News and Notes
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 email@example.com, 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.
World AIDS Day
This year, December 1st marks the 29th anniversary of World AIDS Day, which was first observed in 1988 as an initiative of the World Health Organization. The Northwest Regional Center Library's display features a collection of relevant titles.
Know your status! #gettested
November is Native American Heritage Month, which celebrates the diverse cultures of Native people in the United States. The NWRC Library display provides information about Native peoples, the history of the heritage month and a list of events held across Philly in honor of Native American Heritage Month.
The Northwest Regional Center Student Life Office is hosting a Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign, October 16-20, 2017. Everyone is encouraged to “Show Your Pink Pride” by wearing pink all week. The Student Life Office will distribute Breast Cancer Awareness promotional items at the Center.
The College Library now has access to Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture and Law from HeinOnline.
Visit the Northwest Regional Center Library to view the displays in observance of National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 - October 15).
Tuesday, September 19, 2017, is International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Learn Pirate (and other languages) using Mango Languages, available through the College Library. Create an account on-campus, download the app, and you're on your way!