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Pee Dee Fiction & Poetry Festival November 5-6, 2015

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If you're interested in writing and talking about writing, plan on attending Francis Marion University's annual Pee Dee Fiction and Poetry Festival. Four nationally known and best-selling authors and poets, and their avid readers, will descend upon the university Nov. 5 and 6 at this year's Festival, which is free and open to the public.

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NYT Best-Selling Author to Speak at Winthrop

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Sam Kean spent years collecting mercury from broken thermometers as a kid, and now he's a writer in Washington, D.C. His new book is The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons. His first two books, The Disappearing Spoon and The Violinist's Thumb were national bestsellers, and both were named an Amazon "Top 5" science books of the year.

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MUSC Library Announces New Director

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Associate Professor Shannon Jones has recently been named the MUSC Library's new director effective July 1, 2015.  Jones joined the MUSC Library in January 2014 as Assistant Director for Program Development and Resource Integration, and Associate Professor in the Department of Library and Information Science.  She has over 13 years' experience working in academic research and health science lib

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New Digital Collection – History of the USC School of Medicine

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The School of Medicine Library announces its third digital collection, the History of the USC School of Medicine Columbia. This collection includes early photographs of faculty, staff and students, all commencement programs through 2014, a scrapbook of press cuttings, and documents which relate to the founding of the School of Medicine.

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Limestone College Library Challenge Raised $2.13 Million!

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Limestone College officials announced that $2,130,210 was recently raised in donations and pledges to meet and exceed a goal to help build a new library on its main campus in Gaffney. In April of 2014, Limestone Trustee William Brown issued a challenge to the school to raise $2 million by December 31 in order to receive an additional $1 million contribution for the library from the Betsy M.

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