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Library Event

Library Event: Just Talk: Hate Crime

Please join us for a screening of the documentary Puzzles: When Hate Came to Town (length: 53 minutes) followed by a discussion facilitated by Abby Ferber (Sociology/WEST) and Martin Garnar (Library). 

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Posted: 10/17/2017

Library News

Library Offers Bookeye Scanner for Scanning Books, Magazines, and More

The Kraemer Family Library is excited to announce that we now have a KIC Bookeye Scanner in the library for student, faculty, and staff use. The scanner's unique "V" shape makes it ideal for scanning books, magazines, and other print materials.


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Posted: 10/17/2017

Library Event

Library Event: Just Talk: Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women.  Estimates are that, in 2017, about 252,710 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women and 2,470 in men.  About 40,610 women and 460 men will die from breast cancer. At this time, there are more than 3.1 million breast cancer survivors in the United States (American Cancer Society, 2017).

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Posted: 10/16/2017

Library Event

Sign Up for a RefWorks Workshop and Learn How to Organize & Cite Your Research

Are you writing a paper or starting new research and wondering what to do with all of the citations and literature that you are finding? RefWorks can help you collect all of your citations in one place, store article PDFs, and stay organized throughout the research and writing process.

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Posted: 10/06/2017

Library Event

Just Talk: '92 LA Riots


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Posted: 10/05/2017

Library Event

Just Talk: Engaging with the Trolls

Join us to learn about resources now available to you that have been recently developed by the Faculty Minority Affairs Committee which are meant to help faculty introduce students to these concepts of diversity and inclusiveness.

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Posted: 10/05/2017

Library Event

New UN Treaty to Ban Nuclear Weapons, a Call to Action

Dominican Sisters Ardeth Platte and Carol Gilbert will share their story of helping to draft the new UN treaty, their history of nuclear resistance in Colorado and elsewhere, and their prison experiences.

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Posted: 10/04/2017

Library Contest

Submit a Six-Word Story and Have It Featured on a UCCS Coffee Cup Sleeve

Can you tell a story in just six words? The Kraemer Family Library is partnering with the UCCS Coffee Shops to share six-word stories authored by members of the UCCS community. Stories will be printed on coffee cup sleeves.

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Posted: 10/04/2017

Library Event

Just Talk: White Supremacy and Free Speech

Join us to learn about resources now available to you that have been recently developed by the Faculty Minority Affairs Committee which are meant to help faculty introduce students to these concepts of diversity and inclusiveness.

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Posted: 09/28/2017

Library News

Library Publishes Fall 2017 Issue of Newsletter

The Fall 2017 issue of the Kraemer Family Library Newsletter is now available. In this issue, you'll meet our newest employees, learn about our collection review and new fitness study stations, and see treasures from the university archives.

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Posted: 09/27/2017

Library Event

Library Event: Banned Books Readout

The Kraemer Family Library is hosting a Banned Books Readout this Thursday, September 28th, from 1 to 4:00pm in the El Pomar Plaza in celebration of Banned Books Week.

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Posted: 09/22/2017

Library Event

Library Event: What's New at the Library?

Want to know what's new at the library this semester? Join us in the library on Wednesday, September 27th, from 10:00 a.m. to noon and find out!

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Posted: 09/22/2017

Archives Display

Archives Display: Curiosity Unlimited

This month's Archives display highlights the history of Curiosity Unlimited. Curiosity Unlimited was founded in 1977 by a group of Pikes Peak area citizens and CU alumni to provide a forum for stimulating community interest in the University of Colorado Colorado Springs to create opportunities to become acquainted with UCCS faculty members, to study relevant issues through free on-campus lectures, and to engage in leisure time learning. 

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Posted: 09/18/2017

Library News

Library Begins Review to Keep Collection Up to Date

The Library will be undertaking a comprehensive review of our print collections for the first time since UCCS was founded.  To learn more about this project, please read our FAQ.

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Posted: 09/15/2017

Library Display

Library Display: Constitution Day

Stop in the Kraemer Family Library this week to visit this year's Constitution Day display. The current "Constitution Day and Citizenship Day" had its roots back in 1940 with a joint resolution passed by Congress requesting the President to issue a Proclamation setting aside the third Sunday in May for public recognition for all those who attained American citizenship, as "I Am An American Day."

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Posted: 09/14/2017

Library Event

Library Event: Just Talk: Putting Diversity into Practice

Join us to learn about resources now available to you that have been recently developed by the Faculty Minority Affairs Committee which are meant to help faculty introduce students to these concepts of diversity and inclusiveness.

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Posted: 09/12/2017

Library Event

Library Event: Coming of Age in Aging America Film Screening

Coming of Age in Aging America​, a new 60-minute documentary from filmmaker Christine Herbes-Sommers and Vital Pictures, tells the story of this spectacular social transformation-its dimensions, challenges, and opportunities. Join us for a free film screening and conversation. Pizza will be served.

