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Banned Books Week - Exhibit and challenge

The Queens campus library is kicking-off “Banned Books Week” with a challenged book exhibit on the 4th floor of St. Augustine Library; the display cases feature the top 10 titles from the most-challenged books of 2010 and a sampling of the 20-most-challenged novels of the 20th century. 205 more words

News & Notes

World Social Justice Day 2/20/2011

The United Nations established 2/20 as World Day of  Social Justice Day in order to “support efforts of the international community in poverty eradication, the promotion of full employment and decent work, gender equity and access to social well-being and justice for all.”  The UN also uses the day to ask world citizens what does Social Justice mean? 332 more words

Social Software

World Social Communication: Vincentians, "Solutionaries" and Essayists needed

Social Communication has been squarely in the spotlight this week, starting with the Pope’s message on World Social Communications Day.  You can read his message… 642 more words

News & Notes

COPE to re-inforce new scholarly communications model

Following up on previous postings about the “open” movement in research and education, we refer you to a report in Library Journal’s (9/15/2009)  that five universities — Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, MIT, and UC Berkeley — have spearheaded a campaign to make OA publishing economically viable. 245 more words

Information Literacy

If you need to print out...print green!

With the new semester approaching, the library inevitably thinks about research and writing…and all the extra printer pages and photocopies that get left in the printing rooms or get tossed into the recycle bins.  463 more words

Stj Library

Food for Fines: Spring tally

Marilyn Narson,  Circulation Supervisor on the Queens Campus, offers the follow-up numbers from our Food for Fines Spring 2009 Drive

Queens and Staten Island Libraries: Grand Total of… 33 more words

News & Notes

Summer Hours begin 5/13; "Food for Fines" ends 5/17

Congratulations to all our students who are finishing up the semester!   The Libraries — both virtual and physical buildings — remain open if you are taking advantage of summer courses, want a cool, quiet place to catch up on reading or need to work on that paper/resume.   158 more words

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