Win Your Own Study Room During Super Study!

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**UPDATE: We have a winner! Congratulations to Anna Delegatto!   This semester during Super Study*, get the VIP treatment from the Lewis University Library: win your own study room on the day of your choice! Beginning Tuesday, 11/15, follow @lewisulibrary on Instagram and Twitter and watch for our official contest announcement. There are two ways to enter: Retweet the official contest

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Native American Heritage Month and the Dakota Access Pipeline

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If you were on Facebook recently, you might have noticed a lot of people checking in at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in Cannon, North Dakota. You also might be seeing #NoDAPL and #WaterIsLife trending in your social media feeds. This surge of solidarity is the result of protests occurring against the Dakota Access Pipeline. November is Native American Heritage

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Upcoming Events Highlight LGBT History, Presidential Election

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This fall, the Library is partnering with organizations and departments throughout campus to present several events commemorating LGBT History Month and the 2016 election season. As part of the Office of Multicultural Student Services’ celebration of LGBT History Month, the Library will present a screening of the documentary From This Day Forward, which explores how a daughter and her family cope with her father’s transition

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Need Research Help? Book a Librarian!

Now you can schedule a research consultation online!

You already know that whenever the Library is open, there’s a research librarian available to answer your questions in person or via phone, email, text message, or online chat. But did you know that you can make an appointment with a research librarian for in-depth research help? To schedule a one-on-one research consultation, visit http://lewisu.libcal.com/appointments/. You can select the liaison librarian in

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New Look, New Features for A to Z Databases Page

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Our Online Databases A to Z page has a new look! If you’re a regular user of our A to Z databases list, you’ve probably noticed that it looks a little different. The changes aren’t just cosmetic, though. The new A to Z page also has some new features to make your research even more efficient: Search for databases by

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Library to Host Banned Books Read-Out

You are invited to join the Lewis University Library and the Office of Multicultural Student Services to celebrate our freedom to read! What: Banned Books Read-Out When: Monday, Sept. 26, from 12-1 p.m. Where: Library veranda (rain location: Library Media Classroom) Banned Books Week is an annual, nationwide event celebrating the freedom to read, and this year’s theme is diversity.

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Summon Search Box Workaround: Use Firefox, Chrome

The Summon search box on the Library’s homepage is temporarily unavailable in Internet Explorer and mobile browsers. The issue, which occurred during an August 25 upgrade by the vendor, does not affect other browsers. You can still access Summon in one of these two ways: Use the direct link to the Lewis University Library Summon search page: http://lewisu.summon.serialssolutions.com/#!/ View the

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Longtime Lewis Librarians Begin Next Chapter

The Lewis University Library saw the departures of not one but two longtime staff members this month with the retirements of librarians Jana Fast and Robert Pruter. Reference/E-Resources Librarian Jana Fast joined the library staff in 2005 and served the library in several capacities, including as interim library director. Jana was the longtime liaison librarian to the College of Nursing

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Farewell, Br. James!

Br. James Gaffney has been a fixture on the Lewis University campus from his days as a provincial of the Chicago District of the Brothers of the Christian Schools, as chairperson of the Board of Trustees, as a professor of Theology, and, for the past 28 years, as president. This Thursday, June 30, marks the end of his presidency. Looking

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