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   Volume III, Issue 2
December 2006   
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Falvey adds Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)
Essay competition announced
All current undergraduate students! You are invited to submit an essay written in response to this yearís One Book, Tim Tysonís Blood Done Sign My Name. Prizes will be awarded. > Full story
Banned books: Director's Watch column
In a democratic society, censorship is anathema to the ideal of an informed community that can embrace and debate ideas in an open manner. > Full story
Communication research simplified: Communication & Mass Media Complete
Your search for communication information has just been made easier. > Full story
Lisa Sewell reads from her latest collection of poems, Name Withheld
China Data Online service
Jean Lutes on the antics and aspirations of women reporters
Front Page Girls is Lutes's new book > Full story
Blue Electrode column: VU Digital Library news
The Augustinian Regula manuscript and the German scholar > Full story
Digital Library featured
Articles about Villanova's Digital Library appear in two major publications. > Full story
Falvey's cultural calendar
Blood Done Sign My Name author to sign books in Falvey Jan. 24, the life and work of Wendy Wasserstein on Feb. 1, "Christmas in Special Collections" and more... > Full story
Sing a Song exhibit now online
Alumna Celeste Morello on the Philadelphia Mafia
Villanova pro sports figures; Alumni writers highlighted
Pinta Bossung leaves Villanova for California
She completes 17 years with Falvey as library monitor and door checker. > Full story
Combining two major art history resources
Grove Art Online features articles and images from the Grove Dictionary of Art and the Oxford Companion to Western Art -- at your fingertips! > Full story
Who's Who in American Art
Falvey subscribes to online version of this standard reference book > Full story
Need a new image? Try the Art History Slide Library
Slides may be borrowed for a brief period or you may have slides scanned to a CD. > Full story
Noteworthy
Professional and personal accomplishments for Falvey librarians and staff members > Full story
For Faculty: Falvey's new video/DVD loan policy

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