Compass is an archive of Library news from 2005 - 2008. For the latest Library news check the Library Blogs.
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   Volume IV, Issue 4
April 2008   
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Has a book influenced your life? To celebrate National Library Week, April 13-19, ...
we asked individuals on campus to comment on their choices for a book that influenced their life. We think you will find their comments illuminating, compelling, poignant and even humorous. > Full story
No excuse for plagiarism: Academic Integrity Gateway now available
The Gateway provides "a sanctioned place to go for help" for students and faculty. > Full story
Falvey Memorial Library's key top-level goals
Director's Watch: Share your suggestions and comments about the library's agenda for the next several years. > Full story
Poetry festivities: You're invited to celebrate National Poetry Month
April is the coolest month, with apologies to T.S. Eliot. Attend the open mic reading and Arthology publication party. Read poems by Senior Class Poet contestants posted in the library. > Full story
Facultas Award to Domenick Liberato
Recognizing exceptional support for the work of the faculty by Villanova staff members > Full story
New look for Digital Library project
Blue Electrode: Finding unique and rare documents is as easy as browsing through well-curated collections. (Watch related video) > Full story
Richard Spinello and a "bold Christian humanism": John Paul II legacy lecture
Noted ethicist lays out the late pope’s “grand vision of the human person, truth and freedom” at third annual Pope John Paul II legacy lecture > Full story
Interlibrary Loan goes global
“I wonder sometimes whether patrons realize how many miles their book has traveled and how many seas it has crossed to reach their hands.” > Full story
Living large: Tackling the life and thought of Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Her forthcoming biography is Dr. Lori Ginzberg's personal attempt to reconcile Stanton’s controversial positions in the women’s rights movement. > Full story
Mintel Reports and Global New Product Development: A Marketing Virtual 'Shop Till You Drop'
Chocolate peanut butter scented lip balm? Discover new resources indispensible for marketing management and international market analysis projects > Full story
Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals
"A comprehensive listing of articles on architecture and design" > Full story
Falvey unveils new projects at gala dinner
Introducing the Community Bibliography & companion Faculty Fulltext collection, bringing the "cultural footprint" of the University to a broader audience > Full story
ARTstor revisited
700k images in art, architecture, the humanities and social sciences that you can use for research and teaching. New & explanded collections: Rothko, Blacks in the West, Islamic art and more > Full story
Index of Christian Art
“The most important archive of medieval art in existence and the most specialized resource for the iconographer.” > Full story
Noteworthy honors, talks, conferences, transitions and little additions
Darren Poley, Andrew Nagy, Chris Barr, Alice Bampton, Dr. L.W. Irwin and Teresa Bowden Edge > Full story
What's new? Events and exhibits

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