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Monthly Archives: February 2013

Wayne State University Library System offers new online resource to bring Whistler’s Peacock Room into the digital realm

Wayne State University and the Smithsonian’s Freer Gallery of Art recently announced the launch of a new online resource, “The Story of the Beautiful: Freer, Whistler, and Their Points of Contact,” a comprehensive guide to James McNeill Whistler’s Peacock Room and its dynamic history (www.peacockroom.wayne.edu). The Peacock Room, an elaborately painted former dining room and […]

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Black History Month at the Purdy/Kresge Library: At the Crossroads of Freedom and Equality: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington

Visit the BHM book display in PK titled: At the Crossroads of Freedom and Equality: The Emancipation Proclamation and the March on Washington and also learn more about Detroit’s important role in the March on Washington. The display will include books, images and other materials about emancipation, MLK, freedom, equality. Stop in to check it […]

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Reuther Library Black History Month subject focus: Black revolutionaries

The Reuther Library celebrates African American History Month with a brief look at resources in our collections that deal with the topic of Black revolutionaries. We define Black revolutionaries as persons or groups whose goal was to create a positive change in the lives of African Americans through radical action. The means to this end […]

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The traveling display “Jacob Lawrence and The Legend of John Brown” will be at UGL during Black History Month

This three year traveling display makes its final stop in the Undergraduate Library Atrium in February. Showcasing the work of renowned African American artist Jacob Lawrence, the display features digitized reproductions of his silkscreen print series The Legend of John Brown, and includes informative text that details the life and times of Lawrence the artist, […]

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Cell Phone Recycling Program

The Office of Campus Sustainability announces a new program that makes it easy to recycle old cell phones. Shiffman Medical Library is participating in this program to dismantle and repurpose the old electronics by serving as a drop-off location on the medical campus. Help keep electronics out of our landfills. Look for the drop-box located […]

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February 23 | Shiffman Medical Library Gift of Life Organ Donation Discussion & Drive

Shiffman Medical Library Community Conversations on Health: Gift of Life Organ Donation Discussion & Drive Sunday, February 24, 2013 | 2:00PM-4:30PM | Free and Open to the Community Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History Featuring: DR. JASON DENNY, TRANSPLANT SURGEON-HENRY FORD HEALTH SYSTEM Join in a discussion to learn the history of African […]

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Wayne State University Library System joins community-driven project to found Library Publishing Coalition

The Wayne State University Library System, in collaboration with more than 50 other academic libraries and the Educopia Institute, has joined a two-year project (2013-2014) to create the Library Publishing Coalition (LPC). The project emerged from conversations between Purdue University, the University of North Texas, and Virginia Tech regarding the need for a community dedicated […]

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