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Newsletter april2010

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  • 1. Randall Library News for April 2010 New University Librarian Named Synergy Common Reading 2010: Colin Beavan’s No Impact Man Sarah Barbara Watstein, former Associate University Next year’s incoming Librarian for Research and students will be Instructional Services at the reading No Impact Man as the UNCW common University of California, Los reading book. The Angeles, joins UNCW as author, Colin Beavan, University Librarian June 1. will be visiting the UNCW campus on September 20. Faculty, staff and Watstein will provide entrepreneurial and student leaders who want to discuss collaborative leadership in support of the the book over the summer are invited to attend one of the educational, learning and research activities of the following book discussions: university. She will assume leadership of Randall Wed., May 19, 11am-12pm, Library and its 20 librarians, 24 paraprofessionals Saffo Room (2009) Fisher and collection of one million volumes, 25,000 print Student Center and online journals and more than 200 database Mon., June 28, 3:30-4:30pm, titles. She will also represent the library on the Saffo Room (2009) Fisher Academic Coordinating Council. Read more... Student Center Events and Exhibits Abraham Lincoln: Self-Made in America exhibit A national traveling exhibit featuring reproduction artifacts from the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois is coming to University of North Carolina Wilmington’s Randall Library from April 26-May 20, 2010. Here are a few events you might be interested in: UNCW’s Lumina Theater will screen Vikram Jayanti’s 2005 film “Lincoln,” an innovative portrait of the President and his battle with depression, Wednesday, April 21, 2010, at 7:00pm. Dr. Todd Savitt, professor from the Department of Medical Humanities at East Carolina University, will present “Entering a White Profession: Black Physicians in the Turn-of-the- Century South” at the exhibit opening reception, Monday, April 26, at 7:00pm, in UNCW’s Randall Library Hayes Gallery (1st floor). Following Dr. Savitt's talk, the “Flash Fiction Project: Self-Made in America” publication celebration and exhibit reception will take place on the 2nd floor art wall. Refreshments will be provided. Cape Fear Museum of History and Science will screen Vikram Jayanti’s 2005 film “Lincoln,” Sunday, May 2, at 2:30pm. Before the movie, from 2:00-2:30pm, Barbara L. Rowe, curator at Cape Fear Museum, will display and discuss a Lincoln artifact in the collection: an 1861 military commission for a local Wilmingtonian signed by Lincoln. Seahawk Study Moonlight Breakfast During finals, on Wednesday, April 28, faculty and staff will be serving students a free moonlight breakfast in Randall Library. From 9-11pm, eggs, bacon, pancakes, fruit and coffee will keep students energized as faculty and staff offer support and encouragement. News for Researchers Reserves – Faculty may request materials put on electronic reserves for their classes. Placing reserve requests early will help ensure your materials are ready for the first day of classes: http://library.uncw.edu/forms/place_items_reserve Returning Materials – Please be sure to return any items you have checked out. If you’d like to renew your items online, click on “My Library Record” on the left side of our homepage. UNI Instructors – If you are teaching a UNI section in fall 2010, please request your library session soon! Use our online form: http://library.uncw.edu/forms/freshman_seminar Self-Checkout Machine – A new self-checkout machine that offers fast, efficient, and easy- to-use technology will soon be available. It will give you another option for checking out books and is not meant to replace the personal checkout service at the Circulation desk. Questions or comments? Email us at libref@uncw.edu or call us at 910-962-3760. Click here to subscribe, unsubscribe, or view past e-newsletters.

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