Author Archives: Sara MacDonald

About Sara MacDonald

Public Services Librarian, Greenfield Library, UArts Libraries 215-717-6282 smacdonald@uarts.edu

UArts Libraries End-of-Summer Hours

Summertime, and the Libraries are open! Continue reading

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UArts Libraries Work-Study Students are Honors Students

We are very pleased and proud to recognize Greenfield Library work-study students Sarah Gantt and Haylee Warner for their acceptance into the UArts Honors Program. Continue reading

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Library staff recommendation: The Color Revolution

This fascinating book looks at the behind-the-scenes story of the people and industries behind color and consumers’ interaction with it. Continue reading

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Music and … — A Note on Our Underrecognized Journals

Explore some of our best—but too little appreciated—scholarly journals about music. Continue reading

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Oxford Art Online: Have You Used It?

Oxford Art Online is a fantastic reference source that combines four Oxford University Press titles into one electronic source. Continue reading

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Library staff recommendation: Remaking Race and History: The Sculpture of Meta Warrick Fuller

Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller (1877-1968) is a UArts alumna (Class of 1898) whose fame has diminished over the
years. A new book aims to rectify this situation. Continue reading

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UArts Libraries Workshops Spring 2012

It’s paper-writing and midterms time! Buff up your research skills and learn more about what the UArts Libraries have to offer. Bring your laptop — these are hands-on workshops — or watch, listen and learn. Workshops will start on time … Continue reading

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The Alan Lomax Archives and Global Jukebox

Folklorist and ethnomusicologist Alan Lomax’s invaluable “global jukebox” is now streaming online for free. Continue reading

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Library staff recommendation: Rudolf Laban: An Extraordinary Life

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Rudolf Laban (1879-1958) was a charismatic, womanizing, creative genius who was instrumental in the development of modern dance as we know it today. Continue reading

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New in the Music Library: The Natural Mystics: Marley, Tosh, and Wailer

Over one dramatic decade, a trio of Trenchtown R&B crooners swapped their 1960s Brylcreem hairdos and two-tone suits for 1970s battle fatigues and dreadlocks to become the Wailers-one of the most influential groups in popular music Continue reading

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