Archive for September, 2010

15 Iconic Movies Based on Banned Books

Click here to see 15 of the most iconic, popular, and/or celebrated movies of all time — all of which are based on books that have been banned, formally challenged, or burned. 

Banned Books Week 2010

Celebrate Your Freedom to Read!

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Read Out! – Today

Celebrate Banned Books Week and Your Freedom to Read

Read Out!

BSC Libary

Monday, September 27, 2010, 12 to 1 p.m.

Guest readers:

BSC President Larry Skogen, Gary Gugel, Tim Deviley

AnnMarie Kajencki, Janelle Masters, Erin Price, & Dan Rogers

Library Subscribing to Films on Demand

Good news!  Due to the overwhelmingly positive response to the Films on Demand database, we have decided to subscribe to this resource.

The trial period was due to end on Sunday, September 26, but access will now continue uninterrupted.

Thanks for your feedback and enjoy using this great resource!

Read Out! for Banned Books Week

What do books from the Twilight series, To Kill a Mockingbird and Catcher in the Rye have in common?  All have faced removal from library bookshelves in the United States within the past year …. Read more

 

Celebrate Your Freedom to Read

READ OUT!

Monday, September 27

BSC Library

Noon to 1 p.m.

Join us for readings from books that have been banned or challenged

For more information, visit:  American Library Association

List of books challenged/banned in 2009-10

Banned Books Week, September 25-October 2

Films on Demand – Last Week of Trial Access

Have you checked out Films on Demand yet?  If not, there’s still time … our trial access goes through Sunday, September 26.   You can find the link on the Library’s Databases (Articles & More) page. 

Films on Demand is a digital archive of nearly 6,000 titles in curriculum-focused digital video collections.  The state-of-the-art streaming video platform makes it easy to incorporate outstanding video from Films Media Group into your courses and presentations.    

Your feedback will be key in making a decision about subscribing.  Let us know what you think!

Bookless Libraries

Check out this story about the Applied Engineering and Technology Library at the University of Texas at San Antonio [Inside Higher Ed, September 20, 2010].

A Truly Bookless Library

The times they are a-changin’ …

“correspondence” – Gannon Gallery Art Exhibit

Stop by the Library to check out this exhibit by a Fargo artist … 

“correspondence”

by Judith Feist

August 23 – September 30, 2010

Gannon Gallery, BSC Library

Reception:  Thursday, September 30, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

“A correspondence is a kind of love affair … It is with our own epistolary persona that we fall in love, rather than with that of our pen pal.”                    — Janet Malcolm

Feist works primarily with printmaking, and also works with two-dimensional mixed media such as drawing, collage, and hand-stitching. Her work is heavily inspired by the interactions experienced within her everyday life, and the people that are involved within those interactions.