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Library staff recommendation: The Acme Novelty Library #20

The Acme Novelty Library #20 by Chris Ware Greenfield Open Stacks 741.5973 W22a20 The latest installment of Chris Ware’s Rusty Brown storyline, The Acme Novelty Library #20 focuses on the supporting character of Jordan Lint, a bully in Rusty’s school. Ware shows … Continue reading

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Library Staff Recommendation: The Sandman

One of the most critically lauded comic series, The Sandman follows the literal king of dreams. Continue reading

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Library Staff Recommendation: The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay

Winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, this novel is a must-read for those interested in comics, religion and mythology, history, romance – well, everyone, really! Continue reading

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Library Staff Recommendation: Palestine

Greenfield Circulation Assistant, Mike Sgier recommends war journalist/comics artist Joe Sacco’s account of the Occupied Territories after the first intifada. Continue reading

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Cabinets of Curiosities: Selections from the University Libraries Special Collections

The exhibit Cabinets of Curiosities: Selections from the University Libraries Special Collections in the President’s Office gallery contains some unique and eclectic items ranging from an Imperial Court Robe to theatre costume illustration to artists’ books. Continue reading

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Welcome and Welcome Back!

The University Libraries staff are pleased to welcome new students and faculty, and to welcome back those who are returning. Continue reading

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SuMFA Food for Thought Lecture Series: Walter McConnell

Walter McConnell often uses unfired ceramics to visually discuss relationships between time, space, nature, and people. He will talk about his work this Thursday, July 28 at 1 p.m. The lecture will be held in CBS Auditorium in Hamilton Hall. Read on to find out more about him. Continue reading

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SuMFA Food for Thought Lecture Series: Kathleen Gilrain

Kathleen Gilrain is the Executive Director of Smack Mellon Studios in Brooklyn. She will discuss career as an artist, curator, and professor on Wednesday, July 28 at 1 p.m. The lecture will be held in CBS Auditorium in Hamilton Hall. Read on to find out more about her. Continue reading

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Alexander Street Press Downtime

All Alexander Street Press online collections will be down for maintenance on Saturday, April 24, from 8am to 4pm. Read on for affected collections… Continue reading

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Alumnus Charles Santore

Charles Santore, class of 1956, illustrated the 2009 Library of Congress National Book Festival poster. Watch a webcast of Santore speaking at the festival about his work as a children’s book illustrator and the creative process he used to develop … Continue reading

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