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  • University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
    Suggestions New Resource Homeland Security Digital Library University Libraries now offers the Southern Miss community access to the Homeland Security Digital Library This is the nation s premier collection of documents about policy strategy management featured topics related to homeland security The Homeland Security Digital Library HSDL has a wide variety of sources selected and evaluated by subject specialists librarians from think tanks professional organizations academics and federal state tribal

    Original URL path: http://www.lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/hsdl_new.html (2016-02-17)
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  • University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
    Noted author Louise Borden will present a talk at the University Honors Forum on March 31 2009 Borden the author of The Journey That Saved Curious George The True Wartime Escape of Margret and H A Rey will speak to the audience about her lifelong love of books and libraries and how that love led her to her own journey of discovering H A and Margret Rey Borden â s focus will be on how she discovered the Reys story and their escape from Nazi occupation via bicycle from Paris to Portugal in 1940 The Reys carried the illustrations and manuscript for Curious George on their backs Borden will discuss her retracing of the route the Reys made in escaping and she will tell of her own journeys to Hattiesburg to the de Grummond Children s Literature Collection where she discovered the Rey literary estate and how she used the amazing archive in writing her book This University Honors Forum is a collaborative event between the University Libraries de Grummond Children s Literature Collection the University Honors College the Hattiesburg Arts Council and the Temple B Nai Israel Sisterhood The Forum will begin at 6 30 p m in Bennett

    Original URL path: http://www.lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/author_speak.html (2016-02-17)
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  • University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
    Advisory Committee Libraries Collection Info Mission and Goals News Newsletters and Guides Policies RSS Feeds Student Employment Suggestions University Web Resources Unavailable March 16 18 2009 Due to iTech s Data Center Renovation project the Hattiesburg campus will be without Internet access March 16 18 2009 During this time both on campus and off campus users will be unable to access library resources including the Anna catalog article databases and

    Original URL path: http://www.lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/resources_march16.html (2016-02-17)
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  • University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
    CSRW will sponsor a viewing of Running in High Heels A documentary about women and politics it was written and directed by Maryann Breschard The film follows the campaign of a 29 year old woman running for a State Senate seat in New York Interviews and commentary by notable women from the right and left of the political spectrum are intercut into the narrative The documentary explores the power of

    Original URL path: http://www.lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/running-in-high-heels-march-5-2009.html (2016-02-17)
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  • University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
    of an ancient Native Americanchiefdom near Greenville Mississippi Dr Jackson who directs digs at the Mounds will describe his field work methods and discuss what artifacts suggest about this prehistoric culture Golden Memories The Early History of Southern Miss Ms Yvonne Arnold March 19 2008 3 00 p m Cook Library Room 123 In celebration of Founder s Day March 31 University Archives Specialist Yvonne Arnold will present the March talk Golden Memories The Early History of Southern Miss A Southern Miss institution herself Ms Arnold will offer vivid tales of intrigue who would have thought and profiled the personalities responsible for our existence on the academiclandscape Historic Southern Miss photographs and memorabilia will be ondisplay A Is for Adults The Sexualization of Children s Literature and the Subversion of Innocence Dr Eric Tribunella April 16 2008 3 00 p m Cook Library Room 123 Dr Eric Tribunella considers the motives and effects of sexualized retellings of children s literature and how they work tosubvert notions of childhood innocence in favor of childhood agency in A Isfor Adults The Sexualization of Children s Literature and the Subversion of Innocence One saucy retelling takes the form of a graphic novel and

    Original URL path: http://www.lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/speaker-series.html (2016-02-17)
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  • University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
    how the railroads assisted in the transportation of the lumber to market Dr Hoffman will highlight his talk with historic photographs of J J Newman and Tatum Lumber Companies Dr Gilbert Hoffman grew up in Jackson Mississippi where he attended Central High School He received his undergraduate degree from Mississippi State University in Aeronautical Engineering and his Master s degree Engineering Mechanics and PhD Aerospace Engineering from Stanford University Dr Hoffman has been researching the sawmill industry for 35 years and has written several books about the topic including Dummy Lines through the Longleaf A History of the Sawmills and Logging Railroads of Southwest Mississippi and Steam Whistles in the Piney Woods A History of the Sawmills and Logging Railroads of Forrest and Lamar Counties Mississippi His archives are housed in McCain Library Archives at the University of Southern Mississippi Collection Number M272 Refreshments will be prepared from recipes once served on various railroads in the United States These recipes were found in Dining by Rail The History and the Recipes of America s Golden Age of Railroad Cuisine Gulf Coast Library TX715 P848 1998 The University Libraries Special Collections is home to numerous collections relating to the lumber and

    Original URL path: http://www.lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/Sawmills-and-Logging-Railroads-of-Hattiesburg.html (2016-02-17)
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  • University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
    the first six weeks of the fall term Cook Library 2nd Floor South is featuring an exhibit based on the American Film Institute s 100 Years 100 Movies The nominated films were all made in the first 100 years of American cinema 1896 1996 Visit 2nd Floor South of Cook Library and checkout a video today Most items in the media collection have a 14 day loan period In addition

    Original URL path: http://www.lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/100Years100Movies.html (2016-02-17)
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  • University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
    Go Today Media Items at Cook Library June 14 2007 Tying in with the travel guide books found in Cook Library s Popular Reading Collection the Cook Library 2nd Floor South is featuring an exhibit of media items that take the viewer to a variety of locales spanning the globe including destinations in Africa Central America and the Caribbean South America Europe and Australia The exhibit also explores travel destinations

    Original URL path: http://www.lib.usm.edu/about_us/news/Travel_media_Cook.html (2016-02-17)
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