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By Emily Cornuet The past month in the DSC makerspace area, I have been experimenting with a few different materials on the laser cutter. The DSC has a 60W Universal Laser Cutter with a print area of 12 x 24. It is hooked up to a ventilation system that removes excess chemicals that are released when materials […] Read More
Temple Digital Scholarship Center
July 8, 2016

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The ACRL Assessment Discussion Group meeting is always a bright spot at the ALA conference.  The group, with a discussion list of...

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Assessment on the Ground
July 6, 2016

orlando clouds

The ACRL Assessment Discussion Group meeting is always a bright spot at the ALA conference.  The group, with a discussion list of...

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Assessment on the Ground
July 6, 2016

What is your library story?Libraries_4C_PMS201_Cherry_School

We want to know what Temple University Libraries mean to you. How have the Libraries’ staff, materials, and/or resources supported, inspired, or impacted you?

Email us your personal stories at ...

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Temple University Library News
July 5, 2016

What is your library story?Libraries_4C_PMS201_Cherry_School

We want to know what Temple University Libraries mean to you. How have the Libraries’ staff, materials, and/or resources supported, inspired, or impacted you?

Email us your personal stories at ...

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Temple University Library News
July 5, 2016
Matthew Hopkins ,Witchfinder GeneralFrom An Historical Essay Concerning... Read More
History News
June 30, 2016
Matthew Hopkins ,Witchfinder GeneralFrom An Historical Essay Concerning... Read More
History News
June 30, 2016

BTP_logo_blackStarting this fall, Temple University Libraries will bring you two curated, collaborative series, in addition to the...

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Programs & Events
June 30, 2016

BTP_logo_blackStarting this fall, Temple University Libraries will bring you two curated, collaborative series, in addition to the...

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Programs & Events
June 30, 2016

This spring Temple University Libraries commissioned a special project as part of the programming year’s theme of Games and Gaming. Nicole Restaino, Manager of Communications and Public Programming, worked with Drexel’s Entrepreneurial Game Studio as they developed a hybrid work of theatre and games – “The Diamond Eye Conspiracy.” The interactive work was enacted a Paley library this April, to great success.

EGS integrates video game design, physical theatre and dance. As they were developing the game, collaborators Daniel Park, Arianna Gass, and Joseph Ahmed collected data about...

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Assessment on the Ground
June 22, 2016

This spring Temple University Libraries commissioned a special project as part of the programming year’s theme of Games and Gaming. Nicole Restaino, Manager of Communications and Public Programming, worked with Drexel’s Entrepreneurial Game Studio as they developed a hybrid work of theatre and games – “The Diamond Eye Conspiracy.” The interactive work was enacted a Paley library this April, to great success.

EGS integrates video game design, physical theatre and dance. As they were developing the game, collaborators Daniel Park, Arianna Gass, and Joseph Ahmed collected data about...

Read More
Assessment on the Ground
June 22, 2016

On June 14, the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit voted to uphold the FCC’s Open Internet Order governing net neutrality, or equitable speed and access to non-commercial content. A victory for cultural and educational institutions, this ruling responds to the concern that internet service providers could give preference to paid entertainment and commercial content over educational and informational content. Last week’s ruling, however, ensures that internet providers cannot favor content from certain providers over others. In other words, the internet will remain an open platform in...

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Temple University Library News
June 22, 2016

On June 14, the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit voted to uphold the FCC’s Open Internet Order governing net neutrality, or equitable speed and access to non-commercial content. A victory for cultural and educational institutions, this ruling responds to the concern that internet service providers could give preference to paid entertainment and commercial content over educational and informational content. Last week’s ruling, however, ensures that internet providers cannot favor content from certain providers over others. In other words, the internet will remain an open platform in...

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Temple University Library News
June 22, 2016
By Liz Rodrigues The word frequency experiment with country names got me thinking about more ways to visualize relationship to place. I decided to stick with place names, but think about them more broadly. How does the immigrant subject in early 20th century US narratives plot the world map? I was also interested in learning […] Read More
Temple Digital Scholarship Center
June 21, 2016
By Liz Rodrigues Once I had assembled the early 20th century US immigrant autobiographies readily available on Project Gutenberg and Internet Archive, I needed to assess its quality and what methods might be usefully revelatory given its size. At around 50 books, it wasn’t large enough for any kind of machine learning classifier exercise. It […] Read More
Temple Digital Scholarship Center
June 16, 2016

LilaBerman

 

In Metropolitan Jews: Politics, Race, and Religion in Postwar Detroit (University of Chicago Press, 2015), History Professor Lila Berman analyzes the Jewish sense of place in Detroit during the twentieth century, first in ...

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Human Sciences
June 16, 2016

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Is personal self-defense the only legitimate argument for violence according to feminists? How should they understand violent poitical resistance? Can a real feminist advocate political violence? These are some of the questions that Professor Patricia Melzer...

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Human Sciences
June 14, 2016

Get to know one of Temple University Libraries’ greatest resources—its staff! Starting this summer, we’ll be posting staff recommendations and interviews, so you can learn more about the individuals working in your library.

Today, we’re reposting our National Library Week listing of the books, movies, and library resources staff members love. Stay tuned for more from our staff as the summer rolls on!

“My favorite library resource is our amazing Media Services collection.” –Kathy Lehman, Supervisor, Access Services...

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Temple University Library News
June 13, 2016

Get to know one of Temple University Libraries’ greatest resources—its staff! Starting this summer, we’ll be posting staff recommendations and interviews, so you can learn more about the individuals working in your library.

Today, we’re reposting our National Library Week listing of the books, movies, and library resources staff members love. Stay tuned for more from our staff as the summer rolls on!

“My favorite library resource is our amazing Media Services collection.” –Kathy Lehman, Supervisor, Access Services...

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Temple University Library News
June 13, 2016

I was able to catch up with four of the six 2015-2016 Livingstone Prize Winners before they dispersed for the summer. Below are the interviews I recorded with these intelligent and talented undergraduate men and women.

  • Livingstone Undergraduate Research Award in Creative Works and Media Production
    Mother Internet : Blessed Virgin : A Coming of Age Story by Elizabeth Baber

 

  • Livingstone Undergraduate Research Award in Policy, Practice, and Public Life
    Cultural Property Repatriation:...
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Human Sciences
June 13, 2016

I was able to catch up with four of the six 2015-2016 Livingstone Prize Winners before they dispersed for the summer. Below are the interviews I recorded with these intelligent and talented undergraduate men and women.

  • Livingstone Undergraduate Research Award in Creative Works and Media Production
    Mother Internet : Blessed Virgin : A Coming of Age Story by Elizabeth Baber

 

  • Livingstone Undergraduate Research Award in Policy, Practice, and Public Life
    Cultural Property Repatriation:...
Read More
Human Sciences
June 10, 2016

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