April 13, 2015
by jkremer
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National Library Week Events

National Library Week
If truth is beauty, how come no one has their hair done in the library? –Lily Tomlin

Monday, April 13- Show off youbuttons croppedr DNL pride by picking up a button in the lobby.

Tuesday, April 14-  Faculty and Staff workshop - Come to the FLOW Citation Management software tool workshop from 2:00- 3:00 pm. Email Curtis Ferree (cferree@fairfield.edu) to RSVP.

Wednesday, April 15 - Cake in the lobby for all @ 2:15 pm!

All Week Long - Meet the Library Staff on Instagram and Twitter.

All Week Long - Join our #MyStudySpace campaign on Instagram and Twitter.  Show off your study space by posting pics using #MyStudySpace.  Library staff will  sharing study tips on #MyStudySpace.

#mystudyspace

Learn more about the work of DiMenna-Nyselius Library, by vsiting our new dashboard webpage.

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April 10, 2015
by jkremer
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FLOW Citation Tool Workshp – April 14

 FLOWimagesFaculty and Staff Workshop

FLOW Citation Management software tool

Join the Library for a one-hour FLOW session:
Tuesday, April 14, 2:00 – 3:00 pm, Library Lab 114

Flow is an online bibliography manager that allows users to import references from text files or databases and can use these references in writing papers and automatically format the bibliography in seconds. It is an update from RefWorks.  Learn more through the Library’s FLOW User Guide.

 

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April 8, 2015
by Student - Paul Spino
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Water film – Io Sono Li (Shun Li and the Poet) (April 9)

Members of the Fairfield community are encouraged to attend the showcase of Shun Li and the Poet on April 9th at 7pm in the Dimenna-Nyselius Multimedia Room. Andrea Segre directed this Italian film that was released in 2011. Shun Li in a single mother who constantly moves around and changes jobs in order to raise enough money for her son to move to Italy. She moves from Rome to Chioggia, Italy, where she is employed as a bartender who serves local fishermen. It is at this tavern in Chioggia where she meets Bepi, an Eastern European fisher. However, the story unfolds when the characters' relationship, composed of two different cultural backgrounds, is criticized by members of the Chioggia community.

Discussant: Professor Mary Ann Carolan

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Shun Li and the Poet (2011)

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April 1, 2015
by jkremer
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Win $1,000! Apply for Library Research Prize!

Become the Next Winner of the Library Research Prize!

The DiMenna-Nyselius Library Prizes are awarded for excellence in undergraduate and graduate research projects which demonstrate:

  • Extensive use of library services, resources, collections, and
  • Significant knowledge in the methods of research and the information-gathering process

There are two $1,000 prizes, one for undergraduate students and one for graduate students.

Individual or Team Applicants must submit application by April 21, 2015.

Learn more about the Prize and how to apply @ www.fairfield.edu/libprize

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April 1, 2015
by cferree
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New Database on Trial: Kanopy Streaming Video!

The Library is pleased to offer a trial of Kanopy. Kanopy is a streaming video service offering 26,000 films from over 800 of the industry's leading producers, including producers and distributors, including Criterion Collection, Kino Lorber, Media Education Foundation (MEF), First Run Features, PBS and BBC Active. Subject areas covered include the Arts, Business, Education, Global Studies & Languages, Health, History, Languages & Literature, Media & Communications, Sciences, Social Sciences, and Technical Training.

Kanopy features an intuitive, easy-to-use viewing platform, and the ability to create clips and playlists and to embed films into Blackboard and link your students to them. In addition to this, you can host film events without paying out of your department’s budget for screening rights – these are included for each and every film already. And, the collection is growing with over 200 films added each month.

Please take a look at Kanopy and let us know what you think. If you have any questions, contact Curtis Ferree, cferree@fairfield.edu. This trial is active until May 5th.

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