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Posted: 09/12/2017

Library Event

Library Event: Banned Books Panel

Learn about challenges to books at local libraries and why people still try to get books and other materials removed from schools and libraries. Light snacks will be served.

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Posted: 09/01/2017

Faculty Publication

Postell, Joseph.Bureaucracy in America: The Administrative State's Challenge to Constitutional Government. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2017.

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Posted: 09/01/2017

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Posted: 08/28/2017

Library News

New Carpet in the Library

The Kraemer Family Library is pleased to announce that the main walkway through the library has been recarpeted. The new carpet better indicates main pathways through the library, provides a more modern aesthetic, and complements the reupholstored furniture in the library.

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Posted: 08/11/2017

Archives Display

Archives Display: Development of Freshman Seminar/Gateway Program Seminar

This month's Archives display explores the development of the Freshman Seminar program, now known as the Gateway Seminar Program. What began as a single course in 1991 to raise awareness of global warming has since grown into thirty-nine classes with several sections each that now form an integral part of a first year student's curriculum at UCCS.

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Posted: 08/02/2017

Library News

New Carpet in the Library

The Kraemer Family Library is pleased to announce that the main walkway through the library will be recarpeted. Work begins Monday, July 31st, and the new carpet is scheduled to be in place by Tuesday, August 8th. The new carpet will better indicate main pathways through the library, provide a more modern aesthetic, and complement the reupholstored furniture in the library.

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Posted: 07/27/2017

Library Event

Library Event: Just Talk: White Nationalism

According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, the number of hate groups in the United States continued to grow in 2016, with many of them related to white nationalism. Join us for a brown-bag discussion of how colleges and universities are responding to this trend, and help us plan a program on this topic for later in the 2017-2018 academic year.  

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Posted: 07/15/2017

Library Display

Library Display: Jane Austen – 1775-1817

July 18, 2017 marks the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen's death. Although Austen only wrote 6 novels, her influence has grown steadily since her lifetime. She is acknowledged as a significant author in English literature, and literary criticism about her work can be found in countless books and journal articles.

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Posted: 07/07/2017

Faculty Publication

Notestine, Lori E., Christine E. Murray, L. DiAnne Borders, and Terry A. Ackerman. "Counselors' Attributions of Blame toward Female Survivors of Battering." Journal of Mental Health Counseling 39, no. 1: 56-70.

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Posted: 06/30/2017

Library Event

Library Event: Just Talk: Suicide Rates

El Paso County has one of the highest suicide rates in Colorado, and suicide rates for teen Latinx and LGBTQ populations across the country are also higher when compared to the general population. Join us for a brown-bag discussion of this phenomenon followed by a planning session for a program on this topic during the fall semester.

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Posted: 06/20/2017

Faculty Publication

Vogt, Brandon J., and Emily Skop. "The Silverton Field Experience: A Model Geography Course for Achieving High-Impact Educational Practices (HEPs)." Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2017, pp. 1-16.

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Posted: 06/15/2017

Library Event

Library Event: Author Discussion: Joan Ray

Join us on Sunday, June 25, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., for a book discussion with author Joan Ray. Professor Emerita and President's Teaching Scholar Joan Ray will talk casually about her new book Simply Austen, designed for both new and longtime Jane Austen readers.

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Posted: 06/09/2017

Faculty Publication

Justin Cruickshank and Raphael Sassower. Democratic Problem-solving: Dialogues in Social Epistemology. Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, 2017.

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Posted: 06/06/2017

Archives Display

Archives Display: Pre-Collegiate Development Programs

This month's Archives display examines the history of the UCCS Pre-Collegiate Development Programs. The Pre-Collegiate Development Programs of the University of Colorado introduce middle and high school students to and prepare them for college life and expectations.

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Posted: 06/05/2017

Library Display

Library Display: #WeNeedDiverseBooks

The library display this month highlights the movement We Need Diverse Books. We Need Diverse Books was organized in response to the lack of representation in the publishing industry, specifically in children's and young adult literature.

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Posted: 06/02/2017

Library News

Check Out a Colorado Adventure Backpack and Enjoy Your State Parks

The Kraemer Family Library is pleased to announce that we now have two Colorado Adventure Backpacks available for check out. Each backpack includes a pass to get into a Colorado State Park for free, plus binoculars, guides, and more.

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Posted: 05/31/2017

Library Event

Library Event: Just Talk: Inspiration Porn (and Summer Planning)

Inspiration porn is the calling of people with disabilities inspirational solely or in part on the basis of their disability. The term was coined in 2012 by disability rights activist Stella Young. Join us for a viewing and discussion of Stella's TED talk on the subject, and stay to help us plan Just Talk events for the summer.

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Posted: 05/26/2017

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Posted: 05/22/2017

Library Display

Library Display: National Meditation Month

This month's library display celebrates National Meditation Month. The display features books and videos about meditation, mindfulness,and yoga.

