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Finals Week Events in the Library Spring ’16

During Finals Week, there will be an assortment of activities and snacks available to students with the intention of minimizing stress and strengthening well-being.

Tuesday, May 3rd
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Free earbuds and earplugs*

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
PAWS for a Study Break

Wedsday, May 4th
24 Hours
Legos and coloring in the Cafe
Healthy snacks
Free earbuds and earplugs
9:00-11:00 PM
Massages in the Atrium

Thursday, May 5th
24 Hours
Legos and coloring in the Cafe
Healthy snacks
Free earbuds and earplugs
9:00-11:00 PM
Massages in the Atrium

Friday, May 6th
24 Hours
Legos and coloring in the Cafe
Healthy snacks
Free earbuds and earplugs

Saturday, May 7th
Open until 12 midnight, reopens Sunday at 9am
Coloring in the cafe
Healthy snacks
Free earbuds and earplugs

Sunday, May 8th
Opens at 9am, continues with 24 hours until Tuesday, May 10th
Coloring in the cafe
Healthy snacks

Free earbuds and earplugs

* Earbuds and earplugs are available on request unless supply runs out

 

Chew on This: Eleanor Stanford

stanforgOur April “Chew on This” features Eleanor Stanford, adjunct professor in Creative Writing. Stanford will read from her book of
poetry, Bartram’s Garden.

This event will take place on April 27, 2016 from 12:30-2:00 PM in the Drexel Library CMC Room, 2nd Floor.

Please bring your lunch and join us for what we hope to be an engaging presentation! Cookies and drinks will be available.

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Chew on This: Fe y Alegria: Bolivia and SJU Partnership

WHAT: Dr. João Neiva de Figueiredo, Associate Professor, Management; Ann Marie Jursca-Keffer, Associate Director, Service Learning Coordinator, Faith-Justice Institute; and Miguel Angel Marca Barrientos, Fe y Alegria: Bolivia, will discuss their recently co-authored work, “A Robust University-NGO Partnership: Analyzing School Efficiencies in Bolivia with Community-Based Management
Techniques.”
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WHEN: April 14th 12:30-2:00 PM

WHERE: Post Learning Commons, Wachterhauser Seminar Room

Please plan to join us for this engaging presentation! Cookies and drinks will be provided.

*J. Neiva de Figueiredo, A.M. Jursca-Keffer, M.A. Marca Barrientos, and S. Gonzalez. “A robust University-NGO partnership and CBR: Analyzing school efficiencies in Bolivia with community-based management techniques, ” Gateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement, 6:93-112.

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The Library has a trial for Statista through April 8!

Statista ischartoftheday_4521_some_of_the_numbers_behind_stpatricks_day_n a statistics portal with data from
market and opinion research institutions, as well as from business organizations and government agencies.

Coverage includes media, business and industry, politics, public opinion, demographics, education, crime, and more.  50% of the content in Statista is international.

Data can be downloaded in JPG, PowerPoint and Excel.

Please let us know what you think of Statista!
Contact your liaison librarian.
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The SJU Saint John’s Bible Has a Facebook Page!

A Facebobiblegroupok page for the
Saint John’s Bible @ Saint Joseph’s
University

was created by students Joe Hallak and Matt Musmanno as part of a biology course taught during the Fall Semester by the Rev. John Braverman, S.J. This page is available for students, faculty, staff and others to reflect on  displayed illuminations and post thoughts. Take a few minutes out of your busy day and take a look!

The first handwritten and illuminated Bible commissioned by a
Benedictine Abbey in the more than 500 years since the invention of the printing press, the original is housed at the Hill Museum and Manuscript Library in Minnesota. Saint Joseph’s University owns a rare 7 volume fine
art reproduction Heritage Edition.  One volume of the Saint John’s Bible is
always on display on the Chapel of Saint Joseph-Michael J. Smith
Memorial and another in the Post Learning Commons and Drexel Library.

Library Newsletter Spring 2016!

Library_Blog1The Spring 2016 issue of the
Library newsletter, Library Lines, is now available! Please take some time out of your busy day to read about the various news items highlighted. Topics range from the Director’s note on E-Books vs. Print,  interesting new initiatives and partnerships, on-going work with assessment as well as many others.

If you have questions or comments, we’d love to hear from you!

Mission Week Event: Illuminating the Word in the 21st Century

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The Saint John’s Bible is the first handwritten and illuminated Bible to be commissioned by a Benedictine Abbey in the more than 500 years since the invention of the printing press. Pope Francis was present in September of 2015 when a special Apostles Edition of the Bible was gifted to the American people in a ceremony at the Library of Congress commemorating his historic visit to the United States.
Saint Joseph’s University is privileged to own a limited release seven volume fine art reproduction set of the Saint John’s Bible Heritage Edition.

Pope Benedict XVI said of the Saint John’s Bible “… this is a work for eternity”

Stop by the Post Academic Center atrium on Thursday, March 17th between 11:00 A.M. and 12:30 P.M. (free period) to view books from this breathtaking masterpiece and register for the chance to win a framed print of nature artist, Chris Tomlin’s Milkweed and Butterfly pictured in the Gospel and Acts.

Stay tuned for day and time of drawing. You need not be present to win!

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Milkweed and Butterfly, Chris Tomlin,
Copyright 2002, The Saint John’s Bible,
Saint John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota USA. Used by permission. All rights reserved.