Monthly Archives: October 2011

Protect Yourself from MAYHEM–Get Research Help

Ever try waiting ’til the last minute to do a research paper, only to realize that the websites you were GOING to use aren’t acceptable, that your prof wants “scholarly sources”, & that the books you need are clear across Ohio? Protect yourself from Research Mayhem–stop by the library & let our librarians help you recognize your blind spots.

P.S. We’re not endorsing any insurance company here…it’s just a seriously funny commercial:).

Let’s Hear it for the Ladies! The 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Laureates.

According to the Nobel Peace Prize Press Release, three impressive Nobel Laureates were chosen to share the award “for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work.” The site further states: “We cannot achieve democracy and lasting peace in the world unless women obtain the same opportunities as men to influence developments at all levels of society.” [ Full Article ]

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (Liberia), Leymah Gbowee (Liberia) and Tawakkul Karman (Yemen) join 121 Laureates who have also received the award.

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LGBT History Month–Celebrate Diversity

Check out our wide variety of LGBT Resources “On Display” throughout the month of October! Featuring books from our Queer Studies bibliography, a colorful visual display of symbols associated with the LGBTQ community, and guides to learning more about getting–and giving–support.