Category: News & Events

Peer Review Models and Misconceptions

As part of Peer Review Week (September 25-29, 2023), it is advantageous for us to explore the changing nature of peer review and the models that have sprung up over the years. For example, as the editor-in-chief for a Taylor & Francis academic journal, College & Undergraduate Libraries, I regularly return manuscripts back to the Read More

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Peer Review and the Future of Publishing

Welcome to Peer Review Week (September 25-29, 2023)! This week celebrates the scholarly peer review process, explores its significance in maintaining the quality of research publications, and addresses questions and challenges faced by researchers, academics, and librarians. The week is coordinated and sponsored by a number of publishers and affiliates. What is Peer Review? Peer Read More

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In Defense of Love: An Argument

Ron Rosenbaum examines the intersection of love with literature and science in In Defense of Love: An Argument. He demonstrates “how the very capacity that makes us human is being taken over by numerical methods of analysis and encourages us to celebrate the mysterious and noble phenomenon of surrendering to love.” Once you are finished, Read More

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Digital Scholarship Fundamentals Workshops Fall Schedule

The University Libraries and the Department of Library and Information Science are offering a series of workshops this semester. The theme of the workshops is text data mining. Text data mining is the process of extracting valuable insights and patterns from unstructured textual data using various computational and statistical techniques to analyze and interpret this Read More

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Lincoln’s God

Joshua Zeitz has written an excellent book on Abraham Lincoln and his faith. Lincoln’s God: How Faith Transformed a President and a Nation “chronicles Abraham Lincoln’s evolution from a spiritual skeptic to an evangelical Christian believer, which played an instrumental role on the battlefield of the Civil War and home front, and in the corridors Read More

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Library Tours and Research Help

Welcome back to campus students! Tour Mullen Library Next week, Tuesday, September 5th through Friday, September 8th at Noon, join us in the lobby to get a short tour of Mullen Library and learn about the resources we offer! Acing Research Throughout September we will have sessions on different aspects of research to help you Read More

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Mullen It Over – September Issue

The September issue of Mullen It Over is now out. View the full post for more information.

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Making Better Decisions

Making better decisions is a concern we all have. In The Yellow Pad: Making Better Decisions in an Uncertain World, Robert Rubin, former U.S. Treasury Secretary and co-chairman of Goldman Sachs, offers this guide for anyone looking to make better decisions in life, work and public policy against the backdrop of a fundamentally uncertain world. Read More

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Summer Mullen Library Exhibit: Spotlight on Success

On display in the May Gallery now is our Summer 2023 exhibit, Spotlight on Success: Luminary Alumni. Since its founding in 1887 as a graduate institution, The Catholic University of America has added many new programs and concentrations. Our student body has grown to include more undergraduates and the student body has become much more Read More

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Read Today’s Major Newspapers Online

Members of the University community often ask our staff about three leading newspapers: “How can I read The Washington Post or The New York Times or The Wall Street Journal online.” The University Libraries provides access to all these newspapers and more, but finding these news sources among our many electronic resources can be challenging.  Read More

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