Monthly Archives: January 2013

Just the Facts Ma’am

      Have you ever wanted to learn more facts about the University of Southern Indiana? There is an easy way to do that using USI’s Fact Book.  The 2012 edition of this important compendium was just released earlier … Continue reading

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Newbery, Caldecott, and Talking Animal Lessons

  You’ve heard of the Oscars, The Emmys, and the Nobel Prize right? Awards given to people for performances or ideas that are the best in their business? Well, children’s books have awards too! You’re probably aware of the Newbery awards, having … Continue reading

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New Reference Books on Manga

Manga is a type of Japanese comic book which covers many genres, with stories about everyday life or stories with adventures and action. They are an important part of Japanese popular culture with a steadily growing fan base in the … Continue reading

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Literary Criticism and You

When you’re reading a work of fiction, how much do you think about it? Not just the basic stuff, like:  Is the plot interesting?, or who are the characters going to eventually hook up with? I mean, how much thought … Continue reading

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A Walk through Time in Fashion The collection will be on exhibit in the Wrights Administration Building through April. We hope you get an opportunity to see this rare collection on clothing as well as a unique hat and accessories … Continue reading

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