airplane or road trip, something...

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Celebrating Intellectual Freedom: Banned Books Week

Sept. 29, 2017

Every September, Banned Books Week honors our freedom to read the books that we want. The goal of this celebration is to shine a light on those books that have been challenged, censored, or banned, for one reason or another. Banned Books Week provides an opportunity for us to consider...