Get Ready to Read: Human Library 2019

Rohrbach Library, in partnership with the Office of Inclusion and Outreach, will be hosting Kutztown University’s second Human Library event on Thursday, March 28th, 2019. This event will run from 10:00am-4:00pm. It will feature “human books” who will be “on loan” for readers to engage in open dialogue on a variety of personal and social issues. Readers can meet one-on-one or in small groups of 2-3 with a “human book” for brief “loan periods” throughout the day. If you would like to be a “human book” and have a story to tell, we would love to hear from you! Please click on the link below to find out how to be a “human book” and for more information about this unique event:

http://library.kutztown.edu/humanlibrary

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Feature Films for Education

Rohrbach Library provides access to the Feature Films for Education collection! Feature Films for Education offers hundreds of full length films for educational purposes.

Highlights of the collection include:

  • New films added throughout the year
  • Easy search feature with the ability to filter films by genre, copyright, and MPAA rating
  • Over 20 film genres in the collection
  • Subtitles available
  • “Mouse-over effect displays brief description and page tools to save, share, and embed links”

Visit Feature Films for Education at https://library.kutztown.edu/feature.

 
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Springer Nature E-Journals

Rohrbach Library now offers full text access to Springer Nature E-Jouranls! Springer Nature provides access to over 2,000 peer-reviewed journals in science, technology, engineering, medicine, and the social sciences.

Learn more at http://library.kutztown.edu/springer.

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Wall Street Journal Digital Edition

Rohrbach Library now offers complimentary access to WSJ.com for the KU Community! This subscription includes access to the follow through an academic site license provided by Rohrbach Library.:

  • Archival coverage includes last 4 years (very limited additional coverage back to February 10, 2010)
  • 90-day archive to a digital version of the daily print edition of The Wall Street Journal
  • Available editions include: US, Asia, Europe, and India
  • Includes all WSJ blog content

To learn how to activate your subscription, please visit: https://library.kutztown.edu/wsjonline

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Guest Speaker: Dr. Belinda Wheeler

On Tuesday, October 30th Kutztown University will be hosting special guest, author Dr. Belinda Wheeler. Dr. Wheeler will discuss Gwendolyn Bennett’s work, her diverse artistic talents, and why this important figure found solace in Kutztown, PA. Join us from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm in the President’s Room MSU 250. Refreshments will be provided. Dr. Wheeler is the author of Heroine of the Harlem Renaissance and Beyond: Gwendolyn Bennett’s Selected Writings.

Find more information about Gwendolyn Bennett and her work at https://library.kutztown.edu/Bennett.

This book talk is sponsored by the Kutztown University Rohrbach Library, The English Department, and The Frederick Douglass Institute.

 

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9/11 Display

This September marks the 17th anniversary of 9/11, one of the worst attacks on American soil. Rohrbach Library now has a display in memory of that terrible day.Image-1 This display includes some very interesting pieces, including newspapers from September 2001 reporting on the attack. Be sure to check this display out on the second floor (in the quiet space). Here are some resources about the attack:

Video Resources:

September 11, 2001: The First Tower Collapse

This Day In History: September 20, 2001 – George W. Bush Addresses Congress after 9/11

Changes in Airport Security Post 9/11

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9/11 Museum

Documenting Attacks of September 11, 2001

Declassified: The Taliban

My Life After 9/11

SEALS Respond to 9/11

Bill Moyers Journal: 9/11: For the Record

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Print Resources:

Above Hallowed Ground: A Photographic Record of September 11, 2001 by Photographers of The New York City Police Department 

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Running Toward Danger: Stories About the Breaking News of 9/11

Never Forget: An Oral History of September 11, 2001

 

After The Fall: New Yorkers Remember September 2001 And The Years That Followed (e-book)

What Changed When Everything Changed: 9/11 and the Making of National Identity (e-book)

Inside 9-11: What Really Happened

September 11, 2001: American Writers Respond

One Nation: America Remembers September 11, 2001

11 September 2001: War, Terror, and  Judgement (e-book)

2018 Open House

Rohrbach Library is having it’s annual Open House from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Tuesday, September 18th, 2018! Be sure to stop by to explore the building and the resources the library has to offer (both physical and digital)! There will be plenty of snacks and goodies for all to enjoy, and a super fun scavenger hunt!!! Follow the link below to see more on this exciting event!

library.kutztown.edu/2018openhouse


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