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Library Satisfaction Survey

The library is conducting its triennial satisfaction survey, and we’d like your input to help improve our services.  Please visit our survey website page:  http://library.webster.edu/libinfo/survey2013.html to fill out a brief survey.  Students who complete the survey will be entered into … Continue reading

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Webster University Library Celebrates 10th Anniversary and National Library Week with an Edible Book Festival on Monday, April 15th. 12-1:30

Love to read? Love to eat? Let’s do both at the Webster University Library’s Edible Book Festival on Monday, April 15, from 12 -1:30 p.m. As part of our 10th anniversary celebration, University faculty, staff, and students and the Webster … Continue reading

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Online research guides jump start your research

You’ve got a paper to write, or a project to work on, and your professor has told you that you need a certain number of articles and books. Now what? A great place to start is by using one of … Continue reading

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Languages and Your Library

If one of your New Year’s Resolutions was to brush up on your German that you haven’t used since high school or to refresh your French for an upcoming trip to Paris, you’ll be excited to learn about one of … Continue reading

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Folger Shakespeare Digital Texts

The Folger Shakespeare Library launched a new website today where users can get Shakespeare plays for free and also download the source code for the plays. Their press release states: “Users can read the plays online, download PDFs for offline … Continue reading

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Test Prep from your Library

One of the topics of the Delegates’ Agenda this fall is the need for more support for students taking standardized tests for reasons such as graduate school admission.  Whether you want to practice up for the GRE or a myriad … Continue reading

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Election 2012

Election 2012 is about you and the direction you want to see this country take. As you wade through the political ads and the news coverage, it becomes difficult to tell fact from fiction from sound bites. Your librarians have … Continue reading

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Getty Research Portal

The Getty Research Institute has launched the Getty Research Portal. This new database is full of information on art history and links to about 20,000 book titles in the public domain. The resources are drawn from Columbia University, the Frick … Continue reading

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Author Maurice Sendak dies at 83

We were saddened to hear that famed children’s author Maurice Sendak passed away today at age 83. His children’s books inspired and comforted many and he will be greatly missed. If you are interested in reading his books, you can … Continue reading

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Library Prepares for Chess Team Arrival

We are getting excited about welcoming the Susan Polger Institute for Chess Excellence to Webster this fall.  If you need a chess fix in the meantime, check out our newest resource guide.

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