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Posted: 05/18/2017

Archives Display

Archives Display: Convocation 2013 - Freshman Aspirations

This month's Archives display takes a look back at the hopes and dreams of incoming freshman in 2013. During Convocation in Fall 2013, which ended Freshman Orientation for the incoming class, students were first asked to write their hopes and dreams then attach them to the new UCCS letters.

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Posted: 05/06/2017

Library News

Library Staff Members Recognized at Campus Awards Ceremony

Two of the Kraemer Family Library's employees, Molly Mulligan and Christina Martinez, were recognized at the 2017 Campus Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, April 26th. Join us in congratulating Molly Mulligan and Christina Martinez on these well-deserved awards!

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Posted: 05/01/2017

Library Event

Library Event: Viewpoints on Violence

On May 1st at 6:45pm, in the Kraemer Family Library's 2nd Floor Apse, Mitchell High School students and older playwrights in our community have partnered to write and perform short flash scenes on their perspectives on violence in our community.

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Posted: 04/27/2017

Library Event

No-Study Zones

Need a break from studying for finals? Stop by the No-Study Zones during the week of May 1st to take a break with a different activity each day!

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Posted: 04/25/2017

Library Event

Pause for Paws

Did you know that petting an animal may help lower stress? Come take a break from studying while visiting therapy dogs from K9 to 5! They will be in the library May 3rd (11am-1pm), May 4th (2:45-4:45pm), and May 8th (11am-1pm).

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Posted: 04/25/2017

Library Display

Library Display: People on the Move

This month, the library focuses on "People on the Move." In conjunction with the UCCS Global Intercultural Research Center (GLINT), the Office of Diversity and Inclusiveness, the Global Intercultural Research Center, and the Center for Religious Diversity and Public Life, "People on the Move" examines the social, economic, and cultural facets of global migration.

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Posted: 04/24/2017

Library Event

Library Event: Just Talk After: The Unity Project

The Unity Project is an interactive art experience that celebrates individual diversity, while highlighting our interconnectedness as a campus community. As each participant has the opportunity to celebrate their diversity and individuality, the strands build and connect to produce an impactful visual art piece that highlights not only our individuality, but also the many intersections of our community. Join us after the completion of the Unity Project for a discussion of its symbolism and how we can continue to build unity across campus and with the community

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Posted: 04/21/2017

Archives Display

Archives Display: History of the School of Public Affairs

The Spring Archives display traces the origin and development of the School of Public Affairs.  From its origin as a degree-granting Institute in Boulder and gradual separation from the Political Science Departments, it became the Graduate School of Public Affairs when the Denver and Colorado Springs branches became official campuses of the University of Colorado. 

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Posted: 04/20/2017

Library Event

Library Event: Just Talk Poetry: National Poetry Month Celebration

In honor of National Poetry Month, the Kraemer Family Library and the Free Expression Poetry Club invite you to an evening of poetry, including an open mic segment for you to share your favorite poems. Light refreshments will be served.

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Posted: 04/13/2017

Faculty Publication

Shahrouzi, S. N. and Darshika G. Perera."Dynamic Partial Reconfigurable Hardware Architecture for Principal Component Analysis on Mobile and Embedded Devices." Eurasip Journal on Embedded Systems 2017 (1). DOI: 10.1186/s13639-017-0074-x

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Posted: 04/13/2017

Library Contest

Pause for Paws Lifetime of Love Photo Contest

Join us in celebrating National Pet Week and Pause for Paws by submitting your original photo of your pet(s) through the years! Images must be submitted by Thursday, April 27th. 

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Posted: 04/11/2017

Library Event

Just Talk: People on the Move

This session, facilitated by Dr. Megan Bell, Director of Administrative Assessment, Policy & Efficiency; Dr. Mandy Hansen, Director of the Global Engagement Office; and Dr. Patty Witkowsky, Assistant Professor in the College of Education, will provide a platform to discuss such challenges, strategize, and brainstorm ways in which our community of education can support working professional women and mothers.

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Posted: 04/05/2017

Library Event

Join Us for a Discussion with Author Deena Goldstone on April 12 and 13

Please join us for a reading of Deena Goldstone's work and a structured Q&A about her creative process and the ethical questions that arise when writers transform reality into fiction.

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Posted: 03/29/2017

Library Event

Colorado Open Scholarship Series on April 10th

Join the library in the kickoff session of the Colorado Open Scholarship Series! Kraemer Family Library is hosting the first session of the Colorado Open Scholarship Series on April 10th, 10:00 am - 11:00 am in 304C.  Heather Joseph, Executive Director of SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition) will give a presentation on building campus support for open access initiatives. 

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Posted: 03/24/2017

Library Workshop

Library Workshop: Designing a Research Poster and Introduction to RefWorks

Do you need to design a research poster for an event or a class? This workshop will teach you how to create a professional poster in PowerPoint and introduce you to RefWorks, a citation management tool that will help you create a works cited list that can be seamlessly dropped into your poster presentation. Registration is required, so sign up before all the seats are filled!

