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Entries from November 2011

Julia Jackson on Reading

November 28th, 2011 · Comments Off on Julia Jackson on Reading

…a thoughtful article here on a topic sounded off on here (Odyssey Online) about reading, and reading books.  Julia Jackson has published a piece on reading via digital devices (versus reading a print monograph) and whether a transcendent reading experience is possible with the former.  Is there something in the hyper-connectivity that simply short circuits a reading experience powerful enough to be like a religious experience?  Or is this yet another case of resisting a technology to better understand circumstance…

Tags: Books · Essay on Bibliography · Essay on Technology

Homecoming in ODY

November 4th, 2011 · Comments Off on Homecoming in ODY

…a quick shout out to all of you coming to Homecoming, a program in our Special Collections Saturday.  Back to the Future, A SLU Homing Retrospective 12-4 in the Piskor Reading Room.  We have a great archive of photographs and St. Lawrence ephemera and why not take a moment to take it in!

Tags: SLU Library Event

Who We Are, What We Did

November 2nd, 2011 · Comments Off on Who We Are, What We Did

Vampire Friends of the Libraries explained.

Tags: SLU Library Event