Participants Needed for Banned Books Read-Out

The Lewis University Library and the Office of Multicultural Student Services invite you to join us in celebrating the freedom to read!   What: Banned Books Read-Out When: Tuesday, Sept. 26, from 12:30-1:45 p.m. Where: Student Union Commons **Arts & Ideas Credit!** Sign up here to be a reader!   Banned Books Week is an annual, nationwide event celebrating the freedom

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Meet the (New) Librarian: Betsy Sterner

The Library’s newest staff member is Research and Instruction Librarian Betsy Sterner. Betsy is the liaison librarian for the College of Nursing and Health Professions and the departments of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Computer Science, Physics, and Sport and Exercise Science. You can reach her by email at esterner(at)lewisu(dot)edu, or just stop by the Library and say hi! Welcome to Lewis University

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Meet the (New) Library Staff: Ariana Lim

Ariana Lim

The Library’s newest staff member is Technical Services Assistant Ariana Lim. Ariana’s duties include cataloging and processing new library resources and scanning materials for our digital collections. You can reach her by email at, or just stop by the Library and say hi! Welcome to Lewis University Library, Ariana!  What aspects of your new position as Technical Services Assistant are

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Win Your Own Study Room during Super Study!

Super study contest external promo spring 2016

**Update: Thank you to everyone who entered the contest. And the winner is … Jacob Kreiss!** This semester during Super Study*, get the VIP treatment from the Lewis University Library: win your own study room on the day of your choice! Beginning Monday (4/10), follow us @lewisulibrary on Instagram and Twitter and watch for our official contest announcement. There are

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Resources for Creating Your Own Graphic Novel

Graphic Novels

Are you thinking of entering the Library’s “Create Your Own Diverse Origin Story” contest? The resources listed below can help familiarize you with graphic novels as a genre and art form and introduce you to some recent examples with diverse characters and content. Books about Graphic Novels Boys’ Love Manga: Essays on the Sexual Ambiguity and Cross-Cultural Fandom of the

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Library Announces “Create Your Own Graphic Novel” Contest

Create your own diverse superhero origin story--enter our graphic novel contest!

Ms. Marvel. Black Panther. Iceman. Who will be the next diverse superhero? The Lewis University Library invites all current students, faculty, and staff to add a character to the rapidly expanding universe of superheroes from diverse backgrounds. Submit your diverse superhero origin story to our contest and your work could be digitized and added to the Library’s new graphic novels

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Library’s FY16 Annual Report Now Available Online

The Lewis University Library’s annual report for the last fiscal year (July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016) can now be viewed and downloaded from our website. Highlights of the report include: A 73% increase in library instruction sessions, from 124 in FY15 to 215 in FY16 New institutional repository to collect, preserve, and provide access to the University’s scholarly

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