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What's New RSS Feed http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/library_rss_feeds/whats_new_rss_feed.html What's New RSS Feed en The University of Southern Mississippi Libraries 2006 120 University Libraries Now Scheduling Instruction Sessions for the Fall Semester http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/library_instruction_sessions.html University Libraries is scheduling instruction sessions for the fall semester.

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Thu, 27 Jul 2017 09:42:36 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/library_instruction_sessions.html Dawn Smith
Diaper Changing Tables Installed in Cook Library Learning Commons Restrooms http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/diaper_changing_tables.html In an effort to continue to make Cook Library a welcoming space for all students, diaper changing tables have been installed in the men’s and women’s restrooms in the Cook Library Learning Commons (rooms 111B and 111D).

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Mon, 24 Jul 2017 10:00:22 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/diaper_changing_tables.html Dawn Smith
Fall Academic Integrity Workshops http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/fall_academic_integrity.html University Libraries is offering students a series of workshops focusing on the University’s academic integrity policy and academic integrity in general.

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Fri, 21 Jul 2017 09:21:38 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/fall_academic_integrity.html Dawn Smith
University Libraries End of Summer Term and Intersession Hours http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/2017_summer_end_of_term.html University Libraries will begin a new schedule for the 2017 summer end of term on Sunday, July 30 and Monday, July 31. The intersession schedule will begin on Tuesday August 1 and will continue through Tuesday August 15.

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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:21:45 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/2017_summer_end_of_term.html Dawn Smith
Exhibit Highlights Mississippi's Bicentennial http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/bicentennial_exhibit.html On December 10, 1817, the United States Congress admitted Mississippi to the Union as the 20th state. In 2017, the state celebrates the 200th year anniversary of its statehood.

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Mon, 19 Jun 2017 15:56:39 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/bicentennial_exhibit.html Dawn Smith
Summer Academic Integrity Workshop http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/summer_academic_integrity_workshop.html Join University Libraries for a workshop about the University’s academic integrity policy and academic integrity in general.

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Wed, 31 May 2017 16:47:27 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/summer_academic_integrity_workshop.html Dawn Smith
Aquila One-Millionth Download Contest http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/aquila_download_contest.html Win a $10 wepa print card or a $10 Starbucks gift card if you can guess the date Aquila will achieve it's one

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Mon, 22 May 2017 15:45:10 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/aquila_download_contest.html Dawn Smith
University Libraries Announces Web Site Redesign http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/libraries_redesign.html University Libraries is at the heart of the academic enterprise at Southern Miss. Supporting research, teaching and other facets of intellectual growth, library technology creates and supports the technical infrastructure with University Libraries to better serve the needs of the University community.

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Mon, 22 May 2017 15:21:29 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/libraries_redesign.html Dawn Smith
Citation Management Tools: Zotero and Medeley http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/citation_management_workshop.html Join University Librarian, Elena Azadbakht on Thursday, June 1 at 12 p.m. in room 110 in Cook Library for a workshop on Zotero and Mendeley, two free citation management tools.

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Mon, 22 May 2017 10:07:25 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/citation_management_workshop.html Dawn Smith
The de Grummond Collection Presents Exhibit Featuring Keats, Minor and Sweet http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/minor_sweet_exhibit.html The de Grummond Children’s Literature Collection is currently exhibiting works by contemporary artists/illustrators Melissa Sweet and Wendell Minor.

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Fri, 19 May 2017 15:12:07 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/minor_sweet_exhibit.html Dawn Smith
Cook Library Intersession and Summer Hours http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/cook-library-intersession-and-summer-hours.html Cook Library will begin adjusted hours for the summer 2017 intersession on Monday, May 15. These adjusted hours will continue through Sunday June 4. Summer term hours will begin on Monday, June 5 and continue through Monday, July 31.

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Wed, 10 May 2017 11:09:31 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/cook-library-intersession-and-summer-hours.html Dawn Smith
Illustrations by Local Artist, Tracy Williams, on Display in the Gulf Coast Library http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/tracy_williams_exhibit.html The Gulf Coast Library at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park Campus in Long Beach is currently exhibiting illustrations by local artist Tracy Williams.

The exhibit, Where Fashion Illustration Comes to Play: the Paper Doll Art of Tracy Williams, will be on display through July, with an

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Tue, 09 May 2017 14:26:02 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/tracy_williams_exhibit.html Dawn Smith
University Libraries’ Presents Lecture by Margaret McMullan http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/summer_bicentennial.html University Libraries’ Special Collections at The University of Southern Mississippi is continuing its celebration of Mississippi’s Bicentennial with two summer lectures that will examine Mississippi’s film industry and Mississippi as a landscape for literature.

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Mon, 01 May 2017 11:16:14 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/summer_bicentennial.html Dawn Smith
Special Collections Displays Student Curated Exhibits http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/student_curated_exhibits.html University Libraries’ Special Collections at Southern Miss is hosting an exhibit opening April 25 from 4 – 5 p.m.

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Thu, 13 Apr 2017 09:20:45 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/student_curated_exhibits.html Dawn Smith
Dr. David R. Davies to Present Lecture on the First Newspapers in Mississippi http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/first_newspapers_in_mississippi.html Dr. David R. Davies, director of the School of Mass Communication and Journalism, will deliver a talk about the pioneering printers and newspapers in the Mississippi Territory on April 20 at 6:30 p.m. in the Cook Library Art Gallery.

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Tue, 11 Apr 2017 10:12:02 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/first_newspapers_in_mississippi.html Dawn Smith
Local Artist Exhibits Figure Paintings in the Cook Library Art Gallery http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/mccroy_exhibit.html Paintings by Hattiesburg based artist, James Kyle McCrory, are currently on display in the Cook Library Art Gallery from March 20 through the end of the spring semester. The public is invited to attend a reception with the artist on April 10 from 4 – 6 p.m.

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Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:56:57 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/mccroy_exhibit.html Dawn Smith
Mississippi State Senator Willie Simmons among Panelists to speak at USM Criminal Justice Forum http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/parchment_exhibit.html Mississippi State Senator Willie Simmons will join other panelists Thursday, March 30, at a Justice in the Mississippi State Penitentiary: Past Reflections, Present Challenges and Future Directions.   The forum, to be moderated by Alan Thompson, Associate Professor, Criminal Justice will addres

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Thu, 09 Mar 2017 15:38:45 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/parchment_exhibit.html Dawn Smith
Mississippi painter Kate Freeman Clark subject of lecture by author Carolyn Brown http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/carolyn_brown_lecture.html Award-winning author Carolyn Brown of Jackson, Miss. will discuss her new book, The Artist’s Sketch: A Biography of Painter Kate Freeman Clark, on Friday, March 24 at 5:30 pm at Oddfellows Gallery in downtown Hattiesburg.

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Thu, 09 Mar 2017 09:22:21 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/carolyn_brown_lecture.html Dawn Smith
New York Times Bestselling Author Nathaniel Philbrick to Speak in Hattiesburg http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/philbrick_lecture.html New York Times bestselling author and National Book Award winner, Nathaniel Philbrick, will offer remarks during a special event on Thursday, March 23 at 7 p.m. at Oddfellows Gallery in downtown Hattiesburg.

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Tue, 07 Mar 2017 15:20:54 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/philbrick_lecture.html Dawn Smith
Time Management Workshop http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/time_management_workshop.html Spring 2017

Do you have trouble juggling school, work and extracurricular activities? Join us for an interactive one-hour workshop on time management.

Participants will evaluate how they currently spend their time and learn various strategies and tools to help manage distractions and meet goals.

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Fri, 24 Feb 2017 14:55:53 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/time_management_workshop.html Dawn Smith
2017 Ezra Jack Keats Book Award Winners Announced http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/2017_ejk.html 2017 Ezra Jack Keats Book Award Winners Announced

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:59:12 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/2017_ejk.html Dawn Smith Science Cafe' on the Coast: The Invisible Patient http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/coast_science_cafe_march17.html Science Café on the Coast, hosted by The University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Library, will present a screening of the documentary The Invisible Patients: Life at the Edges of the Health Care System on Wednesday, March 15 at 6:30 p.m.

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:52:49 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/coast_science_cafe_march17.html Dawn Smith
Edible Book Festival Entries Sought for 2017 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/edible_book_festival.html University Libraries is hosting an Edible Book Festival in the Cook Library Learning Commons Gallery on Friday, Mar.

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Thu, 16 Feb 2017 14:15:11 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/edible_book_festival.html Dawn Smith
University Libraries Hosting Spring Book Sales on the Gulf Coast and in Hattiesburg http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/spring_book_sales.html University Libraries is holding its spring book sale at Cook Library from March 7 - 9 in the Cook Library Art Gallery and from March 7 - 14 at the Gulf Coast Library on the Gulf Park Campus.

Items for sale include textbooks, nonfiction, fiction, religious texts, cookbooks and romance, representing all reading le

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Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:49:33 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/spring_book_sales.html Dawn Smith
“Lost Bodies and Stolen History: Slavery and Memory in Mississippi” by Dr. Max Grivno http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/max_grivno_lecture.html This year marks Mississippi’s Bicentennial, and University Libraries’ Special Collections at The University of Southern Mississippi is hosting a series of events that will highlight Mississippi’s past.

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Fri, 10 Feb 2017 13:39:02 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/max_grivno_lecture.html Dawn Smith
Friends of University Libraries Spring Membership Promotion http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/fol_spring_membership.html Join the Friends of University Libraries between March 1 and April 30, and you could win an iPad Pro or a Samsung Galaxy Tab.

The Friends of University Libraries is an organization providing support for the research, teaching and public service missions of The University of Southern Mississippi Libraries.

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Wed, 08 Feb 2017 09:14:22 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/fol_spring_membership.html Dawn Smith
Scientific Literature Review http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/scientific_lit_review.html Need assistance with finding sources for scientific literature reviews? This workshop will provide an overview of how to use University Libraries databases to distinguish between review and primary sources in science, how to evaluate the articles, and how to organize the review.

Join Science and Technology Libra

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Mon, 06 Feb 2017 11:20:13 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/scientific_lit_review.html Dawn Smith
PubMed for Health Professionals http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/pubmed_workshop.html Preparing for a career in the health field and want to learn about freely accessible resources provided by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)? Drop in for a workshop about tools including PubMed, PubMed Health, TOXNET, ClinicalTrials.gov, and Genetics Home Re

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Mon, 06 Feb 2017 11:18:52 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/pubmed_workshop.html Dawn Smith
Finding Data and Statistics for Education Research http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/education_research.html Need assistance finding data and statistical sources for your education research? Drop in for a workshop that provides an overview of statistics and data resources available from the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

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Mon, 06 Feb 2017 11:17:47 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/education_research.html Dawn Smith
Becoming More Productive http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/productivity_workshop.html NEW DATE

In this hands-on workshop, Tracy Englert, Science and Technology Librarian, will share resources and ideas for becoming more productive.

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Mon, 06 Feb 2017 11:16:31 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/productivity_workshop.html Dawn Smith
Using Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Effectively – Graduate Student edition http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/interlibrary_loan_graduate_workshop.html Are you a graduate student looking for access to materials not owned by University Libraries? The Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Unit provides patrons with crucial research materials when they are unable to locate them within our own collections.

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Mon, 06 Feb 2017 11:13:20 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/interlibrary_loan_graduate_workshop.html Dawn Smith
Using Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Effectively http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/interlibrary_loan_workshop.html Looking for access to materials not owned by University Libraries? The Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Unit provides students, faculty, and staff with crucial research materials when they are unable to locate them within our own collections.

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Mon, 06 Feb 2017 11:11:53 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/interlibrary_loan_workshop.html Dawn Smith
Citation Style Workshops at Cook Library http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/citation_style_workshops.html Spring 2017

University Libraries is offering workshops to introduce you to and assist with important aspects of using APA, Chicago, MLA and Turabian styles to write and format research papers.

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Mon, 06 Feb 2017 11:07:11 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/citation_style_workshops.html Dawn Smith
Zotero for Citation Management http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/zotero_citation_mgmt.html Looking for a more effective way to manage citations for your next major research project or paper? Drop in for a workshop on Zotero, a free citation management tool.

Participants will learn how to create an account, export citations from the most widely used scholarly databases, organize citations, and automati

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Mon, 06 Feb 2017 11:03:55 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/zotero_citation_mgmt.html Dawn Smith
Mendeley for Citation Management http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/mendeley_citation_mgmt.html Looking for a more effective way to manage citations for your next major research project or paper? Drop in for a workshop on Mendeley, a free citation management tool.

Participants will learn how to create an account, export citations from the most widely used scholarly databases, organize citations, and automa

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Mon, 06 Feb 2017 11:02:04 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/mendeley_citation_mgmt.html Dawn Smith
Citation Management Tools: Zotero and Medeley http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/citation_mgmt_tools.html Citation Management Tools

Looking for a more effective way to manage citations for your next research project or paper? Drop in for a workshop about two free citation management tools: Zotero and Mendeley.

Participants will learn how to create an account, export citations from the mos

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Mon, 06 Feb 2017 10:48:10 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/citation_mgmt_tools.html Dawn Smith
Academic Integrity at Southern Miss http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/academic_integrity.html Spring 2017

Would you like to know more about academic integrity? Drop in for a workshop about the University’s new academic integrity policy and academic integrity in general.

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Mon, 06 Feb 2017 10:41:03 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/academic_integrity.html Dawn Smith
16mm Film Festival http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/16mm_film_fest.html To showcase some of the 16mm films in the collection, University Libraries is hosting a 16mm film festival on March 1 at 6 p.m. in the Cook Library Art Gallery.

In the days before Netflix and DVDs, movies and educational productions were shown to classes on 16mm film.

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Mon, 06 Feb 2017 09:55:04 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/16mm_film_fest.html Dawn Smith
Science Café on the Coast, Wild Harvest: Foraging on the Gulf Coast http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gcsciencecafe_february.html Science Café on the Coast, hosted by The University of Southern Mississippi's Gulf Coast Library, will present “Wild Harvest: Foraging on the Gulf Coast” on Thursday, Feb 23 at 6 p.m.

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Thu, 02 Feb 2017 14:48:36 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gcsciencecafe_february.html Dawn Smith
Special Collections Celebrates Mississippi's Bicentennial http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/msbicentennial.html This year marks Mississippi’s bicentennial, and University Libraries’ Special Collections at The University of Southern Mississippi will host a series of events examining different aspects of Mississippi’

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Tue, 24 Jan 2017 10:19:15 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/msbicentennial.html Dawn Smith
Graduate Student Academic Integrity Workshop http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gradintegrity2017_news.html What does academic integrity mean to you as a student, a researcher, as a scholarly writer, and a graduate teaching assistant?

Join Michele Frasier-Robinson, Education & Psychology Librarian, and Sam Bruton, Director of the Office of Research Integrity, from noon until 1 p.m.

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Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:34:20 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gradintegrity2017_news.html John Blair
Cook Library Presents In Memory of Light, a Photographic Exhibit http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/in_memory_of_light.html The University of Southern Mississippi’s Cook Library presents “In Memory of Light,” a photographic exhibit on display from January 24 through March 10 in the Cook Library Art Gallery in Hattiesburg.

Created by Diane DeCesare Ross, the exhibit captures moments of light, vision, and life.

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Thu, 12 Jan 2017 13:19:26 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/in_memory_of_light.html Dawn Smith
Science Cafe' on the Coast: Dogs vs. Cats http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/dogsvscats.html Science Café on the Coast, hosted by The University of Southern Mississippi's Gulf Coast Library, will present “Dogs vs. Cats – Their Noses Know” on Monday, Jan. 23, at 6 p.m. at  Margaret Sherry Memorial Library in Biloxi.

Presented by Dr.

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Tue, 03 Jan 2017 10:33:16 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/dogsvscats.html Dawn Smith
Native American Exhibit on Display in Cook Library http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/native_american_exhibit.html In celebration of National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month, an exhibit featuring books, government documents, and artifacts is on display in the Cook Library lobby through the end of November.

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Thu, 10 Nov 2016 09:41:17 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/native_american_exhibit.html Dawn Smith
Englert Selected as Health Care Ambassador http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/englert_health_care_ambassador.html Tracy Englert, science and technology librarian , has been selected as a Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Ambassador.

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Tue, 01 Nov 2016 16:53:19 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/englert_health_care_ambassador.html Dawn Smith
Science Café on the Coast: Oyster Aquaculture http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gulf_coast_science_cafe_november_16.html Science Café on the Coast, a collaboration between The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Libraries, Harrison County Library System, Long Beach Public Library and Hancock County Library System, will host “Oyster Aquaculture,” presented by Dr. Bill Walton, onWednesday, Nov.

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Tue, 01 Nov 2016 14:32:41 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gulf_coast_science_cafe_november_16.html Dawn Smith
University Libraries Honored at Mississippi Library Association’s Annual Conference http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/mla_awards.html Members of the University Libraries’ faculty and staff were honored at the Mississippi Library Association (MLA) annual conference held in Vicksburg from October 18 – 21, 2016.

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Tue, 01 Nov 2016 11:28:06 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/mla_awards.html Dawn Smith
Exhibit Features Artifacts from Special Collections http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/artifacts_exhibit.html Researchers come to Special Collections at Southern Miss to explore the collections on a variety of topics. Ranging from children’s literature to civil rights to Mississippi culinary history, these patrons sift through books, letters, diaries and photographs, piecing together a story with help from primary sources.

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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:10:53 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/artifacts_exhibit.html Dawn Smith
Curious George Celebrates 75 Years http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/curious_george_zoo.html The year 2016 will be known for the Rio Olympics and the Presidential election, but it will also be known as the year our favorite monkey, Curious George, turned 75. Curious George is one of the most beloved characters from children’s literature and has been loved by many for generations.

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Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:23:36 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/curious_george_zoo.html Dawn Smith
Gulf Coast Library to Exhibit Hand Pulled Prints by Michael Richardson http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/michael_richardson_exhibit.html The Gulf Coast Library at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park Campus in Long Beach will exhibit etchings and engravings by Gulfport printmaking artist, Michael Richardson.

The exhibit, 50 Prints/40 years, will be on display from Nov. 1 through Jan.

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Mon, 17 Oct 2016 09:19:27 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/michael_richardson_exhibit.html Dawn Smith
APA, MLA, Chicago and Turabian Style Workshops http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/style_workshops.html Fall 2016

University Libraries is offering workshops to introduce you to and assist with important aspects of using APA, Chicago, MLA and Turabian styles to write and format research papers.

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Tue, 04 Oct 2016 08:28:58 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/style_workshops.html Dawn Smith
Citation Management Tools Workshop http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/citation_management_tools_workshop.html Fall 2016

Looking for a more effective way to manage citations for your next research project or paper? Drop in for a workshop about two free citation management tools: Zotero and Mendeley.

Participants will learn how to create an account, export citations from the most widely used scholarly databa

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Mon, 03 Oct 2016 16:48:05 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/citation_management_tools_workshop.html Dawn Smith
PubMed for Health Professionals Workshop http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/pubmed_workshop.html Preparing for a career in the health field and want to learn about freely accessible resources provided by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)? Drop in for a wo

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Mon, 03 Oct 2016 16:44:01 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/pubmed_workshop.html Dawn Smith
Using Interlibrary Loan Services Successfully http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/ill_workshop.html Looking for access to materials not owned by University Libraries? The Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Unit provides patrons with crucial research materials when they are unable to locate them within our own collections.

This workshop will provide a brief overview of interlibrary loan services and the ILLiad syste

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Mon, 03 Oct 2016 16:41:52 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/ill_workshop.html Dawn Smith
Finding Data and Statistics for Education Research http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/finding_data_statistics_education_research.html Need assistance finding data and statistical sources for your education research? Drop in for a workshop that provides an overview of statistics and data resources available from the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

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Mon, 03 Oct 2016 16:31:46 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/finding_data_statistics_education_research.html Dawn Smith
Academic Integrity Workshops http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/academic_integrity_workshops.html Fall 2016

Want to know more about academic integrity? Drop in for a workshop on the university’s new academic integrity policy and academic integrity in general.

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Mon, 03 Oct 2016 16:25:09 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/academic_integrity_workshops.html Dawn Smith
Nationally Recognized Illustrator to Present Exhibit at Cook Library http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/chuck_galey_exhibit.html Chuck Galey likes to hook children from the first page. Through his lively, colorful, detailed and imaginative illustrations, he does just that in the dozens of children’s books he has illustrated over the years. “My goal as an illustrator is to encourage young folks.

