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Monthly Archives: July 2013

Science and Engineering Library Building Closure Postponed until December 24, 2013

Due to a number of factors, the Library System has postponed the closure of the Science and Engineering Library building until the end of the day on December 24, 2013. We believe that we need more time to work with our users for a smoother transition and make necessary physical modifications to the building as […]

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Like us on Facebook for exclusive Library news, events and promotions!

Like the Library System to check out Facebook-only news, promotions and activities as well as special feature stories about library news, people and events and. So, if you’re a Facebook user, get online, “like” us now and help us to grow! https://www.facebook.com/waynestatelibraries

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Study finds that students prefer print for serious academic reading

http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/students-prefer-print-but-not-books-for-serious-academic-reading/44871?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en

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Student Project Could Kill Digital Ad Targeting

http://adage.com/article/privacy-and-regulation/student-project-kill-digital-ad-targeting/242955/

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Bookworms Have Better Brains in Old Age

http://mentalfloss.com/article/51627/bookworms-have-better-brains-old-age (Taken from Mental Floss) For some, being lost in a book is better than watching a movie. And although it might seem that bookworms let the world pass them by while their noses are stuck in a book, their love of reading will serve them well: According to a new study from the July […]

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Purdy/Kresge July Subject of the Month: Urban Farming

Would you like some carrots with your graffiti? In Detroit and big cities all over America, Urban Farmers are growing food in schoolyards, churches, community centers, and vacant lots. Creative farmers are cultivating rooftop and even bus-top gardens, too! Learn more at the Subject of the Month display in the Purdy/Kresge Library or visit http://guides.lib.wayne.edu/somd

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Wayne State University Libraries will be closed Thursday, July 4

In celebration of Independence Day, the Wayne State University Libraries will be closed on Thursday, July 4. The Libraries will reopen for regular hours on Friday, July 5. Have a safe and wonderful holiday!

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