From Omaha to St. Lo: Bob Blair, Movietone and the Battle of Normandy
This exhibit, currently on display in the Hollings Library, Brittain Gallery, until October 31, features the newly-acquired Bob Blair Collection. As a newsreel cameraman for Fox Movietone News, Bob Blair filmed combat in the European Theater from shortly after D-Day until October 1945. The collection is a recent gift to Moving Image Research Collections (MIRC).
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Greetings! I hope the fall semester is going well so far.
As your liaison to the library, I'm here to answer any questions you may have about how the library can support your teaching and research. I'm very pleased to have the opportunity to continue working with the History department, and I hope to have the chance to get to know all of you a bit better, whether you're new or returning faculty. Please don't hesitate to contact me with any questions.
Recently acquired and coming soon to the library's electronic resources!
Including more than 18,700 men and women whose lives have shaped the nation, American National Biography provides biographical essays covering the significant events of a person's life in chronological order. The bibliography section at the end may include information on where a subject's papers are currently housed, as well as selected published biographies, articles, or monographs for further research.
Educational Film Collection
Have you thought about adding a video component to your teaching? The Educational Film Collection at Thomas Cooper Library is ready to help you make that a reality. You'll find an extensive collection of DVDs, videotapes, and 16mm films for classroom and educational uses. This collection includes materials suitable for many subject areas, including Anthropology, Humanities, History, Film Studies, Psychology, Sociology, English, Business, etc.
Staff is available to help take reservations, check out films, and help you choose films that fit your needs.
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Thomas Cooper Library Room 302
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|New Streaming Video
We have added three new streaming databases.
These databases provide film, documentaries, biographies, speeches, news clips, etc. You can access them on or off campus, link to Blackboard, and show them in class. Best of all you can continue to use the materials, again and again. See a complete list of streaming video databases.
October 15 - Susan Cheever
October 22 - M.T. Anderson
October 29 - Cassandra King
Join us for an evening with these authors. All events are free and open to the public starting at 6:00 pm in the Ernest F. Hollings Special Collections Library. Click here for more information.
Workshops on Zotero, Research Impact, and RSS Feeds & Alerts
Intro to Zotero, Free Online Citation Management
October 9, 2:00pm
October 29, 3:30pm
October 10, 11:15am
October 29, 2:15pm
Keeping Up With Your Research: RSS Feeds and Email Alerts
November 7, 3:30pm
Register for any of the upcoming workshops.