Books Good Enough to Eat!
Create an Edible Book for the International Edible Books Festival, Tuesday, April 1, at 1:00pm in the 5th floor lobby of Langsam Library
Friday @ 4 in Langsam Library
February 7th, 2014, 4pm, 4th floor (next to the Triceracopter)
Build your survival kit so you can (hopefully) stay alive during the zombie apocalypse!
Prizes will be awarded to the team with the best kit/most surviving members!
Food will be provided to both zombies and non-zombies alike!
PLEASE NOTE: UC Libraries will be closing at 1PM today (Friday, December 06, 2013) in anticipation of severe weather this afternoon. The National Weather Service is predicting snow beginning around noon, with heavy snowfall into the evening.
UC Libraries will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 28 & 29 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. All library locations will close at 5pm on Wednesday, November 27. Regular hours resume Saturday, November 30. A listing of library hours is available online.
UCit@Langsam, the 24/7 computer and study space, will remain open. Entrance is available via Langsam Library’s 5th floor lobby.
Langsam Library will offer extended hours until 2am from Sunday, December 1 through Thursday, December 12.
After the regular Langsam Library hours, library space only will be open for students to study until 2am during exams. To enter the library after the regular closing time, students must do so via the 5th floor UCit@Langsam card-swipe entrance (a valid UC ID is required).
On November 15 UC Libraries hosted an event focused on exploring countries and cultures. Librarians Pam Bach and Olya Hart engaged students in planning the event. During brainstorming sessions students suggested discussing the phenomenon of culture shock and sharing what surprised, puzzled, or scared them when they came to the U.S. At the suggestion of Srinivasa “Sid” Thatham, President of the Indian Students Association, we started the event with the video American culture shock for international students, which inspired a lively discussion. Continue reading
In celebration of International Education Week, the Marx Law Library and UC Libraries collaborated on a display in support of UC’s First-Year Student Common Reading Program and the book Justice. The display, titled “Justice Around the World: Human Rights and Human Wrongs,” features the College of Law’s Human Rights Quarterly and the Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights. Both are edited by Bert Lockwood, Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Director, Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights. The display, on view through the end of the semester, is located on the 4th floor lobby of Langsam Library. Continue reading
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