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Posted: 03/20/2017

Library Event

Just Talk: Is Working in Higher Education Compatible with Family Life?

This session, facilitated by Dr. Megan Bell, Director of Administrative Assessment, Policy & Efficiency; Dr. Mandy Hansen, Director of the Global Engagement Office; and Dr. Patty Witkowsky, Assistant Professor in the College of Education, will provide a platform to discuss such challenges, strategize, and brainstorm ways in which our community of education can support working professional women and mothers.

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Posted: 03/17/2017

Library Display

Library Display: National Women's History Month

This month's library display celebrates National Women's History Month. This year's theme is "Honoring Trailblazing Women in Labor and Business".

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Posted: 03/16/2017

Library Event

Library Event: Just Talk Poetry: Women’s Poetry on Tuesday, March 21st

In honor of Women's History Month, the Kraemer Family Library, the Free Expression Poetry Club, and the Women's and Ethnic Studies Department invite you to an evening of poetry by women on Tuesday, March 21st, from 7 to 8:30 p.m.,  including an open mic segment for you to share your favorite poems by women.

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Posted: 03/14/2017

Library Workshop

Online Workshop: Introduction to RefWorks

Are you writing a paper or starting new research and wondering what to do with all of the citations and literature that you are finding? RefWorks can help you collect all of your citations in one place, store article PDFs, and stay organized throughout the research and writing process. To learn more, attend one of our online workshops.

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Posted: 03/07/2017

Library Event

Library Event: Join Us March 9th for our Fitness Study Station Launch Party

Join us Thursday, March 9th, from 10 to 11 a.m., in the 2nd Floor Library Apse for our Fitness Study Station launch party!

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Posted: 03/07/2017

Library Contest

Submit a Poem and Help Us Celebrate National Poetry Month

In celebration of National Poetry Month in April, the Kraemer Family Library is partnering with UCCS Coffee Shops to print haikus and limericks authored by members of the UCCS community on coffee cup sleeves. Submit your original haiku or limerick by March 20th!

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Posted: 03/03/2017

Faculty Publication

Shulman, Max."Tuning the Black Voice: Colour-Deafness and the American Negro Theatre's Radio Dramas." Modern Drama 59, no. 4: 456-477. doi:10.3138/md.0752R

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Posted: 03/02/2017

Library Workshop

Library Workshop: Designing a Research Poster and Introduction to RefWorks

Do you need to design a research poster for an event or a class? This workshop will teach you how to create a professional poster in PowerPoint and introduce you to RefWorks, a citation management tool that will help you create a works cited list that can be seamlessly dropped into your poster presentation. Registration is required, so sign up before all the seats are filled!

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Posted: 02/21/2017

Library Display

Library Display: Book of the Day

Each day through December and January, the Kraemer Family Library chose a book of the day to highlight the contents of our collections and make patrons aware of the kinds of books the Library has available.

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Posted: 02/16/2017

Library Event

Library Event: Just Talk: Adding context to the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL)-Standing Rock Dispute

The lack of depth in the media coverage of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) and the Standing Rock Water Protectors has been a problem since the beginning. Join us on Tuesday, February 21st, from 4:30 - 6:00 p.m., in the Library 3rd Floor Apse to add context to the media coverage of this issue.

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Posted: 02/15/2017

Library Event

Library Event: Just Talk (After): Prologue Town Hall on Race

Attending the UCCS Prologue Town Hall on Race?  Meet up with other attendees to keep the conversation going directly after the event.  We will convene at Clyde's for drinks and discussion.

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Posted: 02/14/2017

Faculty Publication

Fan, Y. and R. H. Niu. "To Tweet or Not to Tweet? Exploring the Effectiveness of Service Recovery Strategies using Social Media."International Journal of Operations and Production Management 36 (9): 1014-1036.

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Posted: 02/13/2017

Library Event

Library Event: Just Talk (After): Assistive Technology

Attending the Grand Opening of the Assistive Technology Lab in EPC 238? Come upstairs afterwards to the library's conference room (EPC 304c) for an informal conversation on assistive technology and its potential impact on our campus.

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Posted: 02/10/2017

Library Event

Library Event: Just Talk: Hidden Figures

Please join us for a discussion of the book behind the new film Hidden Figures, which tells the story of African American female mathematicians working at NASA during the start of the space era. The discussion will take place in the main house of the Heller Center for the Arts and Humanities.

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Posted: 02/02/2017

Library News

Library Publishes Spring 2017 Issue of Newsletter

The Spring 2017 issue of the Kraemer Family Library Newsletter is now available. In this issue, you'll meet our newest employees, learn about upcoming programs, and see treasures from the university archives.

