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College Edition – January 2014

Renovated Eckhart Library Now Open

Eckhart Library reopened on January 8th after an extensive renovation. The new library space contains all course reserves for mathematics, computer science and statistics classes as well as a core collection of mathematics books. A bright, new study space is also available with seating for 40.

Stay Organized! Learn How Citation Managers Can Help

Learn how citation managers can help you organize your research. Store important citations, attach pdfs, and take notes all in one place using these tools--several which are available for free. Sign up for one of the Library's one-hour workshops in the TECHB@R on EndNote Web and Zotero.

Calling Book Lovers! T. Kimball Brooker Prize Submissions Due February 26th

Current second-year and fourth-year students are welcome to submit entries for the T. Kimball Brooker Prize for Undergraduate Book Collecting. Mr. Brooker (Ph.D.1996) established the Prize to foster a love of the book and to encourage book collecting among undergraduates. One $2,000 prize will be awarded to a fourth-year student, and one $750 prize to a second-year student. See past winners.

Show Off Your Science Skills - Win the John Crerar Writing Prize

A competitive award for excellence and clarity in science writing, the John Crerar Writing Prize acknowledges the ability of an undergraduate to produce a paper, on a scientific topic, which is thorough in its arguments but accessible to a broad readership. First prize is $1500 and second prize is $500. The deadline is April 22, 2014.


Image of Editions of Homer

Homer in Print: The Transmission and Reception of Homer’s Works. January 13 – March 15, 2014, Special Collections Research Center, Regenstein Library.


Drawing from Posthumous Works of Charles Otis Whitman

Charles Otis Whitman: His Science, His Special Birds, and the Marine Biological Laboratory. January 6 – March 21, 2014, Crerar Library Atrium.

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