Giving Tuesday, or more commonly known as #GivingTuesday for online activism, is held every first Tuesday in December. It is a global effort that encourages people to do good for others. The #GivingTuesday movement was created in 2012 by the New York 92nd Street Y and the United Nations Foundation. It was created to encourage […]
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During the month of December, Loyola Libraries staff make lists and check them twice. What are these lists about? Anything! You can look at past years’ lists here, and stay tuned for more lists all month long! Without further ado… Interactive fiction is one of the lowest-resolution forms of games you can find online but […]
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Find substantive, authoritative entries on varied topics, all of which receive ongoing updates, in Oxford Research Encyclopedia: American History. Researchers beginning to explore a topic or gain introductory knowledge make excellent use of previously available Oxford Research Encyclopedias for Asian history and African history. Documents and texts on topics related to sex and sexuality created […]
Search and read complete content from the Sunday edition of the Times (London) (1822-2016) in this archival newspaper collection. The Sunday edition access complements pre-existing availability of the same newspaper, Monday through Saturday. We’ve added two more subject modules in Oxford Bibliographies Online: African American Studies and Philosophy, an ever-popular collection especially of interest to […]
Last week during Open Access Week if you walked through Lewis Library or the Information Commons, you might have noticed a large tub of candy. Each piece of candy represented $10,000 spent on journals and databases, and we asked you to guess how many pieces of candy were in the box. We chose six winners […]
Since its creation in 2012, eCommons has had over 3.6 million downloads of work by Loyolans. Loyola eCommons is an open-access, sustainable, and secure repository created to preserve and provide access to research, scholarship, and creative works created by the university community for the benefit of Loyola students, faculty, staff, and the larger world. It […]
Need to check out a textbook? The University Libraries has textbooks from among the largest classes on campus. Starting this semester, we also have all of the required textbooks for Arrupe College courses. Why do the Libraries offer textbooks? During the 2018-19 academic year, the average undergraduate student needed to budget $1,240-1,440 for books and […]
Loyola University Chicago Libraries celebrates two important awareness events the week of October 20th — Open Access Week and National Friends of Libraries Week. In 2009, the Friends of the Loyola University Chicago Libraries was founded as an organization that supports the libraries’ vision of being Loyola’s gateway to the world of information and scholarship. […]