Author Archives: Sara MacDonald

About Sara MacDonald

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

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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Library staff recommendation: Bag It

This informative and entertaining documentary takes an eye-opening look at the ultra-thin plastic bag and other plastic convenience items and the price we pay for them. Continue reading

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Winter break info

See details on libraries’ hours and borrowing policies for the 2011 Winter Break. Continue reading

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Library staff news: Mike Sgier wins City Paper comics contest

UArts Libraries staff member Mike Sgier is the winner of the City Paper Comics Issue contest! Continue reading

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From the Vault: Early Cinematography

Just look at the fun you’re missing if you never go down to the Greenfield Vault. Continue reading

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