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Chill with the Dean: December 5 & 7

Don’t have a meltdown before finals! Take a break at the Libraries! Craft snowflakes, enjoy wintry treats, and chat with Marianne Ryan, Dean of University Libraries. Tuesday, December 5, 2017 • 1-3PM LSC • Klarchek Information Commons Thursday, December 7, 2017 • 12-2PM WTC • Lewis Library
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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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Food For Fines

Pay your fines with food donations! Drop off your donations November 1-22 at the Cudahy or Lewis Library circulation desks. ONE ITEM = $2.50 IN OVERDUE FINES This program covers all library and Interlibrary Loan (ILL) overdue fines. Pay for all your overdue fines with FFF – there is no maximum. FFF is not valid on...
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Open Access Week: Scaling the Paywall

We are lucky at Loyola University Chicago to have fantastic library collections and great options for interlibrary loan, but we don’t have access to everything, and these services are mostly for current faculty, staff, and students. What do you do if you can’t get an article through the library? Academic articles are costly to...
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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 Educational Resources

A key element in the Open Access movement is the development of Open Educational Resources, or OERs. Open Educational Resources are educational materials that are in the public domain and open to anyone to use, adapt, and share. OERs are often thought of as free online textbooks, but this category of materials can also...
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