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Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:45:05 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/chuck_galey_exhibit.html Dawn Smith
Special Collections Hosting Open House on October 12 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/open_house.html University Libraries’ Special Collections is hosting an open house on October 12 from 3:30 - 5 p.m. in McCain Library and Archives, Room 305.

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Fri, 23 Sep 2016 11:54:34 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/open_house.html Dawn Smith
Southern Miss Historian Uncovers New Information About The Civil War’s Last Slave http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/civil_war_last_slave.html The life of Sylvester Magee has intrigued many over the past several decades and the man who claimed to be 130 years old at the time of his

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Thu, 22 Sep 2016 09:42:45 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/civil_war_last_slave.html Dawn Smith
University Libraries Presents Lecture on Working Women and Cookbooks http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/cookbook_lecture_16.html University Libraries is hosting a lecture on the Calhoun City community cookbook on October 11 at 6:30 p.m. in Cook Library 123. Presented by Andrew P. Haley, Southern Miss professor of History, this event is presented in conjunction with the Mississippi Community Cookbook Project.

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Wed, 21 Sep 2016 13:38:41 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/cookbook_lecture_16.html Dawn Smith
University Libraries Hosting Book Sales on the Gulf Coast and in Hattiesburg http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/book_sale_16.html University Libraries is holding its annual book sale at Cook Library from September 28 - 30 in the Cook Library Art Gallery and from September 28 – October 5 at the Gulf Coast Library on the Gulf Park Campus.

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Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:54:11 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/book_sale_16.html Dawn Smith
Special Collections Accepting Applications for Student Curators http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/student_curator_applications.html University Libraries' Special Collections at Southern Miss is accepting applications to serve as a student curator for the Spring 2017 semester.

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Thu, 15 Sep 2016 15:40:11 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/student_curator_applications.html Dawn Smith
2016 Open Access Events http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/open_access_16.html University Libraries will participate in Open Access events during the month of October in an effort to provide the Southern Miss academic and research community the opportunity to learn about the potential benefits of open access, particularly those related to open textbooks.

Open Access events take place aroun

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Fri, 09 Sep 2016 15:17:12 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/open_access_16.html Dawn Smith
16mm Film Festival http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/16mm_film_festival.html To showcase some of the 16mm films in the collection, University Libraries is hosting a 16mm film festival on September 22 at 6 p.m. in the Cook Library Art Gallery. In the days before Netflix and DVDs, movies and educational productions were shown to classes on 16mm film.

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Wed, 07 Sep 2016 16:06:10 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/16mm_film_festival.html Dawn Smith
Featured Resource - PsycINFO http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featureaug16_news.html Each month, University Libraries highlights a resource from its collections.

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Fri, 02 Sep 2016 12:53:03 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featureaug16_news.html John Blair
Pulp Fiction Exhibit Featured in Cook Library http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/pulp_fiction_exhibit.html From the 1930s to the 1950s, hard-boiled fiction from writers such as Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler exemplified the unsentimental masculine fiction of the time. The straightforward, plain-speaking characters brought to life suspenseful stories of tough men and even tougher women.

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Thu, 01 Sep 2016 15:47:22 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/pulp_fiction_exhibit.html Dawn Smith
Science Cafe' on the Coast: Flesh-Eating Bacteria: Separating Facts from Fiction about Vibrio! http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gulfcoast_sciencecafe_september.html Science Café on the Coast, a collaboration among The University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Library, Harrison County Library System, Long Beach Public Library and Hancock County Library System, will host “Flesh-Eating Bacteria: Separating Facts from Fiction about Vibrio!” on Tuesday, Sept.

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Thu, 01 Sep 2016 15:02:47 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gulfcoast_sciencecafe_september.html Dawn Smith
Science Cafe' at Cook Library: Should We Engineer the Mosquito http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/september_science_cafe.html Zika is a mosquito-borne disease that has no known cure. Can synthetic biology and genetically engineered mosquitoes be the answer to fighting this disease?

Join Dr. Sarah E. Morgan, Professor of Polymer Science and Engineering, Dr. Joseph R. Lott, Assistant Professor of Polymer Science and Engineering, Dr.

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 14:08:35 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/september_science_cafe.html Dawn Smith
Go George Go! Celebrating 75 Years with 75 Miles http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gogeorgego.html University Libraries is celebrating the 75th birthday of Curious George by challenging the Southern Miss faculty, staff, students and the Hattiesburg community to walk 75 miles in eight weeks.

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Tue, 30 Aug 2016 09:16:11 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gogeorgego.html Dawn Smith
Southern Miss Yearbook Digital Collection Available Online http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/digital_yearbook_collection.html University Libraries' Digital Collections now has a Southern Miss Yearbook Digital Collection available for browsing online.

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Thu, 18 Aug 2016 12:58:05 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/digital_yearbook_collection.html Dawn Smith
“3 Views” Photographic Exhibit Presented at Gulf Coast Library http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/3views_photography_exhibit.html The Gulf Coast Library presents “3 Views,” a photographic exhibit on display from August 15 through October 31 at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park Campus in Long Beach.

Prepared by the Mississippi Gulf Coast Museum of Historical Photography, “3 Views” refers to the work of

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Mon, 01 Aug 2016 16:16:28 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/3views_photography_exhibit.html Dawn Smith
Stephen Haller Retirement Reception, July 27 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/haller_retirement.html Steve Haller, Curator of Historical Manuscripts and Archives, will retire at the end of July 2016. University Libraries invites friends and colleagues to join us in a celebration of his career at Southern Miss and to offer best wishes for his retirement. A reception will be held on Wednesday, July 27 from 3 - 4 p.m.

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Wed, 13 Jul 2016 15:11:28 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/haller_retirement.html Dawn Smith
Featured Resource - Filmakers Library Online http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featurejuly16_news.html Fri, 08 Jul 2016 10:41:27 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featurejuly16_news.html John Blair University Librarians Elected to Offices with MLA and CALA http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/mla_cala_offices.html Three University Librarians at The University of Southern Mississippi have been elected to executive positions with the Mississippi Library Association and the Chinese American Library Association. 

Xiaojie Duan has been elected to serve as member of the board of the Chinese American Library Associati

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Tue, 07 Jun 2016 09:34:08 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/mla_cala_offices.html Dawn Smith
Featured Resource - Consumer Health Complete http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featuredjune16_news.html Each month, University Libraries highlights a resource from its collections.

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Mon, 06 Jun 2016 10:07:19 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featuredjune16_news.html John Blair
Artwork by Southern Miss Art Professor on Exhibit in Cook Library http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/meade_exhibit.html Drawings by James Meade, professor of drawing & painting and foundations at The University of Southern Mississippi, are currently on display in the Cook Library Art Gallery.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 16:14:27 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/meade_exhibit.html Dawn Smith
C-SPAN Programs Featuring Southern Miss, Hattiesburg to air May 21-22 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/cspan.html Local segments featuring the history and non-fiction literary life of The Universi

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Tue, 17 May 2016 15:05:46 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/cspan.html Dawn Smith
University Libraries’ Special Collections Completes Evelyn Gandy Archive http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gandy_archive.html The extensive and important Evelyn Gandy Collection is now fully processed and available for research in University Libraries’ Special Collections at The University of Southern Mississippi.

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Tue, 17 May 2016 11:12:37 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gandy_archive.html Dawn Smith
University Libraries Now Scheduling Instruction Sessions http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/library_instruction_sessions.html Teaching a summer course? University Libraries invites course instructors to schedule a class period with a librarian. The library instruction can be scheduled to occur in a library classroom, in your regular classroom or online using Blackboard.

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Paul McCarver, Associate Professor, Senior Research Services Librarian and Business Librarian at Cook Library, will retire at the end of June 2016.

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Thu, 05 May 2016 15:39:02 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/mccarver_retirement_reception.html Dawn Smith
Sue Cockrell Exhibit on Display at the Gulf Coast Library http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/cockrell_art_exhibit.html The newest art exhibit at the Southern Miss Gulf Coast Library showcases the outstanding works of Long Beach resident, Sue Cockrell.

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Thu, 05 May 2016 15:27:43 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/cockrell_art_exhibit.html Dawn Smith
Cook and Gulf Coast Library End of Term Hours http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/end_of_term_spring16.html Cook and Gulf Coast Libraries will begin extended hours of operation for the end of the 2016 spring term on May 2 in an effort to provide additional time for students to prepare for final exams.
 
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Fri, 22 Apr 2016 15:21:51 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/mississsippi_pulp_exhibit.html Dawn Smith
Student Curated Exhibits Featured in Special Collections http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/student_curated_exhibits.html Universtiy Libraries' Special Collections administers an exhibit program where students curate mini-exhibits featuring materials from the collections. Students learn how to select items to display, install the materials, create label and exhibit text as well as how to publicize the exhibit.

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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 14:43:34 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/student_curated_exhibits.html Dawn Smith
Featured Resource - MathSciNet http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featuredapril16_news.html April 2016

Each month, University Libraries highlights a resource from its collections. This month we are featuring MathSciNet: Mathematical Reviews.

This database contains reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for literature in the mathematical sciences, including Ph.D.

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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 10:36:19 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featuredapril16_news.html Tisha Zelner
Overview of Aquila and the Thesis/Dissertation Review Process http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/aquila_overview_workshop.html Aquila is the University's repository for scholarship and research produced at Southern Miss and where all graduate students will submit their theses, dissertations and nursing capstone projects for review and approval.

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Thu, 31 Mar 2016 20:19:30 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/aquila_overview_workshop.html Dawn Smith
Citation Management Tools Workshop http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/citation_management_apr16.html April 2016

Looking for a more effective way to manage citations for your next research project or paper? Drop in for a workshop on two free citation management tools: Zotero and Mendeley.

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Wed, 30 Mar 2016 15:54:31 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/citation_management_apr16.html Dawn Smith
Data and Statistics for Education Research http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/data_statistics_education_research.html Need help finding data and statistical sources for your education research? This drop in workshop provides an overview of statistics and data resources available from the U.S.

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Wed, 30 Mar 2016 15:25:00 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/data_statistics_education_research.html Dawn Smith
Using Interlibrary Loan Services Successfully http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/using_ill_successfully.html Looking for access to materials not owned by University Libraries? The Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Unit provides patrons with crucial research materials when they are unable to locate them within our own collections.

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Wed, 30 Mar 2016 15:12:34 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/using_ill_successfully.html Dawn Smith
Managing Your Scholarly Identity Workshop http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/managing_scholarly_identity.html As an author or researcher it is important to be recognized for the great work you do.Is your research confused with others who have a similar name to yours? Do you have problems distinguishing between authors with similar names? The best solution is to develop an online profile as a researcher to promote your work and con

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Wed, 30 Mar 2016 14:57:08 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/managing_scholarly_identity.html Dawn Smith
Science Café on the Coast: Herb Walk, Local Herbs for Food and Medicine http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/herbwalk_science_cafe_on_the_coast.html Learning about herbs in our own yard, either cultivated or wild “weeds”, can enrich and simplify our lives. Join us Thursday April 21 at 6 p.m.

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Mon, 21 Mar 2016 16:31:50 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/herbwalk_science_cafe_on_the_coast.html Dawn Smith
Eagle Art Exhibit at Gulf Coast Library http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/eagle_art_exhibit.html Art created by students, faculty and staff is currently on display at the Gulf Coast Library.

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Mon, 21 Mar 2016 16:16:04 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/eagle_art_exhibit.html Dawn Smith
Graduate Student Appreciation Week Workshops http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/graduate_student_appreciation_week.html April 2016

University Libraries is celebrating Graduate Student Appreciation Week, April 4-8, 2016, with a series of workshops of interest to graduate students. Please join us!

April 4, 10 - 11 a.m.

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Thu, 10 Mar 2016 13:03:38 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/graduate_student_appreciation_week.html Dawn Smith
Copyright Concerns and Open Educational Resources http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/copyright_workshop.html University Libraries, in conjunction with the Office of the Provost, is hosting a workshop for all faculty members that will explain copyright basics and their application for open educational resources.

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Tue, 08 Mar 2016 09:02:48 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/copyright_workshop.html Dawn Smith
2016 Edible Book Festival http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/edible_book_festival_16.html University Libraries and the Southern Miss Food Research Group are hosting an Edible Book Festival in the Cook Library Learning Commons Gallery on Friday, April 1, 2016, at 10 a.m.

Since its inception in 1999, the International Edible Book Festival is held annually on or around April 1st - the birthday of Jean-A

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Mon, 07 Mar 2016 16:11:15 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/edible_book_festival_16.html Dawn Smith
Featured Resource - Fashion Studies Online: The Videofashion Library http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featuredmarch16_news.html March 2016

Each month, University Libraries highlights a resource from its collections. This month we are featuring Fashion Studies Online: The Videofashion Library. The videos in this growing collection retrace the history of fashion, clothing, and costume worldwide.

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Tue, 01 Mar 2016 10:02:54 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featuredmarch16_news.html John Blair
Gulf Coast Library Blind Date with a Book http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/blind_date_with_a_book.html Celebrate Valentine’s Day at the Gulf Coast Library by going on a blind date with a book! Patrons will select their book, but the book title will be hidden. However, if the secret is just too much to bear, there will be a brief description on the back to give a slight hint about the book.

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Mon, 08 Feb 2016 15:01:04 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/blind_date_with_a_book.html Dawn Smith
Local Artists Exhibit Paintings in Cook Library http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/kostyal_kemp_exhibit.html Paintings by Chatham Meade Kemp and Andrea Kostyal artists are currently on display in the Cook Library Art Gallery.

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Mon, 08 Feb 2016 14:46:02 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/kostyal_kemp_exhibit.html Dawn Smith
Science Cafe' on the Coast: Linux, Liberty and Why You Should Care http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gc_science_cafe_march5.html Are you tired of Windows slowing down your machine? Tired of big companies collecting your user data? Linux is an open-source software that gives you the freedom and fun of being able to control as much as you want to about your operating system and desktop environment.

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Fri, 05 Feb 2016 09:41:33 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gc_science_cafe_march5.html Dawn Smith
Ezra Jack Keats Book Award Winners Announced http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/2016_keats_awards.html The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, in partnership with the de Grummond Children’s Literature Collection at The University of Southern Mississippi, announced the winners of the 30th annual Ezra Jack Keats Book Award. Each year, a new writer and new illustrator are celebrated.

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Wed, 03 Feb 2016 15:37:37 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/2016_keats_awards.html Dawn Smith
16mm Film Festival http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/16mm_film_festival.html To showcase some of the 16mm films in the collection, University Libraries is hosting a 16mm film festival on February 18 at 6 p.m. in the Cook Library Art Gallery. In the days before Netflix and DVDs, movies and educational productions were shown to classes on 16mm film.

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Tue, 02 Feb 2016 14:45:47 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/16mm_film_festival.html Dawn Smith
Science Cafe' at Cook Library: A Carnivore's Nightmare http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/science_cafe_carnivoresnightmare.html Tick bites are known to be the causes of diseases such as Lyme and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, and certain tick bites can cause you to develop an allergic reaction to meat.

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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 16:42:05 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/science_cafe_carnivoresnightmare.html Dawn Smith
Science Cafe' at Cook Library: Rock the Cafe' http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/science_cafe_rockthecafe.html Mighty, elemental forces molded North America. Fiery eruptions, titanic floods, the grinding of great ice sheets and massive impacts from space all shaped our land. Geology and earth science deeply affect our everyday lives, and our future. Join Allan Nolan on Monday, March 28 in Cook Library Room 123 (LIB 123) at 6 p.m.

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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 16:30:41 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/science_cafe_rockthecafe.html Dawn Smith
Science Cafe' at Cook Library: GLOBE http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/science_cafe_globe.html An international network of students, teachers, scientists and citizens are working together to better understand, sustain and improve the earth's environment and are conducting real, hands-on science in their communities. Join Dr. Sherry Herron on Monday, February 29 in Cook Library Room 123 (LIB 123) at 6 p.m.

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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 10:56:09 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/science_cafe_globe.html Dawn Smith
Participants Needed for University Libraries Website Usability Study http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/usabilitystudy_news.html Cook Library is seeking students and faculty to aid in conducting a usability study of University Libraries’ website.

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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 14:07:18 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/usabilitystudy_news.html John Blair
Science Café on the Coast: Where Birds Thrive, People Prosper http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gulf_coast_science_cafe_feb_16.html Through actions such as increasing native plantings in backyards and urban green spaces, reducing light pollution, use of bird-strike reduction materials on windows and other reflective surfaces in our built environments, and creating wildlife structures; we can improve the quality of life for humans and wildlife.

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Thu, 21 Jan 2016 11:41:21 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gulf_coast_science_cafe_feb_16.html Dawn Smith
wepa Printing Machines Installed in Scianna Hall and the Liberal Arts Building http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/new_wepa_locations.html Students, you asked, and you got it! Now you can use the same printing

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Wed, 13 Jan 2016 16:14:00 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/new_wepa_locations.html Dawn Smith
University Libraries' Releases Annual Report for 2014-2015 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/annual_report.html On behalf of University Libraries at The University of Southern Mississippi, I want to encourage you to review our accomplishments in this report and learn more about the many opportunities and services we provide to make academic goals and aspirations a reality.  The facilities, technologies, collections, and profess

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Wed, 13 Jan 2016 10:45:07 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/annual_report.html Dawn Smith
Science Café on the Coast: The Buzz on Bees http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gc_science_cafe_16.html Did you know the honeybee was designated as the Mississippi State Insect in 1980? Bees play an important role in agriculture through pollination and, as an added bonus, also provide beeswax and honey; however, this little insect with a big impact on the human food chain is dying off at alarming rates.

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Tue, 05 Jan 2016 16:13:00 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gc_science_cafe_16.html Dawn Smith
Featured Resource - Mental Measurements Yearbook http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featureddec15_news.html December 2015

Each month, University Libraries highlights a resource from its collections. This month we are featuring Mental Measurements Yearbook.

Mental Measurements Yearbook is a database with reviews of more than 2,000 contemporary testing instruments.

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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 14:35:24 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featureddec15_news.html John Blair
Interlibrary Loan System Upgrade http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/ill_maintain.html The ILLiad Interlibrary Loan system will undergo an upgrade Monday, December 14 and Tuesday, December 15. The system will be unavailable during this time.

We appreciate your patience as we complete these much needed system upgrades in order to better serve your interlibrary loan (ILL) needs.

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Fri, 11 Dec 2015 14:23:29 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/ill_maintain.html John Blair
Special Collections Item of the Month http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/spcollection_itemfordecember.html Each month, Special Collections in McCain Library and Archives highlights an item from its collections.

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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 14:14:47 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/spcollection_itemfordecember.html Dawn Smith
de Grummond Book Group - December 2015 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/december_degrummondbookgroup.html Join us Thursday, December 17 for the de Grummond Book Group. Each month we meet to discuss influential works of children's and young adult literature. We will be reading Gregory Maguire’s book Egg and Spoon. School Library Journal gave the book a starred review, saying it serves as “...

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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 14:01:38 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/december_degrummondbookgroup.html Dawn Smith
Interlibrary Loan Holiday Schedule http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/ill_holiday_schedule.html Due to the upcoming end of semester, Interlibrary Loan will stop placing book requests on November 30, 2015. Article requests will cease December 11, 2015.

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Tue, 24 Nov 2015 13:22:06 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/ill_holiday_schedule.html Dawn Smith
End of Term Hours for Cook and Gulf Coast Libraries http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/end_of_term_15.html Cook and Gulf Coast Libraries will begin extended hours of operation for the end of the 2015 fall term on November 30 in an effort to provide additional time for students to prepare for final exams.

Additionally, twenty-four hour operations at Cook Library will begin on November 29.

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Mon, 23 Nov 2015 15:06:08 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/end_of_term_15.html Dawn Smith
de Grummond Book Group - November 2015 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/degrummondbookgroup_nov15.html Join us Thursday, November 19, 2015, for the de Grummond Book Group. Each month we meet to discuss influential works of children's and young adult literature.

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Mon, 16 Nov 2015 14:12:33 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/degrummondbookgroup_nov15.html Dawn Smith
Cook Library Offering Drop-in Research Assistance http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/drop-in_research_assistance.html The end of the fall term is fast approaching and that means research papers and term projects will soon be due.

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Fri, 13 Nov 2015 16:49:27 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/drop-in_research_assistance.html Dawn Smith
Special Collections Accepting Applications for Student Curators http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/student_curators.html Special Collections is accepting applications for student curartors for the Spring 2016 semester.

