Banned Books Week 2020

2020-09-25T12:13:08-05:00By |Library News|

Sunday, August 27 marks the beginning of Banned Books Week 2020. Banned Books Week, running through Saturday, October 3, is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. According to the American Library Association (ALA), "[Banned Books Week] brings together the entire book community -- librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers, and readers of all types [...]

June is Pride Month

2020-06-12T11:00:03-05:00By |Library News, Resource Spotlight|

In honor of Pride Month, peruse a collection of Library resources related to Pride and the LBGTQ experience. We're adding to our virtual display to include a letter from the Sul Ross State University Diversity and Inclusion Committee: "In June 2017, the city of Philadelphia adopted a revised version of the flag [...]

DeStress Fest – April 27 until forever

2020-04-27T13:24:14-05:00By |Library Events, Library News|

Of course final exams are not the only thing stressing us out right now, right? But they must be done -- and they'll be done soon. In the meantime, the first ever all virtual DeStress Fest is taking place for students online in Blackboard, under the SRSU Orientation for Online Students organization. All students were [...]

COVID-19 Response Updates

2020-03-19T14:37:58-05:00By |Library News|

This blog post will serve as a repository for the most current library-related news regarding our response to COVID-19. As of 2:35 PM on Thursday, March 19: Library staff is working to offer as much assistance as possible in support of our mission to students, staff, and faculty of SRSU. Read the Library Services and [...]

Celebrating Fair Use Week: February 24 through 28

2020-01-24T16:27:15-05:00By |Library News|

Alongside the Association of Research Libraries, we're celebrating Fair Use as February winds down! Fair Use is an extremely important aspect of copyright doctrine -- the exceptions to the rules that enable use of material in certain circumstances, such as in a classroom setting. According to Jessica Aiwuyor at ARL, "[Fair Use] facilitate[s] balance in [...]

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