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Provides research assistance and instruction in the use of library resources.

NEW TRIAL: Academic Video Online

Academic Video Online is the most comprehensive video subscription available to libraries. It delivers more than 62,000 titles spanning the widest range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more. More than 17,000 titles are exclusive to Academic Video Online.

Curated for the educational experience, the massive depth of content and breadth of content-types (such as documentaries, films, demonstrations, etc.) in Academic Video Online makes it a useful resource for all types of research (Alexander Street Press).

Trial ends: September 2, 2018

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Library Instruction

Training Class

Fondren Library provides learning opportunities in many areas, from searching the research literature to creating multimedia presentations, using data, archival research and more. Use the list below to contact the library department that fits your needs.

CQ Press - Resources for Social Sciences

CQ Press Library - the place to search or browse resources on American government, current affairs, history, politics, public policy, and data analysis for the social sciences.

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Fondren Library Undergraduate Creative Writing Awards Prize Winners’ Reading

The winners are:

Larry McMurtry Prize in Fiction: Sonia Hamer--For her heartbreaking story of sisterhood, faith and impossibly comic misadventures in Israel.  
Max Apple Prize in Nonfiction: Axel Ntamatungiro--For his precise and vibrant prose and sophisticated consideration of the human condition.
Susan Wood Prize in Poetry: Erica Cheung--For her daring consideration of history, inheritance and the complexity of translating love and despair into forgiveness.
 

Creative Writing Awards Prize Winners’ Reading

Monday, April 23
7:00pm, Sewall 309

Winners:

Larry McMurtry Prize in Fiction: Sonia Hamer--For her heartbreaking story of sisterhood, faith and impossibly comic misadventures in Israel. 

Max Apple Prize in Nonfiction: Axel Ntamatungiro--For his precise and vibrant prose and sophisticated consideration of the human condition.

Susan Wood Prize in Poetry: Erica Cheung--For her daring consideration of history, inheritance and the complexity of translating love and despair into forgiveness.

Awards

Digital Theatre+ Streaming Plays & Productions

From dozens of full productions to craft interviews, guides and workshops, this streaming video database offers multiple perspectives on theater from many of today’s leading practitioners.

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Socialism on Film: The Cold War and International Propaganda

This collection of films from the communist world reveals war, history, current affairs, culture and society as seen through the socialist lens. It spans most of the twentieth century and covers countries such as the USSR, Vietnam, China, Korea, much of Eastern Europe, the GDR, Britain and Cuba.

Trial Ends April 24, 2018

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Poetry Reading - March 29 at 6:00pm

Poetry

Early European Books - Digitized Volumes

Early European Books presents treasured books from some of Europe’s most important libraries in beautiful high-resolution, full-color images, from cover to cover, from the beginnings of book printing to 1700. Search, view and download more than 53,000 volumes from libraries of Copenhagen, Florence, London, Paris and more.

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Nexis Uni for news, legal and business information.

New look, new features for Nexis Uni, formerly LexisNexis Academic, one of the library’s most comprehensive resources for news, legal and business information. Learn about the top ten Nexis Uni features through these tip sheets (http://www.lexisnexis.com/pdf/academic/nexis-uni/TipSheet-Top10-Uni-Features.pdf) or access video tutorials here: https://www.lexisnexis.com/en-us/support/nexis-uni/default.page#section-3

Nexis Uni™ features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis—including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790—with an intuitive interface that offers quick discovery across all content types, personalization features such as Alerts and saved searches and a collaborative workspace with shared folders and annotated documents.

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