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Thu, 12 Nov 2015 09:31:29 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/student_curators.html Dawn Smith
Gulf Coast Science Cafe - Our Changing Wetlands: Benefits, Threats, and Conservation http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gulf-coast-science-cafe-our-changing-wetlands-benefits-threats-and-conservation.html Gulf Coast Libraries, Harrison County Library System, Long Beach Public Library, and Hancock County Library System will host Dr. Francis Bozzolo as he discusses “Our Changing Wetlands:  Benefits, Threats, and Conservation” on Thursday, November 12, from 7 – 8 p.m.

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Wed, 11 Nov 2015 12:41:32 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gulf-coast-science-cafe-our-changing-wetlands-benefits-threats-and-conservation.html Dawn Smith
Citation Management Workshops http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/citation_managment_nov15.html November 2015

Looking for a more effective way to manage citations for your next major research project or paper? Drop in for a workshop on two free citation management tools: Zotero and Mendeley.

Participants will learn how to create an account, export citations from the most widely used scholarly datab

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Fri, 06 Nov 2015 16:49:13 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/citation_managment_nov15.html Dawn Smith
University Librarians Honored at Mississippi Library Association Conference http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/mla_awards.html Three University Librarians were honored at the Mississippi Library Association (MLA) annual conference held in Natchez. Sarah Mangrum, Jennifer Brannock and Elena Azadbakht all received awards for their dedication and service in a Mississippi Library.

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Tue, 03 Nov 2015 16:26:39 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/mla_awards.html Dawn Smith
Dr. Max Grivno, USM History Professor, Lecture on Poe's Baltimore http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/grivnolecture.html Southern Miss history professor, Dr. Max Grivno, will discuss the history of Baltimore during Edgar Allan Poe’s life (1809-1849) on Thursday, November 12 from 6 - 7 p.m. in the Cook Library Art Gallery.

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Tue, 03 Nov 2015 10:29:36 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/grivnolecture.html Dawn Smith
University Librarians Receive Recognition http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/librarian_recognition.html Xiaojie Duan Accepted Into American Library Association Emerging Leaders Class

Xiaojie Duan has been accepted into the 2016 American Library Association (ALA) Emerging Leaders class. Each year’s class members are selected through a competitive application process.

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Sun, 01 Nov 2015 15:04:09 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/librarian_recognition.html Dawn Smith
Book Discussion: The Fall of the House of Usher http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/poebookdiscussion.html Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Fall of the House of Usher” book discussion will take place on Wednesday, November 18 at 6 p.m. in the Cook Library Art Gallery.

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Wed, 28 Oct 2015 14:32:07 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/poebookdiscussion.html Dawn Smith
On the Radio with Edgar Allan Poe: A Live Theatrical Performance http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/radioplay.html The Big Read and The University of Southern Mississippi present “On the Radio with Edgar Allan Poe: A Live Theatrical Performance” on Thursday, December 3 at 7 p.m.

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Wed, 28 Oct 2015 14:27:14 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/radioplay.html Dawn Smith
Edgar Allan Poe Film Showings http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/filmshowings.html Between 1960 and 1964, Roger Corman made eight motion pictures based on the works of Edgar Allan Poe that have become known as the “Poe Cycle," with seven of the eight starring Vincent Price. The films met with critical and box office success and made Vincent Price a star.

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Wed, 28 Oct 2015 14:18:47 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/filmshowings.html Dawn Smith
Writers Read Poe: A Literary Reading at the Little Building http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/writersreadpoe.html On November 7, from 5 - 7 p.m., writers from The University of Southern Mississippi's Center for Writers will read Edgar Allan Poe's poems and stories along with Poe-inspiried original works. This event will take place during the Fall Art Walk in downtown Hattiesburg at the Little Building at 403 Main Street.

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Wed, 28 Oct 2015 12:41:08 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/writersreadpoe.html Dawn Smith
Gulf Coast - Joely Corban Exhibit "Coming Home" Opens at Gulf Coast Library http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/corbanexhibit.html The Gulf Park Campus of the University of Southern Miss Gulf Coast is very special to Joely Corban. Growing up in Long Beach, she received her “Brownie” pin at the Girl Scout banquet in Hardy Hall in 1978 and swam in the pool where Gulf Coast Library now stands.

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Thu, 22 Oct 2015 10:48:04 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/corbanexhibit.html Dawn Smith
Gulf Coast - Science Cafe', Girls in STEM: Supporting Your Daughter's Creativity http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gcsciencecafe.html Science Café on the Gulf Coast, a collaboration between The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Libraries, Harrison County Library System, Long Beach Public Library, and Hancock County Library System,will host "Girls in STEM: Supporting Your Daughter's Creativity" on Thursday, October 29,

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Thu, 22 Oct 2015 10:41:32 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gcsciencecafe.html Dawn Smith
National Novel Writing Month http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/novelwritingmonth.html Launched in 1999, National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is an annual creative writing event in which participants attempt to write a 50,000-word novel, or the first 50,000 words of a novel, during the month of November.

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Mon, 19 Oct 2015 13:35:21 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/novelwritingmonth.html Dawn Smith
Edgar Allan Poe Halloween Reading http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/poehalloweenreading.html University Libraries at The University of Southern Mississippi will host a spooky reading of Edgar Allan Poe’s works on October 31 at 6:30 p.m. at the Little Building (403 Main Street). Featuring dim lighting and Poe’s scariest works, readers will bring alive these tales of the macabre.

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Mon, 19 Oct 2015 13:16:36 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/poehalloweenreading.html Dawn Smith
Tasha Tudor Cookbook Lecture and Brunch http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/tashatudorbrunch.html The Tasha Tudor Cookbook Lecture and Brunch will take place on November 18 at 10 a.m. at Oddfellows Gallery in downtown Hattiesburg.

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Fri, 16 Oct 2015 16:42:26 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/tashatudorbrunch.html Dawn Smith
Discussions: The Murders in the Rue Morgue http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/ruemorgue_news.html Please join us for a discussion of Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Murders in the Rue Morgue” on Tuesday, November 3, 2015, at 6 p.m. in the Cook Library Art Gallery on the campus of The University of Southern Mississippi.

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Thu, 15 Oct 2015 15:19:07 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/ruemorgue_news.html John Blair
de Grummond Book Group - October 2015 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/octoberbookgroup.html Join us Thursday, October 15, 2015, for the de Grummond Book Group. Each month we meet to discuss influential works of children's and young adult literature.

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Wed, 14 Oct 2015 15:48:08 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/octoberbookgroup.html Dawn Smith
Graphic Design Students Exhibit Edgar Allan Poe-inspired Art http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/poeart_news.html University Libraries at the University of Southern Mississippi will feature Edgar Allan Poe-inspired Illustrations created by Southern Miss graphic design students. The exhibit will open on October 28 with a reception from 5 - 7 p.m.

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Wed, 14 Oct 2015 12:50:52 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/poeart_news.html John Blair
Exhibit - Children's Cookbooks from the de Grummond Collection http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/children_cookbook_exhibit.html An exhibit featuring children’s cookbooks from the de Grummond Children’s Literature Collection is on display in Cook Library through October 30.

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Tue, 13 Oct 2015 14:11:40 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/children_cookbook_exhibit.html Dawn Smith
Rutgers Scholar to Speak on Edgar Allan Poe http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/rutgers.html University Libraries at Southern Miss will host a talk on Edgar Allan Poe by Rutgers University professor Dr. Meredith McGill on October 29 at 6 p.m. in the Cook Library Art Gallery.

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Mon, 12 Oct 2015 13:08:25 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/rutgers.html Dawn Smith
Cook Library - Science Cafe, Surgical Robotics http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/science_cafe.html In the 2013 movie Enders Game, based on the popular science-fiction novel by Orson Scott Card, a character was portrayed undergoing robotic surgery.

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Sun, 11 Oct 2015 16:51:20 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/science_cafe.html Dawn Smith
Poe as a Writer Panel Discussion http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/panel_discussion.html Department of English faculty will participate on the panel “Poe as Writer” on October 19, 2015, at 6 p.m. in the USM Cook Library Art Gallery.

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Tue, 06 Oct 2015 15:40:10 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/panel_discussion.html Dawn Smith
Featured Resource - Silent Film Online http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featuredoct15_news.html October 2015

Each month, University Libraries highlights a resource from its collections. This month we are featuring Silent Film Online.

Silent Film Online offers feature films, serials, trailers, clips and short films from the beginnings of the silent movie era (1890s) to the early 1930s.

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Mon, 05 Oct 2015 17:52:06 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featuredoct15_news.html John Blair
Gulf Coast Libraries to Host Free Introduction to Proposal Writing for Nonprofits Webinar http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/proposal_writing.html October 2015

The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Libraries will host the free pre-recorded webinar, “Introduction to Proposal Writing,” for nonprofit groups looking for guidance on how to write grant proposals. The webinar will be held Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015, 1-2 p.m.

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Mon, 28 Sep 2015 19:10:15 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/proposal_writing.html Dawn Smith
University Libraries Hosting Edgar Allan Poe Launch Event http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/edgarallanpoeoepning.html University Libraries at The University of Southern Mississippi, in conjunction with the Library of Hattiesburg, Petal and Forrest County, is hosting an event celebrating the works and life of Edgar Allan Poe at the Hattiesburg Public Library on October 6, 2015, at 6 p.m.

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Thu, 24 Sep 2015 12:05:24 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/edgarallanpoeoepning.html Dawn Smith
2015 Open Access Week http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/openaccessweek16.html University Libraries to Host Open Access Week Events

University Libraries will participate in Open Access Week from October 26 – 30 in an effort to provide the Southern Miss academic and research community the opportuni

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Thu, 24 Sep 2015 11:03:11 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/openaccessweek16.html Dawn Smith
Event - How to Use LearningExpress Workshop http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/learningexpress.html Join the Gulf Coast Library in a workshop on how to use LearningExpress.

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Wed, 23 Sep 2015 12:22:49 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/learningexpress.html Dawn Smith
Event - University Libraries Book Sale http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/booksale.html University Libraries is holding its annual book sale at Cook Library September 22-24, 2015, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Cook Library Art Gallery. Items for sale include textbooks, nonfiction, fiction, religious texts, cookbooks and romance, representing all reading levels from children's books to college level.

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Tue, 22 Sep 2015 10:32:58 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/booksale.html Dawn Smith
Event - Finding Funding Opportunities Workshop http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/findingfundingworkshop.html November 2015

University Libraries is hosting a series of workshops related to finding sources of external funding.

Workshop Schedule:

November 4, Introduction to Proposal Writing for Nonprofits webinar, Cook Library Room 110,11 a.m.-noon
November 5, Finding Funding Opportunities, Gul

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Mon, 21 Sep 2015 13:08:45 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/findingfundingworkshop.html Dawn Smith
Event - It Takes a Cookbook to Raise a Village: Laurel, Mississippi, and Community Cookbooks http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/cookbook.html Community cookbooks were often used to raise money to build cemeteries or parks, to pay for school trips, or to support church activities. However, many embraced a more direct form of social activism.

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Tue, 15 Sep 2015 08:57:57 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/cookbook.html Dawn Smith
Event - Finding Data and Statistics for Education Research http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/education_research.html Need assistance finding data and statistical sources for your education research? This drop-in workshop provides an overview of statistics and data resources available from the U.S.

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Mon, 14 Sep 2015 14:07:55 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/education_research.html Dawn Smith
Event - Citation Management Workshop http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/citation_management_oct15.html October 2015

Looking for a more effective way to manage citations for your next major research project or paper? Drop in for a series of workshops on two free citation management tools: Zotero and Mendeley.

Participants will learn how to create an account, export citations from the most widely used scholarly

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Mon, 14 Sep 2015 13:56:23 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/citation_management_oct15.html Dawn Smith
Exhibit - Back to School Exhibit on Display in McCain Library and Archives http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/backtoschool.html In conjunction with students returning to campus this fall, the exhibit “Back to School: Glimpses of USM History from the Archives” uses dozens of photographs, documents, and memorabilia to highlight our Southern Miss history since 1912.

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Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:06:14 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/backtoschool.html Dawn Smith
Student Curated Exhibits Featured in Special Collections http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/studentexhibits.html Special Collections at Southern Miss has created a new exhibit program that allows students to curate mini-exhibits featuring materials from the collections. Students learn how to select items to display, install the materials, write label and exhibit text, and how to publicize the exhibit.

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Tue, 01 Sep 2015 11:14:13 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/studentexhibits.html Dawn Smith
Featured Resource - Zotero http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featuredsep15_news.html September 2015

Each month, University Libraries highlights a resource from its collections.

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Tue, 01 Sep 2015 09:26:44 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featuredsep15_news.html John Blair
Tasha Tudor Exhibit Opening in October http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/tudorexhibitopening.html

The de Grummond Children’s Literature Collection at The University of Southern Mississippi will feature 130 original works of art by award winning illustrator, Tasha Tudor, at an exhibit from October through December at Oddfellows G

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Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:07:35 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/tudorexhibitopening.html Dawn Smith
Exhibit - Children’s Art Exhibition Marks 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/katrinaartexhibit.html A stirring collection of artwork, “Drawing on Katrina: Mississippi Children Respond to the Storm” was first assembled in the summer of 2006 and featured approximately 300 works of art from local school children in kindergarten through the fifth grade.

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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 14:48:49 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/katrinaartexhibit.html Dawn Smith
Exhibit - The Realist Art of Daniel Gurneck http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/danielgurneck.html Daniel Gurneck, quite simply, loves to paint. His works include a wide range of subjects from ships to portraits to pop art and more. He most enjoys painting portraits of people and the faces that he paints reflect their humanness. Daniel’s current media are acrylic, pen and ink, and pencil.

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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 14:39:06 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/danielgurneck.html Dawn Smith
Science Cafe - Beyond Milk Shakes: The Omnipresent and Omnipotent Proteins http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencecafe.html We all know how important for us to have a daily dose of proteins to be healthy.

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Wed, 12 Aug 2015 14:08:21 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencecafe.html Dawn Smith
University Libraries Now Scheduling Instruction Sessions http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/libraryinstruction.html August 2015

University Libraries invites course instructors to schedule a class period with a librarian.

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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 08:38:46 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/libraryinstruction.html Dawn Smith
Featured Resource - Congressional Publications (ProQuest) http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featureaug15_news.html August 2015

Each month, University Libraries highlights a resource from its collections. This month we are featuring Congressional Publications (ProQuest). Time periods covered vary for the categories of information surveyed. In some instances, coverage may go back as far as 1789.

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Mon, 03 Aug 2015 10:26:14 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featureaug15_news.html John Blair
Interlibrary Loan Server Upgrade Scheduled http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/illupgrade_news.html Mon, 20 Jul 2015 17:39:19 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/illupgrade_news.html John Blair Event - Research Strategies Workshop http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/research_strategies_workshop_15.html July 2015

Working on your dissertation or thesis this summer? Join research librarian Tracy Englert for a drop-in workshop on research strategies. This workshop is appropriate for graduate students in all disciplines at any stage of the research process.

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Mon, 06 Jul 2015 13:26:59 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/research_strategies_workshop_15.html Dawn Smith
Featured Resource - Points of View Reference Center http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featuredresource.html July 2015

Each month, University Libraries highlights a resource from its collections. This month we are featuring Points of View Reference Center, a full text database containing over 300 diverse entries on controversial issues such as evolution, human rights, and immigration.

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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 11:05:59 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featuredresource.html Dawn Smith
Event - Finding Data and Statistics for Education Research http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/educationresearchworkshop.html July 2015

Need help finding data and statistical sources for your education research? This drop in workshop provides an overview of statistics and data resources available from the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics.

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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 11:39:53 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/educationresearchworkshop.html Dawn Smith
Aplin Receives 2015 Central Mississippi Library Council Scholarship http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/cmlcscholarship.html Emilie Aplin, evening supervisor at Cook Library, is the recipient of the 2015 Central Mississippi Library Council (CMLC) scholarship.

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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 09:37:46 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/cmlcscholarship.html Dawn Smith
Event - Second Annual Digi Day http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/digiday.html Students from the School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) at The University of Southern Mississippi recently participated in the second annual Digi Day workshop, an opportunity for students in SLIS to obtain service hours and digitization experience while assisting the digital lab with existing projects.

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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 09:27:58 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/digiday.html Dawn Smith
New Printing System at University Libraries http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/wepaprinting.html University Libraries’ new printing system will be available for use on Tuesday, June 23 in Hattiesburg and Wednesday, June 24 on the Gulf Coast. At that time the current printing syste

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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 09:42:16 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/wepaprinting.html Dawn Smith
de Grummond Book Group - June 2015 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/bookgroup.html Join us Thursday, June 18, 2015, for the de Grummond Book Group. Each month we meet to discuss influential works of children's and young adult literature.

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Wed, 10 Jun 2015 16:52:34 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/bookgroup.html Dawn Smith
University Libraries' Summer Hours http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/summerhours.html

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Monday through Thursday – 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
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Featured artwork includes paintings by Kathie Farrell, Gulf Coast Library Media Specialist; Jeremy Morgan, University Police; and Carla Carlson, Cook Library Serials Coordinat

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Thu, 04 Jun 2015 09:15:25 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gcartexhibit.html Dawn Smith
Event - Citation Management Workshops http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/citation_news.html June 2015

Looking for a more effective way to manage citations for your next major research project or paper? Drop in for a series of workshops on two free citation management tools: Zotero and Mendeley.

Participants will learn how to create an account, export citations from the most widely used scholarly data

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Wed, 03 Jun 2015 13:58:56 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/citation_news.html John Blair
University Libraries Receives a Big Read Grant http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/usmbigread.html June 2015

Jennifer Brannock and Sarah Mangrum in University Libraries at The University of Southern Mississippi are recipients of a Big Read grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).

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Wed, 03 Jun 2015 10:38:17 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/usmbigread.html Dawn Smith
Featured Resource - Inspec http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featuredmay15_news.html June 2015

Each month, University Libraries highlights a resource from its collections. This month we are featuring Inspec, a scientific and technology database published by the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

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Tue, 02 Jun 2015 10:03:33 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featuredmay15_news.html John Blair
de Grummond Book Group - May 2015 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/degrummondbookgroup.html Join us Thursday, May 21, 2015, for the de Grummond Book Group. Each month we meet to discuss influential works of children's and young adult literature. At the May meeting, we will discuss El Deafo by Cece Bell.

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Mon, 11 May 2015 14:29:37 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/degrummondbookgroup.html Dawn Smith
Exhibit - Evolution of Library Materials http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/librarymaterialsexhibit.html May 2015

University Libraries' exhibit of library resources will be on display from May 5th through August in the Cook Library lobby. This exhibit will highlight antiquated materials in the library, which can be dated back to the 1880s, and will showcase how materials have evolved over time.

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Mon, 04 May 2015 10:11:42 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/librarymaterialsexhibit.html Dawn Smith
Featured Resource - New England Journal of Medicine http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featuremay_news.html May 2015

Each month, University Libraries highlights a resource from its collections. This month we are featuring the New England Journal of Medicine, which is one of the most read and highly respected journals in the field of clinical medicine.

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Fri, 01 May 2015 10:05:56 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featuremay_news.html John Blair
Exhibit - University Libraries Celebrates Preservation Week http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/preservationweek_news.html In celebration of Preservation Week @ your library (April 26-May 2, 2015), University Libraries is hosting an exhibit highlighting different supplies and techniques used to preserve and repair books and manuscripts in order to provide continued use of materials in the collections.

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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:26:32 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/preservationweek_news.html Dawn Smith
Southern Miss Awarded NISE Network Grant http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/nisenetworkgrant_news.html University Libraries, the School of Library and Information Science and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry were recently awarded a Nanoscale Informal Science Education (NISE) Network mini-grant to develop a nanoscience-based outreach program for non-science teachers and librarians.

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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:28:42 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/nisenetworkgrant_news.html Dawn Smith
Cook Library Offering Drop-in Research Assistance http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/cookresearch_news.html April 2015

The end of the semester is upon us, and that means research papers and projects are due.

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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 13:43:03 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/cookresearch_news.html John Blair
Exhibit - From Calvin to Rembrandt: Selections from the Sam E. Woods Collection http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/woods_news.html In 1952, Sam E. Woods donated his collection of rare books, furniture, prints, and paintings to The University of Southern Mississippi. To honor Woods, a former professor at Southern Miss, and his brother Clarence, a Southern Miss employee, the University dedicated a room to house the donations.

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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 14:52:40 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/woods_news.html John Blair
Featured Resource - ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Full Text http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/aprilfeature15_news.html April 2015

Each month, University Libraries highlights a resource from its collections. This month we are featuring ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Full Text. This database provides indexing for dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1637 to the present.