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Posted: 01/30/2017

Library Event

Library Event: Just Talk: Queer Voices Speak Out

What does it mean to be LGBTQ+ in 2017?  Join Transmission, Spectrum, and FREEX as they share poetry from a queer perspective, with special guests from Inside/Out Youth Services.  There will be an open mic segment for attendees who want to speak on the same theme. Light refreshments will be served.

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Posted: 01/24/2017

Library News

Library Hires Three New Employees

The Library is excited to announce that we have hired three new employees since last summer! Carlos Duarte, Instruction Librarian, joined us in July 2016. Lisa Steck-Gillen, Library Technician I, was hired in in September 2016. Lynn Gates, Assistant Professor and Director of Cataloging and Metadata Services, started in January 2017. See below for brief interviews with Carlos, Lisa, and Lynn.


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Posted: 01/19/2017

Library Event

Library Event: Library at Night Book Discussion and Concert

The Kraemer Family Library and the UCCS Music Program/Peak FreQuency Creative Arts invite you to a night of libraries, books and music. Beginning at 6:00pm, author Alberto Manguel and Martin Garnar, Dean of the Kraemer Family Library, will lead a discussion on Alberto Manguel's book The Library at Night. At 7:30pm, Manguel and UCCS Music Program Director and guitarist Colin McAllister will perform a recital of music and spoken word.

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Posted: 01/05/2017

Faculty Publication

Suh, Stephen Cho."Introducing K-Town: Consumption, Authenticity, and Citizenship in Koreatown’s Popular Reimagining."Journal of Asian American Studies 19, no. 3: 397-422.

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Posted: 12/28/2016

Library News

Library Hours Over Winter Break

The Library has special hours over winter break. We invite you to continue to use our services and resources over break, so drop by and check out something fun to read or a DVD to watch!

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Posted: 12/20/2016

Library Display

Library Display: Library at Night

Come check out the library's new displays based on Alberto Manguel's book Library at Night - a book of  meditations on the meaning of libraries. 

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Posted: 12/08/2016

Library News

Library Offering Extended Hours for Finals

The Library is opening early and staying open late beginning Monday, December 5th, so that students have extended time to study for finals. See below for a complete listing of our extended hours. We'll also have snacks available at the Circulation Desk on December 11th, 12th, and 13th beginning at 5pm. Good luck with finals, everyone!

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Posted: 12/02/2016

Library Event

Pause for Paws

Did you know that petting an animal may help lower stress? Come take a break from studying while visiting therapy dogs from K9 to 5! They will be in the library December 7th (11am-1pm), December 8th (2:45-4:45pm), and December 12th (11am-1pm).

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Posted: 12/01/2016

Library News

UCCS Librarian Tabby Farney Wins ALA's 2016 I Love My Librarian Award

We are proud to announce that Tabby Farney,  Director of Web Services and Emerging Techologies & Associate Professor, is one of ten recipients of the American Library Association's 2016 I Love My Librarian Award.

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Posted: 11/30/2016

Library Event

No-Study Zones

Need a break from studying for finals? Stop by the No-Study Zones during the week of December 5th to take a break with a different activity each day!

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Posted: 11/29/2016

Library Event

Library Event: "Starving the Beast" Campus Screening and Discussion

Join the Office of the Chancellor, the Kraemer Family Library, and the UCCS Chapter of the AAUP for a screening of the film Starving the Beast on Thursday, December 1st, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Library's 3rd floor apse. The screening will be followed by a discussion.

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Posted: 11/21/2016

Faculty Publication

Greenwood, D. T. and R. P. F. Holt."Sustainable Development in Affluent Countries and the Neo-Institutionalist Synthesis."Journal of Economic Issues 50 (3): 647-666. doi:10.1080/00213624.2016.1210363.

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Posted: 11/17/2016

Library Event

Library Event: Just Talk: Post-Election Community Open Forum

Join the Library's Just Talk programming series and the Moving Forward Through Violent Times series on Thursday, November 17th, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. in the Library's 3rd Floor Apse for an opportunity to reflect on the national elections and to foster dialogue.

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Posted: 11/14/2016

Library Display

Library Display: Dia de los Muertos

The November library displays celebrates Dia de los Muertos. Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is celebrated in Mexico in early November to correspond with All Saints' Day (November 1) and All Souls' Day (November 2).

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Posted: 11/12/2016

Library Event

3rd Annual Kraemer Family Library Intergenerational Storytelling Contest

The 3rd Annual Kraemer Family Library Intergeneration Storytelling Contest is coming soon! Register to participate or come watch the storytellers in action!

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Posted: 11/09/2016

Library Event

Library Event: Just Talk: International Student and Faculty Panel

A panel with international students and faculty will discuss the challenges and opportunities they have at UCCS, including topics like cultural adaptation, academic adaptation, and ideas for working with international learners.

