Banned Books Week: September 25-October 1, 2016 Every fall since 1982 the American Library Association (ALA) has celebrated Banned Books Week. This annual event was started by the Office for Intellectual Freedom, a division of the ALA which highlights threats against our freedom to access information and freedom of expression. Every year books are challenged throughout the library world. According to the ALA Banned Books Week website, a challenge is "an attempt to restrict or remove materials,
Are you writing your senior paper? A psychology major or a student in the MSW program? A faculty member in the social and behavioral sciences? You are in luck starting this semester because The James B. Duke Memorial Library now subscribes to APA’s PsycTESTS! PsycTESTS is a database that serves as a source for the full text of psychological tests and measures as well as a place to find information about tests that are relevant to
Here at the James B. Duke Memorial Library we are gearing up to celebrate Hispanic Hertiage Month. Hispanic Heritage Month runs from September 15-October 15, 2016. This month is intended to serve as a celebration of Hispanic and Latino culture and here is where we will recognize the contributions that are made as well as use this space to celebrate their culture and heritage. Below you will find an excerpt from the official Hispanic Heritage Website concerning the
As football kicks off this fall we would like to highlight the history of the JCSU Golden Bulls. Check out this article below written by our own University Archivist, Brandon Lunsford about the Bulls! Well it’s football season again, and the Golden Bulls are taking the field for their 124th season on the gridiron. The first Biddle University team was organized in 1890, when a group of interested men on campus organized a team led by
Welcome back JCSU! Today we would for you to meet our 4 brand new librarians! Each specalizes in different areas and they all bring a plethora of experience to the library. Make sure you stop in to visit and get to know each of them! All have offices on the first floor of the library. asdfasdfasdf Dr. Chantell McDowell, Collection Development Librarian and Instructional Technology Coordinator Dr. Chantell L. McDowell, a Brooklyn, NY native, served more than 8
This week we would like to highlight our James B. Duke Memorial Library Archives!!! Our archives are run by Brandon Lunsford, the Archival Services Librarian and Chelly Tavss, the Photo Archivist. Make sure you check back to find out more about what's in the archives. Below is just an example of some of what you will find on the Archives Blog, Golden Legacies!