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Wed, 08 Apr 2015 09:48:46 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/aprilfeature15_news.html John Blair
Event - Graduate Student Appreciation Week Workshops http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gradweek_news.html April 2015

Citation Management
Wednesday, April 8, 2-3 p.m.
Cook Library Room 123 (LIB 123)

This workshop will provide an overview of two major citation management tools: RefWorks and Zotero.

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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 12:26:47 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gradweek_news.html John Blair
Event - Edible Book Festival http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/ediblebook_news.html University Libraries, the Library and Information Science Student Association, and the Southern Miss Food Research Group are hosting an Edible Book Festival in the Cook Library Learning Commons Gallery on April 13, 2015, at 10 a.m.

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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 13:54:39 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/ediblebook_news.html John Blair
Event - University Libraries to Hold Annual Book Sales http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/booksale_news.html University Libraries will be hosting book sales at Cook Library and the Gulf Park campus during the month of April 2015. The Gulf Coast Library and Gunter Library will hold their book sale April 4 from 10 a.m.

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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 12:45:34 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/booksale_news.html John Blair
Event - Cook Library to Celebrate National Library Week April 13-17 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/libraryweek_news.html April 2015

During the week of April 13 through 17, Cook Library will celebrate National Library Week with a full schedule of events.

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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 10:57:01 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/libraryweek_news.html John Blair
Event - University Libraries Hosts Institutional Repository Day http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/irday_news.html University Libraries at Southern Miss will host Institutional Repository (IR) Day on April 17, 2015, in Cook Library Room 123 (LIB 123).

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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 15:28:56 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/irday_news.html John Blair
Event - Celebrate NanoDay 2015 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/nanoday2015_news.html Celebrate NanoDays 2015 on Monday, March 30, 2015, 2-4 p.m. in Cook Library Room 123 (LIB 123). NanoDays at Southern Miss is part of a nationwide festival of educational programs about nanoscale science and engineering.

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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 13:00:32 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/nanoday2015_news.html John Blair
Event - Google Advanced Search Workshop http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/googleworkshop2_news.html March 2015

Do you use Google? Want to learn how to search Google more effectively? Join Elena Azadbakht, reference librarian, for a workshop on advanced Google search strategies.

Participants will learn how to use Google’s advanced search features to find information on the web more efficiently and ho

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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 13:33:43 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/googleworkshop2_news.html John Blair
University Libraries Looking for Mississippi Cookbooks http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/cooklook_news.html As part of its mission to collect materials relating to Mississippi history, Special Collections at Southern Miss is seeking Mississippi cookbooks.

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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 09:03:02 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/cooklook_news.html John Blair
2015 Ezra Jack Keats Book Award Winners Announced http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/keatsaward15_news.html 2015 Ezra Jack Keats Book Award Winners Announced

29th Annual Awards for New Writer and New Illustrator

Ezra Jack Keats Foundation and de Grummond Children’s Literature Collection at
The University of Southern Miss

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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 15:06:21 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/keatsaward15_news.html John Blair
Aquila Introduces New Readership Map http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/readermap_news.html February 2015

The University community is invited to visit the Aquila homepage to check out the new readership map. The new addition shows all Aquila items downloaded over the past 24 hours by location worldwide.

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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 15:16:17 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/readermap_news.html John Blair
Jennifer Brannock selected to 2015 Archives Leadership Institute at Luther College http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/brannock2015k_news.html             DECORAH, Iowa—In a competitive application process, Jennifer Brannock has been selected as a participant in the 2015 Archives Leadership Institute (ALI).

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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 15:04:14 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/brannock2015k_news.html John Blair
Exhibit - Hearts and Lace: Selections from the Richard August Neubert Antique Valentine Collection http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/heartlace_news.html Over the past two hundred years, people have created cards to celebrate St. Valentine’s Day. These cards often depict sentimental themes relating to love and friendship.

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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 15:01:39 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/heartlace_news.html John Blair
Exhibit - Joy Jennings Art Exhibit at Gulf Coast Library http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/joyart_news.html The Gulf Coast Library is pleased to present “The Art of Joy Jennings.” The exhibit will be on display on all three floors of the Gulf Coast Library beginning February 3rd, with a reception honoring the artist scheduled for February 19, 2015, in the lobby 4-6 p.m.

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Thu, 05 Feb 2015 15:36:48 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/joyart_news.html John Blair
University Librarians Elected to Statewide Office http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/acrl_mla_news.html January 2015

University Librarians Michele Frasier-Robinson and Elena Azadbakht have been elected to statewide office with the Association of College and Research Libraries, Mississippi Chapter of the Mississippi Library Association (MLA-ACRL).

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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:06:41 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/acrl_mla_news.html John Blair
Event - Oral Histories of the Vietnam War http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/oralhistoryvw_news.html The University of Southern Mississippi Libraries will sponsor a book talk and signing on on Monday, February 9, 2015, 6-7 p.m. in the Cook Library Art Gallery (LIB 105A). Dr.

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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 10:22:56 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/oralhistoryvw_news.html John Blair
Exhibit - Mississippi, Believe It! Campaign on Display at Gulf Coast Library http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/mississippi-believe-it-campaign-on-display-at-gulf-coast-library.html January 2015

On exhibit in the display cases at the Southern Miss Gulf Coast Library are posters from the Mississippi, Believe It!™ Campaign. Displayed along with the posters are books relating to Mississippi.

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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 10:13:09 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/mississippi-believe-it-campaign-on-display-at-gulf-coast-library.html John Blair
Aquila Reaches 200,000th Download http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/aquilladownloads_news.html Aquila, the University of Southern Mississippi digital repository containing scholarly works created by faculty, staff and students, recently logged its 200,000th download.

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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 09:03:40 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/aquilladownloads_news.html John Blair
Exhibit - Take a Look: Poetry, Art and Books http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/takealook_news.html The de Grummond Collection Hosts Exhibit for the Artwork of Rosemary Wells

The de Grummond Children’s Literature Collection at The University of Southern Mississippi will feature 60-plus original watercolor and mixed media art pieces of Rosemary Wells, award-winning children’s book author and illu

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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 08:43:37 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/takealook_news.html John Blair
Event - Free Printing Day http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/freeprinting_news.html The Student Government Association in conjunction with University Libraries and iTech will offer students a day of free printing on Thursday, December 4, 2014. From 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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Mon, 01 Dec 2014 11:07:08 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/freeprinting_news.html John Blair
ILL - End of Semester & Holiday Update http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/ill_news.html November 2014

Interlibrary Loan will stop placing book/loan requests for this semester on December 1, 2014. Article requests will stop on December 12, 2014.

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 11:27:21 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/ill_news.html John Blair
Exhibit - Gulf Coast Library Veterans and Military Exhibit http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gcmilitary_news.html November 2014

Using items from the members of the Student Veterans of America, a veterans and military exhibit is currently on display at the Gulf Coast Library at the Gulf Coast Campus in Long Beach, Miss.

The exhibit features items such as medals, unit patches and challenge coins.

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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 15:17:20 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gcmilitary_news.html John Blair
Event - OpenCon 2014 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/opencon_news.html University Libraries will host an OpenCon 2014 satellite event for the student and early career researcher conference on Open Access, Open Education and Open Data, Monday, November 24, 2014, 4-5 p.m.

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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 09:53:49 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/opencon_news.html John Blair
University Librarian Selected to Participate in NISE Workshop http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/niseworkshop_news.html Tracy Englert, reference librarian for science and technology at The University of Southern Mississippi University Libraries, has been selected to participate in the "Implementing the Sharing Science Workshop and Practicum” sponsored by the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network (NISE).

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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 09:42:13 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/niseworkshop_news.html John Blair
Tracy Englert Chosen as Star_Net Editor http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/tracystar_news.html Thu, 13 Nov 2014 09:41:01 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/tracystar_news.html John Blair Event - Google Advanced Search Workshop http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/googleworkshop_news.html Do you use Google? Want to learn how to search Google more effectively? Then join reference librarian Elena Azadbakht for a workshop on advanced Google search strategies.

Participants will learn how to use Google’s advanced search features to find information on the web more efficiently and how to search Google Scho

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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 14:48:41 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/googleworkshop_news.html John Blair
Exhibit - Southern Miss History with Veterans and the Military: Honoring Veteran’s Day 2014 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/honorvet_news.html Using selections from the University Libraries Special Collections at the McCain Library and Archives, an exhibit is on display in the Cook Library lobby honoring the University’s longstanding relationship with veterans and the military.

"On behalf of the USM Center for Veterans, Service Members and Families, w

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Wed, 05 Nov 2014 10:50:49 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/honorvet_news.html John Blair
Featured Resource - Establishing Your Author Identity http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featured-resource-establishing-your-author-identity.html Each month, University Libraries highlights a resource from its collections. This month we are featuring author identification systems that can be found in the library databases.

Many authors share very common or similar names, and establishing your scholarly identity is important for academic publishing.

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Mon, 03 Nov 2014 10:24:30 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featured-resource-establishing-your-author-identity.html John Blair
Library Research Assistance for Students http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/libraryresearch_news.html One of the ways that University Libraries help students succeed is by offering workshops on research skills. These workshops provide tips and techniques to identify, find and evaluate information for assignments and projects.

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:45:32 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/libraryresearch_news.html John Blair
Event - Book Talk on Animated Cartoons about King Arthur http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/degrumbook10_news.html The University of Southern Mississippi Libraries will sponsor a book talk and signing on animated cartoons about King Arthur on Monday, November 3, 2014, 6-7 p.m. in the Cook Library Art Gallery (LIB 105A).

The lecture, “What’s Up, Duke?" Animated Cartoons about King Arthur” by Michael N.

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:53:01 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/degrumbook10_news.html John Blair
Science Café – The Chikungunya Virus: an Emerging Threat http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencevirus_news.html The Chikungunya Virus, spread through mosquito bites, is an emerging threat to the southern United States. Even though this virus can cause large outbreaks of severe acute and persistent arthritis, there are currently no vaccines for the treatment of Chikungunya diseases.

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Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:40:42 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencevirus_news.html John Blair
de Grummond Book Group - October 2014 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/degrumbook9_news.html Join us Thursday, October 16, 2014, for the de Grummond Book Group. Each month we meet to discuss influential works of children's and young adult literature.

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Wed, 08 Oct 2014 17:07:03 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/degrumbook9_news.html John Blair
Exhibit - “Marshes to Island, an Adventure in Textures” by Milton Williams http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/localartgc_news.html Thu, 02 Oct 2014 09:46:34 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/localartgc_news.html John Blair Event - Screening of Pink Ribbons, Inc. http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/pinkrib_news.html In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the School of Library and Information Science, University Libraries, and Student Health Services will host a screening of the 2011 documentary Pink Ribbons, Inc. at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 7, 2014, in Cook Library Room 123.

Pink Ribbons, Inc.

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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:56:26 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/pinkrib_news.html John Blair
University Libraries Introduces Primo Search http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/primolaunch_news.html August 2014

University Libraries recently implemented Primo, a new search tool that allows users to perform one search across the Libraries’ catalog and databases.

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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:42:02 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/primolaunch_news.html John Blair
Event - Banned Books Week Read Out http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/bannedsept_news.html University Libraries at The University of Southern Mississippi will host Banned Books Week Sept. 21-27, 2014, as a part of the nationwide event to celebrate the freedom to read.

Typically held during the last week of September, Banned Books Week highlights the value of free and open access to information.

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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:24:49 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/bannedsept_news.html John Blair
Heart Walk T-shirts Available for Pre-order http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/heartwalkt_news.html University Libraries is joining the fight against heart disease by participating in the American Heart Association's 2014 Heart Walk on October 11.

We invite you to be a part of our team, and help us reach our fundraising goal, by purchasing a University Libraries Heart Walk t-shirt for $10.

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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:34:50 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/heartwalkt_news.html John Blair
Event - The Mississippi Press and the Civil Rights Movement http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/talkonpress_news.html The University Libraries at the University of Southern Mississippi will sponsor the final talk of the Created Equal film discussion and lecture series on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 6-7 p.m.

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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:15:31 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/talkonpress_news.html John Blair
Event - University Libraries Talk Highlights Digital Initiatives http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/digitalinit_news.html The University of Southern Mississippi Libraries will host a presentation on the Libraries’ digital initiatives on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 3-4:30 p.m.

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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:10:36 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/digitalinit_news.html John Blair
de Grummond Book Group - September 2014 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/degrumbook8_news.html Join us Thursday, September 18, 2014, for the de Grummond Book Group. Each month we meet to discuss influential works of children's and young adult literature.

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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:31:31 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/degrumbook8_news.html John Blair
Science Café - Ice Age Murder Mystery http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/scienceiceage_news.html The Ice Age Murder Mystery What mysteries can we unravel from the dead? What can we learn from their bones? Join Dr. Marie Danforth, for the first Science Cafe of the fall semester on Monday, September 29, 2014, in Cook Library Room 123 at 6 p.m-7 p.m.

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Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:30:04 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/scienceiceage_news.html John Blair
Featured Resource - SPORTDiscus http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featuredsept_nnews.html Thu, 04 Sep 2014 16:29:46 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featuredsept_nnews.html John Blair Event - Talk on Slaves in Mississippi during the Civil War http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/talkonslaves_news.html The University Libraries at the University of Southern Mississippi will sponsor a talk on the slavery in Civil War Mississippi on Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 6-7 p.m.

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Thu, 04 Sep 2014 10:55:31 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/talkonslaves_news.html John Blair
Event - The Battle Over School Integration in Mississippi and the Nation http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/schoolinter_news.html The University Libraries at the University of Southern Mississippi will sponsor the first of three talks on the civil rights movement on Wednesday, September 3, 2014, 6-7 p.m. in the Cook Library Room 123. The lecture, “The Battle over School Integration in Mississippi and the Nation” by Charles C.

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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:16:41 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/schoolinter_news.html John Blair
New "Welcome to Cook Library" Guide Published http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/cookwelcome_news.html August 2014

Cook Library has published a new “Welcome to Cook Library” guide on its website, just in time to welcome new, and returning, students and other first-time visitors to the Hattiesburg campus for the start of the fall 2014 term.

The guide includes links to library hours, highlights of services ava

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:00:50 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/cookwelcome_news.html John Blair
The Primary Source Summer 2014 Issue Released http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/primarysource_news.html Tue, 05 Aug 2014 11:10:35 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/primarysource_news.html John Blair Waller Photographs Collection http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/wallerphoto_news.html Tue, 05 Aug 2014 11:08:53 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/wallerphoto_news.html John Blair de Grummond Book Group - August 2014 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/degrumbook7_news.html Join us Thursday, August 21, 2014, for the de Grummond Book Group. Each month we meet to discuss influential works of children's and young adult literature.

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Mon, 04 Aug 2014 14:27:14 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/degrumbook7_news.html John Blair
Featured Resource - Academic Video Online: Premium http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featuredaug_news.html Each month, University Libraries highlights a resource from its collections. This month we are featuring Academic Video Online: Premium. Academic Video Online: Premium is a multidisciplinary collection containing more than 40,000 full video titles (not just clips) and over 20,000 hours of content.

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Fri, 01 Aug 2014 15:03:08 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featuredaug_news.html John Blair
Exhibit - Coastal Fascination by photographer Mike Ramsey http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/coastexhib_news.html LONG BEACH, Miss. – A unique exhibit, titled “Coastal Fascination,” by photographer Mike Ramsey is currently on display at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus library in Long Beach.

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:39:29 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/coastexhib_news.html John Blair
de Grummond Book Group - July 2014 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/degrumbook6_news.html Join us Thursday, July 17 for the de Grummond Book Group monthly meeting. At this month’s meeting, we will discuss the work of John Green and his New York Times bestselling novel, The Fault in Our Stars

The de Grummond Book Group meets on the third Thursday of each month at 11:30 a.m.

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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 09:29:13 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/degrumbook6_news.html John Blair
Mississippi Digital Library Announces the Inaugural Cultural Heritage Digitization Award http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/mdlculture_news.html July 2014

The Mississippi Digital Library is pleased to partner with Delta State University, Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Mississippi State University, and The University of Mississippi, and The University of Southern Mississippi to offer the inaugural Cultural Heritage Digitization Award.

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Thu, 03 Jul 2014 18:30:35 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/mdlculture_news.html John Blair
Master’s Theses Now Available on Aquila http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/masterstheses_news.html Beginning with May 2014 graduates, Southern Miss Master's theses are now available online through Aquila. This marks the first time that theses and dissertations from all academic levels are available online.

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Thu, 03 Jul 2014 18:29:45 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/masterstheses_news.html John Blair
Herbert Randall Photographs Available Online http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/herbertr_news.html July 2014

The Herbert Randall Freedom Summer Photographs digital collection is now available online.

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Thu, 03 Jul 2014 18:25:51 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/herbertr_news.html John Blair
Event - Graduate Research Strategies Workshop http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gradresearch_news.html Join graduate students and reference librarian Tracy Englert for a workshop on research strategies.

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Thu, 03 Jul 2014 18:08:46 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gradresearch_news.html John Blair
Exhibit - Artists Marh Beth Barnett, Patti Sneed, and Xavier Carrubba http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gulfart2_news.html The artists featured for the month of June all grew up on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and express its beauty in their art.
Sisters, Mary Beth Barnett and Patti Sneed, paint vivid images of the plant and animals and scenes of beaches and bayous of the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 15:52:37 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gulfart2_news.html John Blair
de Grummond Book Group - June 2014 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/degrummondbook5_news.html Join us Thursday, June 19, 2014, for the de Grummond Book Group. Each month we meet to discuss influential works of children's and young adult literature. At the June meeting, we will discuss the work of author R. J. Palacio.

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Tue, 03 Jun 2014 15:49:23 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/degrummondbook5_news.html John Blair
Featured Resource – Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featureresource_june2014.html June 2014

Each month, University Libraries highlights a resource from its collections. This month, we are featuring Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete (DLB). This database provides biographies of more than 14,000 authors, historians, journalists, screenwriters, publishers, and playwrights.

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Mon, 02 Jun 2014 10:20:33 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featureresource_june2014.html John Blair
Retirement Reception for Suzanne Elkins http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/suzyretire_news.html Suzanne Elkins, Stacks Management Supervisor, will be retiring at the end of May after 30 years working for the University of Southern Mississippi, 23 of which have been spent working with University Libraries. Friends and colleagues of Mrs.

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Fri, 16 May 2014 12:56:00 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/suzyretire_news.html John Blair
Exhibit - Gulf Coast Library Artwork of Faculty, Staff http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/artfacstaff_news.html The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Library is currently exhibiting artwork created by members of the university’s faculty and staff. The exhibit will be on display through the end of May and a reception honoring the artists will be held Thursday, May 29, 2014, 3-5 p.m.

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Wed, 14 May 2014 14:26:31 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/artfacstaff_news.html John Blair
Featured Resource – Science http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featureresource_may2014.html May 2014

Each month, University Libraries highlights a resource from its collections. This month we are featuring Science, the official journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

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Wed, 07 May 2014 10:03:35 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featureresource_may2014.html John Blair
de Grummond Book Group - May 2014 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/degrummondbook_news.html The next meeting for the de Grummond Book Group will take place on Thursday, May 15, 2014 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Each month, the group meets to discuss influential works in children’s and young adult literature.

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Tue, 06 May 2014 10:24:13 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/degrummondbook_news.html John Blair
Special Collections Awarded Mississippi Library Association Public Relations Award http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/spcolpr_news.html Special Collections at McCain Library & Archives received the Mississippi Library Association’s Public Relations Award for Best Effort by an Individual Library to Publicize Library Services around a Single Theme or Event.

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Thu, 01 May 2014 09:22:53 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/spcolpr_news.html John Blair
Quick Search Tool is Changing http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/searchchange_news.html April 2014

University Libraries is transitioning to a new discovery service – a tool that allows researchers to perform one search across multiple databases simultaneously.

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:01:50 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/searchchange_news.html John Blair
University Libraries Spring User Survey Now Available http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/springsurvey_news.html April 2014

Each spring, University Libraries seeks feedback from the campus community to help ensure that we are providing the best possible services and resources. Our goal, as always, is to provide an environment for academic success.

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:47:40 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/springsurvey_news.html John Blair
Exhibit - University Libraries Celebrates Preservation Week http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/preservetalk_news.html April 2014

In celebration of Preservation @ your library (April 27-May 3), University Libraries is hosting a brown bag luncheon talk and an exhibit highlighting techniques to preserve personal, family, and library archival and book collections.

The exhibit will be on display in the ex

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:45:40 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/preservetalk_news.html John Blair
New Resource - 19th Century Masterfile http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/newresource2_news.html University Libraries is pleased to announce the return of 19th Century Masterfile to our list of subscription databases.

