World Oceans Day – June 8

The ocean: the body of water that links us all, from the oxygen we breathe to the pharmacopoeia that it yields.   In observance of World Oceans Day this month FAU Digital Library highlights Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute (HBOI) for its development of research at FAU and its significant contributions to FAU’s institutional repository.   The HBOI digital collection showcases the research […]

International Labour Day – May 1st

Political & Rights Issues & Social Movements (PRISM), a digital collection, is being highlighted in observance of International Workers’ Day or Labor Day. PRISM, a digitization collaboration of Florida Atlantic University and University of Central Florida libraries, features a collection of pamphlets from the 19th and 20th centuries reflective of leftist and liberal views and […]

International Mother Earth Day April 22, 2012

FAU Libraries Oral History Digital Collection features the interviews of Dr. Leonard Berry who discusses his environmental work experiences and research contributions. This effort is in celebration of  Dr. Berry’s renowned career of teaching from a global perspective to foster an awareness of environmental issues. In observance of International Mother Earth Day, FAU’s Digital Library highlights […]

Call for Abstracts: 3rd Annual FAU Graduate Student Research Day

FAU’s Graduate Student Association is hosting the Third Annual Graduate Student Research Day March 30, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Live Oak Pavilion on Boca Raton Campus. Graduate students engaged in various kinds of research projects from across the University will present posters for awards and prizes.  All students interested in submitting original […]

FAU Libraries presents workshop for Open Access Week

 Join us for an upcoming workshop Wednesday October 26 in Wimberly Library (LY136) as FAU Libraries promotes Open Access Week October 24-30, 2011.  Discussion will center on resources and initiatives that provide immediate and unrestricted access to information.  Learn about the history of the Open Access movement and what librarians and faculty can do to promote Open […]

HBOI Lecture, July 20: Oyster Restoration Efforts on the Treasure Coast

FAU’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute (HBOI) presents “Oyster Restoration Efforts on the Treasure Coast,” as part of its Ocean Science Lecture Series. The discourse will be led by research scientist Dr. Vincent Encomio, head of the Oyster Restoration Research Project at the Florida Oceanographic Society. A delicacy, oysters are also critical to the health and quality of coastal waterways […]

Rare American Civil War Etchings @ FAU Digital Library

FAU Digital Library presents the American Civil War Collection in tribute to the 150th anniversary of the war between the States. Originally characterized as “scarce and very interesting,” FAU Libraries’ featured Conferederate War etchings in the Elliot Cross and James A. Cross Civil War Collection are satirical sketches sympathetic to the Confederacy. The etchings were produced by German born […]

Struggle for Quality of Life through the PRISM of Work

In observance of International Workers’ Day or Labor Day, FAU Digital Library brings you PRISM (Political & Rights Issues & Social Movements), a collaboratively digitized collection of the Florida Atlantic University and University of Central Florida libraries. PRISM, a collection of pamphlets, from the 19th and 20th centuries, reveals a gamut of burning issues reflective of leftist and liberal […]

Studs Terkel: 1912 to 2008

Studs (Louis) Terkel, broadcaster and oral historian, born May 16 1912; died October 31, 2008 See ChicagoTribune Obituary Over 40 years ago Studs Terkel began a conversation with the American people, asking them to expose their everyday lives. He tenderly and truthfully told our story (the American and the human) throughout his career as broadcaster […]