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Library Workshop: Data Visualization: Create Graphics and Images for Paper and Presentations

Library Workshop: Data Visualization: Create Graphics and Images for Paper and Presentations Thursday, November 9, 2017 Information Commons 120 4:00pm - 4:30pm This workshop will introduce you to tools you can use to visually display information, as well as strategies for choosing the right type of chart, how to make your graphics visually appealing and more. We’ll cover...
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Open Access Week: Ebooks

Open Access Ebooks In the world of open access publishing, open access journals are the most common format for disseminating scholarly research, while publication of open access monographs – ebooks that are available for free online – has lagged behind. However, the momentum behind open access ebooks is building, and there are some interesting...
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Open Access Week: “Open in order to…”

“Open in order to _____.” That’s the theme of the 10th International Open Access Week, October 23-29, 2017. In April, Nick Shockey wrote, “This year’s theme is an invitation to answer the question of what concrete benefits can be realized by making scholarly outputs openly available. ‘Open in order to…’ serves as a prompt...
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KKK Newspapers Collection

Hate in America: The Rise and Fall of the Ku Klux Klan in the 1920s To understand today’s version of populism, American nationalism, and the Alt-right, we need to go back to the 1920s when the Klan re-emerged as a slick and successful recruiting and marketing engine that appealed to the fears and aspirations...
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Did You Know? Stream the Criterion Collection, Indie & Foreign Movies for Free in Kanopy!

Did You Know? The library subscribes to an online streaming database called Kanopy Streaming Video that contains the Criterion Collection, documentaries and a wide variety of both indie and world cinema. You’ve been studying all day and most of the night and need to turn off your brain for a bit. Check out the...
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Did You Know? Discipline-Specific Research Guides

Did You Know? The library offers discipline-specific research guides for each major! You’ve got a big research paper due for your biology/nursing/philosophy/sociology class, but you have NO idea how to start your library research. Stopping by either Reference Desk (IC 2nd floor) or Lewis Library Reference Desk (Corboy Law Center 6th floor) is a...
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