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   Volume IV, Issue 3
February 2008   
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Game Night @ Your Library
The event featured “Guitar Hero,” “Rock Band,” “Halo 3” and a Wii for sports like tennis and bowling. All are invited to the next Game Nights on Feb. 22 and March 14. > Full story
Security gates installed
“We expect that this system will enhance security throughout the building, but it may initially impose some inconveniences because of delays at the entry for those without proper ID." > Full story
Get the picture? AP Images puts a face on history
“For more than a century, AP photographers have captured the greatest moments in history, news, sports and entertainment.” These images are available for presentations and research. > Full story
It's easy being lime green
Andrew Nagy and Chris Barr make a splash with VuFind at the American Library Association's Midwinter Conference in Philadelphia > Full story
Leave No Map Untraveled: Early Maps of Ireland from Falvey’s Special Collections
For those interested in mapmaking history or Ireland, this exhibit is for you. > Full story
Light My Fire: Some Thoughts on the Amazon Kindle
Director's Watch column: "The Kindle is a snazzy little piece of tech candy....Reading on a Kindle is undeniably pleasant." > Full story
Connecting everyday life and iconic historical events
Paul Steege on the Berlin blockade in his book, Black Market, Cold War: Everyday Life in Berlin, 1946-1949 > Full story
Three women who challenged the collapse of Reconstruction in South Carolina
"Rehearsal for Freedon": Black History Month lecture features noted scholar Darlene Clark Hine > Full story
Alfred Fry
Falvey welcomes new science librarian, ready to serve the engineering and science schools > Full story
The Making of the Modern World: Facsimile images from 1450 through 1850
A rich resource for researchers interested in original documents, for example, from the slave trade or the abolition movement to the classics of economic thought. > Full story
New time slot for Reference Radio program
Have your research questions answered while listening to alternative rock > Full story
Bartley business bestsellers
Check out the latest books conveniently located at the Bartley Business Information Center! > Full story
The "institutional repository" rethought: Community Bibliography debuts
The Blue Electrode column > Full story
Catholic Relief Services in Rwanda
A One Book event: A personal account, before, during and after -- The impact of the genocide > Full story
The art of giving constructive feedback
Falvey's peer mentoring program sponsors lively VITAL workshop > Full story
Dr. Robert Caverly on recent improvements in wireless communication
Dick Tracy’s wristwatch and the communicators used in Star Trek sparked Dr. Caverly’s early interest in two-way radio communication. > Full story
Helping People Survive HIV/AIDS
AIDS Awareness Week event highlights Catholic Relief Services in Kenya > Full story
Andrea Reed appointed Middleton intern
She joins the Digital Library and Special Collections. > Full story
Noteworthy: Darren Poley, Bill Greene and Gina McFadden
Falvey staff members in the news: Collaborating on academic integrity and advancing their education > Full story

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