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Posted: 11/07/2016

Faculty Publication

Kim, I. "Land Reform in South Korea under the U.S. Military Occupation, 1945–1948." Journal of Cold War Studies 18 (2): 97-129. doi:10.1162/JCWS_a_00639.

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Posted: 11/06/2016

Library Event

Final Kraemer Family Library Storytelling Workshop

The 3rd Annual Kraemer Family Library Intergeneration Storytelling Contest is coming soon! Attend the FINAL storytelling workshop to learn about how to build your story and have the best chance at winning CASH PRIZES!.

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Posted: 10/31/2016

Library Event

Celebrate 20 Years of the Kraemer Family Library on Nov. 2nd

Join Dean Martin Garnar, Sandy and Dorothy Kraemer, and the Library's faculty and staff in celebrating the 20th anniversary of the naming of the Kraemer Family Library on Wednesday, November 2nd, from 3:30-5:00 PM.

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Posted: 10/26/2016

Archives Display

Archives Display: Heller Center & University Archives Internship

In this month's Archives display, the focus is on Interning for the Heller Center for the Arts and Humanities. 

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Posted: 10/24/2016

Library Display

New Library Display: Immigrant Stories

This month's library display highlights fiction, film, and memoirs from our collection about stories of immigrants who have come to the United States from a variety of time periods and countries.

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Posted: 10/16/2016

Faculty Publication

Myers, Carla. 2016. "Seven steps to help you become more knowledgeable about U.S. copyright law." College & Undergraduate Libraries. 23(3): 343-352.

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Posted: 09/30/2016

Faculty Publication

Smith, Kimbra. 2016."Like the Chameleon Who Takes on the Colors of the Hills: Indigeneity as Patrimony and Performance in Coastal Ecuador." Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology 21 (1): 19-38. doi:10.1111/jlca.12188.

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Posted: 09/30/2016

Library Event

Celebrate Your Freedom to Read with Us on Sept. 29th

The Kraemer Family Library is hosting a Banned Books Readout this Thursday, September 29th, from 11:30am to 1:00pm in the El Pomar Plaza in celebration of Banned Books Week.

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Posted: 09/27/2016

Library Event

Library Event: Just Talk: Cyber-Seniors

September is Intergeneration Month and to join in the conversation JustTalk will host a screening of the documentary CyberSeniors and a discussion will be led afterwards by Martin Garnar and Intergeneration Librarian, Carlos Duarte on Wednesday, September 28th from 4:00 - 5:30pm in the 3rd Floor Apse of the Kraemer Family Library.

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Posted: 09/19/2016

Library News

UCCS Librarian Co-founds the Journal of Copyright in Education and Librarianship

We are pleased to introduce the Journal of Copyright in Education and Librarianship, cofounded by our very own Carla Myers, Assistant Professor and Director of Access Services and Scholarly Communications, Tucker Taylor (University of South Carolina), and Andrew Wesolek (Clemson University).

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Posted: 09/15/2016

Faculty Publication

Pearson, J., M. S. Ganio, Z. J. Schlader, R. A. I. Lucas, D. Gagnon, E. Rivas, S. L. Davis, K. J. Kowalske, and C. G. Crandall."Post Junctional Sudomotor and Cutaneous Vascular Responses in Noninjured Skin Following Heat Acclimation in Burn Survivors."Journal of Burn Care and Research.



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Posted: 09/12/2016

Library Display

New Library Display: Banned Books Week

Banned Books week celebrates our freedom to read by highlighting those books that have been banned, challenged, or even burned here in the United States and around the world due to their content or subject matter. This display features some of the books in the Kraemer Family Library's collection that have been banned or challenged in schools or communities across the U.S.

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Posted: 09/07/2016

Library Event

Find Out What's New at the Library on Sept. 8th

The Kraemer Family Library is hosting its annual What's New at the Library? event from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 8th, by the main entrance to the Library.

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Posted: 09/02/2016

Library News

Library Adds Two Collaboration Stations for Group Work

The Kraemer Family Library is excited to announce that we have added two collaboration stations to the library for students working on group projects. The new stations are located in the 2nd floor apse area of the library, by the main entrance.

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Posted: 08/29/2016

Library News

Library Launches Email Newsletter

The Kraemer Family Library is excited to announce our new semesterly email newsletter. The newsletter will highlight new services and resources in the library, upcoming workshops and events, and other news of interest to UCCS students, faculty, and staff. 

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Posted: 08/24/2016

Library News

Library Creates New Graphic Novel Collection

The Kraemer Family Library is excited to announce our new graphic novel collection, located in the Kraemer Collaboration Area on the 2nd floor of the Library, near the University Center entrance.

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Posted: 08/22/2016

Archives Display

Archives Display: Kraemer Family Library: You'll Want to Know This

This month's University Archives display highlights features and changes in the Kraemer Family Library. Locations of services and physical collections are mapped, electronic resources and technology in the library are described.

