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Miami University Libraries welcomes home alumna

In celebration of Archives month, please join us for a lecture by Danna Bell-Russel, 1982 Miami graduate and President-elect of the Society of American Archivists, on advocacy for your institution, your colleagues and yourself.

The lecture "Reaching Out, Reaching Back, Reaching Up" will be held Thursday, October 3 at in the Center for Digital Scholarship (King 303).

For more information, contact Bob Schmidt at schmidrf@miamioh.edu or 529-6720

3-D printing in the news

The process of making a three-dimensional solid object is definitely getting more and more attention and popularity everywhere. If you check Miami's homepage, then the image below may look familiar to you; the whole story is available at http://miamioh.edu/news/top-stories and kudos to John Williams.


Photo: Scott Kissell

If you're asking yourself "can I see/try this MakerBot Replicator 3D printer?"
The answer is "absolutely YES" ... to get started:

  • Visit this page http://bit.ly/1h78WJy
  • Or contact either John Williams <williajc@MiamiOH.edu> at the Business, Engineering, Science and Technology (BEST) Library (513) 529-6886; or Jon Cameron <cameroj3@MiamiOH.edu> at the Center for Information Management (CIM) in King Library (513) 529-1776.

22nd Annual African American Read-In

The Miami University Libraries Diversity Cluster would like to invite you to the 22nd Annual African American Read-In on Monday, February 7, 2011 between 1:00 and 3:00 p.m. in King Library 320.

The African American Read-In has been an important component of the communities of Oxford and Miami University's Black History Month activities. It is through the participation and support of the university and the community that this event has been an ongoing success throughout the years.

Readers and listeners are what make the day. You can bring a selection by an African-American author or just come and listen! Selected books will also be available at the event.

For updates and details, please visit the Read-In’s website:
http://staff.lib.muohio.edu/diversity/read/

A registration form is also available at:
http://staff.lib.muohio.edu/diversity/registration/

We look forward to seeing you at the Read-In on February the 7th!

Social Justice Read-In in King Library

The 3rd Social Justice Read-In will take place this Wednesday, November 17th from 2 to 4pm in King Library Room 320. Everyone is welcome to read or listen to others read. Readers can bring their favorite book or pick one from the display at the Read-In. A set of posters from the Student Action Center will be on display as well.
To learn more about this event or to register to read, visit the Read-In's website at: http://staff.lib.muohio.edu/diversity/2010read/

The Read-In is part of the seventh annual Human Rights and Social Justice program at Miami University. A complete list of events on campus is available at: http://www.miami.muohio.edu/news/article/view/14388

Cultural Biography Film Series and Workshop

 

The Miami University Library Diversity Cluster is pleased to announce a Cultural Biography Film Series and Workshop with Dr. Ray Terrell which will take place beginning on September 10th.  All screenings and discussions occur on Thursdays from 12 noon to 2 p.m. in King Library Room 320.  The series is open to all University faculty, staff and students.

Three films will be screened and discussed over the course of the fall semester.  A final session on the process of writing a cultural biography will complete the series. The final session will also include a brief introduction to podcasting for sharing cultural biographies on the web.

Dates:

1. Clown (offered two different days – choose one 9/10/09 or 9/17/09)

2. The Way Home (9/24/09) or White Mirrors of Privilege: Making Whiteness Visible (10/08/09)

     * Select and attend one or may attend both if you like.

3. Final Session on Creating a Cultural Biography (10/22/09)

This event is sponsored by the Library's Diversity Cluster

 

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