New website, new e-resources, new grants, new speakers, and a new mobile-friendly newsletter. Everything is fresh and shiny for our first issue of the new academic year!
Happenings @ Hannon
September 2016 (Volume 7.1)
New Year. New Students. New Website!
Welcome class of 2020! We've been working diligently all summer to bring you a shiny,
new library website. We launched it last week just in time for the Fall semester! The new site is responsive, mobile-friendly, and matches the overall look and feel of LMU's other web spaces. Let us know what you think!
LMU Library Receives IMLS Grant
The William H. Hannon Library has been awarded a $394,014 grant by the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to fund a follow-up to our Institute for Research Design in Librarianship.
Your support advances the academic excellence of the William H. Hannon Library and helps to provide for all the great programming and events you can read about below. Please consider becoming a donor today!
Whether you are new to campus or a returning student, we are offering
drop-in library tours on Wednesday, September 7 (at 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.) and Thursday, September 8 (at 1:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.).
Sunday Jewish Book Group
September 11, 2:00 - 3:30 P.M.
In our first
Sunday Jewish Book Group for the Fall 2016 semester, we'll discuss
The Archive Thief by Lisa Moses Leff. Conversation will be facilitated by Dr. Elizabeth Drummond.
Faculty Pub Night: Glenn Gebhard
September 13, 5:30 - 7:00 P.M.
Our first Faculty Pub Night speaker of the Fall 2016-Spring 2017 season will be
Glenn Gebhard, Professor of Production at LMU's School of Film and Television. He will discuss his film,
Cuba: The Forgotten Revolution.
Celebrating the Values of Time
September 14, 5:30 - 7:30 P.M.
Join us to celebrate the
launch of the Bellarmine Forum, a semester-long interdisciplinary exploration of "The Values of Time" and the opening of our Fall 2016 Archives & Special Collections exhibition, "So Short a Lease."
Read Banned Books with Us!
September 26-27, 11:00 A.M. - 9:00 P.M.
Celebrate your freedom to read, your first amendment rights, and National Banned Books Week by joining us for a
public "read-out" in the library's lobby. Bring your favorite banned book or select one of ours!
Luis Rodríguez and Rubén Martínez
September 28, 5:30 - 7:00 P.M.
Los Angeles Poet Laureate and Urban Peace Activist Luis Rodríguez will
join us for a conversation on the challenges he has faced as an author and artist whose work has been challenged in the public sphere.
We asked our Instagram followers to provide a caption for this image from our Fall 2016 Archives & Special Collections exhibition,
So Short a Lease. Submissions included, "I found a Pikachu over there!" and "Sorry, my love. Gotta run. #yolo."
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