March 31, 2015
by jkremer
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Oxford Language Dictionaries Online

Today's Italian word of the day in Oxford Language Dictionaries Online is:

ostinarsi [osti'narsi]

  •  to persist (in , su in; a fare in doing); to persevere (in , su with, at; a fare in doing)

The Library encourages you to persist in your second (or third) language fluency by using Oxford Language Dictionaries Online.  These online dictionaries, available under the Databases tab from the Library homepage, provides access to English translation bilingual dictionaries for

  • Chinese,
  • French,
  • German,
  • Italian,
  • Russian, and
  • Spanish.

You can even listen online to hear the correct pronunciation of words.


March 31, 2015
by cferree
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New Database on Trial: Henry Stewart Talks

Henry Stewart Talks provides access to video lectures by leaders in the field of Business. Subject categories include Economics, Finance & Accounting, Global Business Management, Leadership, Marketing & Sales, Strategy, and Technology and Operations. Please let us know what you think by contacting Curtis Ferree, or filling out our Electronic Resources Evaluation form. This trial is active through December 31, 2015.


March 31, 2015
by jkremer
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Novelist Alice McDermott comes to Fairfield (4/8)

Get ready for novelist Alice McDermott's Commonweal Lecture "The Catholic Writer and the Madness of Art" on Wednesday, April 8 at 8:00 pm in Dolan School of Business by reading one of her novels.

Read an Alice McDermott novel!

Read an Alice McDermott novel!

McDermott's most famous work is Charming Billy (1998) — winner of the National Book Award.  Charming Billy explores Irish American culture and what happens to those who break away. Rand Richards Cooper from Commonweal writes, "The grand struggle to wrest one's self from the group delivers her protagonists to this deeply American paradox; that getting a life of your own brings a diminished sense of who you are."


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 Please note: FLOW will replace RefWorks at the end of December, 2015.

Click Here to RSVP to the FLOW workshop