News & Events: April 13, 2015

Loeb Classical Library logoNEW RESOURCES: The University Libraries is excited to now provide access to the following resources:

  • Digital Loeb Classical Library – Provided by Harvard University Press, the Loeb Classical Library contains more than 500 titles in Greek or Latin with English translations. This online edition is fully searchable and includes options for annotating and extracting text.
  • American National Biography Online – Provided by Oxford University Press, the ANBO is the premier biographical reference work in the United States. Contains signed articles 2-4 pages in length about the most historically significant historical figures. A brief bibliography of books and articles follows each entry, along with information as to where primary sources associated with each individual can be found.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library – Provides electronic versions of printed dictionaries and encyclopedias in education, ethics, history (including primary source materials), religion, the sciences and social sciences. Full text is available in html and pdf format.
  • Metropolitan Opera on Demand – Delivers streaming audio and video of more than 500 full-length Metropolitan Opera performances from the ‘Live in HD’ series, the classic Met telecasts from 1977-2011, and over 250 radio broadcast performances that dating back to 1936.

Honoring Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen – The University Libraries is joining in CUA’s honoring of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen in two ways! First, books by Sheen are on display in the lobby of Mullen Library. Secondly, the Religious Studies and Humanities Services department has created an information guide on Archbishop’s canonization process.  In the guide you will find biographical sources, information on the canonization process, prayers, unique CUA material, a collection of Fulton Sheen videos, works on and by Fulton Sheen, and a selection of news articles.

Graduating this May? – If you will be graduating this semester, please make sure your library account is in good standing before May 15. You may do this by logging into My Library Account to check for any outstanding library loans or unpaid fines. Unpaid fines or overdue items will result in a hold on your account and prevent graduation. If you have any questions regarding your library account, please call Access Services at 202-319-5060.

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