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:30:16 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/newresource2_news.html John Blair
Library Hours - Cook Library Learning Commons to Operate 24/7 During End of Term http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/endofterm_news.html April 2014

The Learning Commons of Cook Library will be open 24/7 from April 28 through May 1 and from May 5 through May 7.

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:32:44 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/endofterm_news.html John Blair
Southern Miss Librarian Receives ALA Conference Sponsorship http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/alasponsership_news.html Elena Azadbakht, a reference librarian for health sciences at The University of Southern Mississippi, recently received the 2014 EBSCO American Library Association (ALA) Conference Sponsorship.

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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:17:06 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/alasponsership_news.html John Blair
Exhibit - Romance Books in Special Collections http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/romance_news.html Special Collections in McCain Library and Archives currently features the exhibit, Isn’t it Romantic:  Romance Literature through the Years, until June 5.

The exhibit, which highlights romance novels from the de Grummond Children’s Literature Collection, Mississippiana, and Rare Book

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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:58:21 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/romance_news.html John Blair
Aquila Digital Community Celebrates 100,000th Download http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/aquiladownload_news.html The University of Southern Mississippi’s institutional repository, The Aquila Digital Community, commemorated a significant milestone on March 20, 2014, as the site logged its 100,000th full-text download.

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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:56:32 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/aquiladownload_news.html John Blair
Featured Resource - Cochrane Library http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featureresource_april2014.html April 2014

Each month, University Libraries highlights a resource from its collections.  This month we are featuring The Cochrane Library from the Cochrane Collaboration.

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Wed, 02 Apr 2014 17:22:18 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featureresource_april2014.html John Blair
Exhibit - Department of Art and Design Annual Student Show http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/studentart_news.html The Annual Student Show is a juried exhibition of works produced by students in the Department of Art & Design (www.usm.edu/visual-arts) at Southern Miss.

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Wed, 02 Apr 2014 17:13:41 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/studentart_news.html John Blair
Lives Change @ Your Library: Celebrate National Library Week http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/libweek_news.html Southern Miss Libraries – Cook Library, Gulf Coast Library, Gunter Library, and McCain Library – along with libraries across the nation celebrate National Library Week, April 13-19, 2014, a time to highlight the value of libraries, librarians and library workers. 

Librarians work with students, faculty, sta

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Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:51:23 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/libweek_news.html John Blair
Workshop Series - 60 Minutes to Success http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/workshopsixty_news.html The 60 Minutes to Success Library Learning Series is sponsored by the Southern Miss Gulf Coast Library, with workshops held throughout the fall and spring terms. Workshops are held in Gulf Coast Library, Room 107 or Room 213. Light refreshments are served.

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Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:49:35 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/workshopsixty_news.html John Blair
Event - African-American Genealogy Workshop http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/genealogyworkshop_news.html LONG BEACH, Miss.- The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus will host a free African-American Genealogy workshop Saturday, April 5, 2014, 10 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

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Tue, 01 Apr 2014 13:01:14 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/genealogyworkshop_news.html John Blair
Event - NanoDays at Cook Library - March 2014 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/nanodays_news.html At the nanoscale – the scale of atoms and molecules – many common materials exhibit unusual properties. Our ability to manipulate matter at this size enables innovation not previously possible. Nanotechnology is revolutionizing research and development in medicine, computing, new materials, food, energy and other areas.

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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 11:04:58 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/nanodays_news.html John Blair
Library Hours - Cook Library Hours Survey http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/hourssurvey_news.html March 2014

Cook Library is committed to providing students with the environment, atmosphere and resources to support student success.

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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 15:42:11 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/hourssurvey_news.html John Blair
University Libraries Completes NHPRC Grant Project to Preserve Records Documenting History of South Mississippi's Timber Industry http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/grantcompletion_news.html Mon, 17 Mar 2014 09:54:20 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/grantcompletion_news.html John Blair Exhibit - Gulf Coast Library Commemorates Women’s History Month http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/womenhistory_news.html Southern Miss Gulf Coast Library commemorates Women’s History Month throughout the month of March with an exhibit honoring Mississippi women of achievement.

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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 11:01:56 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/womenhistory_news.html John Blair
Library Hours - Cook Library to Increase Hours Starting March 3 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/openhours_news.html University Libraries is partnering with the Student Government Association to provide the student body with the resources that are needed to ensure academic success. As the first initiative, Cook Library will begin opening Monday-Friday at 7:00 am starting March 3, 2014.

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Wed, 26 Feb 2014 11:26:59 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/openhours_news.html John Blair
Exhibit - Gulf Coast Library Features Black History Collection, Hosts Brown Bag Luncheon http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/blackhistory_news.html In celebration of Black History Month, the Gulf Coast Library is pleased to present on display selections from the private collection of Edward G.

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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 13:01:42 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/blackhistory_news.html John Blair
Exhibit - Gulf Coast Library Hosts Artist Olivia Simon http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/oliviasimon_news.html A new exhibit on display at the Mississippi Gulf Park campus in Long Beach features the works of coast artist Olivia Simon.

Simon, whose academic studies concentrated on painting, graduated cum laude from Loyola University.

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Fri, 21 Feb 2014 13:00:02 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/oliviasimon_news.html John Blair
Event - University Libraries to Host Talk on Civil Rights Collections in Special Collections http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/civilrightstalk_news.html The University of Southern Mississippi Libraries will host a talk about the civil rights collections found in Special Collections on Tuesday, February 25, 2014, at 5:30 p.m.

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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 09:37:38 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/civilrightstalk_news.html John Blair
Science Café - Diamonds - February 2014 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencediamonds_news.html With the advances of materials fabrication techniques, manmade diamonds can now be produced in an unprecedented size and quality.

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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 17:22:04 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencediamonds_news.html Tisha Zelner
Exhibit - Gulf Coast Library to Host Coastal Nature Landscape Photographers Exhibit http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gulfphoto_news.html The Gulf Coast Library on The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus in Long Beach is hosting a new exhibit featuring the landscape photography by Rosemary Rowe and her father Bryan Rowe.

Rosemary’s photography features images of the southwest United States while majoring in geography at Southern Miss G

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Thu, 06 Feb 2014 10:19:35 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gulfphoto_news.html John Blair
Featured Resource - Early English Books Online http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featured_eebo.html February 2014

Each month, University Libraries highlights a resource from its collections. This month we are featuring Early English Books Online (EEBO).

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Mon, 03 Feb 2014 09:09:06 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featured_eebo.html John Blair
Event - University Libraries to Host Talk on the de Grummond Children's Literature Collection http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/degrummondtalk_news.html The University of Southern Mississippi Libraries will host a talk about the de Grummond Children’s Literature Collection on Tuesday, February 4, 2014, at 5:30 p.m.

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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 16:26:45 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/degrummondtalk_news.html John Blair
Science Café - Time Travel - January 2014 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencerealtime_news.html
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Event - University Libraries to Host Talk on Mississippi Timber Industry Collections http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/timbertalk_news.html The University of Southern Mississippi Libraries will host a talk about Mississippi’s timber industry materials found in Special Collections on Tuesday, January 21, 2014, at 5:30 p.m.

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Tue, 14 Jan 2014 08:48:23 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/timbertalk_news.html John Blair
Library Hours - Cook Library Hours Extended for End of Term http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/open_news.html December 2013

Need a place to write a final paper or study for exams? Cook Library Learning Commons (LIB 109) and Second Floor South (LIB 209) hours are extended during dead week and final exam week to provide a place for students to study with access to computers.

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Mon, 09 Dec 2013 07:53:19 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/open_news.html John Blair
Featured Resource - Sabin Americana http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featureresource_dec2013.html December 2013

Each month, University Libraries highlights a resource from its collections. This month we are featuring Sabin Americana.

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Mon, 02 Dec 2013 08:10:50 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featureresource_dec2013.html John Blair
Exhibit - Gulf Coast Library Featuring Wood Turning Exhibit, Hosting Artists’ Reception http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/woodturn_news.html A new exhibit featuring the wood turning artistry of Dr. Shahdad Naghshpour is on display at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Library in Long Beach.

Naghshpour, professor of international development at Southern Miss Gulf Coast, first began wood turning after purchasing his first lathe in 2010.

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Wed, 27 Nov 2013 10:05:42 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/woodturn_news.html John Blair
Exhibit - Gulf Coast Library to Host Coastal Nature Photographers Exhibit http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/coastphoto_new.html The Gulf Coast Library on The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus in Long Beach is hosting a new exhibit featuring the works of coastal nature photographers.

The exhibit, which will be on display through December, includes featured photographers Alex North, George Perina, John Stricklin, Jimmy

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Wed, 20 Nov 2013 13:18:21 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/coastphoto_new.html John Blair
Event - Shirlene Stogner Retirement Reception http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/shirlene_retirement.html University Libraries invites friends and colleagues of Shirlene Stogner to join us in a celebration of her career in librarianship and to offer best wishes on her retirement. A reception will be held on Friday, November 22, 2013, 3-4 p.m.

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Wed, 13 Nov 2013 17:10:10 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/shirlene_retirement.html John Blair
Library Focus Newsletter, Fall 2013 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/libfocus13_news.html The fall 2013 issue of Library Focus, the newsletter of University Libraries, is now available. This issue features an article on Dr.

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Wed, 13 Nov 2013 17:08:43 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/libfocus13_news.html John Blair
Featured Resource - Oxford English Dictionary http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featureresource_nov2013.html November 2013

Each month, University Libraries highlights a resource from its collections. This month we are featuring the Oxford English Dictionary.

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language.

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Fri, 01 Nov 2013 15:53:15 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featureresource_nov2013.html John Blair
New Resource - IOPscience extra http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/newresource_news.html October 2013

University Libraries is pleased to announce the addition of a new resource—IOPscience extra. The database provides access to all journals published by the Institute of Physics. This includes 74 current titles and 118 archived titles, with publication dates ranging from 1874 to the present.

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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 18:47:27 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/newresource_news.html John Blair
de Grummond Book Group - November 2013 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/degrumbookgroup7_news.html Join us Thursday, November 21, 2013, for the de Grummond Book Group. Each month we meet to discuss influential works of children's and young adult literature.

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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 18:44:29 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/degrumbookgroup7_news.html John Blair
Science Café - Making Stuff Innovation Café - October 2013 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/scienceinnovate_news.html The last Science Café this semester on the Hattiesburg campus will take place on Monday, October 28, at 6 p.m. in Cook Library Room 209 (please note the location change). This Café will be a special NOVA Innovation Café, Making Stuff Safer with Energy-Absorbing Foams in Multi-Impact Helmets, by Dr.

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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 18:24:59 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/scienceinnovate_news.html John Blair
University Libraries to Perform System Maintenance http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/libmaintenance_news.html University Libraries will perform system maintenance on Thursday, October 17, 2013. The following services will be unavailable from 10 p.m.

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Tue, 15 Oct 2013 15:39:35 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/libmaintenance_news.html John Blair
Exhibit - Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/bridgingculture_news.html The exhibit, Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys is on display in the lobby of Cook Library now through November 6.

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Fri, 04 Oct 2013 15:45:35 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/bridgingculture_news.html John Blair
New Service - Live Chat http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/livechat_news.html September 2013

Live chat is now available from University Libraries. Visitors to the Libraries website can have a real-time chat conversation with reference personnel at Cook Library and Gulf Coast Library.

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Wed, 25 Sep 2013 10:37:40 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/livechat_news.html John Blair
New Resource - Southern Miss Teaching Forum Resource Guide http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/teachfrm_news.html To support and promote the Southern Miss Teaching Forum, sponsored by the Office of the Provost, University Libraries collaborated with the forum moderators, Dr. Andrew Haley and Dr.

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Wed, 25 Sep 2013 10:04:24 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/teachfrm_news.html John Blair
University Libraries Receives Civil Rights Programming Grant http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/crgrant_news.html September 2013

University Libraries at the University of Southern Mississippi received the Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History to mark the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s March o

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Wed, 25 Sep 2013 09:58:29 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/crgrant_news.html John Blair
Event - Civil War 150 Lecture Series - Oct. 1, 2013 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/warmusic_news.html University Libraries at the University of Southern Mississippi will sponsor a talk on Civil War music on Tuesday, October 1, 2013, 6-7 p.m.

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Wed, 25 Sep 2013 09:39:36 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/warmusic_news.html John Blair
Science Cafe - Time Travel and Parallel Universes - Sept. 2013 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencetimetravel_news.html Ever since a novel by H. G. Wells, The Time Machine, was published in 1895, the idea of time travel has been one of the most popular themes in the sci-fi genre.

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Mon, 23 Sep 2013 15:52:42 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencetimetravel_news.html John Blair
Event - Civil War 150 Lecture Series, Dr. Andrew Haley - Sept. 23, 2013 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/bittertaste_news.html University Libraries at the University of Southern Mississippi will sponsor the fourth in a series of five talks relating to the American Civil War on Monday, September 23, 2013, 6-7 p.m. in the Cook Library Art Gallery (LIB 105A).

“The Bitter Taste of Defeat: Food and the Civil War,” by Andrew P.

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Wed, 18 Sep 2013 14:25:42 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/bittertaste_news.html John Blair
de Grummond Book Group - September 2013 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/crazysummer_news.html The de Grummond Book Group will discuss One Crazy Summer, by Rita Williams-Garcia, on Thursday, September 19, at 11:30 a.m. in the de Grummond Exhibit Room on the second floor of Cook Library.

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Wed, 18 Sep 2013 14:22:58 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/crazysummer_news.html John Blair
Exhibit - Civil War 150 National Traveling Exhibition on Display in Cook Library http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/civilwardisplay_news.html Civil War 150, a national traveling exhibition, will be on display in Cook Library September 13-30, 2013.

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Wed, 18 Sep 2013 14:20:12 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/civilwardisplay_news.html John Blair
Exhibit - Defining Liberty: The Slavery & Abolition Debate in Nineteenth Century American Print Culture http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/defineliberty_news.html An exhibit in Cook Library, Defining Liberty: The Slavery & Abolition Debate in Nineteenth-Century American Print Culture, reveals different arguments on slavery during the Civil War era.

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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 14:55:56 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/defineliberty_news.html John Blair
Exhibit - Living Through the Rebellion: The Experience and History of the American Civil War http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/rebellion_news.html Living Through the Rebellion: The Experience and History of the American Civil War, explores the opinions and experiences of soldiers, women, children, and of-the-day historians from 1860-1867.

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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 14:53:59 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/rebellion_news.html John Blair
Event - Civil War 150 Lecture Series, Dr. Max Grivno - Sept. 16, 2013 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/terrorwar_news.html University Libraries at the University of Southern Mississippi will sponsor the third in a series of five talks relating to the American Civil War on Monday, September 16, 2013, 6-7 p.m.

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Wed, 11 Sep 2013 14:51:37 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/terrorwar_news.html John Blair
Event - The Art of Julia Reyes and Aline Villanueva http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/fineartistsgc2_news.html LONG BEACH, Miss. – A reception welcoming the art of Julia Reyes and Aline Villanueva will be held Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, 4–6 p.m.

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Tue, 03 Sep 2013 18:51:36 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/fineartistsgc2_news.html John Blair
Event - Civil War 150 Lecture Series, Dr. Sherita Johnson - Sept. 9, 2013 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/hosttalk_news.html University Libraries at the University of Southern Mississippi will sponsor the second of five talks relating to the American Civil War on Monday, September 9, 2013, 6-7 p.m. in the Cook Library Art Gallery (LIB 105A).

'Is This Freedom?': Harriet Jacobs and Black Contraband in Washington, D.C.

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Tue, 03 Sep 2013 16:22:27 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/hosttalk_news.html John Blair
Event - Give A Child A New Book Interest Meetings http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/giveachild_news.html The Friends of University Libraries, in conjunction with the Favre4Hope Foundation, are working together to improve the Christmas experience of children in the Pine Belt and on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

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Tue, 27 Aug 2013 14:25:21 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/giveachild_news.html John Blair
Event - Civil War 150 Lecture Series, Dr. Susannah Ural - Sept. 3, 2013 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/opensdrsusan.html The University Libraries at the University of Southern Mississippi will sponsor the first of five talks relating to the American Civil War on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, 6-7 p.m.

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Tue, 27 Aug 2013 13:08:41 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/opensdrsusan.html John Blair
Event - Invention of the Modern Lighthouse - Aug. 26, 2013 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/booktalk_lighthouse.html August 2013

The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Library will host a book talk about the invention of the modern lighthouse featuring Dr. Theresa Levitt on Monday, August 26, at 5 p.m. in room 204 of the library.

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Thu, 22 Aug 2013 14:17:42 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/booktalk_lighthouse.html John Blair
Exhibit - Sam Stolte - Fall 2013 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/astsam_news.html The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Library is currently featuring six new paintings by artist Sam Stolte, whose work is heavily influenced by abstract expressionism, contemporary art and cubism. Of the six paintings, three large oil paintings, titled Humming Murmuring No.

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Mon, 19 Aug 2013 15:47:52 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/astsam_news.html John Blair
Exhibit - Breck Whitworth’s “Wood Treasures” - Aug.-Sept. 2013 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/woodtreasure_news.html The Southern Miss Gulf Coast Library will exhibit a local wood turner’s work for August and September. Breck Whitworth is a woodturner whose passion is to bring out the beauty created through trees.

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Mon, 19 Aug 2013 15:45:13 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/woodtreasure_news.html John Blair
Science Caf - Bioinformatics - August 2013 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencebioinfo_news.html Bioinformatics will be the topic of the next Science Café on Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, at 6 p.m.

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Mon, 19 Aug 2013 15:43:10 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencebioinfo_news.html John Blair
de Grummond Book Group - August 2013 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/bookgroup6_news.html Join us Thursday, August 15, 2013, for the de Grummond Book Group. Each month we meet to discuss influential works of children's and young adult literature.

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Thu, 08 Aug 2013 15:00:59 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/bookgroup6_news.html John Blair
Exhibit - Fine Artists Display, July-August 2013 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/fineartistsgc_news.html Artists of Gulfport Galleria of Fine Art are currently exhibiting art works at the Southern Miss Gulf Coast Library. Original photographs and paintings by seventeen local artists are on display on all three floors throughout the Gulf Coast Library. All works, including some fine quality prints, are available for purchase.

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Wed, 07 Aug 2013 16:25:50 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/fineartistsgc_news.html John Blair
Featured Resource - Education Source from EBSCO http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featureresource_aug2013.html August 2013

Each month, University Libraries highlights a resource from its collections.

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Wed, 31 Jul 2013 10:52:43 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/featureresource_aug2013.html John Blair
Friends of University Libraries - Vaughn Wilson Book Talk http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/booktalk_vaughnwilson.html The Friends of University Libraries invite the university and community to an author talk and book signing at 6 p.m.

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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 09:58:37 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/booktalk_vaughnwilson.html John Blair
de Grummond Book Group - July 2013 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/degrumbookgroup5_news.html Join us Thursday, July 18, 2013, for the de Grummond Book Group. Each month we meet to discuss influential works of children's and young adult literature. At the June meeting, we will discuss M.T.

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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 09:35:07 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/degrumbookgroup5_news.html John Blair
Power Down Campaign for Public Computers http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/powerdown_news.html University Libraries and iTech will begin to power down all public computers in Cook Library at closing each night. At opening, a select number of computers in the 1st Floor Learning Commons will be powered up and available to the campus community.

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Mon, 08 Jul 2013 15:09:55 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/powerdown_news.html John Blair
Exhibit - Charles Price at Cook Library http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/charlesprice_news.html Local artist and entrepreneur, Charles Price, will have two concurrent shows exhibiting paintings, prints and sculptures representing his work over the course of a lifetime.

Price’s work was figurative during his early artistic career and, through the years, has evolved toward the abstract.

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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 12:06:10 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/charlesprice_news.html John Blair
Event - Author Visit by Dean Meador Smith - June 27, 2013 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/deansmith_news.html The Friends of University Libraries invite members of the university and area communities to hear Historic Designation and the Meador Homestead, on Thursday, June 27, 2013.

Hattiesburg resident Dean Meador Smith will discuss her work to have her family’s historic cabin, built of hand-hewn pine in 1884,

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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 12:03:42 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/deansmith_news.html John Blair
de Grummond Book Group - June 2013 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/degrumbookgroup4_news.html Join us Thursday, June 20, 2013, for the de Grummond Book Group. Each month we meet to discuss influential works of children's and young adult literature. At the June meeting, we will discuss E. L.

