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HighWire Newsletter: November 2017
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Record-Setting Reference Services!

We’re having a banner year at our reference desk, as we've answered a record number of questions!  Do you need help with research or citations?  We assist students with all types of questions, from topic selection and information gathering to source evaluation and citation formatting.  And we help faculty, staff, alumni, and outside researchers, too.  Feel free to contact us to take advantage of this neat service.
  • Visit us during our in-person reference hours:
    • Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    • Mondays through Thursdays from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Chat with us.  Click on the blue-and-white chat bubble at the bottom of our web pages, or use the window on our Ask Us page.
  • Text us at 717-759-9178.
  • Email us at ask@etown.libanswers.com.  (We monitor this email on weekdays and on weekends.)
  • Call us at 717-361-1461 or 717-361-1222.
  • Meet with us.  Schedule a research consultation with the librarian who specializes in your subject area.
Upcoming Programs

Thursday, November 9, 7:00 p.m. – Global Film Series: The Cuckoo
(Gibble Auditorium)

This Russian film from 2002 is a comedy/drama that takes place during World War II.  It continues this year’s theme of cultural clashes.  Sponsors: High Library; Office of International Student Services

Monday, November 13, 7:00 p.m. – World War I: The View from the East
(High Library, Main Level)

Join Dr. David Kenley for a discussion of how World War I impacted Asia.  This lecture is part of a series of events that accompany the World War I and America exhibition that will visit the campus in February 2018.  Sponsors: Center for Global Understanding and Peacemaking; High Library; History Department

Monday, November 13, and Tuesday, November 14, 4:00 p.m. – Ancestry Library Edition Workshops
(High Library, McCormick Classroom)

In support of this year’s Leffler Lecture, the library has secured access to Ancestry Library Edition for the month of November.  Attend a one-hour workshop for an opportunity to search census, immigration, and military records, and to learn more about genealogy research.  Please RSVP if you plan to attend.  Sponsors: High Library; Leffler Lecture Planning Committee

Tuesday, November 21, 6:00 p.m. – Knit-In
(High Library, Main Level)

Knit and crochet your cares away with Stitch2Serve!  Supplies will be provided, and no experience is required to participate.  Sponsors: High Library; Occupational Therapy Department; Stitch2Serve

Tuesday, November 28, and Tuesday, December 5, 7:00 p.m. – Meditation
(High Library, Tower Room)

All are welcome to join Dr. Jeffery Long for brief, relaxing meditation sessions.  Sponsors: High Library; Religious Studies Department
The High Library | Elizabethtown College | One Alpha Drive | Elizabethtown, PA  17022
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Summer and holiday hours may vary.
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