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   Volume II, Issue 3
February 2006   
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Falvey presents “"Sing a Song: A Celebration of Traditional Music of Ireland and Elsewhere in Print”
Selections from the private collection of Villanova Law School professor Lewis Becker will be on display from March 13 to April 27. > Full story
Spotlight on library databases: The London Times, CQ Researcher and Scopus
The archive for one of the world's most influential newspapers, an authoritative resource to tap both sides of controversial issues and a premier science and engineering database covering 15k journals > Full story
Class Poet Award 2006
Are you a senior? Are you a poet? If so, you could be named Class Poet of 2006! > Full story
Bayard Rustin, Lost prophet of social justice
Black History Month feature: a behind-the-scenes local hero > Full story
Director's Watch: Of Books and Butterflies and One Book Villanova
"Books can be butterflies: little perturbances that later change lives." > Full story
Awards and accomplishments
Chris Schacke awarded scholarship, Meghan Cassidy interns for Senator Arlen Specter and Luisa Cywinski completes leadership series. > Full story
New Falvey digital initiative enables faculty research and scholarly materials to be readily discovered on the Web
Creating a virtual collection where faculty scholarship will be accessible > Full story
Falvey's Cultural Calendar: upcoming exhibits and events
Irish music exhibit and events, Women's History Month book talks, Faculty Research Award talk, Scholarship@Villanova series and more > Full story
Biological Abstracts and Zoological Record now available from ISI
Links to Science Citation Index and easier importing to EndNote > Full story
Whidden on Rimbaud: Scholarship @ Falvey series features
French professor's edition of visionary poet's works > Full story
People: New faces, new places
Linda Hauck joins reference, Linda Saboe, Guy Campisi and others retire > Full story
Falvey librarian chosen for Facultas Award
Bente Polites > Full story
You’re invited: Falvey book group selects intriguing titles
March 1 book discussion on Fahrenheit 451 > Full story
A forgotten Founding Father? Falvey’s Scholarship @ Villanova presents Dr. James J. Kirschke
Gouverneur Morris's accomplishments in the face of adversity > Full story
In memoriam
Rich Hoose > Full story
EndNote update
A new version of EndNote, how to manage diacritics in citations and more... > Full story
“Print is dead; Long live print!” Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar looks at the contemporary novel
N. Katherine Hayles, professor of English and design/media arts at UCLA, leads forum on the changing form of the novel. > Full story

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