The Wayne State University School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) recently held the SLIS Recognition Ceremony and Reception to honor the school’s scholarship and award winners, student association officers, and the numerous contributions of the school’s donors, faculty and supporters.
Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Highlighting the value of free and open access to information, Banned Books Week brings together the entire book community in shared support of the freedom to seek, publish, to read and express ideas, even those some consider unorthodox or unpopular. Look around the libraries for "mug shots" of the banned books that we hold and how to find them!
Since 1901, the Nobel Prize in Literature has been awarded annually to an author from any country who has, in the words of the will of Alfred Nobel, produced "in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction". Though individual works are sometimes cited as being particularly noteworthy, here "work" refers to an author's work as a whole. This display and Research Guide presents the authors who have been awarded this prize.
In our ongoing effort to improve the searching and browsing of the Virtual Motor City collection, we’ve just reloaded the collection’s metadata, updated with the latest additional information: descriptions of photographs, Library of Congress subject headings, and our brand new field, titles. With the new title field, you’ll notice that some records contain two titles: […]