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Happenings @ Hannon
Volume 4, Issue 1
August 2013
LMU Library You Are Here
In This Issue
Exhibits
Crossing Thresholds: An Entry into Gothic Fiction
Archives & Special Collections Gallery / level 3 / 8/12 - 12/13
Upcoming Events
Unless otherwise noted, all library events take place in the Von der Ahe Family Suite on level 3.

Click event title for more information and to RSVP. 


Tues 9/3 / 5:30-6:30 pm / RSVP

Every Wednesday, starting 9/11 / 5-8 pm / WHH 324 / RSVP

Thurs 9/12 / 7-8:30 pm / RSVP
 
Tues 9/17 / 6-7:30 pm / Burns Back Court / RSVP

Sun 9/29 / 2-3:30 pm / RSVP

Tues 10/1 / 5:30-6:30 pm / RSVP
For FYS Instructors
We are offering two drop-in workshops designed to answer all of your questions about the Lions' Guide to Research (the required information literacy tutorial integrated into the Core Curriculum).

RSVP by clicking your preferred date below, or visit the FYS Libguide for more information.



Both workshops will be held in WHH 118, and drop-ins are welcome.
Featured Resource
Aerial View of Xavier & St. Roberts Hall

Compare the photograph above (St. Roberts & Xavier Hall, ca. 1930) with the image of the bluff at the top of the newsletter. Things have certainly changed!

You can find more fascinating imagery from LMU's history in our newest digital project, the Loyola Marymount University Historical Photograph Collection.
Contact Us
William H. Hannon Library
1 LMU Drive MS 8200
Los Angeles, CA 90045
310.338.2788

We're in the Top 20...
For the second year in a row, the William H. Hannon Library was included on Princeton Review's national list of the Top 20 College Libraries. 

While our building's beautiful design and perch on the bluff play no small part in this ranking, we hope that our outstanding programs, services, and collections equally enhance the LMU experience.

This newsletter serves as a small preview of what we've been working on all summer, and what we have in store for you in the upcoming months. We hope you enjoy it, and look forward to having everyone back on campus! 

Jamie Hazlitt
Outreach Librarian and Editor, Happenings @ Hannon

Have You Read the Common Book?

Tattoos on the Heart

Whether you're on campus or off; in Los Angeles or across the country, you're invited to read along with us this Fall. 

 

The entire LMU community is encouraged to join in a shared reading experience through the 2013 LMU Common Book: Tattoos on the Heart, by Father Gregory Boyle.

 

Visit commonbook.lmu.edu to...

  • Learn more about The Book and Father Greg
  • RSVP for Father Greg's talk on September 17
  • Download a Reader's Guide
  • Connect with other readers
Odd Couples, Vampires, and Other Curiosities... Coming this Fall

The library's Fall Event Calendar is now live! 

 

Here is a preview of a few things you can expect from us this semester...

  • 4 Faculty Pub Nights, starting with Professor Anna Muraco's book Odd Couples
  • A thrilling series of performances, author talks, and other experiences devoted to the Gothic, the supernatural, and beyond
  • The return of the Human Library
  • Massages, therapy dogs, and the button maker
Visit the calendar now to learn more, and to RSVP.
One Desk, One Stop, More Services.

In an effort to increase efficiency behind the scenes and provide even better customer service for you, we are delighted to announce that, over the summer,  we combined our Circulation and Media & Reserve Services into a single service point. 

 

Iggy at the Circ Desk  

Now you can do all of the following at the Circulation Desk on level 1:

  • Check out and return books
  • Pick up LINK+ books, Interlibrary Loan Requests, and books requested from the basement
  • Check out and place materials on Reserve
  • Check out DVDs, CDs, and newspapers
 And we're in the process of transforming our service desk on level 2 into a place where you can check out equipment. Equipment immediately available for check-out includes:
  • Laptops
  • Headphones
  • Computer cables & connectors
  • More coming soon!
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