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Libraries October 26, 2020
Mysterious Manuscripts, Cursed Chronicles and Specters in the Stacks

Fred Jenkins sheds dust-filtered light on dark tales set in libraries, bookshops, museums and archives.

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Libraries October 26, 2020
Making Memes: A Gallery of Visual Literacy
Librarians meld intellectual property, wit and popular culture in an entertaining activity.
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Libraries October 22, 2020
Open Access Week 2020: Highlights from eCommons

In celebration of Open Access Week, check out some of the newest collections in eCommons, UD’s open-access institutional repository.

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Human Rights October 20, 2020
Dayton Literary Peace Prize: UD Librarians Narrow the Field

Volunteer first readers receive up to six books each. After reading them, they select their favorites for consideration as finalists for the international honor.

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Libraries October 19, 2020
Unpaywall: Your Link to Open Access Research

A new feature in library search results lets researchers know when open-access content is available.

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Libraries October 14, 2020
Citizen Web Archiving: Preserving Websites for the Common Good

Web archiving is the process of collecting, preserving and providing access to the content of the Internet. The articles we share, the social media posts we like — these are the things from today that will make up the historical record of tomorrow, but only if someone actively saves them.

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Libraries October 14, 2020
A Conversation with Maleah Wells, OhioLINK Library Leaders Intern
A junior history major shares her thoughts on digital legacy, the mafia and the future of archiving.
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Libraries October 13, 2020
‘The Considerable Number of Students’: A Response to W.E.B. Du Bois
'The Crisis' sought information on Black enrollment at U.S. universities in 1930; a reply from UD in W.E.B. Du Bois' papers in the archives at University of Massachusetts Amherst provides a telling example of racial segregation.
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Libraries October 05, 2020
History Major's Surprise Discovery: Anti-Suffrage
History major and Roesch Library regular Marie Poinsatte shares her thoughts on a surprise discovery she made in the spring term: There were women in Dayton who were against women’s suffrage.
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Libraries September 28, 2020
Banned Books Week 2020: Censorship is a Dead End
For Banned Books Week 2020, librarian Zachary Lewis challenges readers to exercise their freedom and see the written word as a tool of liberty.
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