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Tuesday, June 1, 2021

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IN THIS ISSUE:

FEATURED ITEM:
-- Story: Libraries to end materials quarantine, including reserves, as of June 1

STORIES:
-- Penn State's Lo named dean of University of New Mexico Libraries
-- 2021 Guentter Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis Award finalists, winner named
-- University Libraries Research Awards honor 100 students from 19 campuses
-- Pa. Center for the Book and Art Alliance celebrate femininity, art in exhibit
-- Penn State University Press announces new books for Fall/Winter 2021

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FEATURED ITEM:

Story: Libraries to end materials quarantine, including reserves, as of June 1
Penn State University Libraries will end its precautionary practice of quarantining returned materials starting Tuesday, June 1. Borrowed library items that have been returned to any University Libraries location will again be processed in a timely manner for access by other library users, including course materials on reserve available for short-term checkouts.

Read the full story: https://news.psu.edu/link/hFQhq6rG

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STORIES:

Penn State's Lo named dean of University of New Mexico Libraries
Penn State University Libraries Associate Dean for Learning, Undergraduate Services and Commonwealth Campus Libraries Leo Lo has been named the dean of University Libraries at The University of New Mexico College of University Libraries and Learning Sciences, effective Sept. 1.

https://news.psu.edu/link/54yvnPdy
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2021 Guentter Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis Award finalists, winner named
Penn State University Libraries and the Schreyer Honors College recognized the 10th annual finalist presentations and winner of the recently endowed Robert F. Guentter Jr. Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis Award on May 6, immediately following the three finalists' remote presentations. Finalists represented the College of Agricultural Sciences, the College of Information Sciences and Technology, and the College of the Liberal Arts.

https://news.psu.edu/link/PKqRxFgQ
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University Libraries Research Awards honor 100 students from 19 campuses
Penn State University Libraries presented its fourth annual Undergraduate Research Award honors to 100 students at nearly all undergraduate Penn State campuses, including 96 current undergraduate students and recent graduates, four graduate students, two additional College of Medicine students and two collaborating faculty members.

https://news.psu.edu/link/dcgSCmTC
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Pa. Center for the Book and Art Alliance celebrate femininity, art in exhibit
"Fem-Fusion: Visual Art + the Written Word" is an online collection of audio poems in response to artwork, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Center for the Book. The exhibition will debut at the Art Alliance of Central Pennsylvania on June 5.

https://news.psu.edu/link/M5QXfRjY
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Penn State University Press announces new books for Fall/Winter 2021
Penn State University Press has released its catalog of new books for fall and winter 2021, including timely graphic novels from its Graphic Mundi imprint, general interest nonfiction, and scholarship in the fields of literature, medieval studies and rhetoric.

https://news.psu.edu/link/RzdHQ_DN

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Coronavirus updates
Stay up-to-date on the latest information from Penn State regarding the global coronavirus outbreak.
https://news.psu.edu/link/BssXNDqr

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