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13 Scary Banned Books to Read for Halloween

Source: 13 Scary Banned Books to Read for Halloween – Intellectual Freedom Blog

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Lecture Cancelled: 10-11-18

Dear Campus Community, Due to unexpected circumstances, Dr. Felipe de Ortego y Gasca’s October 11 presentation, “HSIs:  The Expectation and the Reality,” has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience and hope to reschedule the lecture at a later time.

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The Miraculous Existence of Libraries

It’s easy for the old brick-and-mortar public and academic libraries to be forgotten in the glare of Google, Wikipedia, Netflix, Spotify and Flipboard. But a 2016 study by the Pew Research Center and the ALA’s 2017 State of the Libraries

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The Great American Read!

THE GREAT AMERICAN READ is an eight-part PBS series that explores and celebrates the power of reading, told through the prism of America’s 100 best-loved novels (as chosen in a national survey). It investigates how and why writers create their

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Dickey: How One Congressman Helped Ban Research on America’s Gun Problem…and Lived to Regret It

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Huge MIT Study of ‘Fake News’: Falsehoods Win on Twitter – The Atlantic

Source: Huge MIT Study of ‘Fake News’: Falsehoods Win on Twitter Article – The Atlantic

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Basic Strategies for Fact-Checking the Web

Feeling overwhelmed by the abundance of information (and misinformation) on the Web? Learn three basic web literacy skills: how to check for previous work, how to go upstream, and how to read laterally. February 21, 12:00 – 12:30 pm February

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APA Citations in Chinese Language

This 50 minute workshop will provide important aspects of using APA style to write and format research papers. Hands-on activities will provide practice in writing citations and formatting. This workshop is taught in Chinese. Friday, February 2 Friday, February 9

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America Trusts the Library – Intellectual Freedom Blog

A recent Pew poll indicates that a majority of Americans not only realize that they are often surrounded by misinformation, but also that the library can help them wade through it all. Source: America Trusts the Library – Intellectual Freedom Blog

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ALA condemns racism and violence in Charlottesville

Source: ALA condemns racism and violence in Charlottesville

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