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HighWire Newsletter: December 2018
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Extended Hours and Activities for Finals Week

The library will stay open until 2:00 a.m. from Sunday, December 9, through Thursday, December 13.  Many thanks to our dedicated student employees for making this schedule possible!  If you’re looking for a study break, feel free to join us for…
  • The Choose Happiness Book Club on Friday, December 7, at 11:00 a.m.
  • KPETS visit on Tuesday, December 11, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (courtesy of SWAG!)
  • A building-wide Where’s Waldo search with prizes throughout Finals Week
As always, LibCal lists all of the library’s operating hours and upcoming events.  And don’t forget that the librarians are happy to provide research and citation assistance for your many papers and projects!  You’re welcome to visit us in person, or to reach out via email, phone, text, or chat.  View our full contact details on our Ask Us page.

Donate Clothes -- and Overdue Fines -- to Todd's Angels!

If you owe any library late fees, consider paying your fines in cash and in person at our front desk by Sunday, December 9.  All fees collected between November 26 and December 9 will be used to purchase items to donate to Todd’s Angels.  Founded by Brooke Mazzone ’19, Todd’s Angels is a non-profit organization—and a current SDLC—that provides clothing to local hospitals for children born into the foster care system.
Todd’s Angels also has a donation box in the library’s front lobby for general campus use.  The organization accepts any new-with-tags baby clothes and socks in premie, newborn, 3-month, and 6-month sizes.  One-piece “Sleep n’ Play” outfits are preferred.

New Resources and Trials

  • AP Stylebook Online – The Associated Press’ writing style reference for journalists, writers and editors.  This regularly updated version of AP Stylebook offers bonus features including Ask the Editor, Topical Guides and a Pronunciation Guide.
  • HeinOnline Academic (TRIAL through May 2019) – The world’s largest fully searchable, image-based government document and legal research database.  It contains comprehensive coverage from inception of both U.S. statutory materials, U.S. Congressional Documents and the U.S. Congressional Serial Set and more than 2,600 scholarly journals, all of the world’s constitutions, all U.S. treaties, collections of classic treatises and presidential documents, and access to the full text of state and federal case law powered by Fastcase.  The database also features special collections on Criminal Justice, History, Foreign Relations, Religion and the Law and Women and the Law.
  • HeinOnline’s Gun Regulation and Legislation in America – A balanced collection of essential periodicals, compiled legislative histories, CRS reports, Congressional hearings, U.S. Supreme Court briefs, monographs, and other related materials.
  • HeinOnline’s Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law – A multitude of legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world.  The database contains every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery.  This collection includes pamphlets, books, legal commentary, journals, Congressional debates and modern histories.

Wizarding Photos


Many thanks to all who took part in the library’s wizarding activities this fall, from Dr. Tara Moore’s lecture and Dr. Kristi Arnold’s class window display to the escape room, trivia night, Wizarding DIY, and the House Cup competition!
Best wishes for a great rest of the semester.  Enjoy your break!
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