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Radio Preservation Task Force Speaker Feb. 22

February 20, 2017

The School of Communications welcomes Josh Shepperd, the national director of the Library of Congress’ Radio Preservation Task Force, for a discussion on key issues in the humanities, such as historical memory and advocacy for cultural visibility. Shepperd will present a lecture, Radio Preservation and Locating the Missing Voices of U.S. Cultural History, on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 2 p.m. in the East Academic Building, room 102.

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News and scholarly activities from Webster University community members

News Around Webster: Kingston, McGrath, Scharf, Cosic, Hellinger

February 17, 2017

Lindsey Kingston published "Haitians Seeking Refuge in Brazil," Kim McGrath presented a webinar on leadership and negotiation strategies, Emily Scharf co-published on transformative learning, Dan Hellinger consulted on Danielle Smith-Llera’s book on Che Guevara, and Zlatko Cosic's film "It Can't Go Forever" screens at Artspace in Tel Aviv.

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Teaching Festival Preview: Faculty Workshop on Evaluating Student Work with Turnitin

February 10, 2017

Faculty, students and academic partners are invited to attend a presentation on “Evaluating Student Work with Turnitin” on Friday, Feb. 17, 1-2 p.m., in the Library Conference Room (Library 120). This presentation will show participants how to read and evaluate a Turnitin originality report accurately, how to identify instances of plagiarism, and how to help students avoid academic dishonesty.

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Library Offering Webinars for faculty, students

February 02, 2017

The Library is offering webinars for faculty and students interested in online training sessions. These sessions allow students and faculty of all skill levels to improve research skills and interact with a research expert. The webinars can be accessed from anywhere in the world, and registration allows participants to view recordings if they cannot attend the live session.

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Book Club: Swedish Novel 'A Man Called Ove' March 6

January 31, 2017

Join the Webster University Book Club on Monday, March 6, as we discuss Fredrik Backman’s "A Man Called Ove." We will meet in the Library Conference Room at noon. This Swedish novel tells the story of a grumpy, solitary man whose world changes drastically when a friendly young family moves in next door. Kirkus Reviews calls this a charming debut novel. Everyone is welcome!

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The webinars are available live and via recording for faculty and students around the globe.

Global Library Webinars for Students, Faculty Improve Research Skills

January 23, 2017

The Library is excited to announce its webinars for the Spring I term. These online training sessions allow students and faculty of all skill levels to improve research skills and interact with a research expert. They can be accessed from anywhere in the world, and registration allows participants to view recordings if they cannot attend the live session.

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Presentations, panels and discussions will be oriented around the theme

2017 Teaching Festival Schedule and Highlights

January 23, 2017

Faculty, staff, and students are invited to participate in the annual Teaching Festival organized by the Faculty Development Center, Academic Resource Center and University Libraries, to be held Feb. 13-17 in Emerson Library. This year's theme is "Finding and Sharing Voice: Active Learning for Inquiry, Agency, and Leadership."

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Study break!

Vienna Students Prep for Finals, Take a Break with the Dogs

December 14, 2016

For the third time, the library at Webster Vienna coordinated a study week program during the busiest time of the semester. The library kept its doors open late, provided an encouraging environment topped with quotes from alumni, and hosted dogs coordinated by SGA to let students alleviate the stress from final exams.

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faculty kemper speaker

Faculty Research Symposium Lineup Set for Dec. 8

November 22, 2016

The full schedule for the inaugural Faculty Research Symposium has been announced by The Office of the Provost, Office of Research & Sponsored Programs, and Webster University Library. The symposium will be held on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2-6:30 p.m. in the East Academic Building, rooms 102, 253, and 262. A robust lineup of speakers, topics and roundtable discussions are planned.

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Webster sponsored the Command and General Staff College Foundation's International Friendship Gala.

Around Webster: Ervin at Leavenworth, GLA in Atlanta, Gaynor in journal

November 09, 2016

Midwest regional director Katie Ervin was elected to the Command and General Staff Foundation board of trustees, Global Leadership Academy directors Holly Hubenschmidt, Erik Palmore, and Laura Rein co-authored a panel presentation on global inclusive leadership development for an international conference, and librarian and archivist Kathy Gaynor had a counseling teaching reflection published in the book, "The One-Shot Library Instruction Survival Guide."

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Book Club: 'The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat' Nov. 15

October 31, 2016

Join the Webster University Book Club at noon on Tuesday, Nov. 15, in the Library Conference Room for a discussion of a modern classic of medical case histories, "The Man Who Mistook his Wife for a Hat: and Other Clinical Tales" by Oliver Sacks. The Kirkus Review called Sacks “A neurologist who writes with wit and zest,” and claimed the book "will inform and entertain anyone, especially those who find medicine an intriguing and mysterious art.”

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The library has resources for every part of Webster

Library Webinars: Resources for Everyone in the World of Webster

August 17, 2016

This fall, in addition to webinars for students new to Webster or new to research, the library will offer more advanced content for those who are starting more in-depth research papers or projects. Visit the Webinars and Online Training section to browse a list of live and recorded webinars, learn of upcoming webinars, and find the webinars that are right for you.

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