“BOOKS! Challenged or Banned in 2010- 2011.”
UT will celebrate the American Library Association Banned Books Week with the 14th Annual Banned Books Week Vigil on Thursday, September 29th, on the 2nd Floor of Sullivan Hall. This daylong event will feature speakers from all over campus giving 20-minute talks about topics relating to censorship and the freedom to read.
The day will begin at 9:00 a.m. with a greeting from UT President Lloyd Jacobs commenting on his favorite book. Scheduled morning speakers include Glenn Sheldon, David Tucker, Paul Many, Warren Woodbury, and Sumitra Srinivasan. At noon Sharon Barnes, Women’s and Gender Studies, will give the keynote address, “Dumbledore’s Gay?! Ten Years of Religious Suppression of Harry Potter.” Scheduled afternoon speakers include Rene Heberle, Carter Wilson, Larry Wilcox, Ben Pryor, and Tom Barden. Jason Mack, Web editor, of the Toledo Free Press will conclude the day at 4:30 p.m. Afternoon events include the screening of a short film, “The Lorax,” and the annual Banned Books Jeopardy Quiz hosted by Randiah Green and Vincent Scebbi of the Independent Collegian. Door prizes will be given throughout the day. Snacks and light refreshments will be offered.
2011 Banned Books Week University of Toledo Vigil
In Conjunction with the American Library Association
Sullivan Hall, Honors College, Room 2030
For details contact:
Professor Paulette Kilmer: firstname.lastname@example.org
UT Communications Department, UH 4700D
New UT faculty began their New Faculty Orientation on Tuesday, August 16, 2011, at Carlson Library. The UT librarians welcomed the new faculty with a brief overview of library services and a tour of Carlson. Please contact Thomas A. Atwood 530-2833 for information regarding Information Literacy support and Laura Kinner 530-8532 for information regarding UT Libraries services and support.
From January 20th until February 21st, the Mulford Library will be hosting an art show displaying the work of UT health sciences students, staff, faculty, and health professionals.
A reception celebrating the artists will be held on Friday, Jan. 28 at Mulford from 4pm-6pm. The featured speaker will be Dr. Donna Woodson. Light refreshments will be served.
For more information, contact Jodi Jameson at 419-383-5152 or email@example.com. Check out the art show website at http://libguides.utoledo.edu/hscart.
Heart of Lily - Larry Low
You are invited to join us for the opening of the exhibit, “Wholly Toledo: The Business & Industry that Shaped the City” on Wednesday, November 17th at 2 p.m. The exhibit will be displayed in the Ward M. Canaday Center for Special Collections on the fifth floor of Carlson Library.
Our opening lecturer will be given by Stuart W. Leslie, Professor of History of Science & Technology at Johns Hopkins University, and a reception will immediately follow the lecture. We hope that you can join us!
Please respond by November 10 to 419-530-2200 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Parking is available in Lot 13 and the West Parking Ramp.
This program was made possible in part through the support of the Ohio Humanities Council, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Join us for two film screenings as part of International Education Week with a focus on global citizenship and sustainability.
Monday, November 15
7 p.m. Carlson Library Room 2000
An Inconvenient Truth, the popular 2006 film about former United States Vice President Al Gore’s campaign to educate citizens about global warming via a comprehensive slide show will be screened, followed by a discussion with Dr. Timothy Fischer, chair of the Environmental Sciences Dept.
Wednesday, November 17
4 p.m. Carlson Library Room 2000
Iron Ladies of Liberia, The intimate documentary that goes behind the scenes with Africa’s first freely elected female head of state, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia, will be shown. The film explores the challenges facing the new president and the extraordinary women surrounding her as they develop and implement policy to rebuild their ravaged country and prevent a descent back into civil war.
See this flier for other International Education Week events.
Faculty & staff are invited to join us for the second of our Connection Sessions this semester: Accessing Full Text Articles. This 30 minute session will help you download articles from library research databases and online journal collections with the click of your mouse! The session will be by taught by faculty in the College of University Libraries and Academic Support. Feel free to bring your lunch or a snack!
Accessing Full-Text Articles
- Wednesday, October 6, 2010– Carlson Library, room 1009, 12-12:30 p.m.
- Thursday, October 7, 2010– Mulford Library, room 420, 12-12:30 p.m.
No reservation necessary, just stop in!
Please join the UT Department of Communication for their 13th Annual Banned Books Week Vigil this Thursday, September 30th in Room 2030 Sullivan Hall. This will be an all day event. Speakers from UT and the community include:
Marcia Suter, David Tucker, Tom Barden, Paul Many, Michael Miller, Glenn Sheldon, Renee Herberle, Carter Wilson, Larry Wilcox, Ben Pryor, UT President Lloyd Jacobs, Hasan Dudar and Jason Mack, Elaine Reeves, Sharon Barnes, Warren Woodbury, Risa Beth Cohen.
Snacks and coffee will be available all day, finger food at 11:30 a.m. and pizza at 4 p.m.
More details available at: http://tinyurl.com/utbbw2010
Faculty & staff are invited to join us for the first of our Connection Sessions this semester: Designing Effective Library Assignments. This 30 minute session will help you create meaningful and interesting assignments using any of the resources provided by your libraries, and is taught by taught by faculty in the College of University Libraries and Academic Support. Feel free to bring your lunch or a snack!
Designing Effective Library Assignments
- Wednesday, September 1, 2010– Carlson Library, room 1009, 12-12:30 p.m.
- Thursday, September 2, 2010– Mulford Library, room 420, 12-12:30 p.m.
No reservation necessary, just stop in!
The University Libraries is pleased to announce a new series of library informational sessions for UT faculty and staff entitled Connection Sessions!
These 30 minute sessions will run from September through December at both the Carlson Library on Main Campus and the Mulford Library on the Health Science Campus. All sessions will be taught by faculty in the College of University Libraries and Academic Support. All sessions are offered from 12-12:30pm on the following dates. Feel free to bring your lunch or a snack!
Designing Effective Library Assignments: Get tips on creating great assignments for your students that incorporate the use of library resources.
9/1 – Carlson, room 1009
9/2 – Mulford, room 420
Accessing Full-Text Articles: Download articles from library research databases and online journal collections with the click of your mouse!
10/6 – Carlson, room 1009
10/7 – Mulford, room 520
Using OhioLINK and Interlibrary Loan: Request items from other libraries in the state, across the country or around the world.
11/3 – Carlson, room 1009
11/4 – Mulford, room 520
Using EndNote: Save yourself time and frustration by formatting your manuscripts with EndNote, a bibliographic management software program available to you as a free download via myUT.
12/1 – Carlson, room 1027
12/2 – Mulford, room 520
For more information, ask a librarian!