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Posted: 08/16/2016

Faculty Publication

Shepherd, M. M. and R. J. Mejias. "Nontechnical Deterrence Effects of Mild and Severe Internet use Policy Reminders in Reducing Employee Internet Abuse." International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction 32, no. 7: 557-567. doi:10.1080/10447318.2016.1183862.

Morgan Shepherd, College of Business

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Posted: 08/10/2016

Library Event

Library Event: Just Talk: Fitness from an International Perspective

Join Randa Osman, 2016 graduate from the MSc Health Promotion program at UCCS on Tuesday, August 9th from noon to 1 p.m. in EPC 304C for a brown bag presentation on physical activity engagement of international students. 

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Posted: 08/05/2016

Faculty Publication

Bingham, A.J. "Drowning digitally? How disequilibrium shapes practice in a blended learning charter school." Teachers College Record. 118 (1): 1-30.

Andrea Bingham, College of Education

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Posted: 07/29/2016

Library Event

Just Talk: The Colorado Springs Sit-Lie Ordinance

Join our discussion regarding the Colorado Springs sit-lie ordinance and the history behind the decision with City Council member Tom Strand and a member of the Human Relations Commission on  July 27th from 3:30 - 4:30 P.M. in EPC 304C.

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Posted: 07/19/2016

Library News

Try Our New Search Tool and Tell Us What You Think

The Kraemer Family Library invites you to try our new search tool for finding books, articles, and more! Please try it out and then take our brief online survey to let us know what you think of it.

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Posted: 07/13/2016

Library Display

New Library Display: Women & the War of Independence

This month's library display explores the various roles of women in the American Revolutionary War and highlights the contributions of several specific women.

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Posted: 07/07/2016

Faculty Publication

Snodgrass, J. Josh, Melissa A. Liebert, Tara J. Cepon-Robins, Tyler M. Barrett, Arvind Mathur, Somnath Chatterji, and Paul Kowal. "Accelerometer-measured physical activity among older adults in urban India: Results of a study on global AGEing and adult health substudy." American Journal of Human Biology 28, no. 3: 412-420.

Tara Cepon-Robins, Anthropology

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Posted: 07/01/2016

Archives Display

History of the Department of Mathematics

This month's Archives display highlights the history of the UCCS Department of Mathematics -- from its origins in Colorado Springs as extension service adult learning classes for the community to the current department with research specialization.

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Posted: 06/14/2016

Faculty Publication

Mooney, Emily H., Joseph S. Phillips, Chadwick V. Tillberg, Cheryl Sandrow, Annika S. Nelson, and Kailen A. Mooney. "Abiotic mediation of a mutualism drives herbivore abundance." Ecology Letters 19, no. 1: 37-44. doi:10.1111/ele.12540

Emily Mooney, Biology

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Posted: 06/14/2016

Library Event

Just Talk: The State of Race and Gender Representation in the Superhero Genre Discussion

Join Dr. Chris Bell for a discussion about the state of race and gender representation in the superhero genre - both in comics and in film - on Tuesday, June 14, from 4-5pm in EPC 304C.

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Posted: 06/08/2016

Library Display

GLBT Book Month

This month's library display marks GLBT Book MonthTM, a nationwide celebration of the authors and writings that reflect the lives and experiences of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community.

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Posted: 06/03/2016

Student/Faculty Publication

Plys, E. and M. A. Kluge. "Life-Space Mobility in a Sample of Independent Living Residents within a Continuing Care Retirement Community with an Embedded Wellness Program." Clinical Gerontologist 39, no. 3: 210-221.

Evan Plys (student) and Mary Anne Kluge, Health Sciences

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Posted: 05/23/2016

Archives Display

Fauna of UCCS

This month's Archives Display highlights the fauna of UCCS. There are animals out there -- from rabbits and deer, to even the occasional bear!

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Posted: 05/12/2016

Faculty Publication

Daniels, E. A. and A. M. Sherman. "Model Versus Military Pilot: A Mixed-Methods Study of Adolescents’ Attitudes Toward Women in Varied Occupations." Journal of Adolescent Research 31 (2): 176-201.

Elizabeth Daniels, Psychology

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Posted: 05/08/2016

Faculty Publication

Liu, J., J. Ma, J. Wang, D. D. Zeng, H. Song, L. Wang, and Z. Cao. "Comorbidity Analysis According to Sex and Age in Hypertension Patients in China." International Journal of Medical Sciences 13(2): 99-107.

James Ma, College of Business

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Posted: 05/06/2016

Library Display

Get Graphic!: Graphic Novels in the Library

This month's library display highlights the Library's expanding graphic novel and manga collection.

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Posted: 05/04/2016

Library Event

Pause for Paws

Did you know that petting an animal may help lower stress? Come take a break from studying while visiting therapy dogs from K9 to 5! They will be in the library May 4th (11am-1pm) and May 5th (2:45-4:45pm).

