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Lander University’s Larry A. Jackson Library Celebrates 50 Years in GPO’s Federal Depository Library Program

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Lander University’s Larry A. Jackson Library celebrates 50 years in the U.S. Government Publishing Office’s (GPO’s) Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP). The FDLP ensures the public has free access to Federal documents in participating libraries across the Nation.

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Register today for the 2017 LIBRIS Conference

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LIBRIS 2017 is in full registration mode! The planning committee has compiled a day of sessions that will challenge, inform and enlighten all members of the S.C. library community! We do hope you are making plans to join us on May 12 from 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Library Hosts National Library of Medicine Traveling Exhibit

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The University of South Carolina School of Medicine Library is proud to host a nationally traveling exhibit entitled "And There's the Humor of It: Shakespeare and the Four Humors." The six banner exhibit is on loan to the library from the National Library of Medicine from July 25 through September 3, 2016, and is currently on display in the library near the circulation desk.

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Prominent 19th century botanist Henry William Ravenel’s plant specimens, journals reunited online

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Two hundred and two years after the May 1814 birth of Henry William Ravenel, a 19th century South Carolina planter and botanist, a dedicated team from North Carolina and South Carolina universities and colleges has made his manuscripts and collections available online.

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Clemson Literary Festival to be held April 6-8

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Clemson Literary Festival to be held April 6-8

Clemson University will host its ninth annual Literary Festival featuring world-renowned authors such as the revered Pulitzer Prize Winner and former Poet Laureate to the United States, Charles Simic. The festival aims to promote and celebrate the art and craft of writing. South Carolina Humanities supported this project with a Fast Track Literary Grant in November 2015.

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USC-Union to host Upcountry Literary Festival

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The University of South Carolina—Union will host its sixth annual Upcountry Literary Festival on March 18-19, 2016. This two day event will showcase literary, academic, and musical talents, within the rural areas of the Upstate region and is designed to encourage increased awareness, appreciation, and participation in the humanities.

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Transforming Librarians Through Technology

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Call for Proposals

The University of South Carolina Upstate Library will be holding a Transforming Librarians through Technology conference on May 5, 2016. We are looking for librarians and/or library science students to share how technology is transforming libraries and librarians.

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