Posted by: haggertylibrary | October 24, 2016

Haggerty Library Tips #1


Welcome to the first in a series of tips from your friendly Haggerty Library staff!

They are designed to highlight details about services and resources your library offers.

You can find more posted around campus from time-to-time.

This week’s tip: Your library is always open 24/7. Just log on!

Head to the library home page and click Off-campus Access Help if you’re not sure how. Or contact a library staff member in-person, on the phone, over email, or via IM.

Posted by: haggertylibrary | October 17, 2016

Halloween Comes Early?

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A few links concerning frightening reads to get you in the mood this month…

Electric Literature

Monsters in Literature infographic

50 of the Best Horror Comics

Best Horror Comics and Graphic Novels

The October “Librarian Is In” podcast from the New York Public Library (65 min.)

You can request most things via Haggerty Library’s WorldCat Discovery right here!

And this: The 20 Best “Final Girls” in Horror Movie History

Which leads to…check out our Halloween DVD display in the Learning Commons!

Posted by: haggertylibrary | October 4, 2016

New Spotlights!

Our Library News page has new monthly spotlights, so check it out!

This includes our DVD, Database, Website, and Open Access Journal of the Month, plus some highlights from New Arrivals.

Plus new databases and current database free trials.

Bookmark it and come back often; we are always getting new stuff!

Posted by: haggertylibrary | October 3, 2016

Printing in the Library

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If you’re at all confused about printing in the library or on campus, check out our Print in the Library guide, also available directly from our library home page.

Or you can always ask for help!

Posted by: haggertylibrary | October 3, 2016

Banned Books Week Wrap-up

Thanks for all your feedback during the 2016 Banned Books Week! Lots of interesting conversations.

Continue to peek at our Banned Books Week guide for the next week, and you can always check in on the main Banned Books Week site from the American Library Association, as well as their Office of Intellectual Freedom year-round.

If you’re into comics, do the same with the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund.

Lastly, seek, talk about, and read banned books all year!

Posted by: haggertylibrary | September 30, 2016

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Reasons: Offensive language, sexually explicit, and unsuited for age group

Posted by: haggertylibrary | September 29, 2016

Banned Books Top Five, #2

Reasons: Sexually explicit, unsuited to age group, and other (“poorly written,” “concerns that a group of teenagers will want to try it”)

Posted by: haggertylibrary | September 28, 2016

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Reasons: Inaccurate, homosexuality, sex education, religious viewpoint, and unsuited for age group

Posted by: haggertylibrary | September 27, 2016

Banned Books Week Top Five, #4

Reasons: Anti-family, offensive language, homosexuality, sex education, political viewpoint, religious viewpoint, unsuited for age group, and other (“wants to remove from collection to ward off complaints”)

Posted by: haggertylibrary | September 26, 2016

Banned Books Week Top Five, #5

Welcome to Haggerty Library’s coverage of Banned Books Week, the annual celebration of the freedom to read!

For starters, check out our Banned Books Week Guide right here. It will be available through October 8.

Then follow this blog all week for details about the top 5 challenged and banned books this year. And also watch for Talking Points throughout the week, hopefully prompting discussion with your peers.

Without further adieu, we give you…#5!

Reasons: Offensive language, religious viewpoint, unsuited for age group, and other (“profanity and atheism”)

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