Podcasts@Boatwright is a new feature on the library's website, featuring faculty authors at the university. The Podcasts@Boatwright debut author is Dr. Doug Hicks, associate professor of leadership studies and religion and executive director of the Bonner Center for Civic Engagement. His new book, With God on All Sides: Leadership in a Devout and Diverse America, describes how our various religious traditions can help build common ground in America and how leaders can and should deal with religious diversity. Listen to the 5-minute podcast at: boatwrightpodcasts.urlibraries.org
Monday, February 23, 2009
Monday, February 16, 2009
In Common: Connecting you with Boatwright Library
“In Common” is a discussion series cosponsored by the library and the Office of Common Ground that offers shared learning experiences for members of the university community.
Thursday, February 19
12-1 p.m. and 2:45 – 3:45 p.m. – Glen Pruden and Martin Gravely
Richmond Room, Heilman Dining Center
“What’s Cooking at UR: Sharing Diversity Through International Cuisines”
Did you know that the university offers a wide variety of experiences in ethnic cuisines? Are you aware of the Center for Culinary Arts and the classes offered to faculty and staff? Are you interested in the special ethnic menus at Heilman Dining Center? Join Chefs Glen Pruden and Martin Gravely for an informative discussion and demonstration of how diverse cuisines can bring us together.
Posted by Lucretia McCulley at 5:23 PM
Parsons Podcasts - Episode 32
Listen to Parsons Podcasts #32, a tribute to African-American composers Florence Price and Undine Smith Moore. Moore grew up in Petersburg and taught at Virginia State University. The recording of Moore’s Afro-American Suite on the podcast features a certain David Tenenholtz, Music Library Associate, on piano.
Posted by Lucretia McCulley at 9:18 AM
Monday, February 09, 2009
Do you know about SLAC?
SLAC is the Student Library Advisory Committee. The group communicates the needs, wants, and perspectives of the student body in regard to library and information resources, and to serve as ambassadors representing the library to the student body. Connect to their website to read more about the members and how to make a suggestion.
Posted by Lucretia McCulley at 11:10 AM
Monday, February 02, 2009
Alert for SciFinder Scholar
Students, faculty, and staff who use the chemistry resource SciFinder Scholar will now need to register in order to access the resource online. Effective January 30th, the desktop client will cease to connect with the resource, although we are attempting to extend that deadline. Please direct your queries about SciFinder Scholar to Melanie Hilner at email@example.com
Posted by Lucretia McCulley at 9:55 AM
Parsons Podcast - Episode 31
The February 2 "Parsons Podcast" previews new CDs in the Music Library, including an Indian take on the music of Miles Davis, Max Raabe and the Palast Orchester (a great German jazz band recreating music of the 1920s and 30s), and piano music by Rossini.
Posted by Lucretia McCulley at 9:14 AM