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Hot Reads for Cold Nights 2019

When it’s bitter cold outside and the sun is out for only a few hours a day, the best way to pass the time is to curl up with a cozy blanket, cup of hot cocoa, and get lost in a great book.

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The Library's Statement on Inclusion

Preus Library stands in solidarity with campus community members who protest hate and fight for equity, diversity and inclusion. We affirm that libraries are for everyone, and we strive to create a space in which all feel welcome and safe.

No matter the venue or the circumstance, we condemn any form of intimidation or discrimination based on culture, ethnicity, gender, nationality, race, religion, or sexual orientation. Our differences should be celebrated, and mutual respect and understanding should serve as the norms within our society.

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What is Net Neutrality?

Preus Library is hosting a display exploring the key terms and arguments in the debate over how the Internet should be run.

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New Guidelines for Using Film in Courses

A Task Force on Use of Film in Instruction reviewed current practice and options for streaming film for courses. There are new policies that may impact course syllabi, as well as a set of guidelines to help instructors navigate their options.

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Norse Reader's Guide--Fall 2016 Edition

The Norse Reader's Guide is a reading list that spans the Luther community. For our Fall Edition, we reached out to Carly Foster, Justin Sprung, and Elaine Bossard to recommend a book that they are reading outside their academic courses or research. The recommendations are found within.

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An item owned by an Iowa Library Alliance library

New courier service means faster delivery for Interlibrary Loan

You may have noticed a new feature in the library catalog: books that are owned by the Iowa Library Alliance. What is this? This is a new group of libraries that is participating in a courier service for interlibrary loan materials. The new courier service means we can get books to you faster!

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Coming Soon: Worldcat Discovery

On Monday, August 1, the Library will be launching Worldcat Discovery to replace the existing Worldcat Local online catalog and search tool. Here’s what you need to know...

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27 Summer Reads Recommended by the Luther Community

We asked the Luther community to tell us us what book (or books) you're looking forward to reading this summer. You answered! Expand your summer reading ideas by browsing this list of recommendations from your fellow Norse.

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