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  1. Representatives from the Borrowing Desk, Tech Services, Reserves and Interlibrary Loan will give an overview of services available to students. Attendees will learn how to make requests for these services.

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  2. Information Literacy Session for ARTS-420

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  3. Getting Started with Blackboard

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  4. This class introduces users to Zotero and Mendeley, two free citation management tools that represent powerful alternatives and/or supplements to programs such as EndNote. Attendees will come away with a clear sense of comparison between major online citation tools, including key strengths and weaknesses. Laptops encouraged but not required.

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  5. This class will help you learn to access and use subject-specific databases that index the scholarly literature necessary for completing a literature review assignment. In addition, the basic aspects of what a literature review looks like will be covered. Bring your research topics and literature review questions with you so that the class can be as useful as possible.

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  1. In recent years, a significant number of the hundreds of thousands of migrants arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border have been unaccompanied children and family units fleeing violence and persecution in Central America who seek protection in the United States. Others attempt to cross the U.S. border’s harsh terrain undetected in the hope of a better life or to reunite with their family and …more

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  2. Predatory publishing is a form of low quality, amateurish, and sometimes unethical academic publishing. Why did it arise and why does it continue to thrive? Thwarting predatory publishing is possible when stakeholders grasp the underlying conditions that drive this phenomenon.
    Monica Berger is Associate Professor, Library, New York City College of Technology, City University of New York. Her …more

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  3. The open education movement with its emphasis on free access and permissions has generated a flurry of activity around scholarly and teaching activities involving innovative pedagogies, open textbooks, open educational resources (OER), Creative Commons licensing, and open policies. Far from being a fringe movement, open education has potential to challenge and enrich nearly any educational …more

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  4. Racial segregation characterizes every metropolitan area in the U.S. and bears responsibility for our most serious social and economic problems – it corrupts our criminal justice system, exacerbates economic inequality, and produces large academic gaps between white and African American schoolchildren. We’ve taken no serious steps to desegregate neighborhoods, however, because we are …more

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  5. Marc Schindler, executive director of the Justice Policy Institute, will talk from his perspective as an attorney, researcher, and former juvenile corrections administrator, about the justice reform landscape in the United States. Issues covered will include how to break America’s addiction to incarceration and help build safer and stronger communities.
    Marc Schindler is Executive Director …more

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  6. In the Executioner's Shadow - A Story of Justice, Injustice and the Death PenaltyLight refreshments in theater lobby before program begins.
    Documentary film clips followed by discussion and audience Q&A with filmmakers, SOC Professors Maggie Stogner and Rick Stack. Panelists may include Ben Jealous, former head of NAACP and current gubernatorial candidate for Maryland; Dian Rust-Tierney, head of …more

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  7. This ceremony recognizes winners of the Library's prizes for undergraduate students, including both the College Writing and Undergraduate Research Awards. These awards are given to undergraduate students who make extensive use of the University Library's collections and show evidence of critical analysis in their research skills, including locating, selecting, evaluating, and synthesizing …more

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    Ceremonies. Receptions. Banquets
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