Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read is Sept. 27-Oct 4. For the entire month of September enjoy our Diversions display on your way to the computer lab and see a sampling of titles that have been challenged or banned in recent years.
Susan Gibbons from the University of Rochester discusses an anthropological study of student research behavior in her talk "Aligning Academic Libraries with Real User Needs". The lecture will be held Friday, September 26, at 3pm in Smith Hall. The lecture is free and open to the public. More information is available at http://library.lclark.edu/lib/sherrer.htm.
Watzek Library is looking for extraordinary students with Work Study awards to fill a variety of positions for the upcoming academic year. Job listings and application instructions are posted in the Student Employment Database.
Watzek Library has purchased the Gerritsen Collection Online. This resource provides full-text access to the 4700 books, pamphlets and periodicals on women's history spanning four centuries and 15 languages. The collection reflects the revolution of feminist consciousness and the movement for women's rights. At left: Vida Milholland of New York City was arrested at the White House in Washington, D.C., July 4, 1917, while picketing for women's right to vote; she served three days in District Jail.
Lewis & Clark College Special Collections is proud to host the final exhibition of a poetry broadside collection assembled by the Friends of William Stafford. The exhibit runs June 5 - July 15 in Hoffman Gallery. Gallery Hours are Thursday 4-8 pm and Saturday/Sunday 12-4 pm. This is the first of a series of events to celebrate the recent gift of the William Stafford Archives to the College from the Stafford Family. Featured printers and publishers include Karla Elling of Mummy Mountain Press, Sandy Tilcock of lone goose press, John Laursen of Press-22, Carlos Reyes of Trask House Book, Prescott Street Press, and Wang Hui-Ming.
Watzek Library will be open the following hours during the summer interim (end of August): Mondays to Fridays, 8 am-5pm; Saturdays and Sundays, closed . For more information on Library Hours, visit http://library.lclark.edu/lib/hours.htm.
Celebrate Children's Book Week May 12-18 and the wonderful selection of children's literature available for readers of all ages. Watzek Library's juvenile literature collection offers numerous summer reading possibilities for you and your family!
Reading Days and Finals bring extended hours to Watzek Library. After opening at 9:00 am on Sunday, April 27th, the building will remain open around the clock until 6:00 pm on Thursday, May 8th. To get the latest on Watzek Library building hours, check out our detailed list of hours and closures.
The number of people using Watzek continues to grow as finals approach. Unfortunately, the possibility of theft also increases. Please remember that personal belongings should not be left unattended in the library. In particular, leaving materials behind to hold a study room is prohibited. Even short breaks away from laptops, phones, backpacks, jackets, and other items can result in theft. Please see staff at the Circulation Desk if an item is misplaced or taken.
Watzek Library now has access to the Film Literature Index, the first periodical index devoted to the literature of film, designed for the scholar, the student, and the general reader. It annually indexes 150 film and television periodicals from 30 countries cover-to-cover and 200 other periodicals selectively for articles on film and television. The Film Literature Index is known for its comprehensive indexing system that includes more than 2,000 subject headings for detailed analysis of articles and reviews.
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