University Authors’ books in the Library

Steinbeck in Vietnam book coverThe University Libraries try to buy copies of books authored by our university community for our collections.  Just recently, for example, we added Steinbeck in Vietnam: Dispatches from the War, by Dr. Thomas Barden, Dean of the Honors College.  Sometimes we find out about these authors through local publications like the UTNews or the Toledo Blade, but we don’t catch every one.  If you know of a publication authored by a member of the UT community that we don’t already have, please let us know!

All of the publications by UT authors are marked in our catalog with the alternate title: University of Toledo Authors Collection.   You can view these by year and primary author as well.


An Evening with Neil Gaiman Webcast

To celebrate National Library Week, come to the library to watch author Neil Gaiman speak from the University of Minnesota via webcast.
April 12, 6-8 p.m.
Carlson Library Room 1025
As Honorary Chair of National Library Week and 2009 Newbery Medal winner for The Graveyard Book, Slide 1

Neil Gaiman will be speaking about his lifelong love of libraries and the role they play in a democratic society by supporting intellectual freedom and privacy.
Slide 1

The program will conclude with a question and answer session.  Submit your questions ahead of time at

Neil Gaiman (used by permission Jessamine County Public Library)

This webcast is sponsored by the American Library Association, HarperCollins Children’s Books, Internet2, the University of Minnesota, and the Jessamine County Public Library.