March 27, 2015
by jkremer
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FLOW Citation Workshop (4/14)

FLOWimagesFaculty and Staff -

Are you looking for a way to :

1. create reference lists EASILY?
2. organize citations based on your research projects?
3. keep track of articles you have read or want to read?
4. collaborate and share articles with co-researchers and your students?

If so, come to the Library’s FLOW workshop. What is FLOW? FLOW is a tool that will help you manage the resources you use for your research, and to create citations and bibliographies when you write your papers.

Join Us.

Date: Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Time: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Place: DiMenna-Nyselius Library, Lower Level, Lab 114

To learn more, about FLOW, go to http://librarybestbets.fairfield.edu/flow. Please note: FLOW will replace RefWorks at the end of December, 2015.

Click Here to RSVP to the FLOW workshop

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March 27, 2015
by jkremer
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Celebrate our Faculty’s Publishing!

Thank you to everyone who made the March 19, 2015
Faculty Book Panel and Publishing Social held at DiMenna-Nyselius Library a success!
Special thanks to our panel David Crawford, Mary Ann Carolan,
Kris Sealey, Scott Lacy, Michael Pagano and Danke Li!
Faculty Book Publighing Panel and Social

Thank you to the over 60 faculty who contributed their
publication information to our publishing slideshow.
You can see the slideshow below.

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March 25, 2015
by Student - Paul Spino
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Water Film- The Business of Being Born (March 26)

The_Business_of_Being_BornOn March 26th, The Business of Being Born, a documentary released in early 2008, directed by Abby Epstein, will be shown in the DiMenna-Nyselius Multimedia room at 7pm . As one may infer from reading the title, the film explores the concept of childbirth and its ups and downs. Throughout the movie, the film focuses on a midwife named Cara who  walks the audience through an interesting series of childbirths. The movie elaborates upon statistics pertaining to conflicts that health care workers have faced in the past or have the potential to face in the future with births.

Discussant: Professor Jenna LoGiudice

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March 23, 2015
by Student - Paul Spino
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Women’s History Month

IMG_6780Some may argue that March is one of the best months of the year. Spring and Summer are right around the corner, school wraps up in a month, and the weather becomes a lot warmer!

March is also Women’s History Month! Why not celebrate such a important holiday by coming down to the DiMenna-Nyselius library to pick up a few books or CDs? We have a wide variety of materials ranging from Hillary Clinton’s Hard Choices to Maya Angelou’s I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Our displays are being showcased at the bottom of the grand staircase. Other notable materials include: The Journals of Sylvia Plath and Ping Fu’s Bend, Not Break.

Our music collection includes great female musicians, including Mosquito by the Yeah Yeah’s, Mary J. Blige’s My Life II: The Journey Continues, Act I and  100 Days, 100 Nights by Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings.

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March 18, 2015
by Student - Paul Spino
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Water Film- Ugetsu (March 19)

On March 19th, Ugetsu, a 1953 Japanese film directed by Kenzi Mizoguchi, will be shown in the DiMenna-Nyselius Multimedia Room at 7pm. Ugetsu is a story of fighting, romance, family and determination which takes place during the Japanese Civil Wars (1500s). Two husbands set out with a goal of making quick cash, but as they start receiving their profits, they are forced to make important decisions pertaining to their lives as husbands and members of their families.

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Ugetsu (1953)

The film was nominated for an Academy Award in 1953 (Best Costume Design, Black-and-White).

Discussant: Professor Jiwei Xiao

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