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Jorge de Sena at 100

The Library is supporting a symposium on the Portuguese poet Jorge de Sena. Jorge de Sena at 100: A Symposium in Celebration of his Life and Work. In 2018 and 2019, following his retirement from Brigham Young University’s Department of Spanish & Portuguese, Dr. Frederick G. Williams made a sizable donation of materials to the …

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Scholarly Communications Workshops

Register now for the fall Scholarly Communication Workshops: https://byu.libcal.com/calendar/scholcomm/?cid=11996&t=d&d=0000-00-00&cal=11996   Creative Commons & Copyright Come learn how Creative Commons (CC) licenses work with Copyright to help you disseminate your work and legally use the work of others. By the end of the workshop you will have an understanding of the CC licens… Date: Monday 21 …

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American Archives Month Activities 2019

  The BYU Library is celebrating American Archive Month with a series of archive related experiences.   Week 1 Archives Month activities kick off on Thursday, October 3, when the library’s Head Conservator of Rare Books and Manuscripts, Chris McAfee, hosts a “Conservation Roadshow.” The public is invited to bring their own rare books, diaries, …

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An Invitation for Youth Groups, YSA, and FHE Groups

People planning uplifting activities for young women & young men groups, family home evenings, and YSA Ward activities will find support from BYU’s Education in Zion Gallery and the Harold B. Lee Library. Here are 3 activities you can fit into one evening. The Education in Zion Gallery has a popular exhibition titled “Jesus Wept: …

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The Library Film Series Fall Schedule

Looking back at 1939 September 20 Gone with the Wind The Library Film Series kicks off our celebration of 1939 with a true epic. Gone with the Wind starring Clarke Gable, Vivien Leigh, Leslie Howard, and Olivia de Havilland. 233 minutes Please note that this fill will start earlier due to its run time. 6:00 pm in the …

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“Connections,” An Interactive Family History Experience

The BYU Family History Library has a new interactive exhibition, Connections. Located on level 2 of the BYU Library the exhibition features a wide range of hands-on activities. Visitors can try an old style microfilm reader, a manual typewriter, and an early desktop computer before exploring the latest digital systems. There are sections that help …

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Melville’s Birthday

The BYU Library is celebrating Herman Melville’s 200th birthday. On Friday August 2, Curator Maggie Kopp invites everyone to a new exhibition featuring items from the Library’s Melville collection in the L. Tom Perry Special Collections. It will be open from 8:00 am until 6:00 pm and will remain in place during August. The exhibit …

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Data Management Workshop 2019

August 2, 2019 BYU Harold B. Lee Library 1:00-4:00 pm Choose from multiple sessions and learn the ins and outs of research data management! Register for up to three individual sessions for free at the links below.   Data Management Principles 101 1:00-1:50 pm Building consistent data management practices is critical for any researcher and …

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Library and Life Sciences Poster Competition

Over 50 undergraduate students in the Life Sciences are sharing their research via posters on level 2 of the BYU Library. The posters cover a wide range of topics and the public is invited to walk the hall and learn about life sciences. On Thursday, March 28 from 2:00 until 4:00 pm the students will …

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Library Spring Break Photo Booth

Take a virtual spring break with the help of the BYU Library. From 11:00 am until noon on Thursday, March 14, you can stop by the north end of the library’s main floor to spend some time at the beach via our green screen photo booth. It’s fun and it’s free.