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New Reading Lamps in Individual Study Rooms Shed More Light on (Any) Subject

Things are brightening up in Hackney Library with the addition of new LED reading lamps in four of its individual study rooms. The individual study rooms located on the elevator-side of Hackney Library’s second floor now boast small reading lamps perched … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week 2018: “Banning Books Silences Stories. Speak Out!!

Who would have thought that censorship is alive and well in the United States?  Yet, nowhere is it seen more explicitly than in recent attempts to ban or challenge various books from being made available through school, public, and university … Continue reading

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New Student Art from the Barton Art League on Display in Hackney Library

Barton’s student art lovers and creators have been hard at work, as evidenced by a new exhibition of student art on display in Hackney Library’s student art gallery area on the first floor near the elevator. Featured in the exhibit … Continue reading

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Testing & Education Reference Center Comes to Hackney Library via NCLIVE

Need help looking for graduate programs?  Working on creating a new resumé?  Preparing yourself for the requirements of a specific career? One of Hackney Library’s new resources through NCLIVE can help with all of these and more:  It’s called Testing … Continue reading

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“Mango” Your Way to Learning a Foreign Language via a New NCLIVE Software Program

If you have a yen to learn a new language (or to become better at English if it’s your second language), the new language-learning software now available from NCLIVE–Mango Languages–may be just the ticket.  And it’s available now from Hackney … Continue reading

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“Chronicle of Higher Education” Now Available Online to the Barton Community

As promised, Hackney Library as of January 1, 2018 has been providing the Barton community access to the electronic version of the Chronicle of Higher Education’s premium articles and resources.  Access is available from anywhere, whether on campus or off, and … Continue reading

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New Career Resource Now Available from Hackney Library via NCLIVE

It’s a given–everyone wants to find a job when they graduate from college.   A recent Hackney Library acquisition may make the task of preparing for a career and finding a job in a particular field that much easier—and it’s now available … Continue reading

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