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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 11:59:25 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/degrumbookgroup4_news.html John Blair
Event - Ann Branton Retirement Reception - June 21, 2013 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/ann_branton_news.html Ann Branton, Professor and Head of Cataloging (1993-2001), Head of Bibliographic Services (2001-2012) and more recently Grants Administrator for University Libraries, will retire at the end of June 2013 after 22 years of service to The University of Southern Mississippi.

Throughout her career with University Librari

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Wed, 05 Jun 2013 15:46:54 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/ann_branton_news.html John Blair
New Resource - University Libraries Supports Dr. B's Book Club http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/drb_book_news.html May 2013

To support and promote Dr. B’s Book Club, the new summer book club started by Southern Miss Dr. Rodney Bennett, University Libraries has collaborated with University Communications to provide recommended readings for students who are participating. The goal of Dr.

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Thu, 30 May 2013 10:28:35 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/drb_book_news.html John Blair
Cook Library To Shift Some Science Books to 4th Floor http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/bookshift_news.html May 2013

Books related to computer science and mathematics which are shelved on the 5th floor of Cook Library will be moved to the 4th floor beginning May 20. This work should be completed in two weeks or less.

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Thu, 16 May 2013 11:11:21 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/bookshift_news.html John Blair
Libraries Guide Updated http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/libguide5_news.html May 2013

Libraries Guide, the guide to University Libraries at the University of Southern Mississippi, was updated recently.

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Tue, 14 May 2013 15:14:04 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/libguide5_news.html John Blair
University Libraries Digitizes Southern Miss Publications http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/lyrasis_news.html May 2013

University Libraries recently digitized and made available Southern Miss yearbooks, bulletins, and The Talon as well as yearbooks, bulletins, and The Tammy Howls from the Gulf Park College for Women Collection at the Gulf Coast Library.

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Tue, 14 May 2013 15:08:19 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/lyrasis_news.html John Blair
Library Focus Newsletter, Spring 2013 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/springlibfocus13_news.html The Spring 2013 issue of Library Focus, the newsletter of University Libraries, is now available.

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Mon, 06 May 2013 16:08:47 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/springlibfocus13_news.html John Blair
Exhibit - Preservation Week @ your library http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/preservationweek_news.html University Libraries is celebrating Preservation Week @ your library, April 21-27.

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Wed, 24 Apr 2013 09:31:31 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/preservationweek_news.html John Blair
Science Caf - Frogs - April 22, 2013 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencefrogs_news.html The University of Southern Mississippi Libraries Science Café will be held Monday, April 22, at 6 p.m.

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Wed, 17 Apr 2013 15:32:26 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencefrogs_news.html John Blair
Exhibit - "Spring Fling" - April-June 2013 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/springfling_news.html The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Library will host a reception Monday, April 15, 2013, 4-6 p.m. for the “Spring Fling” art exhibit currently on display.

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Thu, 11 Apr 2013 13:29:08 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/springfling_news.html John Blair
de Grummond Book Group - April 2013 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/degrumbookgroup3_news.html Join us Thursday, April 18, 2013, for the de Grummond Book Group. Each month we meet to discuss influential works of children's and young adult literature. At the April meeting, in keeping with Holocaust Remembrance Month, we will discuss Marcus Zusak’s The Book Thief, published in 2007.

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Thu, 28 Mar 2013 11:30:53 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/degrumbookgroup3_news.html John Blair
Science Café - Making a Sustainable House: The Studio 804 Experience http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencenationalwoman_news.html The University of Southern Mississippi Libraries Science Café will be held Monday, Mar. 25, 2013, at 6 p.m. in the Cook Library Art Gallery (LIB 105A), located next to Starbucks.

Sponsored by the Southern Miss Committee on Services and Resources for Women and the University Libraries, Dr. Miranda A.

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Wed, 20 Mar 2013 14:57:20 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencenationalwoman_news.html John Blair
Exhibit - Holmes County Civil Rights Movement 1964-1969 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/holmescrmove_news.html A new exhibit, Holmes County Civil Rights Movement 1964-1969 As Experienced by Sue (Lorenzi) Sojourner, is available for viewing in the Cook Library lobby exhibit cases until Thursday, March 28.

This exhibit chronicles the history of the civil rights movement in Holmes County, Mississippi, during the 19

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Tue, 12 Mar 2013 14:52:30 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/holmescrmove_news.html John Blair
de Grummond Book Group - March 2013 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/degrumbookgroup2_news.html Join us Thursday, March 21, 2013, for the de Grummond Book Group. Each month we meet to discuss influential works of children's and young adult literature.

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Tue, 12 Mar 2013 14:48:54 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/degrumbookgroup2_news.html John Blair
Book Talk - Civil Rights Figure James Meredith - March 7, 2013 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/booktalk_news.html Author and civil rights figure, James Meredith, will give a book talk and sign copies of his latest publication, A Mission from God: A Memoir and Challenge for America, at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.

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Thu, 28 Feb 2013 10:46:31 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/booktalk_news.html John Blair
Event - Civil Rights Museum Director to Give Black History Month Presentation http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gulfblackhistory_news.html In conjunction with Black History Month, The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Library will feature a special presentation by Jacqueline Dace, project director for the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum which is scheduled to open in Jackson in 2017. The presentation will be held Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, noon-1 p.m.

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Fri, 22 Feb 2013 14:16:02 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gulfblackhistory_news.html John Blair
Science Caf - World of Viruses - Feb. 25, 2013 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencevirus_news.html The University of Southern Mississippi Libraries Science Café will be held Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at 6 p.m. in the Cook Library Art Gallery (LIB 105A), located next to Starbucks.

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Tue, 19 Feb 2013 14:12:11 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencevirus_news.html John Blair
Exhibit – “Food is Fun!” America’s Culinary Culture http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/funfood_news.html Food is central to most social activities. At parties, the majority of the guests are always in the kitchen or around the food. Most first dates include some kind of food whether it’s going out to eat at a restaurant or grabbing a Coke and some popcorn at the local movie theater.

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Wed, 06 Feb 2013 15:23:32 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/funfood_news.html John Blair
Book Talk – Ocean Springs: a Story Through Pictures - Feb. 5, 2013 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gulfbook.html The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Libraries will host a book presentation with Joyce Shaw, coauthor of Images of America – Ocean Springs, on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, 3-5 p.m.

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Wed, 06 Feb 2013 10:10:40 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gulfbook.html John Blair
Science Café - Life on Mars? - Jan. 28, 2013 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencemars_news.html The University of Southern Mississippi Libraries Science Café will be held Monday, January 28, 2013, at 6 p.m. in the Cook Library Art Gallery (LIB 105A), located next to Starbucks.

This Science Café will feature the work of Dr. Scott P.

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Thu, 24 Jan 2013 14:25:16 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencemars_news.html John Blair
Exhibit – Opening Reception for Reveal Art Exhibit http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/openreceptionart_news.html Reveal showcases works by local women artists who formed a group in the spring of 2010 to support each other’s art-making and encourage one another in a region whose art scene is still growing – a region to which they hope to contribute.

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Fri, 18 Jan 2013 11:05:50 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/openreceptionart_news.html John Blair
Enhancements to University Libraries Services http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/enhance_news.html January 2013

University Libraries is pleased to announce several service enhancements for the spring 2013 semester. Feedback from the campus community is vital to the success of the library.

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Wed, 16 Jan 2013 11:38:40 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/enhance_news.html John Blair
Exhibit – Opening Reception for Gulf Coast Artists John and Tricia McDonald http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gulfreception_news.html The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Libraries will host a reception Thursday, Jan. 17, from 4-6 p.m. for the art exhibit of the husband-and-wife team of John and Tricia McDonald. The exhibit will be on display at the library on the university’s Gulf Park campus in Long Beach through Feb.

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Fri, 11 Jan 2013 15:20:14 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gulfreception_news.html John Blair
de Grummond Book Group - January 2013 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/degrumbookgroup_news.html Join us Thursday, January 17, for the de Grummond Book Group. Each month we meet to discuss influential works of children's and young adult literature.

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Fri, 11 Jan 2013 15:18:32 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/degrumbookgroup_news.html John Blair
Technical Difficulties http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/technical_difficulties.html EBSCOhost Sept. 21, 2013

EBSCO will be performing scheduled maintenance for approximately four hours beginning at 10 p.m. on Sept. 21, 2013.

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Thu, 03 Jan 2013 16:55:31 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/technical_difficulties.html Tisha Zelner
Library Focus Newsletter, Fall 2012 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/falllibfocus12_news.html The Fall 2012 issue of Library Focus, the newsletter of University Libraries, is now available.

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Wed, 05 Dec 2012 09:09:44 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/falllibfocus12_news.html John Blair
Science Café - Hormones and Behavior - Nov. 26, 2012 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencehormones_news.html The next Science Café at Cook Library will be Monday, November 26, at 6 p.m. in the Cook Library Art Gallery (LIB 105A), located next to Starbucks. The topic will be Hormones and Behavior, with Dr. Jodie M. Jawor, assistant professor in the Dept.

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Mon, 19 Nov 2012 11:03:31 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencehormones_news.html John Blair
Exhibit – Dr. Etoile DuBard: Pioneer, Teacher, Inspiration http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/dubardexhib_news.html To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the DuBard School for Language Disorders, University Libraries, in coordination with the DuBard School, have designed an exhibit featuring Etoile DuBard, founder of the DuBard School. Dr.

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Fri, 09 Nov 2012 15:01:44 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/dubardexhib_news.html John Blair
Book Signing - Author Terry I. Miles to Sign New Murder Mystery http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/terrybooksign_news.html University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Libraries will host a book talk and signing with local author Terry I. Miles on Thursday, Nov. 8, from 2-4 p.m. Miles, a Southern Miss alum, has written 12 books in the Cozy Little Murder Mystery series.

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Mon, 05 Nov 2012 09:37:14 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/terrybooksign_news.html John Blair
Exhibit - Jason Taylor - Nov.-Dec. 2013 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/photexhib_news.html The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Libraries will feature a photography exhibit by coast photographer Jason Taylor beginning Monday, Oct. 29, at the university’s Gulf Park campus in Long Beach.

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Thu, 01 Nov 2012 08:55:18 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/photexhib_news.html John Blair
Item of the Month - Address of Carl Sandburg Before a Joint Session of Congress, February 12, 1959 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/iotm_oct_2012_news.html Wed, 17 Oct 2012 15:12:23 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/iotm_oct_2012_news.html John Blair Science Café - Blood Suckers - Oct. 29, 2012 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/scienceblood_news.html The University of Southern Mississippi Libraries Science Café will be held Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, at 6 p.m. in the Cook Library Art Gallery (LIB 105A), located next to Starbucks.

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Wed, 17 Oct 2012 10:09:10 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/scienceblood_news.html John Blair
Exhibit - <i>BANNED: A Graphic Celebration of Banned Books Week</i> http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/artbannedbook_news.html To celebrate Banned Books Week, illustration students in the Department of Art and Design’s graphic design program created posters depicting frequently banned and challenged books. BANNED: A Graphic Celebration of Banned Books Week is on display Oct.

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Mon, 08 Oct 2012 13:03:39 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/artbannedbook_news.html John Blair
de Grummond Book Group - October 2013 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/degrumbook_news.html Come join us Thursday, October 18, 2012, for the de Grummond Book Group. Each month we meet to discuss influential works of children's and young adult literature. At the October meeting, we will discuss Kathi Appelt's Newbery Honor novel, The Underneath, published in 2008.

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Thu, 04 Oct 2012 13:59:56 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/degrumbook_news.html John Blair
Event - University Libraries Fall Book Sale http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/fallbook_news.html University Libraries and Friends of University Libraries invite you to join us on Wednesday, October 3, 2012, for our fall book sale! The book sale will be held 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. outside the main entrance to Cook Library.

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Tue, 25 Sep 2012 14:03:20 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/fallbook_news.html John Blair
Exhibit - Linda Lang Ishee - Sept. 2013 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/langishee_news.html The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Libraries is hosting an exhibit by Gulf Coast artist Linda Lang Ishee. Paintings in the exhibit include tropical scenery, landscapes, depictions of still life, and figurative works.

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Thu, 13 Sep 2012 14:24:24 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/langishee_news.html John Blair
New Resource - Libraries Launch New Research Guides http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/research_news.html September 2012

The University of Southern Mississippi Libraries are pleased to announce a new format for publishing research guides created by Southern Miss librarians.

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Wed, 12 Sep 2012 16:24:26 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/research_news.html John Blair
Science Caf - Darwin’s Sexy Orchids - Sept. 24, 2012 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/scienceorchids_news.html The University of Southern Mississippi Libraries Science Café will be held Monday, September 24, 2012, 6:00-7:00 p.m.

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Wed, 12 Sep 2012 15:02:03 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/scienceorchids_news.html John Blair
Exhibit - “We Have a Book for That!” (or a Journal, a Database, a DVD…) http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/bookforthat_news.html The exhibit, “We Have a Book for That!” (or a Journal, a Database, a DVD…) is on display in the Cook Library lobby exhibit cases (The University of Southern Mississippi).

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Fri, 17 Aug 2012 10:56:34 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/bookforthat_news.html John Blair
Item of the Month - The Smiths Go to Town…and Often (1940) http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/iotm_aug12_news.html Wed, 08 Aug 2012 16:44:28 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/iotm_aug12_news.html John Blair Event - Free Webinar on Writing Grant Proposals - Aug. 16, 2012 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/webinargrant_news.html August 2012

The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Libraries will host a free webinar, “Proposal Writing Basics,” on Thursday, August 16, 2012, noon-1:00 p.m. in Room 213 of the Gulf Coast Library on the Gulf Park Campus in Long Beach.

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Tue, 07 Aug 2012 09:41:43 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/webinargrant_news.html John Blair
Exhibit - Library Exhibit Features Science and Religion Books http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/issr_news.html A new display featuring information about books received from the International Society for Science and Religion (ISSR) will be on display in the Cook Library lobby through July 31.

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Thu, 14 Jun 2012 14:34:48 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/issr_news.html John Blair
Exhibit - Southern Miss First Year Drawing Students Exhibit http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/firstyear_news.html Brian Stinson Selects First Year Drawings 2011-2012 showcases works by first year drawing students Hayley Howard, Kyla Clary, Santana McFarland, Michael Nguyen, Landon Pugh, Madelyn Roberts, and Ginger Smith. Brian Stinson teaches drawing classes in the Southern Miss department of Art and Design.

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Fri, 25 May 2012 11:09:52 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/firstyear_news.html John Blair
Exhibit Opening - Pass Christian Art Association - May 31, 2012 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/passchrist_news.html The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park Campus and the Pass Christian Art Association (PCAA) are pleased to announce a group art exhibit featuring the art work of the members of PCAA.

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Thu, 24 May 2012 14:44:07 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/passchrist_news.html John Blair
Library Focus Newsletter, Spring 2012 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/libfocus_spring12_news.html The Spring 2012 issue of Library Focus, the newsletter of University Libraries, is now available. The issue includes articles on exciting events in the world of children’s literature, such as the awarding of the Ezra Jack Keats Book Awards for 2012 and the 45th Annual Fay B.

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Thu, 10 May 2012 12:47:47 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/libfocus_spring12_news.html John Blair
RefWorks Workshops - May 2012 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/refworkwork2_news.html Starting a new research project this summer and need a hassle-free way to keep track of references? Check out RefWorks!

University Libraries is pleased to offer two 30-minute workshops for faculty and staff introducing this web-based citation management tool.

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Thu, 10 May 2012 12:42:19 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/refworkwork2_news.html John Blair
Exhibit - <i>100 Years of Publishing: 19th Century Literature at McCain Library and Archives</i> http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/100years_news.html This selection of 19th century literature from McCain Library and Archives provides an assortment of books that display common authors, publishers, and binding styles throughout one hundred years of publishing.

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Tue, 01 May 2012 10:44:27 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/100years_news.html John Blair
Exhibit - <i>Through the Eyes of Poets: Charles Henri Ford’s View of the 20th Century</i> http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/ford_exhibit_news.html Thu, 26 Apr 2012 14:24:51 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/ford_exhibit_news.html John Blair Science Cafe - Exercise in a Pill: Marathon Mouse - April 24, 2012 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencemarathon_news.html The University of Southern Mississippi Libraries Science Café, Exercise in a Pill: Marathon Mouse will be held Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 3-4:30 p.m. in Cook Library Art Gallery (LIB 105A), located next to Starbucks.

With an "exercise pill," researchers turn couch-potato rodents into champion runners.

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Thu, 19 Apr 2012 10:14:12 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencemarathon_news.html John Blair
Event - Friends of University Libraries Annual Meeting and Author Talk - April 26, 2012 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/folauthor_news.html The Friends of University Libraries invites you to join us for our annual membership meeting Thursday, April 26, 2012. The meeting will be held at St. Thomas Catholic Church beginning at 6:30 p.m. Susan Haltom, author of One Writer’s Garden: Eudora Welty’s Home Place will be the guest speaker for the evening.

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Mon, 16 Apr 2012 11:31:50 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/folauthor_news.html John Blair
RefWorks Workshops - April 2012 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/refworkwork_news.html University Libraries is pleased to offer 30-minute workshops on RefWorks. RefWorks is a web-based citation management system for storing and organizing citations, as well as creating formatted bibliographies. It is freely available to all members of the Southern Miss community.

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Fri, 13 Apr 2012 12:56:35 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/refworkwork_news.html John Blair
Event - University Open Forum about Academic Publishing - April 20, 2012 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/academicpub_news.html At The University of Southern Mississippi, the Offices of the Provost and the Vice President for Research will be partnering with the Aquila Digital Community (aquila.usm.edu) to sponsor an open forum addressing the changing landscape of academic publishing. The forum will be held on April 20, 2012 from 10 a.m.

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Mon, 09 Apr 2012 15:14:53 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/academicpub_news.html John Blair
Exhibit - <i>Six Degrees: West to East</i> http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sixdegrees_news.html Six Degrees: West to East is a series of new media work by Lori K. Gordon. The series incorporates digital photographic imaging, painting, and collage. Drawing on her background as a visual artist, Gordon transforms photographs taken in the Middle East into visual stories.

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Tue, 27 Mar 2012 14:28:29 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sixdegrees_news.html John Blair
Exhibit Opening - E.B. Lewis: <i>Creating “The Secret World of Walter Anderson”</i> http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/exhibitnews_secretworld.html The award-winning picture book biography, The Secret World of Walter Anderson by Hester Bass, illustrated by Caldecott Honor winner E. B. Lewis, has introduced many new admirers to the life and work of American artist Walter Anderson.

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Tue, 27 Mar 2012 14:06:30 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/exhibitnews_secretworld.html John Blair
Item of the Month - <i>Heath’s Book of Beauty,</i> 1833 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/item-of-the-month-heaths-book-of-beauty-1833.html Tue, 27 Mar 2012 10:59:17 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/item-of-the-month-heaths-book-of-beauty-1833.html John Blair Science Café - Musical Minds - March 26, 2012 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencemusic_news.html The University of Southern Mississippi Libraries Science Café, Musical Minds, will be held Monday, March 26, 2012, 6-7:30 p.m.

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Wed, 21 Mar 2012 16:24:37 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencemusic_news.html John Blair
Event - Women's Wellness Panel - March 27, 2012 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/womenwell_news.html Long Beach, Miss – The Southern Miss Gulf Coast Libraries in celebration of Women's History Month will host a free Women's Wellness Panel Tuesday, March 27, 2012, noon–2:00 p.m.

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Wed, 21 Mar 2012 11:00:50 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/womenwell_news.html John Blair
Exhibit - Fay B. Kaigler <i>Children's Book Festival: Authors and Keynote Speakers</i> http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/faybbook_news.html Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival: Authors and Keynote Speakers is on display in the Cook Library Lobby Exhibit Cases. The display presents information on the eight award-winning authors of children's books who will speak at the Fay B. Kaigler Children's Book Festival in April.

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Mon, 19 Mar 2012 14:01:58 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/faybbook_news.html John Blair
Item of the Month - <i>Weep No More, My Lady: A Southerner Answers Mrs. Roosevelt's Report on the "Poor and Unhappy" South (1950)</i> http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/iotm_feb_12_news.html Tue, 28 Feb 2012 11:08:22 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/iotm_feb_12_news.html John Blair Event - Reception Honoring Author Jonathan Odell - March 6, 2012 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/jonathanodell_news.html The Friends of University Libraries invites you to join us on March 6, 2012, for a reception honoring author Jonathan Odell and the release of his novel The Healing. The reception will be held at the Powerhouse Restaurant on The University of Southern Mississippi's Hattiesburg campus at 8:00 p.m.

