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The Tragic effects of the American war and its aftermath

Teenager Varina Howell agrees to marry the older widower Jefferson Davis, as she expects to secure the life of a Mississippi landowner. Davis though has other plans and pursues a career in politics, and in turn is appointed as president … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: University Historical Texts

Want to learn about the history of UPS, but don’t have the time or transportation to visit the Archives & Special Collections in person? Check out our digitized collection of university historical texts! Two presidents – Edward H. Todd and … Continue reading

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Collins Library Acquires 1st Completely 3D Printed Book by artist Tim Burtonwood, Art Institute of Chicago

Collins Library acquired this book for our Archives & Special Collections and will serve as a prototype and source of inspiration for Makers!  We plan to re-create this design this summer and hope this book inspires you to think about … Continue reading

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Browsing the Stacks

Our library is full of treasures.  For example, we have 3 copies of the art magazine Verve.  Launched in 1937, by French publisher Tériade, the magazine was focused on raising awareness of art to a new generation of painters and … Continue reading

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The decision between gods and mortals…

In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child: she doesn’t have the powers of her parents, so she turns to the world of mortals … Continue reading

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From the Archives & Special Collections: Celebrating 48 Years of Lū’au History

At the beginning of this academic year, the Archives & Special Collections department decided that one of our goals would be to collect more student life materials. With that in mind, I attended LogJam in September to meet some student … Continue reading

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Research Marathon at Collins Library! April 17-18, 8:30pm-11:30pm, Library 118

Research Marathon at Collins Library Library 118 8:30 to 11:30 pm Tuesday, April 17, and Wednesday, April 18 Wherever you are in the research process, join us for expert help, camaraderie, and snacks! Peer Research Advisors and librarians will be … Continue reading

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Library 24/7 Hours are Apr 29-May 1 and May 6-10!

Collins Library wants you prepared for Mid-terms and Finals Week! The library hours during that period will be: Apr 29 – May 1 Sun – Tues 9 a.m. – Open 24 Hrs.  May 2 Wed Closing at 2 a.m. May … Continue reading

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Collins Library Links: Celebrating Libraries

Celebrating Libraries This week Collins Library joins libraries nationwide in celebrating the many ways libraries, and library staff, lead their communities through the transformative services, programs, collections, and expertise they offer.  April 8-14 is National Library Week, an annual celebration … Continue reading

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Evan Pano finds his voice in the world where he was always silent.

Seventeen-year-old Evan Pano’s strict, immigrant, Greek, mother only sees him as a disappointment and nothing else. His quiet, workaholic father is a believer in avoiding conflict. Lastly, his best friend, Henry, has become extremely attractive over the summer. Tired, isolated, … Continue reading

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