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 5
May 2008   
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Falvey Scholars
Six seniors honored: "The intellectual quality of the work being done by our students is exciting and inspiring.” > Full story
Discover the Wissahickon in the Digital Library
Blue Electrode: The sights and spaces of this vast and beautiful wilderness, crisscrossed by numerous trails and dotted with the stone ruins of a previous era, hint at a rich history. > Full story
Third Annual Falvey “Open Mic” Poetry Reading
One by one, poets of various backgrounds, ages and experiences shared their work. > Full story
Outstanding Faculty Research Award recipient Ahmad Hoorfar speaks at Falvey
“The power of evolutionary programming is that it is not intuitive but it works.” > Full story
For Your Reading Pleasure: Summer Book Picks
Select graphic novels, gothic parodies, business bestsellers, fantasy, memoirs, futuristic fiction, eco non-fiction and Pulitzer Prize-winning historical novels. > Full story
Scholarship @ Villanova presents Paul Pasles on Benjamin Franklin
Pasles' book "provides nourishment for those skilled in the niceties of math" > Full story
Hail to Our Student Employees
One of the most valuable resources this library has > Full story
Keeping Villanova Green
Environmentally friendly learning communities and curricula. Greener buildings. Sustainable foods on the menu. Potato-starch knives and forks? > Full story
Birds of North America
Species information includes articles, photos, maps, data tables, video clips and sound recordings of songs and calls > Full story
Reference Universe: Out of sight but not out of mind
Can't find what you need? A search tool that drills down to the index and table of contents of 10 thousand specialized encyclopedias, handbooks and compendia > Full story
Noteworthy
Mimi DiLenge, Robbie Rosci, Phil Mairs, Chris Barr, Joe Lucia and story time in the Library > Full story
Summer Hours

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