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Tue, 21 Feb 2012 15:51:54 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/jonathanodell_news.html John Blair
Event - "Growing Up Jewish in Hattiesburg" - Feb. 23, 2012 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/growing-up-jewish-in-hattiesburg-lectureperformance.html The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection along with Charles and Anita Price of Oddfellow's Gallery, the Historic Hattiesburg Downtown Association, and the Mississippi Museum of Art invite you to hear the presentation of "Growing up Jewish in Hattiesburg" this upcoming Thursday, February 23, 2012, from 6:00

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Mon, 20 Feb 2012 08:24:34 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/growing-up-jewish-in-hattiesburg-lectureperformance.html John Blair
Library Digital Collections Unavailable Feb. 20-21, 2012 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/cdmdown_news.html The University of Southern Mississippi Digital Collections and Mississippi Digital Library will be unavailable due to scheduled system maintenance on February 20-21, 2012. This needed maintenance will enhance data collection activities. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

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Wed, 15 Feb 2012 11:05:41 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/cdmdown_news.html John Blair
New Resource - Books24x7 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/books247_news.html University Libraries is pleased to announce the addition of a new electronic books collection--Books24x7. The Libraries' subscription to Books 24x7 includes four e-book collections: BusinessPro, FinancePro, ITPro, and Well-BeingEssentials.

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Tue, 14 Feb 2012 09:18:49 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/books247_news.html John Blair
Science Café - Medieval Stained Glass - Feb. 27, 2012 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencecafnews_glass.html Gothic engineers built thin, super-tall walls, made, not of stone, but mostly of glass. And somehow, these walls of windows support towering ceilings of stone. How did medieval builders pull off such a dramatic transformation? In medieval architecture stained glass had a unique structural and symbolic importance.

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Mon, 13 Feb 2012 10:39:42 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencecafnews_glass.html John Blair
Event - African American Genealogy Workshop - Feb. 25, 2011 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/genealogyworkshop_news.html The Southern Miss Gulf Coast Library, in conjunction with the Historical Society of Gulfport, will host a free African American Genealogy workshop Saturday, February 25, 2012, 10 a.m.-4:15 p.m.

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Mon, 06 Feb 2012 16:10:43 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/genealogyworkshop_news.html John Blair
Science Café - Fish Medicine - Jan. 30, 2012 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencecafnews_fish.html The University of Southern Mississippi Libraries' first Science Café for the spring series, Fish Medicine,will be held Monday, January 30, 2012 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Cook Library Art Gallery (LIB 105A), located next to Starbucks.

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Fri, 20 Jan 2012 12:01:43 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencecafnews_fish.html John Blair
Library Hours - Cook Library - Dec. 17-25, 2011 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/closing_news1214.html Cook Library to Close Temporarily for Restroom Upgrades

Cook Library will be closed Dec. 17-25, 2011. During this time, the restrooms will be upgraded.

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Wed, 14 Dec 2011 16:06:54 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/closing_news1214.html John Blair
Item of the Month - If Footmen Tire You, What Will Horses Do? http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/iotm_nov_11_news.html Thu, 17 Nov 2011 16:30:55 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/iotm_nov_11_news.html John Blair Science Café - Making Stuff - Nov. 28, 2011 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencecafnews112811.html The University of Southern Mississippi Libraries is partnering with WGBH/NOVA, the Materials Research Society and Dr.

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Tue, 15 Nov 2011 11:28:32 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencecafnews112811.html John Blair
Event - Terry I. Miles Book Signing - Nov. 16, 2011 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/terrymilesnews.html LONG BEACH, Miss. - The University of Southern Miss Libraries will host a book talk and signing with local author, Terry I. Miles, Wednesday, November 16 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

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Wed, 02 Nov 2011 11:30:29 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/terrymilesnews.html John Blair
Event - Annual Holiday Book Preview - Nov. 6-7, 2011 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/holidaybooknews.html The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection will be hosting the 24th Annual Holiday Book Preview on Sunday, November 6 from 1 to 5 p.m. and Monday, November 7th from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m..

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Fri, 28 Oct 2011 10:20:21 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/holidaybooknews.html John Blair
Exhibit - <i>Of Known Wisdoms</i> by Sophie Brenneman http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/exhibitnews.html New Exhibit in the Cook Library Learning Commons Gallery

Sophie Brenneman, a junior Art Studio major at The University of Southern Mississippi, is exhibiting a collection of her recent paintings and drawings in the Cook Library Learning Commons Gallery in a show entitled Of Known Wisdoms.

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Tue, 25 Oct 2011 10:36:32 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/exhibitnews.html John Blair
Event - William G. McAtee Book Signing - Nov. 3, 2011 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/booksignnews.html The University of Southern Mississippi Libraries are pleased to present William G. McAtee, a retired Presbyterian minister, for a discussion about the experiences that led to his recent work, Transformed: A White Mississippi Pastor's Journey into Civil Rights and Beyond published by University Press of Mississippi.

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Tue, 25 Oct 2011 10:33:53 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/booksignnews.html John Blair
Exhibit - World Trade Center Artifacts http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/world-trade-center-artifacts-on-display-in-cook-library-art-gallery.html Two metal artifacts from the World Trade Center buildings attacked on 9/11 are now on display in the Cook Library Art Gallery. The cut steel spandrels were obtained by Hattiesburg mayor Johnny DuPree and donated to the University of Southern Mississippi's National Center for Sport Security.

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Mon, 24 Oct 2011 17:32:41 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/world-trade-center-artifacts-on-display-in-cook-library-art-gallery.html John Blair
Science Café - Autism - Oct. 24, 2011 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencecafnews.html Dr. Timothy E.

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Tue, 18 Oct 2011 14:37:44 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencecafnews.html John Blair
Item of the Month - Know Mississippi Better Train Brochure, 1927 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/iotm_sep_11_news.html Thu, 22 Sep 2011 15:42:48 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/iotm_sep_11_news.html John Blair Event - Opening of Cook Library Art Gallery - Sept. 21, 2011 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/artgal_news.html Southern Miss President Dr. Martha Saunders will unveil on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011, at 4 p.m. the new University of Southern Mississippi Cook Library Art Gallery. The Cook Library Art Gallery combines a permanent art show with a unique meeting space.

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Mon, 12 Sep 2011 16:00:14 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/artgal_news.html John Blair
Science Café - How Smart Are Animals, Particularly Dogs? - Sept. 19, 2011 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencecaf_sep_news.html New research is showing that our "best friend" is smarter than ever thought. Dr.

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Mon, 12 Sep 2011 15:17:04 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencecaf_sep_news.html John Blair
Science Café - "Little People of Flores" - Aug. 29, 2011 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencecaf_aug_news.html The University of Southern Mississippi Libraries' first Science Café for the fall series, Little People of Flores," will be held Monday, August 29, from 6-7:30 p.m.

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Fri, 26 Aug 2011 15:03:57 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencecaf_aug_news.html John Blair
Item of the Month - <i>The Magic City</i> http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/iotm_aug_11_news.html Thu, 25 Aug 2011 16:07:56 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/iotm_aug_11_news.html John Blair University Libraries Implement Quick Response Codes http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/qr_news.html August 2011

The University Libraries are happy to announce that we are implementing a new tool, Quick Response Codes, that will assist you in tracking materials that you want to find in the Libraries.

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Wed, 24 Aug 2011 14:47:05 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/qr_news.html John Blair
University Libraries Web Site Launches New Look http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/neweb_news.html Coming August 1, 2011, the University Libraries website will have a new look. The Libraries' new website will provide the same services that patrons are used to, but in a cleaner, more streamlined environment. Elements of the new look will seem familiar to users, as it is based on the University-wide website design.

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Wed, 27 Jul 2011 08:47:01 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/neweb_news.html John Blair
Event - A Survey of the History of Jewish Music from Biblical Time to Contemporary Blues and Hip Hop. http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/hiphoprabbi_news.html Presenter: Rabbi Uri Barnea

Date: August 11, 2011

Time: 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Location: Cook Library 105A (Next to Starbucks)

Description: The second event connected to the traveling exhibit In a Nutshell: the Worlds of Maurice Sendak takes place August 11 in Cook Library.

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Tue, 26 Jul 2011 10:45:00 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/hiphoprabbi_news.html John Blair
Exhibit - <i>Bear Point Woodworks</i> http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/bearpoint_news.html The Gulf Coast Libraries are pleased to announce the opening of Bear Point Woodworks, a display of distinctive bowls created from fallen trees during Hurricane Katrina by Frank Reed.

Exhibit Dates: August 3 - September 9, 2011

Reception and Artist Q&A: Wednesday, August 3 at 12 p.m.

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Tue, 26 Jul 2011 10:23:29 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/bearpoint_news.html John Blair
Item of the Month - <i>The Alphabet of Fairy Tales</i> http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/iotm_july_11_news.html Wed, 20 Jul 2011 11:10:37 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/iotm_july_11_news.html John Blair Event - Opening of <i>In a Nutshell: The Worlds of Maurice Sendak</i> - July 9, 2011 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/news_nutshell.html Exhibit opening reception for In a Nutshell: the Worlds of Maurice Sendak. Rabbi Uri Barnea will open the evening with a sample of Jewish music and will play the violin during the reception.

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Fri, 01 Jul 2011 09:20:06 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/news_nutshell.html John Blair
Exhibit - <i>Things in Our Closet</i> http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/things-in-our-closet-exhibit-in-the-gallery-at-cook-library.html Southern Miss sculpture major MJ Hill presents Things in Our Closet, an exhibit of paintings and sculpture currently on display in the Gallery at Cook Library. According to Hill, "This show is about being an art student at USM. It is meant to provide insight into what we learn and how I live.

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Tue, 28 Jun 2011 14:19:26 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/things-in-our-closet-exhibit-in-the-gallery-at-cook-library.html John Blair
Exhibit - <i>Developing Home</i> http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/develophome.html Southern Miss advanced photography students Jill Johnson and Jesse McDonald exhibit their photographs for the first time with a show they curated called "Developing Home." Photography professor Betty Press wanted to give her students the opportunity to prepare and present their own exhibit as a final project.

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Thu, 05 May 2011 19:07:01 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/develophome.html John Blair
Library Focus - Spring 2011 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/libfocus_11.html Tue, 03 May 2011 12:30:14 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/libfocus_11.html John Blair Turnitin Administered by Institutional Effectiveness http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/turnition_news.html April 2011

Institutional Effectiveness (IE) has assumed responsibility for the university's Turnitin account. To obtain departmental logins or request other assistance, please contact turnitin@usm.edu or 601.266.5016.

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Mon, 18 Apr 2011 10:59:47 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/turnition_news.html John Blair
Science Café - Intelligence of Dolphins - April 18, 2011 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencecaf_april_news.html Dr. Stan Kuczaj, Professor of Psychology and Director of the Southern Miss Marine Mammal Behavior and Cognition Laboratory, will discuss research on dolphin cognition and communication, as well as correlations between dolphin and human behavior at the next Science Café Monday, April 18 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

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Fri, 08 Apr 2011 11:26:28 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencecaf_april_news.html John Blair
Library Hours - Special Collections in McCain Library - Summer 2011 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/mccain_summ.html This summer, a new fire suppression system will be installed in Special Collections in McCain Library & Archives. The new system will provide the necessary protection of materials in this library. Due to the construction, these materials will only available to researchers by appointment only.

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Fri, 08 Apr 2011 10:09:50 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/mccain_summ.html John Blair
Event - National Library Week - April 10-16, 2011 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/libweek_news.html The Healing Power of Community

Ellis Anderson's writing has garnered several awards, including the Eudora Welty 2010 Book Prize and a Mississippi Arts Commission Fellowship for Literary Excellence (2007) for her first book, Under Surge, Under Seige, the Odyssey of Bay St.

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Wed, 06 Apr 2011 09:03:50 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/libweek_news.html John Blair
Event - Hunter Cole Book Signing - April 11, 2011 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/fol_huntercole.html Friends of University Libraries Present Hunter Cole, Author of The Legs Murder Scandal

The Friends of Southern Miss University Libraries welcome author and Laurel-native Hunter Cole for a discussion and signing of his book, The Legs Murder Scandal, on Monday, April 11, at 6:00 p.m.

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Fri, 25 Mar 2011 11:35:42 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/fol_huntercole.html John Blair
Event - National Women's History Poetry Readings - March 29, 2011 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/nwh_poetry.html Join the Southern Miss Gulf Coast Libraries in a celebration of National Women's History Month. Poetry readings will be performed by a number of Southern Miss Gulf Coast faculty, staff and students. The event will take place on Tuesday, March 29, 2011, 6-7 p.m.

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Fri, 25 Mar 2011 10:11:35 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/nwh_poetry.html John Blair
Science Café - Maya Culture - Mar. 21, 2011 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencecaf5.html Dr. Marie Danforth, Professor in the Department of Anthropology and Sociology at the University of Southern Mississippi will discuss Maya culture and some recent major findings at the next Science Café Monday, March 21, 2011, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

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Wed, 16 Mar 2011 11:51:20 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencecaf5.html John Blair
Spotlight on Collections: Journey to Planet Earth on DVD http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/planetearth_news.html This award-winning 12 DVD documentary series narrated by Matt Damon is now available for checkout at Cook Library.

Journey to Planet Earth introduces students to some of the most important environmental issues of the 21st century through thought-provoking coverage.

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Wed, 02 Mar 2011 12:26:45 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/planetearth_news.html John Blair
Event - Gail C. Fusco Book Signing - Feb. 23, 2011 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/brownbagnews.html Southern Miss Gulf Coast Library in Long Beach welcomes author and Coast-native Gail C. Fusco for a discussion and signing of her book Mama Nettie's Time to Love on Wednesday, February 23, at 12 p.m., in room 204. Bring your own lunch. Dessert will be provided.

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Wed, 16 Feb 2011 09:00:39 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/brownbagnews.html John Blair
Science Café - Obesity: Learn the Latest in Weight Research - Feb. 21, 2011 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencecaf4.html The next Science Café @ Cook Library for the spring series will be Monday, February 21, 2011 from 6-7:30 p.m. The topic of conversation will be Obesity by Dr.

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Mon, 14 Feb 2011 11:18:39 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencecaf4.html John Blair
Item of the Month - <i>The Marble Faun</i> by William Faulkner http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/iotm_jan11_news.html Thu, 27 Jan 2011 17:46:53 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/iotm_jan11_news.html New Resource - SciVerse Scopus http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/scifinews.html University Libraries Introduces SciVerse Scopus

University Libraries now provides access to Scopus on the SciVerse platform. Scopus is an abstract and citation database containing both peer-reviewed research literature and quality Web sources.

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Tue, 25 Jan 2011 11:05:36 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/scifinews.html
Exhibit - <i>Baghdad Beyond the Wire</i> http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/baghdadart.html The University of Southern Mississippi Museum of Art and University Libraries present the exhibit, Baghdad Beyond the Wire, from January 27 to March 2, 2011. Lt.

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Tue, 25 Jan 2011 07:51:22 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/baghdadart.html
Science Café - Digital Art Authentication - Jan. 24, 2011 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/spring_cafe_news.html Spring Science Café Series at Cook Library Gearing Up!

This semester's first Science Café at Cook Library is next Monday, January 24, 2011 from 6 - 7:30 p.m. It will feature a discussion on Digital Art Authentication led by Dr. Jan Siesling, art historian and the director of Southern Miss's Museum of Art. Dr.

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Tue, 18 Jan 2011 11:55:24 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/spring_cafe_news.html
Item of the Month - <i>Der Struwwelpeter</i> or <i>Slovenly Peter</i> by Heinrich Hoffman http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/iotm_dec10_news.html Fri, 10 Dec 2010 12:18:52 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/iotm_dec10_news.html Exhibit - <i>Drawings from 8 West 8th Street</i> http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/8w8street.html November 20, 2010 - January 15, 2010

The Gallery at Cook Library

University of Southern Mississippi Painting and Drawing students Nathan Mullins and Tristan Barlow spent two weeks of their summer participating in the New York Studio School's Marathon program where, "For twelve hours a day, five days a week

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Fri, 03 Dec 2010 08:43:24 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/8w8street.html
Event - 75th Anniversary of Southern Miss' Federal Depository Status - Dec. 8, 2010 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/feddep75.html University of Southern Miss Libraries is celebrating 75 years as part of the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP).

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Wed, 01 Dec 2010 14:41:02 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/feddep75.html
Event - Deanne Nuwer Book Signing - Dec. 1, 2010 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gcbooksign.html The Gulf Coast Library is pleased to present Dr.

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Mon, 22 Nov 2010 16:23:14 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gcbooksign.html
Science Café - Gangster Birds - Nov. 29, 2010 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencecaf3.html The public is invited to hear a talk on gangster birds at the next Science Cafe, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 29, 2010 at the Starbucks in Cook Library.

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Thu, 18 Nov 2010 09:32:26 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencecaf3.html
Library Hours - Thanksgiving Holiday 2010 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/tanksbye.html Tue, 16 Nov 2010 11:07:17 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/tanksbye.html Library Focus Newsletter, Fall 2010 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/lfnewsfall10.html Fri, 12 Nov 2010 13:14:21 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/lfnewsfall10.html The Southern Miss Friends of the Libraries Board http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/usm_fotl_news.html

The Southern Miss Friends of the Libraries Board held its inaugural meeting on October 29, 2010.

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Tue, 02 Nov 2010 11:32:51 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/usm_fotl_news.html
Event - Holiday Book Preview - Nov. 7-8, 2010 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/bookpre.html The fall publishing season always brings surprises to the de Grummond Children's Literature Collection. During the Holiday Book Preview, new books are sent by generous publishers to allow individuals to see and touch upcoming children's literature releases.

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Wed, 27 Oct 2010 13:47:07 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/bookpre.html
Item of the Month - First Certificate Given at Mississippi Normal College http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/itom_oct10_news.html Tue, 26 Oct 2010 11:18:28 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/itom_oct10_news.html Science Café - Personal DNA Testing - Oct. 25, 2010 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/dnacafe.html On October 25, Dr. Kuppareddi Balamurugan, Assistant Professor at the School of Criminal Justice at Southern Miss, will lead a discussion on Personal DNA Testing. Each science Café meeting is organized around an interesting topic of conversation.

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Fri, 15 Oct 2010 12:27:57 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/dnacafe.html
Exhibit - <i>Hattiesburg Remembers the Freedom Summer of 1964</i> http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/rememfreedom.html Many scholars believe that there are few events in American History which have had as profound an impact on the country as the Civil Rights Movement.

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Tue, 12 Oct 2010 08:29:48 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/rememfreedom.html
Science Café - Memory - Sept. 27, 2010 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencecaf2.html On September 27, Dr. Vijay Rangachari, Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Southern Miss, will host a presentation about Memory. Each science Café meeting is organized around an interesting topic of conversation.

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Tue, 21 Sep 2010 16:11:44 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencecaf2.html
Library Hours - Early Closure - Sept. 17, 2010 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/special-hours-for-friday-september-17th.html Special Hours for Friday, September 17th

Due to the home football game, Cook Library and McCain Library will close at 12 noon on Friday, Sept. 17th.

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Mon, 13 Sep 2010 09:01:40 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/special-hours-for-friday-september-17th.html
Item of the Month - 1750s Arithmetic Exercise Book http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/iotm_sept10_news.html Thu, 02 Sep 2010 16:09:28 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/iotm_sept10_news.html Event - <i>A Look at Taiwan</i> Exhibit Reception - Sept. 1, 2010 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/exhibreception.html A reception will be held on September 1 from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Gallery in Cook Library for the opening of a new exhibit on Taiwan.

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Mon, 30 Aug 2010 14:01:32 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/exhibreception.html
Exhibit - <i>A Look at Taiwan</i> http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/taiwanexnews.html A Look at Taiwan is featured in the Gallery in Cook Library.

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Wed, 25 Aug 2010 16:43:34 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/taiwanexnews.html
Changes Coming to Turnitin http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/turnitnews.html On Saturday, September 4, 2010, from noon to 8 p.m., the Turnitin services will be unavailable while Turnitin launches the new Turnitin2 service.

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Wed, 25 Aug 2010 12:09:59 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/turnitnews.html
Science Café - Aging - Aug. 30, 2010 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencecafe.html The University of Southern Mississippi's Libraries present the inaugural series of The Science Café @ Cook Library this fall.

A science café's casual meeting place, plain language, and inclusive conversation create a welcoming and comfortable atmosphere for people who may have no science background.

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Mon, 23 Aug 2010 16:46:10 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sciencecafe.html
University Libraries Announce New Catalog http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/newcatnews.html August 2010

University Libraries announce a new online catalog that will make finding what the library has to offer easier and more engaging than ever.