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Posted: 05/02/2016

Faculty Publication

Hoang, Edward C. and I. Hoxha. "Corporate Payout Smoothing: A Variance Decomposition Approach." Journal of Empirical Finance 35: 1-13.

Edward Hoang, Economics

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Posted: 04/29/2016

Library Event

No-Study Zones

Need a break from studying for finals? Stop by the No-Study Zones during the week of May 2nd to take a break with a different activity each day!

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Posted: 04/26/2016

Library Event

Just Talk: Between the World and Me Discussion

Join us Thursday, April 28th,  from 4 to 5:30 p.m., in the Library's 3rd floor apse for a facilitated discussion of the book Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates.

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Posted: 04/21/2016

Library Contest

Pets at Play: A Photo Contest

Join us in celebrating National Pet Week and Pause for Paws by submitting your original photo of your pet(s) at play! Images must be submitted by Friday, April 29th. 

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Posted: 04/18/2016

Library Event

We are Beth-El Nurses: Author Jo Ruth Speaking Event

Join us in the Library Apse on Friday, April 29th, from 2-3pm.  Author Jo Ruth will present on her new book We Are Beth-El Nurses: A Heritage of Caring at the Foot of Pikes Peak.

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Posted: 04/14/2016

Library Display

Helen Keller: An Ambassador for the Blind and Deaf

This month's library display focuses on the life of Helen Keller and the Blind and Deaf community.

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Posted: 04/05/2016

Faculty Publication

Kopaneva, Irina, and Patricia M. Sias. "Lost in translation: Employee and organizational constructions of mission and vision." Management Communication Quarterly 29, no. 3: 358-384. doi:10.1177/0893318915581648

Irina Kopaneva, Communication

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Posted: 04/05/2016

Faculty Publication

Holmes, R. M., Haiyang Li, Michael A. Hitt, Kaitlyn DeGhetto, and Trey Sutton."The effects of location and MNC attributes on MNCs' establishment of foreign RD centers: Evidence from China." Long Range Planning.

Kaitlyn DeGhetto, College of Business

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Posted: 03/17/2016

Faculty Publication

Cheesman, E.A., Winters, D. and McGuire, P. "Technology Recommendations." In Mather, N. and Jaffe, L. E. Woodcock Johnson IV: Recommendations and Strategies. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons.

Elaine Cheesman and Patrick McGuire, College of Education

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Posted: 03/11/2016

Library Display

Heller Center Exhibit

This month's library display celebrates the lives and works of the Heller family. Lawrence and Dorothy Heller built a legacy of arts and humanities in the Eagle Rock area of Colorado Springs in the middle decades of the twentieth century.

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Posted: 03/08/2016

Library Workshop

Academic Publishing Workshop Series

Are you interested in publishing your research in an academic journal but you're not sure how to start the process? We're offering a workshop series for new faculty and graduate students who are interested in understanding the entire publishing process.

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Posted: 03/07/2016

Library Services

Calculators, Phone Chargers, and More Available for Checkout

Sure, the library has books and DVDs available for checkout, but did you know we also loan calculators, phone chargers, and even umbrellas?

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Posted: 03/01/2016

Faculty Publication

MacAulay, Suzanne. "Communities and the Poetic Imaginary: A Folklore Essay on the Poetry of the Wild Project." Journal of Literature and Art Studies Volume 6, Number 2, February 2016, pp. 105-120.

Suzanne MacAulay, Visual and Performing Arts

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Posted: 02/24/2016

Archives Display

Student Health and Wellness

This month's Archives Display highlights the founding and evolution of Health and Wellness programs at UCCS. The display provides insight into the University focus on the overall health of students over time. 

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Posted: 02/23/2016

Library Display

Coexist: Religion Around the World

This month's library display celebrates religious diversity around the world.

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Posted: 02/12/2016

Library News

Library Expands Online Study Room Reservations

Starting Monday, February 8th, online reservations can now be made for five additional group study rooms in the library.

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Posted: 02/08/2016

Library Workshop

Upcoming Library Workshops

Need help organizing citations or figuring out how to display your research in an effective way? Attend one of the library's upcoming workshops on our citation management tool RefWorks and how to design a research poster!

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Posted: 01/29/2016

Faculty Publication

Carter, Stephen D. "The Precise Issue Henry Adams, Global War, and the Role of Force in American History." New England Quarterly 88, no. 4: 555-581.

Stephen Carter, English

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Posted: 01/27/2016

Faculty Publication

Bihun, O., and F. Calogero. "Properties of the zeros of generalized basic hypergeometric polynomials." Journal of Mathematical Physics 56(11): 112701 (15 pp.). 2015. DOI: 10.1063/1.4934884

Oksana Bihun, Mathematics

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Posted: 01/15/2016

Faculty Publication

Marcantoni, Jonathan. "Kings of 7th Avenue." Black Rose Writing: Castroville, TX. 2015.

Jonathan Marcantoni, English

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Posted: 01/11/2016