News and Notes
The College Library salutes Nurses during National Nurses Week, May 6-12. The celebration takes place each year starting on May 6th and ends on May 12th, the birthday of Florence Nightingale.
In 1998, May 8th was designated as National Student Nurses Day, starting in 2003, National School Nurse Day is observed on the Wednesday of National Nurses Week.
Source: American Nursing Association
In celebration of National Poetry Month (April), the Main Campus Library is participating in Poem in Your Pocket Day on Thursday, April 26, 2018. Stop by the Main Campus Library and pick up a poem to read and share.
April 4, 2018, marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Visit the Northwest Regional Center Library for books about Dr. King, and other key figures of the Civil Rights Movement.
The Northwest Regional Center Library wants you to know that March is also National Nutrition Month. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics's theme for National Nutrition Month 2018 is Go Further with Food. Visit their website for information and tips (www.eatright.org).
The Library celebrates Women’s History Month with a book display that celebrates the accomplishments of women in all walks of life.
The College Library recognizes African Americans in contemporary culture with books written by or about African Americans on a variety of topics.
The College Library is currently completing a migration to a new core library system called Alma. Although the majority of system downtime occurred during the holiday break, you may encounter residual issues as we complete the migration. We appreciate your patience, and welcome any comments, questions or concerns communicated via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, by phone at 215-751-8394, or in person at the Information Desk.
The College Library now subscribes to the American Antiquarian Society Periodicals Collection, from 1684-1912, broken into fifty thematic subsets. AAS Historical Periodicals include digitized images of the pages of American magazines and journals not available from any other source and provide rich content detailing American history and culture from the mid-18th century through the late-19th century. These specialized collections cover advertising, health, women's issues, science, the history of slavery, industry and professions, religious issues, culture and the arts, and more.