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Thu, 19 Aug 2010 10:29:34 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/newcatnews.html
Cook Library Implements Silent Study Floor http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/silentstudy.html August 2010

At the start of the fall semester, the 5th floor of Cook Library will be designated as a silent study area to accommodate students who work well in a silent environment. The group study rooms on this floor will be converted into individual study carrels.

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Thu, 19 Aug 2010 10:25:03 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/silentstudy.html
Event - Scholastic Book Fair - Aug. 23-27, 2010 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/cooklibfair.html The Curriculum Materials Center in Cook Library will be hosting a Scholastic Book Fair August 23rd through the 27th from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. each day. Books for children of all ages will be available.

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Mon, 16 Aug 2010 14:24:25 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/cooklibfair.html
Library Copy Cards Gone Forever! http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/copycardnews.html August 2010

A new system for public copying and printing has been implemented at the University Libraries. To connect to the new user-friendly online print system, come to Cook Library to transfer money from your old card to a NEW online account! Call 601.266.4249 for more information.

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Wed, 11 Aug 2010 09:00:18 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/copycardnews.html
Library Hours - Fall Minisession - Aug. 2010 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/library-hours-for-fall-mini-session.html Tue, 27 Jul 2010 13:53:37 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/library-hours-for-fall-mini-session.html Missed getting your copy of the First Year Student Resources @ Cook Library at Preview? Click here. http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/missed-getting-your-copy-of-the-first-year-student-resources-cook-library-at-preview-click-here..html Tue, 13 Jul 2010 15:12:12 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/missed-getting-your-copy-of-the-first-year-student-resources-cook-library-at-preview-click-here..html Item of the Month - Poems by the Most Deservedly Admired Mrs. Katherine Philips, the Matchless Orinda http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/itom_july10_news.html Wed, 07 Jul 2010 14:42:38 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/itom_july10_news.html Library Hours - Independence Day Holiday - July 2010 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/indeday_news.html Wed, 23 Jun 2010 16:46:22 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/indeday_news.html Cook Library Receives Grant from Japan's Nippon Foundation http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/japanese_grant.html Cook Library recently received a generous donation of the collection, "100 Books for Understanding Contemporary Japan," from the Nippon Foundation, an independent, non-profit, grant making organization that supports projects both in Japan and overseas.

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Thu, 17 Jun 2010 15:38:45 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/japanese_grant.html
University Libraries Announce New Catalog http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/new_cat.html June 2010

University Libraries announce new, state-of-the-art search technology that will make finding what the library has to offer easier and more engaging than ever before.

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Thu, 17 Jun 2010 15:35:06 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/new_cat.html
Event - 2nd Annual Summer Reading Program, July 2010 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sumread.html The Curriculum Materials Center will host its second summer reading program during the month of July 2010. This free program is open to children of Southern Miss students, faculty, and staff. Children will be encouraged to read books from a provided list; all books on the list are available at the CMC.

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Fri, 04 Jun 2010 12:35:46 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/sumread.html
Item of the Month - The Go-Hawks Tribe http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/itom_may10_news.html Tue, 25 May 2010 08:54:47 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/itom_may10_news.html Item of the Month - Photograph of the Old University Commons http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/iotm_april10_news.html Tue, 27 Apr 2010 15:45:22 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/iotm_april10_news.html Library Hours - New Hours for Special Collections in McCain Library & Archives http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/spcol_hours.html The University of Southern Mississippi's Special Collections located in McCain Library & Archives will have new hours of operation starting April 26, 2010. The new library hours will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Classes and tours are still being offered outside of these times by appointment.

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Wed, 21 Apr 2010 13:39:53 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/spcol_hours.html
Library Focus Newsletter, Spring 2010 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/library-focus-spring-2010.html Mon, 12 Apr 2010 16:04:33 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/library-focus-spring-2010.html Item of the Month - Letter Documenting the Struggle of Two Children's Attempt to Attend School http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/marchiotm_news.html Wed, 24 Mar 2010 11:11:31 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/marchiotm_news.html Event - Women's Health Talk - March 22, 2010 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/woman_health.html In celebration of Women's History Month, on March 22nd, the University Libraries and The University Committee on Services and Resources for Women (CSRW) will sponsor a talk on Women's Health by Betty S. O'Brian. After the talk Ms.

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Wed, 10 Mar 2010 14:13:10 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/woman_health.html
Library Hours - Spring Break 2010 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/lib_sbreak.html Thu, 04 Mar 2010 13:56:28 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/lib_sbreak.html Exhibit - <i>I'll Wait for the Movie: Media Tie-in Books in Special Collections at USM</i> http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/exhibit-ill-wait-for-the-movie-media-tie-in-books-in-special-collections-at-usm.html Mon, 01 Mar 2010 16:07:09 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/exhibit-ill-wait-for-the-movie-media-tie-in-books-in-special-collections-at-usm.html Event - Gulf Park Campus Library Recognizes Black History Month - Feb. 24, 2010 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gulfbh.html Wed, 17 Feb 2010 09:27:20 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gulfbh.html Item of the Month - T. Livii Patavini Conciones http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/item-of-the-month-t.-livii-patavini-conciones.html Mon, 15 Feb 2010 10:34:15 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/item-of-the-month-t.-livii-patavini-conciones.html Library Hours - Cook Library Hours Extended to 2 a.m. http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/hour_extend.html Cook Library Hours Extended

January 2010

Cook Library is expanding its' service hours by keeping the Information Services area on the first floor open routinely until 2 a.m. Sunday through Thursday—an addition of ten hours a week.

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Tue, 19 Jan 2010 12:14:35 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/hour_extend.html
Changes in Cook Library http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/cook_change.html January 2010

University Libraries are pleased to announce some changes that occurred in Cook Library during the 2009/10 semester break.

A partnership with iTech has incorporated the computing resources previously located in the iTech computer lab in room 105A into the Reference Services area on the

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Mon, 11 Jan 2010 16:34:10 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/cook_change.html
Expansion of Computing and Research Services in Cook Library http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/notlab_news.html December 2009

The University Libraries and iTech are working to enhance computing and research support for students, faculty and staff. On Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009, the current Cook Library Computer Lab (Room 105A next to Starbucks) will be closed.

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Library Hours - Intersession Hours - Dec. 2009 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/intersession_news.html Fri, 11 Dec 2009 13:58:49 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/intersession_news.html Item of the Month - Season's Greetings http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/iotm_nov09_news.html Fri, 04 Dec 2009 08:51:18 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/iotm_nov09_news.html Library Hours - Exam and Holiday Hours - Dec. 2009 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/holiday_hours.html Tue, 01 Dec 2009 09:40:30 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/holiday_hours.html Exhibit - <i>Anti-Communism in Mississippi, 1944-68</i> http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/new-online-exhibit-anti-communism-in-mississippi-1944-68.html Wed, 11 Nov 2009 14:17:29 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/new-online-exhibit-anti-communism-in-mississippi-1944-68.html Event - Children's Book Preview - Nov. 15-16, 2009 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/childrens-book-preview.html The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection invites you to take a sneak peek at what's new in children's literature. Each year at the Book Preview, the de Grummond Collection displays hundreds of newly released and upcoming titles for the public to browse.

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Tue, 03 Nov 2009 07:52:15 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/childrens-book-preview.html
Video Item of the Month: Spectropia http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/iotm_oct_news.html Mon, 19 Oct 2009 13:27:52 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/iotm_oct_news.html Event - Library 101: Getting to Know Your Library - Oct. 20, 2009 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/lib101.html In partnership with the Department of Residence Life, University Libraries is hosting Library 101: Getting to Know Your Library. The event will take place Tuesday, October 20, 2009, at 6:30 p.m. in Cook Library. This program is part of the Residence Life FLAGS freshmen success program (Freshmen: Learning. Achieving.

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Exhibit - <i>Connecting Collections: A Collaborative Exhibit</i> http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/connecting.html Where: The Lena de Grummond Exhibit Room, Cook Library

When: October 12, 2009-March 10, 2010

Contact: Ellen Ruffin, 601.266.6543

http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/connecting.html Exhibit - <i>A Century of Service: The Mississippi Library Association Centennial Exhibit</i> http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/a-century-of-service-the-mississippi-library-association-centennial-exhibit.html Wed, 07 Oct 2009 17:36:53 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/a-century-of-service-the-mississippi-library-association-centennial-exhibit.html Event - Terry I. Miles Book Signing - Sept. 22, 2009 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/miles_booksign.html Miles to Sign New Book at Gulf Park Campus Library

A book signing will be held at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus library with local author Terry I. Miles Tuesday, Sept. 22 from 1 - 3 p.m.

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Fri, 11 Sep 2009 13:54:11 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/miles_booksign.html
Item of the Month: Fore-Edge Paintings http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/iotm_sept_news.html Wed, 09 Sep 2009 11:09:49 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/iotm_sept_news.html Library Print & Electronic Resource Cancellations http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/library-print-and-electronic-resource-cancellations.html September 2009

University Libraries proposes cancellation of the subscriptions to the print journals and electronic resources listed in this spreadsheet. These cancellations would become effective January 2010. Two years' of usage statistics reveal that they are underutilized compared to their respective costs.

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Fri, 04 Sep 2009 10:07:03 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/library-print-and-electronic-resource-cancellations.html John Blair
First Year Student Resources Available in Cook Library http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/first-year-student-resources-available-in-cook-library.html September 2009

University Libraries makes every effort to support first-year students in their transition to college by providing resources and services that will assist freshmen and students new to campus in achieving academic success.

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Two Additional Technology Enhanced Study Rooms Available in Cook Library http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/twoenhance.html September 2009

Cook Library is pleased to announce the availability of two additional technology-enhanced group study rooms. Each room has a 43-inch LCD monitor mounted to the wall, and a wireless keyboard and mouse available for check-out from the Circulation Desk.

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Thu, 03 Sep 2009 15:12:19 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/twoenhance.html
Event - Scholastic Book Fair - Aug. 24-28, 2009 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/clib_bookfair.html The Curriculum Materials Center in Cook Library will be hosting a Scholastic Book Fair August 24th through the 28th. Books for children of all ages will be available. As Scholastic offers excellent deals on quality children's books, this fair is a great opportunity to stock up your classroom or children's library.

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Wed, 19 Aug 2009 14:59:19 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/clib_bookfair.html
Item of the Month - "Charles F. Heartman and The Book Farm" http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/special-collections-item-of-the-month-charles-f.-heartman-and-the-book-farm.html Tue, 18 Aug 2009 09:21:29 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/special-collections-item-of-the-month-charles-f.-heartman-and-the-book-farm.html Information Kiosk at Cook Library http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/information-kiosk-at-cook-library.html August 2009

Welcome to campus and to the University Libraries! You are invited to stop by the Information Kiosk in the lobby of Cook Library during the opening weeks of fall semester.

The Kiosk will provide assistance with navigating the university, schedule questions, answering general questions about Souther

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Thu, 13 Aug 2009 08:31:26 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/information-kiosk-at-cook-library.html
Item of the Month - H.A. and Margret Rey's Wedding Announcement http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/iotm_july09.html Tue, 07 Jul 2009 13:20:35 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/iotm_july09.html Event - Summer Reading Program for Children - July 2009 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/summer_read.html University Libraries are hosting a summer reading program during the month of July for children of Southern Miss students, faculty, and staff. Children will be encouraged to read books from a provided list and at the conclusion of the program, prizes will be awarded based on number of books read.

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Tue, 16 Jun 2009 13:20:30 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/summer_read.html
Item of the Month - Tuberculosis Control Unit Poster http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/special-collections-item-of-the-month-june-2009-tuberculosis-control-unit-poster.html Thu, 11 Jun 2009 15:36:04 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/special-collections-item-of-the-month-june-2009-tuberculosis-control-unit-poster.html John Blair Event - Hurricane Awareness Series - June 2009 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/hurricane_awareness.html The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Library and the Katrina Research Center, located at the Gulf Park campus in Long Beach, will observe Hurricane Awareness Month each Monday in June with the 2009 Hurricane Awareness Series.

Rosemary Pursell and Ronny Crosby of the American Red Cross will make a prese

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Tue, 19 May 2009 14:03:12 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/hurricane_awareness.html
Changes to Cook Library Reserves http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/reserve_changes.html May 2009

In an effort to enhance the availability of reserve materials to students, Cook Library is making a change in the processing and handling of photocopied materials placed on Reserve.

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Fri, 15 May 2009 15:48:32 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/reserve_changes.html
RefWorks Announcement - April 2009 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/refworks_cancel.html University Libraries Announcement Regarding RefWorks

University Libraries regret to announce the University's subscription to RefWorks (www.RefWorks.com) will not be renewed for fiscal year 2009/10.

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Tue, 28 Apr 2009 16:21:19 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/refworks_cancel.html
Exhibit - <i>Voices and Images of and from the South</i> http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/degrum_voices.html Fri, 17 Apr 2009 09:35:01 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/degrum_voices.html Event - Poetry Readings - April 28, 2009 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gc_poetry_read.html Tuesday / April 28, 2009 / 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Gulf Park Campus Library, Long Beach (Sahvannah's Coffee House)

Join the Southern Miss Gulf Coast Library in a celebration of National Poetry Month. Poetry readings will be performed by a number of Southern Miss Gulf Coast faculty, staff and students.

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Fri, 17 Apr 2009 09:05:31 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/gc_poetry_read.html
Item of the Month - <i>A Journal of Hospital Life in the Confederate Army...</i> by Kate Cumming http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/item-of-the-month-april-09-a-journal-of-hospital-life-in-the-confederate-army...-by-kate-cumming.html Mon, 13 Apr 2009 15:56:23 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/item-of-the-month-april-09-a-journal-of-hospital-life-in-the-confederate-army...-by-kate-cumming.html Exhibit - <i>Long Ago and Far Away</i> http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/exhibit_long_far.html What do a palm-leaf manuscript, pottery done by one of the creators of Curious George, and a "Claw-A-Klansman" squeeze toy have in common? These are just a few of the treasures held in University Libraries' Special Collections that will be part of an exhibit highlighting the variety in our collections.

The exhibi

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Fri, 03 Apr 2009 08:24:58 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/exhibit_long_far.html
Event - National Library Week - April 14, 2009 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/nat_lib_week.html The Gulf Coast Library at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus will celebrate National Library Week with book talks, book signings and a creative writing workshop on Tuesday, April 14 in room 204 of the library.

The book talks, scheduled noon-1 p.m., will feature Ronda Hatch, Terry I.

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Fri, 03 Apr 2009 08:21:25 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/nat_lib_week.html
New Resource - Homeland Security Digital Library http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/hsdl_new.html Homeland Security Digital Library. This is the nation's premier collection of documents about policy, strategy, management & featured topics related to homeland security. ]]> Tue, 24 Mar 2009 11:55:57 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/hsdl_new.html Event - Louise Borden at University Honors Forum - March 31, 2009 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/author_speak.html Noted author, Louise Borden, will present a talk at the University Honors Forum on March 31, 2009. Borden, the author of The Journey That Saved Curious George: The True Wartime Escape of Margret and H. A.

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Tue, 24 Mar 2009 11:05:01 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/author_speak.html
Item of the Month - Kate Greenaway's Almanack for 1883 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/iotm_mar_09.html Thu, 12 Mar 2009 16:12:10 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/iotm_mar_09.html University Web Resources Unavailable March 16-18, 2009 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/resources_march16.html Due to iTech's Data Center Renovation project, the Hattiesburg campus will be without Internet access March 16-18, 2009. During this time, both on-campus and off-campus users will be unable to access library resources, including the Anna catalog, article databases, and the ILLiad system.

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Mon, 02 Mar 2009 15:52:36 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/resources_march16.html
Event - "Running in High Heels" - March 5, 2009 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/running-in-high-heels-march-5-2009.html

In celebration of Women's History Month, on March 5th, the University Libraries, Women's Studies, and The University Committee on Services and Resources for Women (CSRW) will sponsor a viewing of "Running in High Heels." A documentary abou

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Mon, 23 Feb 2009 08:20:48 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/running-in-high-heels-march-5-2009.html
Event - University Libraries' Speaker Series - Spring 2008 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/speaker-series.html

The Archaeology of theWinterville Mounds Chiefdom: 2005-2007

Dr.  H. Edwin Jackson

February 27, 2008 / 3:00 p.m. /Cook Library Room 123

Anthropologist and Southern Miss professor Dr.

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Fri, 01 Feb 2008 14:51:40 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/speaker-series.html John Blair
Highlights from the de Grummond Children's Literature Collection: Featuring the Donations of Mark Landis and Dr. Margaret Carlin http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/highlights-from-the-de-grummond-childrens-literature-collection-featuring-the-donations-of-mark-landis-and-dr.-margaret-carlin.html Thu, 01 Nov 2007 23:14:57 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/highlights-from-the-de-grummond-childrens-literature-collection-featuring-the-donations-of-mark-landis-and-dr.-margaret-carlin.html John Blair Event - "Sawmills and Logging Railroads of Hattiesburg" by Dr. Gilbert Hoffman - Oct. 16, 2007 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/Sawmills-and-Logging-Railroads-of-Hattiesburg.html Dr. Gilbert Hoffman

Tuesday / October 16, 2007 / 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Cook Library, University of Southern Mississippi (Room 123)

As part of the University Libraries Speaker Series, Dr. Gilbert Hoffman will talk on the history of sawmills and logging railroads of Hattiesburg.

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Thu, 11 Oct 2007 09:16:54 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/Sawmills-and-Logging-Railroads-of-Hattiesburg.html John Blair
Exhibit - <i>AFI 100 Years, 100 Movies: Media Items in Cook Library</i> http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/100Years100Movies.html August 22, 2007

During the first six weeks of the fall term, Cook Library 2nd Floor South is featuring an exhibit based on the American Film Institute's 100 Years . . . 100 Movies. The nominated films were all made in the first 100 years of American cinema (1896-1996).

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Thu, 23 Aug 2007 12:41:17 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/100Years100Movies.html Tisha Zelner
Exhibit - <i>Where Do You Want to Go Today?</i> http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/Travel_media_Cook.html June 14, 2007

Tying in with the travel guide books found in Cook Library's Popular Reading Collection, the Cook Library 2nd Floor South is featuring an exhibit of media items that take the viewer to a variety of locales spanning the globe, including destinations in Afric

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Thu, 14 Jun 2007 17:55:04 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/Travel_media_Cook.html Tisha Zelner
Event - "Till Justice Comes . . ." by Dr. Curtis Austin - May 7, 2007 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/Emmett_Till_Exhibit_Talk.html May 3, 2007

On Monday, May 7, 2007 at 6:30 p.m. Dr. Curtis Austin, Co-director of the Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage and Associate Professor of History, will give a talk titled "Till Justice Comes . . .

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Thu, 03 May 2007 17:22:59 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/Emmett_Till_Exhibit_Talk.html Tisha Zelner
Exhibit - <i>Emmett Till Traveling Exhibit</i> http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/Emmett_Till_Exhibit_at_Cook_Library.html April 30, 2007

The University of Southern Mississippi Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage is pleased to announce the Emmett Till Traveling Exhibit will be on display on the first floor of Cook Library beginning April 30, 2007.

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Thu, 03 May 2007 17:21:39 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/Emmett_Till_Exhibit_at_Cook_Library.html Tisha Zelner
Exhibit - <i>Isn't That a Pretty Picture? Illustration Processes from 1493 to the Present</i> http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/isnt_that_a_pretty_picture.html Often, people remark about there not being enough images in books.

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Tue, 13 Feb 2007 16:47:59 -0600 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/isnt_that_a_pretty_picture.html John Blair
Exhibit - <i>Storming the Beaches: Hurricanes on the Mississippi Gulf Coast</i> http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/storming_the_beaches.html Storming the Beaches: Hurricanes on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, an exhibit by Archives Specialist Yvonne Arnold, is currently on display in the William D. McCain Library and Archives, Room 305. The exhibit contains photographs, books, and memorabilia from several Gulf Coast hurricanes between 1947 and 2005.

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Fri, 25 Aug 2006 14:15:17 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/storming_the_beaches.html John Blair
Exhibit - <i>One Woman's Dream: The de Grummond Collection at 40</i> http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/one_womans_dream.html

One Woman's Dream: The de Grummond Collection at Forty
Visit the new exhibit space in Cook Library and explore One Woman's Dream: The de Grummond Collection at 40, the latest exhibition from the de Grummond Collection.

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Thu, 15 Jun 2006 16:55:36 -0500 http://lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/one_womans_dream.html